Asus unveils it’s new affordable Smartphone Pegasus X002 priced @ $128 or Rs. 7500. The smartphone is unveiled in China and may hit the Indian market in early 2015. Asus will pitch it against Redmi 1s which gave tough competition to all smartphones in Indian market with predatory pricing. Asus Pegasus X002 will heat up the budget smartphones market even more.
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The Asus Pegasus X002 comes with a 5 inch HD screen with display resolution of 1280*720 pixels having 323 PPI. The Smartphone boasts of a 64-Bit Mediatek (MT6732) processor clocked at 1.5GHz , Mali T760 GPU coupled with 2GB RAM & 16GB internal storage. The device has both 3G and 4G capability for high speed data surfing.
The MediaTek MT6732 is a 64-bit Quad-Core 4G LTE platform processor based on the ARM Cortex-A53 processor with ARM Mali –T760 GPU.It is designed for the performance, mid – range market. MT 6732 offers high-end performance with low power consumption, also has compatibility for legacy 32-bit applications.
The 64 Bit processors are going to be norm in year 2015. We have seen in last 1 month many smartphones getting launched with the 64 Bit processor. The 4G network connectivity and 64 Bit apps will drive the smartphones growth in 2015.
Great time for the buyers they will get performance boost with the affordable 64 bit processors with 4G Capabilityin 2015.
The smartphone runs on Android Jelly bean 4.2 and it’s upgradable to KitKat 4.4, no word on whether Asus will roll out the Android Lollipop upgrade on Pegasus X002.It is one of the most important factors for a lot of buyers now to have Android Lollipop Update in the latest smartphones which are specially releasing in 2015. It also has a 8 Megapixel Rear camera and a 5 Megapixel front camera. The Pegasus X002 has a 2500 maH battery which gives 174 hours of standby.
Full specification of Asus Pegasus X002
- Processor – 1.5 GHz 64 bit quad core Mediatek MT6732.
- GPU – Mali T760
- RAM – 2GB
- Internal Memory – 16GB.
- External SD Card Supported – upto 64 GB.
- Screen Type and Size – HD 5 inch Display.
- Screen Resolution – 1280*720.
- Pixel density – 323 PPI
- Battery Capacity – 2500mah.
- Primary Camera – 8MP Rear Camera.
- Secondary Camera – 2MP Front Selfie Camera.
- 2G – EDGE
- 3G – HSPA
- 4G – LTE.
- Operating System – Android jellybean 4.2 ( upgradable to KitKat 4.4).
The launch of Micromax Yureka Yu with the 64 Bit processor and 4G capability and Nokia 638 at a budget price already has added fuel to price wars. The smartphone have really good specs compared to the Redmi 1s, Moto E and and Honor holly under 7k budget as it comes with 64bit architecture and 2GB RAM and 4G connectivity.
It’s really a feature rich smartphone for main stream buyers we will add more details and user reviews to the story once it is launched in the Indian market.