Zenfone 8 - The most boring INCREDIBLE phone ever.
This is my full review of the new 2021 Zenfone 8, including a camera test, battery life, specs + more! Try Dashlane for free on your first device head to www.dashlane.com/boss and if you decide to upgrade to premium use my code BOSS for 50% off

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  • Mrwhosetheboss

    CORRECTION, the phone does not have Wireless Charging, my mistake! To all of you who manage to get here before I do, you're the real heroes 👊 Very curious what you think to the phone's design? Too plain or do you actually like it? To see some of the coolest Tech Inventions in the world right now: rsloft.info/loft/video/dctltpCYm3KaeGk

    • BokiXI

      S*it, I was just about to buy it.. Wanted to take a pixel but there is no charging there either.

    • Smyan Narang
      Smyan Narang

      dont love the design but dont hate it either

    • Uhrwerk Klockwerx
      Uhrwerk Klockwerx

      Sometimes simplicity is nice.

    • TeknOli

      i like the desing

    • Shahriar Parvez
      Shahriar Parvez

      Hey Arun, could you please compare the battery life of Zenfone 8 to some of the best in class? I am a little confused as most other reviews deem it below/average. Might be different testing methods but it would be great to have some more detail.

  • Tarun Kumar S. P
    Tarun Kumar S. P

    this is the perfect example of not to judge a book by its cover

  • Mark Noronha
    Mark Noronha

    Compact phone I'm buying ..don't want a tab size .. 😀

  • Sarys

    Most people throw a case on it anyway.

  • AdimaQw1978

    I have a Asus Zenfone 4 Max

  • Matt Robb
    Matt Robb

    That led part about the crush messaging back literally killed me 😂

  • Dikel Tripura
    Dikel Tripura

    Love from bangladesh 🇧🇩

  • Moltavis

    See what you did with "impact" there Arun 😉


    As for me, the ZenFone 8 is just a performance phone :>.

  • Pandora gaming
    Pandora gaming

    I see you play genshin too :D lol

  • Sudstah Gaming
    Sudstah Gaming

    The problem with your videos is you say every phone is incredible, other then that your videos are incredible, kind of an irony.

  • ACE

    Tbh if it comes with a cat🤣🤣 won't mind the look

  • Harry Bond
    Harry Bond

    ngl i absolutely love how it looks

  • Monali Chauhan
    Monali Chauhan

    Unfortunately, Asus has disappointed me big time, as it started to behave weird exactly when my warranty expired. Started to restart on its own, could not detect my sim, and now IMEI shows null and their service center is worthless. I bought Asus just to avoid other Chinese phones - OnePlus. however, I would now only upgrade to OnePlus as I also have OnePlus 5 working condition till date without any sort of issues.

  • RadStar

    Clickbait has never shocked me.

  • Parzival

    4:54 Anybody realises it says "Hell" 😂

  • Sulaiman

    6:27 ayo 😳

  • Aditya Asphalt Gamer
    Aditya Asphalt Gamer

    1:20 what if it fell in the sewer

  • Spring Relic
    Spring Relic

    *i wonder why this video has 2.7K dislikes...*

  • gundepudi umashankar
    gundepudi umashankar

    what'S the name of the game you showed us in this video?????

  • Daniel Blas
    Daniel Blas

    Great review!

  • gigapro evo
    gigapro evo

    yes this phone sucks the battery overheats sucks my phone crashed after 2 months do not buy this phone crap do not obey the jotuba reviewers !!!!

  • gigapro evo
    gigapro evo

    yes this phone sucks the battery overheats sucks my phone crashed after 2 months do not buy this phone crap do not obey the jotuba reviewers !!!!

  • Tech Freak
    Tech Freak

    Game at 6.50 ?? Anyone???

  • The Man Who Sold The World
    The Man Who Sold The World

    Only an expandable storage is missing in my opinion.. Everything else is perfect.

  • Jakob Stæhr Poulsen
    Jakob Stæhr Poulsen

    If they had put an optical zoom (with OIS) on that thing, it would be my next mobile phone.

