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Astro Slide 5G - An Android SmartPhone with a H/PC twist

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Posted 4 months ago | News | Chris Tilley 2 comments

Planet Computers, makers of the well known Gemini have announced the availability of a new device to pre-order.

The Astro Slide 5G is a dockable hybrid. The £729 ($950 USD, €873 EUD, ¥118,000 JPY est.) device offers all the standard convenience of a typical bar SmartPhone with a dockable Jornada / Psion style backlit, mechanical keyboard docking solution that transforms the device into a clamshell form factor.

It is equipped with s a 5G enabled device with a 2340x108 6.39" AMOLED display, a 48 megapixel rear camera, dual-SIM and comes with a 128GB Flash storage area and 8GB RAM running on a 4000 mAh battery. The device will ship with Android 11, with new word currently on whether an Android 12 variant will ship post release.

Pre-orders are now available for the Astro in some 23 keyboard layout variant SKU's with Planet slating delivery for delivery on 22nd May 2022.

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Posted on 09 April 2022 at 13:39By Chris Tilley (C:Amie)

Comments on this article

jorel101's Avatar jorel101 10 April 2022 8:19:58 PM
I have been waiting for mine for ages. Hopefully they can start shipping again soon. I understand things are at a standstill due to the lockdowns in China.
ArchiMark's Avatar ArchiMark 18 April 2022 12:31:33 AM
I ordered mine March 30, 2020....

So, my order just had its 2nd birthday.

Hope to receive mine soon.

Fortunately, my Cosmo Communicator is still running/working well.
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