ZenFone 8 Mini surface online, flagship grade specifications revealed

The Asus ZenFone has been spotted on benchmarking website, Geekbench. The listing on website reveals some of its key highlights and specifications

Speculation about Asus’ compact smartphone, the ZenFone 8 Mini, has been circulating for months. Despite the absence of official confirmation from Asus, these persistent leaks continue to shed light on the upcoming Mini smartphone’s features.

The latest leak reveals that the ZenFone 8 Mini has surfaced on the Geekbench website. This listing uncovers key details about the device, including its chipset, RAM, and other components. Also Read – Asus ZenFone 9 aka Asus 9Z with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 launched: first look

Asus Zenfone 8 Mini on Geekbench Listing

According to the Geekbench listing, the ZenFone 8 Mini, model number ASUS_I006D / ASUS_ZS590KS, is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. The device gets the score of 1,121 points in the single-core test and 3,662 points in the multi-core test. The listing also reveals that the ZenFone 8 Mini will be available in 8GB, 12GB, and 16GB RAM variants.

Additional leaks suggest that the ZenFone 8 Mini will feature a 5.9-inch full HD+ Samsung E4 AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It will also have Gorilla Glass Victus protection on top, and an under-display fingerprint sensor. The phone is likely to come with a 4,000mAh battery and support 30W fast charging. Also Read – Asus ZenFone 8 to launch to with IP68 rating, specs and other details leaked online

Despite the lack of official confirmation from Asus, these leaks provide a tantalizing glimpse into what we can expect from the ZenFone 8 Mini. As the launch date approaches, anticipation for this compact powerhouse continues to build. Also Read – Will Zenfone Mini sparks off the affordable smartphone segment?

Asus ZenFone 8 Mini Smartphone
Compact smartphone to launch soon

Asus ZenFone 8 Mini: Expected Specs

Previously, the Asus ZenFone 8 Mini was anticipated to be a compact, budget-friendly alternative to the standard ZenFone 8 and ZenFone 8 Pro. Initial leaks hinted at the use of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC, a move aimed at reducing the smartphone’s cost.

However, recent updates reveal the presence of the more powerful Snapdragon 888 SoC. This upgrade positions the upcoming ZenFone 8 Mini as potentially the most powerful compact Android smartphone on the market. Also Read – Asus ZenFone 8 Flip leaks, to feature Flip camera, ZenFone 8 gets punch-hole camera

  • Compact Variant with AMOLED display

As a compact smartphone is likely to have smaller dimensions over its standard variant. It’s reported to feature a 5.9-inch AMOLED display, which is smaller yet powerful. The display is set to offer a Full HD+ screen resolution and a smooth 120Hz refresh rate. Thus, ensuring a crisp and fluid visual experience. Also Read – Asus ZenFone 8 series specifications leak, Snapdragon 888 hinted

  • Camera Setup with Sony IMX Sensor

In terms of camera specifications, the compact ZenFone 8 Mini is ready to impress with a robust 64-MP rear camera setup. The primary 64-MP camera sensor will feature the Sony IMX686 sensor. To recall, Sony is always known for its superior image quality and low-light performance. Also Read – Microsoft Surface Pro 8 launched with Surface Slim Pen 2

An additional camera, featuring the Sony IMX663 sensor, will complement the primary sensor, enhancing the device’s overall photography capabilities. The Taiwanese tech giant is yet to confirm whether Asus will opt for a modern punch-hole cutout camera or retain its unique flip camera mechanism for this model.

Asus ROG Phone 5 Series in India

Asus, known for its ZenFone and ROG Phone series, has recently launched the latest models of the ROG Phone 5 series in India. This launch marks a significant milestone for Asus, as it has been a while since the company introduced a new smartphone in the ZenFone series. Also Read – Realme MagDart ecosystem unveiled, comes with 50W, 15W wireless charging solution

Prior to the ROG Phone series, Asus made waves in the Indian market with the Asus 6Z. This innovative device featured a unique flip camera mechanism, setting a new standard for smartphone design. According to reports, if the ZenFone 8 Mini lands in Indian markets. Furthermore, it will give direct competition to the likes of OnePlus 9 5G.

To recall, OnePlus 9 is currently the most affordable smartphone running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. Therefore, we can expect a direct face off between Asus and OnePlus with these smartphones. Also Read – Apple foldable iPhone could launch in 2023, says Ming-Chi Kuo

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