  • Danish Mansoori
    Danish Mansoori

    Your cat is very cute 😍


    Cat 😂

  • Guri Singh
    Guri Singh

    Bro I want my Note20.Ultra for this so bad

  • Amol Shende
    Amol Shende

    7:12 Lol that bgm for headphone jack

  • Imtiyaz Neonite
    Imtiyaz Neonite

    Sometimes, simple is better.

  • King Supreeth
    King Supreeth

    When he starts saying the specs, it is like one person who is a billionaire and still travells everywhere in a cycle 😅

  • Arnav Raj
    Arnav Raj


  • Thrills of Life
    Thrills of Life

    I love smaller phone

  • Retro Woolage
    Retro Woolage

    Buy redmagic 6s pro cheaper and better

  • Shaain7918

    Don't judge a book by it's cover but tech

  • Muh. Sabian Syahra
    Muh. Sabian Syahra

    5 months later after this video, finally zenfone 8 comes to my country

  • D. Vuijk
    D. Vuijk

    Yeah, I don't want a unique looking phone with character. I want a compact phone where every resource is put into making it into a competitive option performance wise. The design means nothing to me. If it's comfortable, I'm fine with it. Make it look as bland as possible and I'm happy

  • yani9o

    Hey there :) Short question: how long does the battery last if you don't game on it (some texting/calling, maybe 1/2 hour of youtube or so per day)? Saw contradictory reports: some say it lasts easy for the whole day, others say they need to charge it during lunch... so what is it?

    • MegaAdeny

      I would get about 6 and a half hours of screen-on time on the Auto refresh setting, and about 5 hours 45 minutes at a constant 120Hz. Not incredible, but for this size with this chipset, it's exactly what you'd expect. I personally never have to top up during the day (though I've had a few close calls), and I charge-limit to 80% for longevity.

  • NP7700

    hey can you do reviews about desktop pc components

  • Charlie Chaine
    Charlie Chaine

    I really like your Channel

  • Joseph Manoj
    Joseph Manoj

    headphone jack and that music .... my jaw literally wide open :D nice review ...

  • Rajvinder Singh
    Rajvinder Singh

    wireless charging ???

  • Wrekt

    This is a great phone for smartphone enthusiasts, gamers or just really hardcore multitaskers/powerusers who need a phone with beefy specs, but don't want to grab too much attention with it. It's very understated, humble and it delivers. Maybe your job is in the corporate sector and having a flashy phone might become a bit distracting. This phone is great for those people. I'm not in the market for a ~600 Euro ish smartphone, I'm more of a Redmi Note series buyer. I have a beefy PC to do my work, I just need a phone with a decent screen, great camera, big battery, big storage and just enough performance to back everything up. But if I was looking for a higher mid-range device with better performance and a serviceable camera, this would be it.

  • A Simp Weeb(Also known As The great MELON LORD)
    A Simp Weeb(Also known As The great MELON LORD)

    Asus: Makes a boring Incredible Phone Apple: *Nervous Sweating*

  • Gazmend Haxhiaj
    Gazmend Haxhiaj

    does cellphone came with that lovely cat?? :)

  • karthiklokey007 Lokey007
    karthiklokey007 Lokey007

    So how many Dinosaur in here 🤔 Me : ✋

  • Amit Kumar
    Amit Kumar


  • Fernando

    You had me on headphone jack

  • Devansh Ranadive
    Devansh Ranadive

    9:25 No one Noticed the Woman in the frame. Who's Shee. Hmmmm Is She the one who Arun Says when he trolls us by Writing "Thats what she said". Arun I need an Answer.

  • MrDrissou

    It's actually my phone 😀

  • Santi


  • Rohan Salgotra
    Rohan Salgotra

    It's the quite kid

  • Luks

    Just slap a skin on it and its kinda less boring

    • MegaAdeny

      If only anyone at all made skins for it... I still love mine, though.

