If you’ve acquired a nostalgic spot for smartphones with slide-out keyboards then World Computers might capture your interest with its Astro Slide 5G. The unit was announced at CES 2022 and brings a backlit keyboard that swivels from beneath the phone’s screen thanks to its neat hinge system. The mobile phone boots Android 11 but it can also be booted with Linux distributions and Earth Computers is also operating on bringing guidance for Sailfish OS.
Astro Slide 5G brings a 6.39″ AMOLED panel with FHD+ resolution and Gorilla Glass 3 defense with uniform bezels and a 13MP entrance-experiencing cam. The cell phone is driven by the Dimensity 800 5G chipset paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage which is expandable by way of microSD. Aside from getting a QWERTY keyboard you also get programmable keyboard keys that permit you open up an app or toggle involving procedure capabilities.
There’s a 48MP Sony camera sensor on the back as properly as a fingerprint scanner. The cellular phone arrives with twin nano-SIM slots and a microSD adapter as perfectly as two USB-C ports (1 on every single side) and a headphone jack. The battery arrives in at 4,000mAh and supports 30W rapid charging and is Qi-compatible for wireless prime-ups.
Planet Astro Slide 5G will come in a one blue shade and retails for £862. Deliveries are said to start out in March.