Asus Zenfone 2 Laser and Zenfone Selfie for Selfie lovers were already available online. Now Asus Zenfone Go smartphone has also got launched and it comes at price Rs 7,999 only. It is a 3G smartphone, but then too because of the low price it may attract many. People who’re not able to afford Zenfone Selfie and some other Asus smartphones may definitely like to purchase Zenfone Go. One of the main features is that even it is priced low, Zenfone Go is provided with 2GB RAM. Check out this post to know that whether Zenfone Go shall be the best choice for people having budget Rs 8,000 for buying a 3G smartphone. Also know the pros and cons of Asus Zenfone Go before you buy this affordable Asus smartphone for yourself.
This Asus device comes out of the box with Android 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system and it is provided with personalized ZenUI interface. Its weight is 135 grams only. It is a Dual SIM (GSM + WCDMA) smartphone.
Zenfone Go comes with 5 inch HD IPS display screen having resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Gorilla Glass protection is missing, but you’ll need to be satisfied as the price is very less.
Asus Zenfone Go is powered with 1.3GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6580 processor. Some people may have expected that this low budget smartphone will be provided with a better processor. Previously, most of the Zenfone series smartphones were powered Intel processor. Mali 400 MP2 GPU is provided in this Asus smartphone. It comes with
2GB RAM and internal storage space of 8GB. You’ll be able to get external storage with Asus Zenfone Go which is up to 64GB using microSD card. Asus has already provided the option to get 100GB of free Google Drive Cloud Storage for 2 years.
Asus understands that people want good camera features even if price is under Rs 10,000. It has provided a rear camera of 8 megapixel. It is an autofocus camera having f/2.0 aperture and LED flash. 2 megapixel front camera has been provided by Asus in this new Zenfone series smartphone.
2G, 3G, GPS, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are the available connectivity features. 4G is missing and that’s why it will be interesting to see that whether people will opt for this 3G smartphone. If Asus will launch a 4G variant of Zenfone Go around the same price, then it is quite possible that it may get massive demand.
It comes with 2070 mAh battery. If Asus had provided 2500 mAh battery, then it might have definitely become a more attractive smartphone as per the price.
Asus Zenfone Go is equipped with sensors which are ambient light, proximity, e-compass and accelerometer.
Asus Zenfone Go Pros
- Android 5.1 (Lollipop) Operating system
- 2GB RAM
- 8 megapixel Rear Camera with LED flash
Asus Zenfone Go Cons
- 2070 mAh battery. Smartphones in this price range are now provided with 2500 mAh battery.
- No Gorilla Glass protection provided to the 5 inch display screen
Before purchasing it, you may like to do its comparison with Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen), Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime, Yu Yuphoria, Lenovo A7000 and some other smartphones available within Rs 10,000.
A good thing this time is that Zenfone Go will not only be available only on Flipkart, but also on Asus’s own stores. In few stores, it may even get available at some of the retail stores.
Asus Zenfone Go at price Rs 7,999 may get decent demand. People may definitely like Asus’s affordable pricing policy. It may make other companies too to launch some 3G and 4G smartphones with 2GB RAM around the same price. Lenovo, Motorola, Xiaomi may soon launch some new smartphones around Rs 8,000 to Rs 9,000 in India as people expect to see some powerful devices in the low budget segment. Do you think that this 3G smartphone by Asus will get good demand due to 2GB RAM and price under Rs 8,000?