On the crowdfunding platform IndieGoGo, a new very interesting device has appeared, which its creators call the most powerful hybrid of a 5G smartphone and a PDA. The gadget called Astro Slide 5G received a side slider design with a full-fledged physical QWERTY keyboard, which in the normal state is hidden under a 6.53-inch display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels with an aspect ratio of 20: 9. The basis of the smartphone was the eight-core MediaTek Dimensity 1000 processor with a clock frequency of 2.6 GHz.

There are 6 GB of high-speed RAM in the LPDD4x format and the main storage of 128 GB with support for memory cards. There are cameras with a resolution of 48 and 5 megapixels, stereo speakers, a 3.5 mm audio jack, a fingerprint scanner built into the display, an NFC module for contactless payments and two USB Type C connectors at once. The battery is 4000 mAh, with support for high-speed wired and conventional wireless charging. By pre-order, the Astro Slide 5G can be purchased for $ 491.