ASUS is all set to launch Zenfone 8 series on May 12 globally. Before today, it was not confirmed that whether the Zenfone 8 series will launch in India or not. But, a recent tweet by Dinesh Sharma (Business Head of ASUS India) confirms the arrival of Zenfone 8 series in India.
While the world is excited for the launch of our new smartphone, we at ASUS India have consciously decided to defer the launch till the current scenario improves. Our thoughts n prayers are with those affected with Covid #stayhomestaysafe, n emerge stronger! #IndiaFightsCOVID19
— Dinesh Sharma (@sharmadinesh) May 10, 2021
The tweet mentions that the India launch of a new smartphone has been postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis in the country. ASUS has been teasing the Zenfone 8 series for the last couple of weeks. So, the new smartphone mentioned in the tweet is none other than Zenfone 8 series.
In the past few weeks, Covid-19 cases in India have increased at a very fast rate, reporting nearly 400,000 new cases per day. Due to the increasing spread of the virus, most of the states have been put in lockdown. So, we think, it’s a good decision by ASUS India to postpone the Zenfone 8 series India launch.
Dinesh in his tweet has not revealed the new launch date. But, we can expect the launch to happen as soon as the Covid-19 crisis in the country slows down. Last week, Amazon also paused its annual Prime Day sale in India due to the rise of COVID-19 cases in the country. To read more about the Zenfone 8 series, click here.