ASUS Zenfone Pegasus 3S has been quietly launched in China, it is latest affordable smartphone device from the company in the Zenfone Pegasus, it is said to be an upgraded variant of the Zenfone Pegasus 3 was launched back in June 2016 in China. The ASUS Zenfone Pegasus 3S price in China is around CNY 1,999 – approximately $288 USD for the 64GB variant. It will go on sale starting from the end of this month.
The ASUS Zenfone Pegasus 3S features a 5.2-inch IPS LCD display with HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution, a pixel density of 282ppi, 67.65% screen-to-body-ratio and 2.5D curved glass layer on top of it. The device has all-metal uni-body design and comes with a front fingerprint sensor which is embedded under the front physical home button.
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The handset is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor that’s fueled by 64-bit MediaTek MT6750 chipset coupled with 3GB of RAM. It packs in 32GB / 64GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 2TB with the help of microSD card slot. It measures 149.5 x 73.7 x 8.85 mm and weighs 169.5 grams.
On the camera front, the Zenfone Pegasus 3S flaunts a 13-megapixel autofocus primary camera with f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX258 sensor, PDAF, 78.4-degree wide lens and dual tone LED flash. It shoots Full HD 1080p videos at 30fps. There is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with wide f/2.0 aperture and 85-degree lens to capture a wide group selfies and high quality video chatting. The device also equipped with a front fingerprint sensor to unlock the device, and also used to answer the call. It can support up to 5 sets of fingerprints and quick payment function as well.
The ASUS Zenfone Pegasus 3S runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with Zen UI 3.1 interface on top. It packs a giant 5000mAh battery under the hood which is claimed to deliver up to 48 hours of usage time and 30 days of standby time. It also supports 5V / 2A fast charge, and smart power saving modes. It has a dual SIM card slot on board along with 4G VoLTE connectivity, apart from 4G includes 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, USB OTG, 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio connectivity options.