Asus Zenfone 9 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Asus Zenfone 9
  • Exp. release 2022, August 169g, 9.1mm thickness Android 12, ZenUI 128GB/256GB storage, no card slot
  • Octa-core (1x3.19 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3x2.75 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A510) Adreno 730 Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) About 896 USD
  • 5.9" 1080x2400 pixels
  • 5MP 4320p
  • 8/16GB RAM Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  • 4300mAh Li-Po

Asus Zenfone 9 overview

Asus Zenfone 9 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It is expected to be release 2022, August. Asus Zenfone 9 has 5.9 inch, Super AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1100 nits (peak), a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. It uses Qualcomm SM8475 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (4 nm) chipset, Octa-core (1x3.19 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3x2.75 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A510) CPU, Adreno 730 GPU. Asus Zenfone 9 supports 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G networks with Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). Asus Zenfone 9 has 5MP Dual main camera, 12MP Single selfie camera. Asus Zenfone 9 uses Li-Po 4300 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of Asus Zenfone 9 is about 896 USD.

Score the key features of Asus Zenfone 9 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 100 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 81 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 91 / 100 points
  • Price: 84 / 100 points

Asus Zenfone 9 full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42 - A version
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42 - B version
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 66, 71 - C version
5G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 77, 78 - A version
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78 - B version
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78 - C version
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat20 2000/211 Mbps, 5G 4.5/0.9 Gbps

LAUNCH

Announced 2022, July 28
Status Coming soon

BODY

Dimensions 146.5 x 68.1 x 9.1 mm (5.77 x 2.68 x 0.36 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), polymer back, aluminum frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

DISPLAY

Type Super AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1100 nits (peak)
Size 5.9 inches, 84.4 cm2 (~84.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~445 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  Always-on display

PLATFORM

OS Android 12, ZenUI
Chipset Qualcomm SM8475 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (4 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x3.19 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3x2.75 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)
GPU Adreno 730

MEMORY

Card slot No
Internal 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 16GB RAM
  UFS 3.1

MAIN CAMERA

Dual 50 MP, f/1.9, 23.8mm (wide), 1/1.56", 1.0µm, PDAF, gimbal OIS 12 MP, f/2.2, 14.4mm, 113° (ultrawide), 1/2.93", 1.4µm, AF
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected]; gyro-EIS, HDR

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 12 MP, f/2.5, 27.5mm (standard), 1/2.93", 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
  24-bit/192kHz audio

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive, LDAC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS. Up to dual-band: GLONASS (1), BDS (2), GALILEO (2), QZSS (2), NavIC (1)
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB USB Type-C, USB On-The-Go

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

BATTERY

Type Li-Po 4300 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 30W USB Power Delivery 3.0 Reverse charging

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Black, Blue, Red, Silver
Models AI2202-1A006EU
Price About 896 USD

TESTS

Performance AnTuTu: 1083092 (v9) GeekBench: 4338 (v5.1) GFXBench: 89fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -26.7 LUFS (Good)
Battery life Endurance rating 108h

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