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The ZenFone 8 Is Now Getting Android 12

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Android 12 is rolling out to more and more devices with varying degrees of success. According to XDA Developers, Asus’s ZenFone 8 is getting the update to Android 12. With this update, we’ll see some of the same changes we’ve been seeing for a while.

The ZenFone 8 will have the basic changes we see in Android 12

Companies like OnePlus and Samsung have constructed their own unique flavor of Android, and their aesthetics are distinguishable from the rest of the pack. Asus, on the other hand, sticks close to Stock Android.

You won’t see a special Asus-branded UI over Android 12. This means that you will be getting Android 12 pretty much as it comes from Google, which is for better or worse depending on how you like Google’s direction.

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You will be getting the rounded and bubbly look and feel for the interface. This means that menus, buttons, and widgets will be really rounded off. Also, all of the buttons will be bigger compared to Android 11.

You can install it manually

If you’re waiting for the update but you’re impatient, then you can manually flash Android 12 onto your ZenFone 8. There are limitations that you need to consider, however. Firstly, you need to be running the right software version on the right variant of the ZenFone 8.

You need to have the WW variant of the ZenFone 8 and you need to have the software version 30.12.112.62. Check your settings to see if you have the right version. You can download the stable version here. Just be sure that you have enough technical know-how to flash a software version to your phone. If you do this wrong, you run the risk of damaging your phone.

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What was the Asus ZenFone 8?

The ZenFone 8 was launched earlier this year. Since it was launched so far back (and since we’ve had a bunch of exciting phones launch since then), this phone has been left in the dust by the competition. This phone officially launched back in the spring.

The ZenFone 8 has a 5.9-inch FHD+ AMOLED display that can run at 120Hz. It uses Gorilla Glass Victus for the front glass. For the processor, it uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G accompanied by the Adreno 660. It has up to 16GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage.

As for the camera, it has a 64-megapixel main camera with a 12-megapixel ultrawide camera. Keeping the lights on is a 4,000mAh battery. If you want to buy one of these phones, you can find them on the internet for under $700.

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