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Hot on the heels of Qualcomm announcing an enhanced version of its mighty Snapdragon 855 system-on-chip (SoC) called the Snapdragon 855+, ASUS has confirmed that it will be implanting the new chip into its upcoming ROG Phone II. This will give the handset some additional grunt for gaming, compared to the regular Snapdragon 855 that is so commonly found in today's flagship phones. In case you missed our previous coverage, the Snapdragon 855+ is basically a bolstered version of the non-plus variant. It is still an octa-core SoC with a main "Prime" core, three high performance cores, and four efficiency cores, and it continues to be built on a 7-nanometer manufacturing process. However, the Prime... Read more...
Less than three weeks from now, ASUS will roll out its second-generation ROG Phone 2. As with the current-generation ROG Phone that we previously reviewed, this follow-up act is an Android handset that is purpose-built for playing games (we also found that the ROG Phone is excellent for general-purpose usage). Here is what we know about the ROG Phone 2 so far. Launch Date It was previously rumored that the ROG Phone 2 would debut on July 23. That launch date has not been confirmed by ASUS, which revealed the information on Weibo, a popular social media site in China. Here is the image that ASUS posted... Display And Hardware One of the notable upgrades coming to the ROG Phone 2 is a 120Hz display.... Read more...
It was inevitable that ASUS would bring a second-generation of its ROG Phone to market, but the company has been rather tight-lipped about what features the device will offer -- until now. In a Weibo post, the company confirmed a big specs upgrade for the upcoming ROG Phone 2 that concerns its display.  ASUS ROG Phone The ROG Phone 2 has now been confirmed to feature a 120Hz display. The original ROG Phone came with a 90Hz display (read the HotHardware review here), which placed it a step above the vast majority of smartphones which featured 60Hz displays upon its release. At this time, only the recently launched OnePlus 7 Pro matches the first-generation ROG Phone’s 90Hz... Read more...