A leak had given away its existence a few weeks ago, but the Asus ZenFone Go has finally been made official. This affordable new smartphone will be available via Flipkart as well as the company’s offline stores at Rs 7999, which makes it a great device for those desiring a cheap yet powerful Android phone.
The Asus ZenFone Go is out to compete in the most volatile of segments in the smartphone war right now. It’s up against the mighty Xiaomi Redmi 2 (Rs 5999), the best-selling Lenovo A6000 Plus (Rs Rs 7499) and the metal clad Yu Yuphoria (Rs 6999).
Asus has equipped its newest offering with a 5-inch 720p HD display, and has blessed it with a 1.3GHz quad core MediaTek MT6580 processor. Moreover, there’s 2GB worth of RAM for this CPU to exploit. As for storage, an 8GB ROM has been pushed inside the device, apart from a microSD card slot supporting an additional 64GB of space.
The ZenFone Go captures images and videos on an 8MP rear camera with flash and a 2MP front snapper. It carries a 2070mAh battery that’s capable of keeping it going for hours on a single complete charge. It’s a dual SIM device that can connect to 3G networks.
A neat look at the specs of the new Asus ZenFone Go:
– Display: 5-inch, 720p HD
– OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
– Processor: 1.3GHz quad core MediaTek MT6580
– Memory: 2GB RAM, 8GB/16GB storage (expandable up to 64GB)
– Cameras: 8MP rear with flash, 2MP front
– Battery: 2070mAh
– Dimensions: 71 x 144.5 x 9.98mm
– Weight: 135gms
You can find the Asus ZenFone Go listed on Flipkart at the moment, but it’s still not available for purchase. This listing tells us that the smartphone exists in a 16GB model as well, but its price remains unknown.