By June Ramli
Sydney, Sep 3: Aspera Mobile has introduced the AS8, a budget-friendly smartphone that offers a remarkable set of features at an affordable price point of $149.
This unlocked 4G device comes with a host of impressive functionalities, making it an attractive option for those seeking a cost-effective smartphone experience.
The AS8 shares many similarities with its predecessor, the AS5, such as dual SIM card support.
However, it distinguishes itself by being slightly larger, comparable in size to the iPhone 14 Pro, and boasting a distinctive lime green color.
The package a wired earbud, akin to the AS5, enhancing its value.
One notable upgrade in the AS8 is its enhanced security features, including fingerprint recognition.
Your fingerprint is required to unlock the device, providing an added layer of protection for your data and privacy.
Setting up the AS8 is a breeze, thanks to its ability to transfer data from your previous phone during the initial setup.
Additionally, the AS8 operates on the Android platform, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of apps and services.
For photography enthusiasts, the AS8 comes equipped with an 8MP + 0.08MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera, allowing you to capture memorable moments with ease.
The device is powered by a generous 4000mAh Li-Polymer removable battery, ensuring extended usage without the need for frequent charging.
Connectivity is seamless with 4G support and VoLTE data calls, which enhance voice quality during calls. The AS8 also features an Octa-Core 1.6GHz CPU, USB-C, Bluetooth 5.0, and Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities for smooth and efficient performance.
With dual 4G SIM slots, you can easily manage multiple phone numbers or data plans on a single device. The AS8 offers ample storage with 2GB RAM and 32GB ROM, with an additional 1GB of virtual RAM allocated from available ROM.
Running on Android 13 (Go edition), this smartphone ensures a user-friendly experience with access to the latest features and optimizations.
Its compatibility with 4G bands 1/3/5/7/8/28a+b and 3G bands 850/900/2100Mhz ensures reliable network connectivity.
Measuring at 160.75mm x 75mm x 9.6mm, the AS8 is both compact and comfortable to hold.
As an added bonus, a complimentary gel case is included, providing protection and style for your new device.
Having reviewed the Aspera Mobile AS8 for a week, I can confidently say that it’s an excellent choice for those interested in owning a smartphone without breaking the bank.
The device offers a compelling combination of features, security enhancements, and affordability.
The Aspera Mobile AS8 4G smartphone is now available for purchase at just $149 through various retailers, including Big W, Ritchies IGA, Seasons IGA, Freedom Fuels, Trinity Petroleum, Mobileciti, Personal Digital, Mobile Experts, and select BP service stations.
Should you encounter any issues with your phone or require servicing or repairs, Aspera Mobile offers a convenient solution by allowing you to submit your details through their service portal here.
For more information on the exciting features and specifications of the new 4G AS8 smartphone, visit the official product page at Aspera Mobile AS8.
Here are five compelling reasons to get the Aspera Mobile AS8:
- Affordable Excellence: The AS8 offers an astonishing level of value at just $149, providing a feature-rich smartphone experience that was once reserved for much pricier devices.
- Immersive Display: Enjoy a crisp and immersive visual experience with the 6.3-inch IPS In-cell HD+ display, offering impressive clarity for multimedia consumption.
- Enhanced Security: With both face recognition and fingerprint recognition, the AS8 ensures your device is not just easily accessible but also highly secure.
- Long-Lasting Battery: The large 4000mAh Li-Polymer removable battery guarantees extended usage, freeing you from the constant need to recharge your device.
- Smooth Performance: Powered by an Octa-Core 1.6GHz CPU and equipped with 2GB of RAM (plus an extra 1GB of virtual RAM), the AS8 ensures that your apps run smoothly, and the Android 13 (Go edition) OS launches quickly. This, combined with 4G connectivity and USB-C, makes for a seamless mobile experience.
June Ramli is the editor of DailyStraits.com. To stay in touch with June, look her up on Twitter @junesairaramli