ASUS has unveiled three new smartphones at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas. In addition to the ZenFone AR and ZenFone Zoom 3, the Taiwanese company has announced the ASUS ZenFone Pegasus 3S intended for the Chinese market.
Based on the information provided, the device looks like an update version of the Pegasus 3, launched last year. The new smartphone has a new design with metal body and of the bands for the antennas in the form of arc placed on the upper and lower part of the back-cover.
ASUS ZenFone Pegasus 3S official with MT6750 and Android 7.0 Nougat!
Unlike its predecessor, the ASUS ZenFone Pegasus 3S is equipped with a fingerprint reader located at the front, built in the oval shaped physical Home button.
The fingerprint scanner is able to store up to 5 different tracks and supports the authorization of payments by footprint. In greater detail, the new ZenFone Pegasus 3S has a data sheet composed of a 5.2 inch IPS display with HD resolution 1280 x 720 pixels protected by a 2.5D curved glass. .
Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3S is powered by a processor octa-core MediaTek MT6750 to 64 bits with a maximum clock frequency to 1.5 GHz and GPU ARM Mali-T860 MP2.
The SoC is then supported by 3 GB of RAM and you can choose two internal storage ranging from 32 GB and 64 GB, both expandable via micro SD up to 2 TB.
One of the highlight features of the new ASUS Zenfone Pegasus 3S is its battery. In fact, the company decided to replace the unit of 4100 mAh, which supplies the Pegasus 3, with a Battery 5000 mAh high density on the new smartphone model.
The company claims that the unit of phone is able to guarantee up to 30 days of battery life in standby and 48 hours of intensive use. The smartphone also supports fast charging 5V 2A and also offers five modes of intelligent energy saving.
As for the photographic industry, the ASUS ZenFone Pegasus 3S is equipped with a primary camera of 13 mega-pixels, with an opening f / 2.0 autofocus and PDAF, and a front of 8 mega-pixels. The rear camera has the technology pixel master which allows ease of use and shooting. We also find other shooting modes, including the HDR Pro.
Turning to connectivity, the smartphone offers support of dual SIM dual standby, Wi-Fi and LTE 4G+. On the software side, the Pegasus 3S is running on the operating system Android 7.0 Nougat. The device can be bought in China at a price of 1,999 Yuan (about 274 EUR) for the version of 64 GB.