Well, this was a surprise. Starmobile is apparently a notebook manufacturer now, and their first model is called the Starmobile Engage Aura. On the second day of the ongoing Lazada Grand Christmas Sale, it features as a headline SKU that’s available at 32% off. So, here are the facts.
The Starmobile Engage Aura is a 14-inch laptop running Windows 10 as standard. It uses a quad-core Intel Cherry Trail Z8300 processor clocked at 1.84GHz. It comes with 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, and what looks like a microSD card slot. It also has a front-facing 2MP web cam. And it uses a built-in 9000mAh battery. It also has a full-sized keyboard and a button-less trackpad.
Here’s the Engage Aura’s specs list:
- CPU: Cherry trail, Z8350 Quad-Core@1.9GHz
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics Gen8-LP 12EU
- RAM: 2GB DDR3L
- Memory: Built-in 32GB(Up to 64GB), supported micro SDHC/micro SDXC card
- Display: 14.1″ TN screen, 1366 x 768 pixels 16:9
- Sensor: G-Sensor
- Networking: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0LE
- Camera: Front facing 2.0MP
- Audio Input: Built-in microphone
- Audio Output: 3.5mm earphone & built-in speakers
- Video output: Mini HDMI
- I/O Interface: Micro SDHC/SDXC, Normal USB*2, 3.5mm Headphone Jack , DC jack, Mini HDMI
- Battery: Li-ion battery 9,000mAh@3.7V
- Power adapter: 12V 3.0A power adapter
- Dimension: L351mm x W233mm x H20mm
- Unit weight: 1390g
Based on past experience with similar devices, batteries such as these typically last up to 6 hours or more of continuous use. This isn’t definitive, of course. In any case, the Engage Aura is currently available through the Lazada online store at the discounted price of only Php 7,490. Its original price is Php 10,990, and if we’re understanding this correctly, the discount only applies until the day ends.
Now here’s the deal. The Starmobile Engage Aura is available through either one of the following links. The first one is an affiliate link that nets Semi-Current a certain amount in referral fees. The other is a non-affliate link that’s just a regular link to the product page on Lazada. Feel free to choose which one you want to use. Just click on one to check it out.