Asus ROG Phone 2 Gaming Smartphone Launch Date Revealed
Its been a while since Asus was confirmed to have been working on the second iteration of ROG Phone (Republic Of Gaming). Asus ROG Phone 2 is going to be the latest device in the gaming smartphone lineup from the company. Previously, many leaks showed an uncertain launch date, but the official release has finally been revealed for the date of 23rd July.
The Taiwanese company teased an image on the Chinese social media platform Weibo. According to the teaser, date, time and venue location of the ASUS’ press conference has been officially revealed. Notably, Tencent Games will be in collaboration, known for its massively popular multiplayer title, PUBG Mobile. It is expected that the company will showcase other gaming related peripherals which will also be available alongside the Asus ROG Phone 2.
Asus will probably be seen flaunting its smooth 120Hz display on its upcoming gaming flagship; a noticeable jump over last gens 90Hz screen. ROG Phone 2 is expected to run an optimized version of PUBG Mobile to fully utilize the 120Hz panel, which is twice the refresh rate found on traditional smartphones. The device was recently reported to have received the 3C Certification in China which also revealed a 30W charger being planned for the device. It will be the second brand after Razer and its Razer Phone lineup to feature such a high refresh rate display panel on its smartphone.
Asus ROG Phone 2 is expected to feature top-end specs similar to its predecessor. It will likely sport at least 6GB of RAM alongside 128GB of ROM run by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 SoC. The upcoming smartphone will be unveiled in China on 23rd July, however, its pricing is still unknown. It will be a great addition to the gaming lineup of smartphones from the company and in the market for gaming enthusiasts.