The Asus Pegasus 2 Plus is now officially released in China with midrange specs that could compete with the current value-for-money kings. After the commercial success of the Asus Zenfone 2, the Taiwanese outfit manages to refresh its Pegasus line to broaden its audience.
The Asus Pegasus 2 Plus hardware
The Asus Pegasus 2 Plus will be primarily driven by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 which packs an octa-core 64-bit desktop-class architecture CPU. The package comes with four cores of ARM Cortex A53 with 1.7GHz speed and four cores of Cortex A53 with 1GHz speed; while the Adreno 405 GPU is the one responsible with graphics. The handset also packs 3GB of RAM for faster app launching and fluid multitasking function.
As far as the camera goes, the Asus Pegasus 2 Plus comes with a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front-facing unit. The Asus Pegasus 2 Plus also boasts a 5.5-inch Full HD display and 3030 mAh battery. It also features Android 5.1.1 out of the box; and just like the other Asus handsets, it comes with Zen UI overlay.
No pricing has been announced yet but the Asus Pegasus 2 Plus will come in both Rose Gold and White options.
Asus Pegasus 2 Plus Spec
5.5-inch Full HD display
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Chipset
1.7GHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU
1.0GHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU
Adreno 405 GPU
3GB of RAM
13MP rear camera with LED flash
5MP front camera
Dual SIM/Dual Standby
4G LTE, 3G/HSPA+
Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Hotspot
3.5mm Audio Jack
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with Zen UI
3030 mAh battery