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Fourth ASUS ZenFone 3 Variant Announced

ASUS Zenfone Pegasus 3 1

If you thought that ASUS was done with all the Zenfone 3 announcements, you’d be wrong. The company recently announced a fourth member of its Zenfone 3 family, though the new device is possibly destined as a China-only device. The new phone, dubbed the Zenfone Pegasus 3, sports an all-metal body despite the budget price tag.

ASUS Zenfone Pegasus 3

  • 1.3GHz octa-core processor
  • 2GB/3GB of RAM
  • 5.2-inch HD display with 2.5D glass, 1280 x 720 resolution
  • 16GB/32GB of expandable storage
  • 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture lens, AF, LED flash
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, Fingerprint scanner
  • 4100mAh battery
  • Android Marshmallow

The new phone has a metal unibody, 5.2-inch HD display and a 1.3GHz octa-core processor, along with 2.5D curved glass, and a choice of either 2GB or 3GB of RAM. Depending on the version you get, you’re also getting either 16GB or 32GB of expandable storage. The camera is a 13-megapixel deal with an f/2.2 aperture lens paired with a 5-megapixel front camera. There’s a fingerprint reader embedded on the back, and a large 4,100mAh battery inside.

 

The phone is destined to retail at RMB 1,300 for the lower end 2GB/16GB version and RMB 1,500 for the higher end, 3GB/32GB variant. The phone is a China-only release, for now.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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