Asus has added yet another smartphone in the Go series for its Indian consumers. The Taiwanese tech company has launched its mid-range smartphone ZenFone Go 5.5 (ZB552KL) for a price of Rs. 8,499. The smartphone will be made available exclusively on the e-commerce site Amazon India. The company, however, has not specified any details on the release date.
The Asus ZenFone Go 5.5 (ZB552KL) sports a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 resolution) IPS LCD display. The phone has a Bluelight Filter to reduce eye strain and Asus claims that the display can provide 500nits of brightness. The phone is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor paired with 2GB of RAM. It comes with 16GB onboard storage which can be further expanded up to 128GB by using microSD slot.
As for the optics, the Asus ZenFone Go 5.5 (ZB552KL) has a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual LED real-tone flash. The Asus PixelMaster 3.0 app comes with multiple modes that include Back Light (HDR) Mode, Low Light Mode, Manual Mode, Real Time Beautification Mode, Super Resolution Mode (for up to 4X resolution photos), Photo Effect Mode and Night Mode. The phone bears a 5-megapixel in the front for selfies and video calling.
The dual-SIM Asus ZenFone Go 5.5 (ZB552KL) offers 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth V4.0, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, Dual internal mic with noise cancellation and FM Radio under its connectivity suite. The phone runs ZenUI 3.0 based Android 6.0 Marshmallow and carries a 3000mAh battery. Sensors on the board include- Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass and proximity sensor.
Commenting on the launch, Peter Chang, Region Head – South Asia & Country Manager for ASUS India said, “We have always ensured that we empower our customers with products that perfectly fuse technologically advanced specs and a classy, sophisticated design. With the immense success of our previous versions of Zenfone Go, it was befitting that we expand this range to meet with the copious demand. We are sure that this smartphone will help our users across the country live digital lives.”
The Asus ZenFone Go 5.5 (ZB552KL) will be available in two colour variants- Charcoal Black and Sheer Gold.