Asus announces 3 variants of ZenFone 3 at Computex 2016

At Computex 2016 in Taipei, Asus unveiled the next generation ZenFone mobiles. ZenFone series of mobiles have been a huge success story for Asus, across the globe. Though ZenFone had “Value for money” as its proposition, it was lacking the “next generation features” so far. But with the launch of ZenFone 3 lineup, the ZenFone gets a host of creative and first-to-market features.

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Asus Zenfone Go launched in India, priced at Rs 7,999

Asus, Taiwan-based PC and smartphone maker has introduced its Zenfone Go (ZC500TG) at a price of Rs. 7,999. The handset is now available in ASUS exclusive outlets, leading retail stores and on Flipkart.

Key Specs

  • 5-inch HD display
  • 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT6580 Quad-Core processor
  • 2GB RAM, 8GB or 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Zen UI 2.0
  • Dual SIM
  • 8MP rear camera
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2070 mAh battery

Surprisingly it doesn’t support 4G connectivity. Zenfone Go comes with 100 GB of Google Storage Drive. The device is available in 3 Color options – White, Black And Red. At this price point, the biggest rivals of Zenfone Go will be Lenovo A6000plus,  Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime And Yu Yuphoria. 2015-09-24 13-55-31
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.”