  • miner nikoliko
    miner nikoliko

    Cat cute

  • Precious Chuks
    Precious Chuks

    "Lol... Why are we like this!"😂... Beautiful review! ❣️👏👏👏

  • You can punch me in the face, but
    You can punch me in the face, but

    a boring looking phone at least tad more theft-resistant lol


    you are great you do miracles so great there is no one else like youyoutube.com/shorts/9Hsxst-ff-4?feature=share

  • 𝕾𝖍𝖗𝖊𝖞𝖆𝖘861

    Arun never lets his chance to rickroll us down lol

  • 𝕾𝖍𝖗𝖊𝖞𝖆𝖘861

    wow you can see the weathe in HELL IMAO XD

  • tea sipping guy
    tea sipping guy

    So this is the phone every toxic android fan is referring to when they compare iPhones with "Samsungs"

  • Pisca

    im a sucker for compact phones, i tried poco x3 nfc as my phone rn now since it's cheaper, but it's not that comfortable to hold with how heavy and big it is, i think ill get this one for my next phone.

  • Yeon Sha
    Yeon Sha

    Simply minded design and ultra creative.

  • Genzeb Tassew
    Genzeb Tassew


  • Nearn


  • General B.A
    General B.A

    My favorite phone

  • Ryo S
    Ryo S

    Great review, but my long experience in the past with Asus HandPhone is so bad, the screen is so poor in durability, and worse ia their after sales service is unspeakable. But of course this is only for Asus Indonesia as my experience.

  • Lone survivor
    Lone survivor

    To say The truth i waited for this only apart form the punch hole display i need a full display as zenfone 6 with ips display due to eye strain caused by LED.

    • MegaAdeny

      There's DC dimming on the Zenfone 8, though that's only at 60Hz.


    The phone is not in the looks .It is in performance 🔥🔥

  • FFreeze

    Myself are already boring 😌 and I'm fine with boring and simple looking phone with excellent performance, just couldn't afford it smh 😩

  • ultramancandance

    Can someone gift me this phone

  • Liza Soberano
    Liza Soberano

    Wow thats we want a compact build in flagship inside.

  • Gaurav Tee
    Gaurav Tee

    Wait, how were they able to have a headphone jack and also have water resistance?

    • MegaAdeny

      Phones used to do that... A lot. The LG G6 from 2017 has an IP68 rating, for example.

  • Ruba gopa
    Ruba gopa

    Anyways, I impressed !

  • Extectic

    One of the few good phones you can buy, in my opinion. I don't want to carry around something that feels like a damned flat screen TV in size. This is small but flagship specs. I've been asking for small with flagship specs for a while. Although, small is more "small" - the only reason a 6 inch phone is "small" is because the norm is so completely outsized. I still want something like this, except 5 inches or less on the diagonal, like the iPhone 5 or original SE which used the same shell size. Except not Apple, ack, ptui.

  • Tsampikos Skoumvros
    Tsampikos Skoumvros

    I really like your videos: very professional. Congratulations :)

  • ganni ganesh
    ganni ganesh


  • silveribis55

    Love watching your videos. Keep up the great work guys 👌. A few other things that have changed from phones back in the past: remember when instruments that phones had were advertised..?...things like compass, gyros, some even had altimeters and barometers to help with weather apps and hiking apps! I mean I love Android a lot, I've only ever used android, and had lots of different ones over the years, just, every maker hasn't got standard requirements, it's open source, and although this makes for such amazing tech and software leaps and bounds, it's very exciting, that's also in some small ways that lets it down for some reason or other. Perfect example are phones I've known people to buy, only to discover that although it's got GPS and can use Google maps, it's useless for hiking and geocaching they do as it doesn't have a compass in them! I've got one of the Moto G9 powers, and it doesn't have a compass either...some star gazing apps won't operate and at times Google maps can find me but has no idea which way is north or west or which direction I'm facing, and I'm having to walk around a street in places like London to discover my pointer, is just going to be backwards or I won't know which way an intersection is lol. So as phone companies go running off and creating loads of wonderful and expensive tech like great cameras and better screens with better nits and speed than the one before, the focus of more practical and cost effective improvements fall away. Tech industries only ever just build to what people want and basically just pander to what the general public want and what reviewers and tech folk are pointing out....so pretty much it's customer driven wants and likes. Cameras, screens, materials that don't collect finger marks, water resistance are features that now dominate what comes out of these factories now. Don't get me wrong I think they absolutely remarkable and needed, just, would be nice to be able to purchase devices in the future where not just what the nit strength is but what instruments they packing to so that I'd have a better more informed choice if it would suit me. Now of course I'm not saying they must pack these with more and more, just simply, not to forget about some of those little features, and to be sure to have spec sheets widely available and where reviewers note also what they don't have. Not a rant 🙈 just a market observation. Thanks again for your videos they awesome

  • Talha Mehboob
    Talha Mehboob

    It's a tiny beast. Thank you that's the first time someone has ever said that to me.

