Asus has been amazing in producing decent flagship devices. Lately they have been producing one of the finest AR and VR enabled smartphones ever witnessed by us. Not long ago, another smartphone with the name Asus X00GD was spotted on TENAA website. The newly listed smartphone immediately got the attention of the market pundits. Let’s take a look at what we know about this smartphone.
Asus has always provided a distinct design to their smartphones, however, this time they seem to have not given much thought in the design of the phone. If we are to believe the leaked images online, we can see the phone has a pretty basic design and looks like an average smartphone. The phone seems to have a physical home button upon which would be embedded the fingerprint scanner. The volume rocker and the power button seem to be provided on the right edge of the phone. The external dimensions of the phone are rumored to be 149.5 × 73.7 × 8.85mm and the phone is expected to weigh around 169.5 grams. The phone shall be made available in three color variants i.e. luxury gold, rose gold, and black. It is also believed that the phone will feature a 5.88 inch full-HD super AMOLED display that would provide a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The display is also expected to be provided with a Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The FHD display will house approximately 423 ppi and has the potential to provide an impeccable display to it's users. One can certainly hope that there would be no problem with the display of the phone. The full HD display is bound to provide amazing viewing angles and fantastic sunlight legibility. Overall the phone seems to be have an average design but a decent display.
According to the online rumors, the phone is expected to feature an Octa core processor backed by MediaTek MT6750 chipset. The processor would be powerful enough to provide a pretty decent android experience. At such specs, playing light apps and videos won’t be a problem and the rumored Mali T860 M3P2 will consistent graphics performance. The phone is expected to run on Android platform and we hope it would feature with Android v7.0 i.e. Nougat. The latest version of ZEN UI is also expected to be provided in the phone. The phone is expected to come in three different models having internal storage of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB with RAM as 2GB/3GB/4GB, respectively. We currently have no information about the internal storage being expandable or not. The RAM provided in the phone is variable to the model of the phone and it compliments the requirements of the phone. The phone shall support dual SIM and would also support 4G/LTE networks.
It is rumored that the upcoming Asus X00GD will feature a 13MP rear camera that backed by AF and LED flashlight. The camera features would include Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection and Touch to focus. Shooting modes should include Continuous Shooting and High Dynamic Range mode (HDR). HD video recording would be done by the camera. The phone will also come with an 8MP Front Camera. The front shooter would also be backed by a front LED flash. With the rumored specifications one can expect to capture some lively decent images from the phone. However, we believe that one might not be able to capture amazing pictures in dim lighting conditions. The front shooter has the potential to capture some pretty decent selfies for its users. A loudspeaker and a 3.5 mm jack with active noise cancellation and a dedicated mic is also expected to be provided with the phone.
It is believed that the phone will feature a 4850 mAh Li-Ion non-user replaceable battery. It is expected from Asus that they would incorporate the fast charging feature. Talking about connectivity options, the phone is expected to feature all comms such as Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth version 4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS and microUSB 2.0. The other sensors that are expected in the phone are Fingerprint, Light sensor, Proximity sensor and Accelerometer.