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OESF Portables Forum _ Hardware News _ Astro Slide 5G Transformer announced

Posted by: Varti Mar 30 2020, 02:11 AM

The successor of the Cosmo Communicator and the third device by Planet Computers has been announced: called Astro Slide 5G Transformer, it's a new take on the clamshell design and can be already funded from its new Indiegogo page:



https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/astro-slide-5g-transformer#/

Compared to the Cosmo, this new device has a number of improvements over its predecessor, including:

- 5G support
- Based on the new MediaTek Dimensity 1000 chipset
- New RockUp slider design, no need for a secondary display anymore
- WiFi 6 integrated
- New 48 MP camera
- Wireless charging
- Volume up-down button
- Shipped with Android 10

An Earlybird perk has now been opened, with a discounted price of €491 ($543/£438) instead of €819 ($906/£731). 500 units are available and 291 have already been claimed at the time of writing.
As of now, Sailfish OS support has not been yet announced.

You can now post all your thoughts and news about the Astro Slide in our newly opened support forum.

Varti

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