Asus has launched its budget smartphone in India, Zenfone Go, priced at Rs 7,999. The smartphone will be available on Flipkart, Asus' own stores as well as major retail outlets.
Asus Zenfone Go comes with a 5-inch HD (720x1280) IPS display. The device is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core Mediatek MT6580 processor coupled with 2GB RAM. It packs 8GB internal storage which is expandable upto 64GB via micro SD card. It also provides 100GB of free Google Drive cloud storage for two years.
This dual-sim smartphone runs on the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop. The Zenfone Go features an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front-facing camera. The connectivity options include 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and microUSB 2.0. Zenfone Go doesn't support 4G. The model packs a 2,070mAh battery. The handset is available in white, black and red colour variants. It weighs 135 grams and measures 10mm in thickness.
Peter Chang, regional head of South Asia & country manager of 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."