Asus Zenfone 8

Released May 2021

Premium ($600-$800)
Asus Zenfone 8

Summary


Pros

  • Compact dimensions
  • High detail in photos and videos
  • Accurate touch screen response, good for gaming
  • Audio recording performance when using the main camera

Cons

  • Hard to catch moving subjects in photo and video
  • Lack of detail in ultra-wide images
  • Below average audio playback
  • Below average autonomy for its segment, delivering less than 2 days of use in moderate usage
  • Display readability in both indoor and outdoor settings

Scores


116
camera
11th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Camera Score i
116
46
Oppo A57
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Photo i
120
50
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G
BEST 152
Bokeh i
60
25
Crosscall Core-Z5
BEST 80
Preview i
65
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
87
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 151
Video i
118
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 149

Use Cases

BEST 142

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 122

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

113
display
25th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Display Score i
113
52
Realme C21
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Readability i
101
40
Realme C21
BEST 160
Color i
126
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 163
Video i
120
40
Realme C21
Motion i
142
54
Realme C21
BEST 155
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
141
40
Realme C21
BEST 165
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
85
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 149
Top score
LG Wing
117
audio
25th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Audio Score i
117
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
115
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
121
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 157

Use Cases

BEST 156

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 156

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

102
battery
17th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Battery Score i
102
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 147
Top score
Honor X7a

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
93
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 188
Top score
Honor X7a
Charging i
110
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 181
Top score
Realme GT Neo 3
Efficiency i
115
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
1 days 21h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h45
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
1h51
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
3h08 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge

Specifications


148 x 68.5 x 8.9mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wired only

Charging

128/256 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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