Asus on Monday launched a refreshed version of its ZenFone Go 4.5 smartphone in India. The new Asus ZenFone Go 4.5 (ZB452KG) will be going on sale in two different camera variants. The first featuring a 5-megapixel rear camera and 0.3-megapixel front camera has been priced at Rs. 5,299, while the second variant featuring an 8-megapixel rear camera and 2-megapixel front camera has been priced at Rs. 5,699.
To recall, Asus launched the original ZenFone Go 4.5 in December last year, pricing it at Rs. 5,299.
The Taiwanese company says that the new ZenFone Go 4.5 (ZB452KG) will be available via various platforms including Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon, Paytm, Shopclues, and will be also available via the company’s exclusive stores and other offline stores. The smartphone will come in Glamour Red, Pearl White, Lemon Yellow, Glacier Grey, Silver Blue, and Sheer Gold colour variants. Some of the camera features of the new ZenFone Go 4.5 include low-light mode, backlight (HDR) mode, zero shutter lag, and beautification modes.
The Android 5.1 Lollipop-based smartphone runs new ZenUI on top and packs 8GB of storage. It comes with expandable storage support via microSD card (up to 64GB). In addition, Asus will also offer up to 100GB of free cloud storage via Asus WebStorage.
The ZenFone Go 4.5 (ZB452KG) packs a Qualcomm processor while the original ZenFone Go 4.5 came with a MediaTek processor. The new ZenFone Go 4.5 is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. The handset supports 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, Glonass, Bluetooth, and Micro-USB. The dual-SIM handset supports both Micro-SIMs. It packs a 2070mAh battery. The new ZenFone Go 4.5 measures 136.5x67x11mm and weighs 125 grams.
Commenting on the launch, Peter Chang, Regional Head, South Asia and Country Manager, System Business Group, Asus India said, “The ZenFone Go 4.5 second-generation embodies the Asus spirit of providing luxury at an affordable price. A perfect accompaniment for those who seek to empower their lives, the smartphone packs in high-end specifications in an aesthetically appeasing design. We are sure the phone will be appreciated by the users, like our other products.”
Asus ZenFone Go 4.5
|Release date||April 2016|
|Dimensions (mm)||136.50 x 67.00 x 11.00|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||2070|
|Colours||Glamour Red, Ceramic White, Yellow, Silver Blue, Gold, Silver|
|Screen size (inches)||4.50|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||64|
|Operating System||Android 5.1|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||NA|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|