Ziox, the Indian smartphone brand has added yet another entry-level smartphone to their product lineup. Called Ziox Astra Young 4G, the smartphone carries a price tag of Rs. 4795, especially manufactured for the audience who are looking for a smartphone which does the basic tasks such as calling, messaging, etc.
The Ziox Astra Young 4G is a dual-SIM smartphone, which also has support for microSD card for storage expansion up to 32GB. The phone comes with 4G LTE, VoLTE, which is the highlight feature in the phone Furthermore, Ziox has also added the ViLTE feature for enhanced video calling without depending on other third-party application.
The handset has 5-inch FWVGA display, which is protected by Asahi Dragontrail glass. It is powered by an unspecified quad-core chipset, with a 1.3GHz CPU on top. Supporting the CPU are 512MB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage, which as said earlier is expandable via a microSD card.
On the camera front, the Astra Young 4G has a 2MP rear camera with LED flash support and a VGA front-facing camera. The smartphone comes laden with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, with no promises for software upgrades. The entire package is backed by a 2200mAh battery, and supports 21 regional languages of India. The phone comes in a single gold colour options.
Mr Deepak Kabu, CEO, Ziox Mobiles, at the launch event said: “Our Astra series is one of the most outstanding smartphone series in the market. And for the millennial consuming generation, Astra Young 4G smartphone is an ideal choice and brings a distinguished experience for our consumer’s active lifestyle.”
This device from Ziox will face a massive competition from the likes of iVoomi Me 1+ and Xiaomi Redmi 4A. The iVoomi Me 1+ costs Rs. 4,999 and offers much better specifications than the Astra Young 4G. It has a 5-inch HD display, quad-core Spreadtrum processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, 8MP primary camera, 5MP front-facing camera, and a decent 3000mAh battery backing the package.