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ASUS ROG Phone 5: Everything you need to know before buying the gaming beast

The ROG range of products by ASUS is designed to facilitate serious gamers, and the ROG Phone aligns with this image. The ROG Phone is inarguably the most expedient gaming smartphone, featuring the most powerful chipset available for Android devices, RGB lighting, the highest refresh rate display on a smartphone, and a host of performance-enhancing...

The ASUS ROG Phone 5 will pack up to a whopping 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM

How much RAM does a smartphone really need? If you're an Asian phone brand making gaming phones, the answer is "as much as technically and humanly possible." That's the approach ASUS is taking with the ROG Phone 5, which will pack up to 18GB of RAM. The 18GB LPDDR5 mobile DRAM module comes from SK Hynix,...

ASUS is bringing the headphone jack back with the ROG Phone 5

We have an official launch date for the next gaming smartphone from ASUS, the ROG Phone 5. A bunch of features and specifications have leaked online, but now we can confirm that ASUS will be bringing back the 3.5mm audio jack on the upcoming smartphone. This is noteworthy because its predecessor (the ROG Phone 3)...

The ROG Phone 5 could have a dot matrix on the back for Aura Lighting

The ROG Phone from ASUS is the quintessential gaming phone. It has the most powerful chipset in an Android phone, shoulder buttons, an uninterrupted display, an active cooling attachment, and RGB lighting. The ROG logo that lights up on the back hasn't changed in the 3 generations of ROG Phones that ASUS has released, but...

[Update: Leaked hands-on video] ASUS ROG Phone 4 could launch soon with 65W fast charging

ASUS was rumored to be working on a new ROG gaming smartphone for 2021 in collaboration with Qualcomm right before the launch of the Snapdragon 888. It was also speculated that the new smartphone would be unveiled by the end of 2020 followed by a launch in the first half of 2021. While that hasn’t...

[Update: Render] ASUS ROG Phone 3 specs reveal massive 6000mAh battery, overclocked Snapdragon 865, 16GB of RAM, but no headphone jack

Chinese regulatory agency TENAA has published detailed specifications and a few renders of the upcoming ASUS ROG Phone 3. This is the third smartphone in the ASUS ROG Phone line, and it's poised to feature ludicrous hardware just as before. Here's what we know so far. Back in February, Qualcomm published a list of already-announced and...

ASUS finally rolls out Android Pie for the first gen ROG Phone

Asus has been doing a fine job of delivering updates to its latest flagship devices. Earlier this month, the company rolled out a stable Android 10 build for the ZenFone 6/6Z and recruited beta testers for the ROG Phone II. Most recently, the company rolled out a stable Android 10 update for last year's ZenFone...

[Update 3: TENAA Listing] The ASUS ROG Phone 2 will have a 120Hz display

With high refresh rate displays becoming all the rage in recent months, the ASUS ROG Phone 2 has been confirmed to have a 120Hz display. The confirmation comes in the form of a blog post on the company's Weibo account announcing a partnership with Tencent Games and the Chinese webcomic "Under One Person". "Under One...

[Video] Asus ROG Phone vs Razer Phone 2 – Which gaming phone should you choose?

The "gaming phone" market really picked up steam in 2018. Two of the top gaming smartphones were from manufacturers that are well-known in the gaming community. The Asus ROG Phone was launched in June as the company's first attempt at a gaming smartphone. Meanwhile, Razer launched their second device, the Razer Phone 2 in October....

[Update: Statement] Asus will shift its mobile strategy to focus on gamers and power users

If you've followed the Android smartphone industry for the past few years, then you may know that, despite having a large presence in other industries, Asus isn't exactly a part of the A-list of smartphone manufacturers. Looking at the XDA forums, I can say that Android enthusiasts, in particular, weren't fans of the bloatware that...

ASUS ROG Phone update brings Google ARCore support before launch

The gaming phone market is quite small but it's one of those nitches that could easily catch on if given the proper attention. Xiaomi has the Black Shark gaming phone and the Razer Phone 2 with its 120Hz display was just announced as well. There has been some news about both of these companies releasing...

Download ASUS PixelMaster Camera ported from the ASUS ROG Phone

If I were to sum up the world of smartphones so far in 2018, a few of the trends that I would point out include the display notch, facial recognition, lack of a headphone jack, an increasing number of camera sensors, and gaming phones. A few of the gaming-centric smartphones that have been released this...