The Asus Pegasus 5000 has officially been launched just a short while after its existence was revealed via a certification leak. The handset is the second non-ZenFone release within a week for the company after the unveiling of the Live in Brazil.
Asus is planning to sell the Asus Pegasus 5000 in two different variants. One will contain 2GB of RAM and is priced at CNY 1299 (roughly $198), while the other sports 3GB of RAM and costs CNY 1799 (approx $273). The brand has been mum so far on whether it plans to bring the phone to international markets anytime soon.
The Asus phone is the successor to the Pegasus 2 Plus which came out in July last year. The new smartphone offers consumers 16GB of internal storage which they can expand up to 32GB via a microSD card slot. Its daily tasks are fueled by an octa-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 processor and a 4850mAh battery.
Check out the specifications of the Asus Pegasus 5000 at a glance:
– Display: 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels
– OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop-based ZenUI
– Storage: 16GB, expandable till 32GB
– RAM: 2GB/3GB
– CPU: 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753
– Camera: 13MP rear, 5MP front
– Battery: 4850mAh
– Weight: 176g
– Size: 155 x 76.4 x9mm
– Connectivity: 4G, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0
Moving on to its photography skills, the Pegasus 5000 comes equipped with a 13MP camera on its rear surface. The unit is accompanied by an aperture of f/2.0 and LED flash. There’s also a 5MP front-facing lens for selfies and video calls. As per GSM Arena, the handset runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with a layer of the brand’s ZenUI.
We’ll let you know if the Asus Pegasus 5000 gets launched outside China in the future.