The Zenfone 9 from Asus is a compact Android phone that nonetheless packs a tonne of amazing hardware specifications, despite its smaller size. Despite the fact that both phones have displays of 5.9 inches, the Zenfone 9 is really 2 percent smaller than its predecessor, the Zenfone 8. Continue reading for all the information, or check out our in-depth review of the Zenfone 9 for our judgement on Asus’ most recent release.
About specs and features
Inside, you will find a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 processor, 8GB of RAM, and either 128GB or 256GB of storage. There’s also a version with 256GB of storage and a whopping 16GB of RAM. The 4,300mAh battery supports 30W wired charging speeds and should last up to a full day or more on a single charge. Sadly, the Zenfone 9 does not feature wireless charging or microSD card support for storage expansion. It lacks mmWave 5G too, so you’ll have to make do with sub-6GHz instead.
Asus’ Zenfone 9 is a small Android phone with outstanding hardware. Zenfone 9 sports the same 5.9-inch display as its predecessor, but it’s 2% smaller. For more information, see our Zenfone 9 review.
Speakers cover audio (one at the top and one at the bottom). For those who haven’t migrated to wireless headphones, there’s a 3.5mm port. Corning Gorilla Glass Victus covers the 120Hz screen. The phone is water- and dust-resistant (IP68).
The Zenfone 9 has a 50MP Sony IMX766 sensor and six-axis hybrid gimbal. This allows the camera to record without blurring when the owner moves. 12MP ultrawide rear camera and 12MP front-facing camera.
Midnight Black, Moonlight White, Starry Blue, and Sunset Red are available colours. Asus promises at least two years of security and OS updates.
The Asus Zenfone 9 was released on July 28. Availability varies by market, so it may not be on sale yet where you are. Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Indonesia, and South America will sell the phone.
The phone is a tad more expensive than last year’s Zenfone 8.
The UK doesn’t offer the middle SKU, thus upgrading to double the RAM and storage is relatively reasonable.
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