ASUS Zenfone Go Specs & Price

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The new ASUS Zenfone Go (a.k.a. ASUS ZC500TG) is an affordable dual-SIM smartphone. Featuring an HD display, the device packs a quad-core processor and reasonable RAM to drive decent performance while also promising rich Android experience.

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ASUS Zenfone Go


Design and Display

This budget-friendly phone features a sleek design and a plastic chassis. It looks rather slim, even though it is not that in reality, measuring approximately 10 millimetres in thickness. The Zenfone Go has a decent weight of 135 grams.

ASUS Zenfone Go is fitted with a 5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and a pixel density of 294 ppi for enjoyable viewing.

Camera and Storage

ASUS Zenfone Go packs an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with F2.0 aperture and autofocus to allow you capture stunning images. The selfie snapper is a budget-class 2-megapixel sensor, which may not deliver the best of selfies.

You get onboard storage of 8 GB – decent enough for basic users. If you are the content-hungry type, you will be able to add up to 64 GB extra storage space using a microSD card. You may also take advantage of the 100GB complimentary Google Drive storage which ASUS is offering buyers for the first two years of purchase.

Power and Performance

A quad-core MediaTek processor clocked at 1.3 GHz does the heavy lifting on ASUS Zenfone Go, with support provided to it by decent RAM of 2GB capacity. The phone should enable enjoyable multitasking and gaming experience.

It boots its maker’s ZenUI, which is based on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system, for rich user experience on the platform. ASUS says the user interface is ‘simpler’ and ‘smarter’ while also offering new exciting features such as ZenUI Instant Updates, Dr. Safety and ZenMotion for improved security and privacy.

Other Features

ASUS Zenfone Go packs a decent 2070mAh battery that should, at least, easily get you through a work day without plugging to a socket. It supports dual-SIM, dual standby functionality to enable you use two SIM cards side by side.

Connectivity features include Bluetooth, 3G and Wi-Fi. Sadly, you will not be getting 4G LTE support on this one.

Pricing and availability

ASUS Zenfone Go is not available in Nigeria. ASUS does not currently offer phones in Nigeria so the availability of this phone in the country is in doubt. If and when available, ASUS Zenfone 2 Price in Nigeria is expected at around N25,000 to N35,000.

ASUS Zenfone Go Specs

Here are a few specs of the ASUS Zenfone Go Smartphone:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.1 (Lollipop), ASUS Zen UI
  • Processor: 1.3GHz quad-core Processor (Mediatek MT6580)
  • GPU:
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM RAM
  • Colours: Osmium Black, Glamor Red, Ceramic White
  • Dimension: Black, White, Red
  • Weight: 135 g
  • SIM Type: Micro SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual-SIM, Dual Standby


  • Display: 5.0-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (294ppi)
  • Display Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 8 MP Camera, Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 2 MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 8GB or 16GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: up to 64GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: No

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21 Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


  • Music Player: Yes, Mp3, Midi, WAV, AAC
  • Video Player: Yes, 3GP, Mp4
  • FM Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: No
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: No

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: No
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 2070 mAh Li-Po Battery
  • Standby Time:
  • Talktime:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article ASUS Zenfone Go Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: February 19th, 2020
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