  • Robert Munteanu
    Robert Munteanu

    Hello, I noticed you didn't talk about the DAC, which is something I am personally most interested in. Thank you for the review though. I have a good idea about what the "fone" is about :D Cheers!

  • Jay De la Cruz
    Jay De la Cruz

    Ang cute ng pusa

  • Patavius

    At least they're honest about the high performance mode. I imagine it works like the Asus Armoury crate app on the RoG phones where you can set which apps would automatically activate the high performance mode.

  • Iku Turso
    Iku Turso

    Unfortunately the 599€ model was quite limited in countries. The 679€ model with just few gigs more ram is far, far worse deal - for average user the difference is negligible.

    • Iku Turso
      Iku Turso

      @MegaAdeny I was referring to limited release 6/128 vs wide available 8/128, and above.

    • MegaAdeny

      To be fair, "a few gigs more" is actually double the RAM, and that option only comes with double the storage as well, but your point does still stand. Unless you're some sort of freakish power user.

  • Gazmend Haxhiaj
    Gazmend Haxhiaj

    im gonna get one for 2 reasons 1 first smart phone was asus 2 compact phone to pick up when work or when driving thx for this mate

  • Milena

    Well it is up for us big screen lovers to wait for next year's phone and pray it is a 6.5 inch phone. Can't wait to upgrade my phone but I want to buy a zenfone again so much I'm willing to reset/suffer with the ruined battery for a year or so haha

  • Дмитрий Иванович
    Дмитрий Иванович

    the back is aluminum, by the way. meanwhile, some bigger and more expensive phones still used plastic.

    • Дмитрий Иванович
      Дмитрий Иванович

      @MegaAdeny i see, thanks! At least it's still not plastic!

    • MegaAdeny

      @Дмитрий Иванович It is a Victus front with a Gorilla 3 back and an aluminium frame.

    • Дмитрий Иванович
      Дмитрий Иванович

      For zenfone 8? Strange, i watched gsmarena review and they said it's aluminium. Maybe you meant the one with rotating cameras?

    • MegaAdeny

      ...the back is Gorilla Glass 3. The frame is aluminium, though.

  • Boy's Toys
    Boy's Toys

    I can make it special look without cosmetics.

  • you want a pizza me?
    you want a pizza me?

    Can we have big battery variants now Love the huge ram options but now we need huge battery options and my life is complete All our lives will be complete

  • YASH yt
    YASH yt

    Mrwhosetheboss on fire 🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • Alan Constantine
    Alan Constantine

    Dashlane sounds great but what if they get hacked? My private details will be there for hackers to mine and its not inconceivable almost every big company has been attacked such as Sony and Nintendo for example and their attack was devastating to their customers.

  • Ishaan Khatavkar
    Ishaan Khatavkar

    Boy this phone is amazing

  • Chad broski
    Chad broski

    I’m not getting this sponsor because my brother can spend my money because his face looks as mine and my phone reads that as me lol.

  • Jason Becker
    Jason Becker

    From sleeper cars to sleeper phones

  • Zuabir Islam
    Zuabir Islam

    The specifications of this phone is great but the design is so ugly.

  • MochaiTheSamuraiGaming


  • Graham’s Vlogs
    Graham’s Vlogs

    Like a true millennial double tap to open only fa no Instagram

  • Brandy Harding
    Brandy Harding

    "That's what she said" I caught it!

  • TheCompleteMental

    It's hiding it's power level

  • TheCompleteMental

    It's hiding it's power level

  • Gaurav Tripathi
    Gaurav Tripathi

    his phone collection ✌