The Asus Zenfone 8 sports a 5.9“ FHD+ (2400 x 1080) Samsung E4 AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, 240Hz touch sampling rate, Gorilla Glass Victus protection, and 1100-nits of peak brightness. There's also an optical under-display fingerprint scanner.
The smartphone draws power from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor coupled with Adreno 660 GPU, with up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
For the optics, you get a dual-camera setup consisting of the 64MP Sony IMX686 primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, OIS, PDAF along with a 12MP Sony IMX363 ultra-wide angle camera with f/2.2 aperture and 113-degree FoV. The smartphone can shoot up to 8K @ 24fps through the primary sensor and has EIS support as well. On the front, you get a 12MP Sony IMX663 sensor with f/2.45 aperture for selfies.
The Asus Zenfone 8 is backed by a 4000mAh battery which has support for 30W fast charging. Connectivity options include USB-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, 5G, NFC, and GPS. The phone runs on Android 11 based on ZenUI 8. Additional features include linear vibration motor, IP68 water and dust resistance, dual super linear speakers with Dirac HD Sound (7-magnet top speaker, 3-magnet bottom), and triple microphones with OZO Audio Zoom & Noise Reduction Technology.