If you’re one of the numerous people who are missing the good old physical buttons from a phone, then you’re in the right place. The Astro Slide is a beautiful 5G smartphone packed with a physical keyboard that provides the aspect of a laptop, and it was announced today via a crowdfunding campaign.
Remember Nokia E7 released nine years ago? Astro Slide 5G pretty much has the same concept. The new device was made by the London-based company Planet Computers, and it will surely conquer the hearts of many of us.
It’s your choice if you use the physical keyboard or not
Astro Slide 5G is versatile, providing an excellent way of dealing it by the user. You can use the gadget with both its physical keyboard or simply control it by the touchscreen.
The display is pretty big since it has 6.53 inches and a 2340 x 1080 resolution. Also, it has two cameras like in most smartphones nowadays: a 48 MP camera on the rear and a smaller selfie camera in the front.
The fastest 5G device announced to date
This is what the people behind the Astro Slide phone are claiming about their device. This scenario is not excluded, although the chipset is only a Mediatek Dimensity 1000. Despite its elegant design, the smartphone has plenty much to offer. It comes with Android 10 operating system, a 4000 mAh battery with fast and wireless charging, and Linux support.
However, this Astro Slide is also suitable for gaming since it also packs 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage, with the possibility of adding a MicroSD memory card. This is more than enough to run most of the mobile games available.
The new smartphone has a targetted price of £799. It may be too much for most people, but the gadget is a true tech beauty and it deserves the requested amount of money.