Asus is a popular brand in the laptop market. They stepped into the Smartphone Industry few years back and fighting for their share of place in the Smartphone market. Their efforts are very hard and intelligent so far. Asus released the world’s first 4 GB RAM Smartphone earlier. Now they come with Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550 in the $200 price range.
Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550 is a 4G Phablet size Smartphone with all top specifications included. It is a clean target to satisfy those who need high-level performance in Smartphones. Snapdragon processor, 3 GB RAM, 32 GB ROM, FHD Display, High Pixel Cameras and many more highlight Specifications are attracting the Buyers from July 2015 when Asus released the Specification sheet. Some buyers are waiting for 4 months to buy this phone. Finally, Asus Pegasus 2 Plus is available for sale from October 31, 2015. You can also confirm your stock in the presale which is already started and going on. The Price for this Power puffed Smartphone is $275.89.
We have analyzed the features and specifications of Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550 below. Let’s have a look into it.
Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550 Review
Asus Pegasus 2 Plus has a sleek, slim and decent look. In the front side at the top, it has the Micro speaker and at the bottom Asus Logo is located. The three capacitive buttons are on screen. So, when you look into the Phone while the screen is off you can only look into a wide 5.5-inch display in the front. The right side has the Volume buttons and the Power button and the left side is flat without any buttons. The top has 3.5 mm Headphone jack and the bottom has the USB charging port. In the back side. the rear camera is located in the top center along with the flashlight.
All the four sides are protected with metal frame which gives a solid look to the phone. The back cover gives grip to the hands while holding. Overall, Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550 is good in looking. It is not a new design, but it looks attractable and everything looks fine for our day to day use.
The display has a wide 5.5 inch IPS technology screen. The screen resolution has 1920 x 1080 pixels which make this display into an FHD Quality. Display at 1080 pixels will give us an awesome experience while using it in day to day. All the images will be displayed with sharp and detailed in this resolution. Reading experience would be nice in this phone.
Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550 has lot of top features in this section. It is loaded with Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset which has two quad-core i.e Octa Core. Both the Quad cores can be clocked up to 1.5 GHz. With 2 Quad core processor running in parallel will produce abundant of power to the chip and will give us a nice result. Graphical processor is loaded with Adreno-405, which is also a good one.
Memory is more than enough for a Smartphone in Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550. It has 3 GB RAM and 32 GB ROM. Both the memory is massive for a smartphone. Also, the choice for adding more memory is added with expandable memory card slot which can adopt up to 32 GB card. This is a best choice Smartphone for Hardcore and high-end Smartphone users. Multitasking, downloading, High graphical Games or whatever, will run smoothly in this Phone since both the Chipset and Memory is highly configured for the maximum usage in a Smartphone.
OS installed with Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550 is Android 5.1 Lollipop, which is the latest OS in android. So, no need to worry about the Upgrade of OS after the purchase, hence it already installed with the latest one.
Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550 has Dual Cameras. The Back Camera has 13.0 Mega Pixels lens. It produces high-quality pictures without any doubt. Flashlight is also available. The Camera app has a lot of features and settings to set our desired setting. You can also record videos at 1080 pixel FHD quality.
Front Camera has 8.0 Mega Pixel lens. With an 8.o MP camera, we can produce magnificent selfies. Along with the quality, here we get specific features in the camera like face detection, Anti-Shake, Smile Detection, Face Beautifying etc.
This is the main source for a Smartphone to run flawlessly. Without a high capacity battery, there is no use with a top performing hardware. Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550 has 3030 mAh battery. We have seen a lot of batteries in the past. Based on our analysis, a 3030mAh battery can stand up to 10 hours of heavy usage and more than 1 day for a normal usage. If you continuously use the Phone with Internet, Games or Videos, you may have to charge the battery in the morning and night every day to work without any issue with battery low. In case, you are a normal user, just charge the battery at night every day.
In our opinion, this battery is enough for Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550 to run flawlessly.
Connectivity and other Features
For the Internet connectivity, it has option for WiFi, 2G, 3G, and 4G. You can also use the Phone as WiFi Hotspot to connect other devices with the internet. It has the latest Bluetooth version 4.1. GPS technology is also implemented. It has a Dual SIM facility. Fm Radio, 3.5 mm Headphone jack and Browser support for HTML 5 available in this phone.
- CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, Octa Core 1.5 Ghz
- GPU: Adreno-405
- RAM: 3GB RAM
- ROM: 32GB
- External memory: up to 32GB (not included)
- OS: Android 5.1
- Screen size: 5.5 inch
- Screen resolution: 1920 x 1080 (FHD)
- Back camera: 13.0MP
- Front camera: 8.0MP
- Camera Functions: Flashlight, Aperture: f/2.0, Face Detection, Anti Shake, Smile Detection, Panorama Shot, Face Beauty
- Video recording: Yes, at 1080 Pixels
- Battery Capacity: 3030 mAh Battery
- SIM Card Type: Dual Micro SIM Card
- Wireless Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, WiFi, GSM, 3G, 4G, GPS
We have seen that all the features are of top notch without a doubt. Snapdragon Processor with Octa Core is something a double Bonus and it is coupled with a 3 GB RAM. This is a real performing phone and already there is a big group of buyers waiting in queue to buy this phone. Only one thing yet to be checked, that is “Value for Money”. Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550 price in the Online Stores is $275.89. Other Smartphones with near or same specification are selling at $300 price range. For this price, there is no match to compare Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550. This proves that Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550 is giving more value for money.