The world of Media witnessed a drastic change during the past few years. Now the media has opened a wide variety of possibilities before its user. YouTube has launched Offline mode where viewers can stream videos without data. Also Hotstar allow us to watch TV shows, films etc without data connection. Accepting these changes, Asus has come up with their latest smartphone with TV tuner facility. This new smartphone is an addition to Asus’s Zenfone series and is being named as Zenfone Go TV.
The dimensions of new Zenfone Go TV come to be 151*76.9*10.7mm with a weight of 160 grams along with battery. It’s design is so innovative elegant that it bagged prestigious 2015iF Design Award. Zenfone Go TV’s Ergonomic Arc Design will be liked by the users. The device’s back panel is shaped in arc shape which grip and ease in holding the device.
The display of Zenfone Go TV comes to be 5.5 inches along with an HD resolution of 1280*720 pixels. TFT enabled Capacitive touch panel is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass version 3. This display grants you a brightness upto 450nits.
Zenfone Go TV runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 processor with a processing speed of 1.4GHz. Inorder to support extensive graphics features, the device is equipped with Adreno 305 GPU. The RAM comes to be 2GB and internal storage of 16GB. This can be enhanced upto 64GB with the help of external microSD memory card. In addition to this Zenfone Go TV comes with a 2 years free access to Google Drive storage for upto 100GB which will help you to save your movies, videos, TV shows etc. Users can interact with Zenfone Go TV with the help of Android OS of v5.1 which is again backed with ASUS Zen User Interface for better functioning and processing.
Unique Feature – TV Tuner
Zenfone Go TV comes with unique and innovative built-in Sony IC (SMT-EW100) Digital TV tuner. It is capable of capturing DB-T, DB-T2, ISDB-T and ISDB-TMM signals, which means this device could not work in North America, but can function in certain parts of Europe, Asia, South America and certain countries in Middle East. This highly standard DTV will help you to enjoy your most liked TV shows and channels in HD, no matter wherever you are. Another important thing related to this feature is that this TV tuner doesn’t need an active data connection for seeing TV channels. Zenfone Go TV is also equipped with in-built filter to reduce the emission of blue to nearly 30%, thus reduces the strain for our eyes.
The main snapper is loaded with 13MP lens along with dual-tone LED flash promises crystal clear images even in dim light. This snapper has got an aperture of f/2.0 along with autofocus feature. The front snapper has got a 5MP lens with a similar aperture. Another exciting feature that comes along with camera is PixelMaster which is an innovative technology developed by ASUS team promising exceptionally clear snaps. PixelMaster has pixel merging technology combines four adjoining pixels together and along with Advanced Image Processing, the Low Light Mode of Zenfone Go TV can enhance the brightness upto 400%. PixelMaster also improves Noise Reduction and enhances color contrast, thereby giving genuineness to your snaps. The Selfie cam comes with Beautification Mode which will make you look better in snaps.
Zenfone Go TV is a dual-SIM support device. Both SIM slots support 3G as well as 4G SIMs. The advanced antenna design of Zenfone Go TV delivers great performance even at low signal areas. The makers also promise that it consumes less power while searching for signals. Zenfone Go TV also supports WiFi with WLAN 802.11 b/g/n and also Bluetooth with v4.0. In addition to this the device also has GPS connectivity.
Zenfone Go TV functions with a battery with a capacity of 3010 mAh. It grants a Standby time of 335 hours on 3G and a Talk-time of 368 minutes on 4G.
Zenfone Go TV is available in wide range of colours. The available colour variants are Charcoal Black, Silver Blue, Pearl White, Floral Pink, Lake Blue, Glamour Red, Glacier Grey and Sheer Gold. The device already started sale in Taiwan for a price of $170. Very soon it will make its way towards other parts of the globe.