Asus Zenfone 8 vs Asus ROG Phone 5

Asus Zenfone 8

Asus Zenfone 8

May, 2021


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Asus ROG Phone 5

Asus ROG Phone 5

March, 2021


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Asus Zenfone 8 vs Asus ROG Phone 5


Asus Zenfone 8

Asus ROG Phone 5

Price
EUR: €641EUR: €890
USD: $665USD: $627
GBP: £540GBP: £599
INR: N/AINR: N/A
PKR: N/APKR: N/A
Body
Form Factor
Candybar, TouchscreenCandybar, Touchscreen
Dimensions
148 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm (5.83 x 2.70 x 0.35 in)172.8 x 77.3 x 10.3 mm (6.80 x 3.04 x 0.41 in)
Weight
169 g (5.96 oz)238 g (8.40 oz)
Build
Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass 3), aluminum frame

IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass 3), aluminum frame

RGB light panel (on the back)

Pressure sensitive zones (Gaming triggers)
Colors
Obsidian Black, Horizon SilverPhantom Black, Storm White
SIM
Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Models
ZS590KS, ZS590KS-2A007EU, I006DZS673KS, ZS673KS-1B048IN, ASUS_I005DB, ASUS_I005DA, I005DA, I005DB
Display
Type
Super AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+, 700 nits (HBM), 1100 nits (peak)

Always-on display
AMOLED, 1B colors, 144Hz, HDR10+, 800 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)
Size
5.9 inches, 84.0 cm2 (~82.9% screen-to-body ratio)6.78 inches, 109.5 cm2 (~82.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution
1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~446 ppi density)1080 x 2448 pixels (~395 ppi density)
Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass VictusCorning Gorilla Glass Victus
Network
Technology
GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5GGSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 SIM 1 & SIM 2GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Bands
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 Version 1
4G Bands
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42 International1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48, 66, 71 Version 1
5G Bands
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 77, 78 SA/NSA International1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA Version 1
Memory
Internal
128GB ROM, 6GB RAM

128GB ROM, 8GB RAM

256GB ROM, 8GB RAM

256GB ROM, 12GB RAM

256GB ROM, 16GB RAM
128GB ROM, 8GB RAM

128GB ROM, 12GB RAM

256GB ROM, 12GB RAM

256GB ROM, 16GB RAM
Card Slot
NoNo
Storage Type
UFS 3.1UFS 3.1
Connectivity
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps, 5GHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 1400/150 Mbps, 5G 4 Gbps DL
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth
5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive
USB
USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-GoUSB Type-C 3.1 (side), USB Type-C 2.0 (bottom), accessory connector, USB On-The-Go
GPS
Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS, NavICYes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, GNSS
NFC
YesYes
Camera
Main Camera
Primary: 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.73", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS

Secondary: 12 MP, f/2.2, 112", 14mm (ultrawide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF
Primary: 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.73", 0.8µm, PDAF

Secondary: 13 MP, f/2.4, 11mm, 125" (ultrawide)

Third: 5 MP, f/2.0, (macro)
Camera Features
LED flash, HDR, panoramaLED flash, HDR, panorama
Video
8K@24fps, 4K@30/60/120fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@480fps, gyro-EIS, HDR8K@30fps, 4K@30/60/120fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 720p@480fps, gyro-EIS
Selfie Camera
12 MP, f/2.5, 28mm (standard), 1/2.93", 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF

Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps
24 MP, f/2.5, 27mm (wide), 0.9µm

Features: Panorama, HDR

Video: 1080p@30fps
Multimedia
Radio
FM radio (market/region dependent)No
Software
Operating System (OS)
Android OS, v11Android OS, v11
UI
ZenUI 8ROG UI
Hardware
Chipset
Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)
CPU
Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680)Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
GPU
Adreno 660Adreno 660
Sensors
Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compassFingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Speakers
Yes, with stereo speakers

32-bit/384kHz audio
Yes, with DTS:X stereo speakers (2 dedicated amplifiers)

24-bit/192kHz audio
Audio Jack
3.5 mm3.5 mm
Battery
Battery Type
Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removableLi-Po 6000 mAh, non-removable
Charging
Fast charging 30W, 60% in 25 min, 100% in 80 min (advertised)

USB Power Delivery 3.0

Reverse charging
Fast charging 65W, 70% in 30 min, 100% in 52 min (advertised)

Reverse charging 10W

Power Delivery 3.0

Quick Charge 5
Benchmarks
Performance
AnTuTu: 676001 (v8)

799738 (v9)

GeekBench: 3604 (v5.1)

GFXBench: 61fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 718864 (v8)

GeekBench: 14536 (v4.4), 3745 (v5.1)

GFXBench: 72fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

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