The Mobile World Congress (a.k.a MWC) 2018, one of the biggest events in the mobile industry has just recently ended last Friday in Barcelona. As we look back at the festivities, MWC this year felt a little underwhelming, probably because Samsung stole the show before the event even officially began with the launch of the Galaxy S9. Nevertheless, the show still had its fair share of highlights that is worth talking about. Hence, below are some of the most notable handsets that were seen last week.
|Release Date in Malaysia|
|Processor frequency||1.4 GHz|
|Processor family||Qualcomm Snapdragon|
|Processor model||MSM 8928|
|Display diagonal||14 cm (5.5")|
|Display resolution||1280 x 720 pixels|
|Display brightness||450 cd/m²|
|Ports & interfaces|
|USB connector type||Micro-USB B|
|Headphone connectivity||2.5 mm|
|Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)|
|Weight & dimensions|
|SIM card capability||Dual SIM|
|SIM card type||MicroSIM|
|2G standards||EDGE, GPRS, GSM|
|Wi-Fi standards||IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n|
|2G bands (primary SIM)||850,900,1800,1900 MHz|
|3G bands supported||850,900,2100 MHz|
|RAM capacity||2 GB|
|Internal storage capacity||32 GB|
|Compatible memory cards||MicroSD (TransFlash)|
|Maximum memory card size||64 GB|
|Assisted GPS (A-GPS)|
|Operating system installed||Android|
|Operating system version||5.1|
|Rear camera type||Single camera|
|Rear camera resolution (numeric)||13 MP|
|Front camera type||Single camera|
|Front camera resolution (numeric)||5 MP|
|Rear camera aperture number||2|
|Front camera aperture number||2|
|Battery capacity||3000 mAh|
|Standby time (3G)||335 h|
|Talk time (2G)||16 h|
|Standby time (4G)||368 h|
|Colour of product||Black|
|Subscription type||No subscription|
The ASUS ZenFone Go ZB551KL is a stylish, budget device that is equipped with decent specifications including a 3010mAh. It comes in many different attractive hues, perfect for those want to sharpen their style game. Here is a rundown its specs and features.
The ASUS ZenFone Go comes equipped with a plastic exterior that is sturdy and feels nice to the touch. It comes in a variety of colors, such as Charcoal Black, Pearl White, Lake Blue, Glacier Gray, Sheer Gold, Glamour Red, Floral Pink, and Silver Blue. On the front, you will find a 5.5-inch display and 5MP front camera. It has a similar button layout to other Asus phones wherein there are three capacitive keys under the display. On the top, you will find a power button and headphone jack, whilst the bottom is the location of the micro-USB charging port.
The ASUS ZenFone Go ZB551KL sports a 5.5-inch display with a 720x1280p resolution with 267ppi. While the display is average in terms of size and resolution, it is decent enough for its price range. It is also topped with an IPS LCD panel that offers decent visuals. With its decent display resolution, you may look forward to a good viewing experience when browsing, watching videos, and playing mobile games.
The ASUS ZenFone Go runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop that offers a neat interface with a range of options that let you customize the home screen.
In the audio department, the ZenFone Go ZB551KL offers clear sound, thanks to its rear-facing speakers. The sound is loud enough in a decent quiet space. With that, expect a good listening experience when playing your favourite tracks or watching Youtube videos.
Running on Snapdragon 400 with 8 cores clocked at 1.6 GHz, the ASUS ZenFone Go ZB551KL delivers adequate performance to everyday tasks such as sending text messages, browsing the Internet, and placing calls. You can also use this device for gaming as long as the interface is clear of any apps. It also has an expandable 16GB internal storage where you can store your favourite images, files, videos, and apps.
Asus equipped an 8MP sensor on the back of the ZenFone Go ZB551KL, which offers decent images in good lighting conditions. Its front camera has a 5MP resolution that is good for video chatting and offers decent selfies for your social networks.
Powering the ZenFone Go ZB551KL is a 3010 mAh battery capacity which can last a full day with light-to-moderate use of various smartphone functions such as placing calls, sending messages, watching videos, playing mobile games, browsing, and much more. The battery life is pretty decent considering that the Zenfone Go ZB551KL is a budget-friendly device.