Having recently launched the ROG Phone 6 series, ASUS has now announced an upcoming online-only event where the company will launch the Zenfone 9, successor to the Zenfone 8. The Taiwanese manufacturer has said that the July 28 unveiling will see the Zenfone 9 with “upgraded cameras, one-handed UI design, long-lasting battery, and impressive performance.” As well as an incredibly compact form factor – something its predecessor is loved for, ASUS has told us the Zenfone 9 will feature latest flagship Snapdragon® 8+ Gen1 Mobile Platform processor from Qualcomm, giving up to a 3.2 GHz CPU clock speed. However, thanks to a leaked official promo video, we already have all the specs…
ASUS Zenfone 9: Specifications
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From the video we know that ASUS ZenFone 9 will be equipped with the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset, as the company has now divulged, and that it will be powered by a 4,300mAh battery.
ASUS ZenFone 9 features a 5.9-inch Samsung AMOLED display, which supports a 120Hz refresh rate, with a punch-hole design. It has a IP68-rated water-resistant chassis, a 3.5mm audio jack, dual stereo speakers and a side-facing fingerprint scanner.
The flagship phone will feature a dual-camera setup on the rear with a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 main camera with 6-axis gimbal OIS. The leaked taser also reveals that the ASUS ZenFone 9 will feature a button called the ‘ZenTouch’, which works as a slider, to move a page. It will come in red, off-white, black, and blue colors.
Demonstrated in the leaked teaser is a smart backpack mount accessory complete with optional gimbal stabilizer functionality and a Connex phone case with a kickstand or card holder.