ASUS has today officially announced its latest budget smartphone- Zenfone Go in India for Rs. 7,999. This smartphone was already listed on company’s website last month and now is available for purchase on ASUS stores, major retail outlets and online portal Flipkart.
Apart from Zenfone Go, the company has launched three new smartphones- Zenfone Selfie, Zenfone 2 Deluxe and Zenfone 2 Laser 5.5 at Zen festival, last month. These smartphones are also available at leading retail stores.
Zenfone Go features a 5 inch HD display and is backed by 1.3 GHz quad core MediaTek MT6580 CPU coupled with 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 8GB of flash memory which can be further expanded by up to another 64GB using a microSD card.
Zenfone Go runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with company’s own Zen UI 2.0 on top. This dual SIM smartphone is equipped with 2070mAh battery. It measures 71×144.5×9.98mm and weighs 135 grams.
On the camera front, It packs an 8 MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash, and also has a 2 MP front facing camera for selfie capture. Connectivity options include 3G, Wi-fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Micro USB port and dual SIM connectivity.
The company is also offering 100GB of Google Drive storage for 2 years free of cost with Zenfone Go. Zenfone Go comes in three vibrant color variants- Pure Black, Ceramic White and Glamour Red.
Announcing the availability for ZenFone Go, Mr. Peter Chang, Regional Head – South Asia & Country Manager – System Business Group – ASUS India, said, “We are excited to announce the availability of ZenFone Go for our Indian users. Being the third largest home to smartphone users, India is a critical market for us and we intend to bring cutting edge products to consumers here, who seek power packed design sensibilities of a high-end smartphone at competitive prices.”
Key Specifications of ASUS Zenfone Go:
|Model||ASUS Zenfone Go ZC500TG|
|Display||5 inch HD display|
|Processor||1.3 GHz quad core MediaTek MT6580|
|Camera||8 MP rear and 2 MP front camera|
|Dimensions and Weight||71×144.5×9.98 mm and 135 grams|