Asus Zenfone 8 (ZS590KS) was launched recently with an Android 11 update and also promised to get 2 major software updates along with a security patch and bug fixes. After the launch, the device users can now enroll in the Android 12 beta update via their official forum.
However, it’s not a new case when some of the users haven’t received the latest firmware OTA update notification. Meanwhile, some of the Asus Zenfone 8 owners also look for the stock ROM to install mostly. On this page, we will share all the latest Asus Zenfone 8 software update details track.
As mentioned, the firmware OTA updates always roll out in batches region-wise which also depends on the server and carriers. So, it’s one of the common issues to not receive any OTA update notification. Therefore, some of the keen users may also miss out on the important or much-awaited updates in some cases. Now, if you also feel the same and have a doubt in mind that you’ve missed out on any important update or you want to manually install the stock firmware on your Asus Zenfone 8 model, then the update tracker list with the software update guide will help you a lot.
Asus Zenfone 8: Device Overview
The Zenfone 8 is a compact phone from Asus. It features a 5.9 inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. The display is set at 120Hz and supports HDR10+ content. The display even has a peak brightness of 1100 nits, so outdoor visibility won’t be a problem. Under the hood, we have the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 built on a 5nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with one Kryo 680 core clocked at 2.84 GHz, three Kryo 680 cores clocked at 2.42 GHz, and four Kryo 680 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz. For handling the graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Adreno 660.
In terms of optics, we get a dual-camera setup at the rear and a single selfie camera at the front. The dual setup at the rear consists of a 64MP primary sensor paired with an f/1.8 lens and a 12MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens. On the front side, we get a 12MP sensor paired with an f/2.5 lens. The rear setup is capable of capturing 8K videos at 24fps. And the front selfie camera can also do 4k recording at 30fps.
The smartphone is available in four storage variants: 128GB internal storage + 6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage + 8GB RAM, 256GB internal storage + 8GB RAM, and 256GB internal storage + 16GB RAM. The smartphone comes with Android 11 out of the box with ZenUI 8 skin on top. We also get IP68 dust & water-resistant with this smartphone.
In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, FM radio, and USB Type-C 2.0. For sensors, we have an under-display fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. This is a compact smartphone, and due to the less space, Asus went with a 4,000 mAh cell that can be topped up to 100% in 80 mins using the 30W fast charging adapter included in the box. The smartphone is available in two color options: Obsidian Black and Horizon Silver.
Asus Zenfone 8 (ZS590KS) Software Update Tracker
Whenever a new official firmware update will be available for the Asus Zenfone 8 model (ZS590KS), we will keep updating the update tracker list here with the changelog and download links below.
|1. Optimized the thermal experience when downloading apps through 5G
2. Optimized camera stability and quality
3. Optimized system stability
4. Updated Android security patch to 2021-08-05
|1. Improved power consumption & thermal
2. Improved the image quality of ASUS Camera and Messenger
3. Optimized system stability
4. Dsiabled VoLTE & VoWiFi on Orange (Poland)
|1 Optimized system stability
2 Improved power consumption
3 Improved thermal for some 3rd party APP video call of rear camera.
4 Improved the image quality of ASUS Camera, Instagram and Snapchat
5 Updated Android security patch to 2021-07-05
|1. Optimized system stability
2. Improved thermal for 3rd party APP video call.
3. Fixed issue where on-screen keyboard overlapped with gesture navigation
4. Fixed issue where the status bar could occasionally overlap
5. Improved Pocket mode threshold and detection
6. Enabled VoLTE & VoWiFi on Orange & Deutsche Telekom (Poland)
7. Enabled VoLTE & VoWiFi on EE & H3G & O2 & Vodafone (United Kingdom)
8. Enabled VoLTE on TIM & VIVO (Brazil)
9. Enabled VoLTE on Orange (Romania)
10. Enabled VoLTE on Vodafone (Hungary)
How to Check Software Update on Asus Zenfone 8
Before going to the manual firmware upgrade process, if you feel that your device isn’t receiving the OTA update notification for a while, then you can check for the software update manually. In order to do this:
Go to the device Settings > System updates. It will search for the software update and you will get notified if a new update is available on your device. Simply grab the firmware version by downloading and installing it.
Additionally, it’s recommended to maintain the phone charge at least up to 50%-60% and connect your device to Wi-Fi for a faster and stable download.
Now, let’s assume that you’ve successfully upgraded your Asus Zenfone 8 device to the latest software version. Facing any issue with the software update guide? Comment below.