- Asus has teased a punch-hole cutout for its Zenfone 8 collection.
- This may be a significant departure from its earlier turn digital camera gadgets.
Asus made a touch again in 2019 with the Zenfone 6, providing a flagship with a novel flipping digital camera mechanism. This flipping setup allowed you to take selfies with the rear cameras, whilst additionally enabling a right kind full-screen revel in.
The corporate adopted this identical method for final yr’s Zenfone 7 vary, however it seems like Asus is hinting at a extra conventional digital camera setup for the Zenfone 8 circle of relatives. The company posted a video on-line, appearing a cellphone design with a punch-hole cutout (see the screenshot above) whilst additionally hinting at a top refresh charge display.
It’s unclear if this punch-hole cutout will seem on all Zenfone 8 gadgets or simply the “mini” model. Nevertheless it indubitably seems like Asus is speaking in regards to the mini/compact model on the very least.
Nonetheless, the flipping digital camera setup used to be a legitimately helpful characteristic, bearing in mind upper high quality selfies and selfie movies in addition to enabling panoramas with out shifting the telephone. However one of the vital drawbacks to such an eclectic design is that water resistance is a large problem. So we are hoping Asus brings a cast IP score if it’s certainly going to forego the flippy digital camera.
It’s additionally theoretically imaginable that that is just a placeholder design relatively than being consultant of the general product. We up to now noticed Asus ship out a phone-shaped plastic cutout as a part of press invites for the Zenfone 8 release, and this didn’t have a punch-hole cutout. So we’ll simply have to attend till Might 12 to get the legitimate main points.
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