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Asus ZenFone Pegasus 3S with Sony IMX258 camera and 5,000 mAh battery launched

Asus ZenFone Pegasus 3

Asus has announced three new smartphones in the first 10 days of 2017. At CES event the company announced the Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom and Asus ZenFone AR and just today the phone maker outed in China the new generation of the ZenFone Pegasus 3 which announced in June of 2016. The new ZenFone Pegasus 3S houses an even larger battery, it has improvements in design, and sports better cameras.

Asus ZenFone Pegasus 3

The new ZenFone Pegasus 3S sports a 5.2-inch HD IPS touchscreen display with 1280 x 720 pixels and runs the 1.5 GHz MediaTek MT6750 octa-core processor backed by 3GB of RAM and Android 7.0 Nougat. The handset will come with 32GB and 64GB of storage versions with both models supporting memory expansion via microSD by up to 2TB.

The new phone by Asus sports a 13MP Sony IMX258 phase detection autofocus main camera with f/2.0 aperture lens, HDR, combined with company’s own PixelMaster technology for recording videos at 4K resolution. Check out here what this camera can do. In the front, the ZenFone 3S houses an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and selfie effects for recording videos at 1080 pixels.

Asus ZenFone Pegasus 3

ZenFone Pegasus 3S supports two SIM cards, 4G LTE network, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and a front-mounted fingerprint sensor. It gets powered by a massive 5,000 mAh battery that is sufficient of powering the handset for two days in mixed use. Saying goodbye to daily charging with the Asus ZenFone Pegasus 3S, right?

Pricing of the ZenFone Pegasus 3S is unveiled only for the 64GB of storage version, and it is set to sell for 1,999 Yuan (around $290). However, the international pricing may differ, especially if it goes through resellers only.

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