The Asus Pegasus 2 Plus has been officially announced with midrange specs. Reuters

Asus has unveiled a smartphone called the Pegasus 2 Plus with model number X550. The handset was debuted at an exhibition in China during the weekend.

According to GSM Arena, the Asus Pegasus 2 Plus is a dual-SIM handset that comes with a 5.5-inch full HD screen. It supports a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and is powered by the Snapdragon 615 chipset that includes a 64-bit octa-core processor. The SoC is supported with 3 GB of RAM.

The usage of the Snapdragon 615 chipset indicates that the newly unveiled device is a midrange smartphone. On the rear side of the Asus Pegasus 2 Plus is a 13 MP camera while the front is flanked with an 8 MP shooter.

The handset will be featuring Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box and it will be overlaid with Zen UI from Asus. By this it becomes the first Asus device to receive the most recent Android version. It will be equipped with a large 3,030 mAh battery.

The Asus Pegasus 2 Plus will be available in color variants such as gold and white. Phone Arena claims since it is a dual-SIM device, the handset may be readily available in Western countries. As of this writing, the price of the device is not known.

On July 1, fresh news about the Asus ZenFone Go, a new entry-level devoce from the Taiwanese tech company, started swirling. The handset has not been officially unveiled by Asus, but a lot of details on the ZenFone Go have been revealed already.

The Asus ZenFone Go is expected to feature a 5-inch screen with support for HD resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Under the hood of the device lies the MediaTek MT6582 chip that includes a quad-core processor and Mali-400 MP2 graphics.

Even though it is being dubbed as an entry-level model, the chipset of the device is accompanied by 2 GB of RAM. The internal storage of the device is 8 GB. Asus has added an 8 MP as the main camera of the ZenFone Go, and on its front is a 2 MP camera.

The device does not support 4G LTE connectivity. So users will have to rely on 3G and Wi-Fi for web connectivity. It is expected to be unveiled this month, reports Phone Arena.