Not to be confused with a DJ Casper comeback single (significantly, the very last thing anybody wants proper now) the Astro Slide 5G continues to be a throwback of kinds from the corporate that likes to courtroom PDA-lovers. And but, one thing is amiss, as a result of whereas the slide out bodily backlit keyboard may really feel decidedly old fashioned, 5G connectivity are most positively not. The Astro Slide was introduced in direction of the start of final final 12 months by way of an Indiegogo marketing campaign, nevertheless it’s how official. Early backers could be a bit upset that the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 processor initially promised is now a much less highly effective Dimensity 800, however you do get an upgraded 6.39in FHD+ AMOLED show, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, plus a 48MP predominant digicam. At the second it is a 3,500mAh cell for the battery, which will be charged wirelessly. But the large draw right here is clearly the QWERTY, whose slide-out mechanism means the telephone can be utilized in portrait mode like a regular telephone when you do not want the keyboard. The Astro Slide 5G is ready for launch in June, and stays €529 on the unique marketing campaign web page.