Asus has silently unveiled the successor of Pegasus X002 dubbed the Pegasus 2 Plus X550 in China. The smartphone was showcased at a Chinese exhibition in Nanjing on Saturday.
The firm had launched the Pegasus series of smartphones last year with the launch of budget 4G LTE smartphone Asus Pegasus X002, priced at CNY 799 (approximately Rs. 8,000). Now, the Asus Pegasus 2 Plus is considered as the successor of the original Pegasus.
The Asus Pegasus 2 Plus features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display and is powered by the 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM. Last year, Pegasus X002 featured a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display and 64-bit quad-core 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6732 processor coupled with 2GB RAM.
It sports a 13-megapixel camera with LED flash at the rear and an 8-megapixel front facing camera. It is a dual-SIM smartphone that is backed by a 3030mAh battery. It runs latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with latest Zen UI skinned on top.
The Asus Pegasus 2 Plus comes in two colours – Rose Gold and White. Pricing or availability details are unknown as yet.