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Asus 8 is the latest flagship with a bold move - compact size. Will it go big?

  1. harimadhav
    Ice Cream Sandwich May 17, 2021

    harimadhav , via OnePlus Community App , May 17, 2021 :
    I had used a zenphone very briefly and to be fair, even though the phone had a decent hardware, it's thermals were all around the place with the phone heating up to cook on top of it (quite literally). The UI is stock, but it does have some quirks which some maynot digest well.

    I might be wrong and it might have been the issue with the unit I used, but I would wait for a while and see the reviews before suggesting the phone to others.

    There are a few other SD 888 phones on the pipeline, and also there are a handful that has already come to the market, so it's always about the budget and the brand value.
     

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  2. SobinZz
    Jelly Bean May 17, 2021

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  3. Patnaikakp
    Gingerbread May 17, 2021


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  4. aamil1
    Froyo May 17, 2021

    aamil1 , via OnePlus 9R , May 17, 2021 :
    Asus laptops are amazingly manufactured, I'm using one and very happy with that.
    But in smartphones I'll prefer OnePlus Oxygen os which works well. Very easily this can be recommended to others
     

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  6. J1606397507905
    Froyo May 17, 2021


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  7. Mirza Aslam beg
    Cupcake May 17, 2021

  8. YSRReddy
    Honeycomb May 17, 2021


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  10. RAVEENDRAN S
    Froyo May 17, 2021

    RAVEENDRAN S , via OnePlus Nord , May 17, 2021 :
    No chance! It's no way a big deal to OnePlus Mobiles.
    If compact mobile is a trend now, then I admit OnePlus nord would be the best mobile to deal with. 6.44 inch display, 6 Awesome Cameras, SD765G 5g processor, beefy battery, 90 Hz display, 12 gigs of RAM, etc.
    I all say this coz I carry one.😁
     

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  11. darrelllmr
    Gingerbread May 17, 2021

  12. Rutvik_Shah
    Gingerbread May 17, 2021

    Rutvik_Shah , via OnePlus 6T Mirror Black , May 17, 2021 :
    That's very promising package by any means.

    Though I only have 2 problems:

    1. Camera alignment seems odd.
    2. UI is very much near to stock but still needs improvement.

    If they cover the issues in next model, I'll definitely consider it as an option. The way Asus is heading towards is very much important because pricing will definitely play a major role. Other than that everything is top notch.

    Great work ASUS. 👏
     

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  13. Mr. BG
    Community Hero 2020 May 17, 2021

    Mr. BG , May 17, 2021 :
    That's just too small for these times, battery life will be horrible within two years.

    IMHO they should have given the SE a full screen make over.

    I just got myself a Pixel 4a, it's like it was designed especially for me :)
     

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  14. Cheetosdust
    Starting Point Expert Community Expert May 17, 2021

    Cheetosdust , May 17, 2021 :
    And that truly is the clearest sign of great design. ;)
     

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  15. Mr. BG
    Community Hero 2020 May 17, 2021

    Mr. BG , May 17, 2021 :
    True that ;)

    I like simple, minimalistic and functional design. The Pixel 4a does have a metal midframe, the plastic back cover really is just that, a cover.

    So it has no real need for a silicone or whatever extra protection cover to make the mammoth sized phones even bigger and hide that silly "Premium" glass and metal sandwich.

    One day we'll look back and ask ourselves why we bought into this "Premium" brittleness :rolleyes:
     

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  16. Sorriso_NWK
    Honeycomb May 17, 2021

    Sorriso_NWK , May 17, 2021 :
    Interesting development. Asus mobiles are somewhat mythical as in I've never seen one in real life. Maybe the MVNOs will pick it up now that new LG models are out of the picture.
     

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  17. robertocarrillo
    Cupcake May 18, 2021


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