Asus ZenFone 8 promised at least two Android updates

Asus has just announced its new ZenFone 8 series last week, and before the units are available to most users, the first Android updates are rolling out.

Updates for both the smaller ZenFone 8 and the ZenFone 8 Flip are now rolling out for those who are holding these phones. WW for ZenFone 8 and WW for Flip (via XDA). These are relatively minor updates to the grand scheme, providing general bug fixes and performance improvements along with an updated security patch (April) and improved camera quality. All updates greatly appreciated.

However, the best news is what Asus is committed to moving forward with. The company confirmed to the Verge that the ZenFone 8 and ZenFone Flip 8 will see at least two major Android version updates.

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Two major updates for the Asus ZenFone 8 are pretty much the bare minimum to expect from a flagship smartphone, but it’s good to hear confirmation from the company itself. Since the ZenFone 8 will launch on Android 11, this promise means that both phones will see Android 13 in 2022-23. Asus doesn’t make any commitments regarding timing, but the track record isn’t exactly good.