Asus launched the ZenFone Go smartphone in India
Asus launched the ZenFone Go smartphone in India on Tuesday; It was globally launched in August. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 6,999 and is already available on online stores and retail outlets across the country. The device is available in Silver Blue colour, Glamour Red matte, and Silver metallic hairline colour variants.
Coming to the specifications of ZenFone GO smartphone, the device supports dual-SIM and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow along with Asus ZenUI 2.0 skin on top. It comes with a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) display tagged with a blue-light filter and a brightness of 380 nits. The device is powered by a 64-bit 1GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Snapdragon 410 MSM8976 SoC paired with 1GB of LPDDR3 RAM and Adreno 306 GPU.
In terms of the optics, ZenFone Go smartphone bears an 8-megapixel primary camera at the back along with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash, and ‘PixelMaster’ which offers shutter lag, backlight HDR mode, low-light mode, and beautification modes. At the front, the devices carry a 2-megapixel front camera along with some PixelMaste tech. The smartphone offers internal storage capacity of 8GB which can be further expanded up to 12GB via microSD card slot.
The company is also offering a 100GB Google Drive cloud storage subscription for two years. As for the connectivity, the smartphone offers 4.5 LTE, Bluetooth v4.0, FM radio, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/A-GPS, and Micro-USB. The Asus ZenFone Go offers ambient light sensor, accelerometer, proximity sensor, digital compass. The dimensions of the device are measured at 136.5×66.7×11.2mm.
The company recently announced that it would organize an event at the upcoming CES 2017. The event will be named “Zennovation” and has been in scheduled for 4th January. According to the leaked teaser the company is might be unveiling two new smartphones at the event. One of them might be the much rumoured “ZenFone AR.”