The new mid-ranger with a slick design and a nice set of specs, Asus Pegasus 5000 is announced
Asus is adding a new smartphone to its Pegasus line of mid-rangers. The handset was unveiled in China under the name Asus Pegasus 5000. In terms of specs, the new device is an improved variant of the Asus Pegasus X002 unveiled over a year ago. A leak from TENAA from the last week made the hint for the upcoming Pegasus 5000 and now it is official in China.
The smartphone features a 5.5-inch FullHD screen. In the gut of the handset is ticking an octa-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz. The hardware configuration includes MediaTek MT6753 chipset and 2GB RAM. Actually there will be a 3GB RAM variant of the smartphone as well, but both models arrive with 16GB native storage. On the back of the phablet is provided a 13MP camera with LED flash. On the front panel is included a secondary camera with a resolution of 5MP.
The software running on the Pegasus 5000 is Android Lollipop. The device works with a 4850mAh battery which certainly will provide a lot of juice for the handset to keep it working throughout a busy day before it needs recharging. The new mid-ranger is LTE-enabled and supports Cat.4 LTE to be exact. It is a dual-SIM smartphone. The colors that will adorn the new phablet are gold and white. The price of the 2GB RAM model is CNY 1299 (around $198), while the 3GB costs CNY 1799 (around $273). The carrier that is releasing the new smartphone is China Telecom.