ASUS is preparing to reveal its next generation of gaming smartphones, the ROG Phone 8 lineup. While the official launch date is still a closely guarded secret, the company has disclosed that the upcoming ROG gaming smartphones will be equipped with the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. This time, the company is reportedly set to launch three devices, including the standard ROG Phone 8, ROG Phone 8 Pro, and ROG Phone 8 Ultimate. Here’s all the information you need:
ASUS ROG Phone 8 Series Chipset
ASUS has officially confirmed that the upcoming ROG Phone 8 series will arrive with the recently launched Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. This is a 4nm chipset with a maximum clock speed of 3.3 GHz. It is also equipped with AI features that Qualcomm refers to as the “Titan of on-device intelligence.”
According to Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 offers a 30 percent increase in performance and a 20 percent improvement in efficiency compared to its predecessor, the 8 Gen 2. Moreover, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 has achieved the 2 million mark on the AnTuTu performance benchmarking website. It has scored 2,139,281 points.
Along with the fastest Android smartphone, the incoming ROG Phone 8 will become an early adopter of Qualcomm’s flagship chipset. While Xiaomi has already taken the lead by introducing the first set of Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 smartphones, other brands like Vivo, Realme, and iQOO are preparing to release their versions, ushering in an exciting era of handsets equipped with this powerful chipset.
ASUS ROG Phone 8 Series
While the majority of the details about the upcoming gaming smartphone are still under wraps, the Geekbench listing reveals a couple of key specifications of the device. According to the listing, ROG Phone 8 will feature up to 16GB of RAM and will run on the latest Android 14. Besides, we don’t have much detail about the device, but we are expecting to get more information as we inch closer to the launch.