Google Stadia now supports Samsung, Razer and Asus smartphones

After bringing its cloud gaming streaming service to Pixel phones last year, Google announced Stadia will be expanding to new devices come February 20.

Feb 19, 2020, 11:57 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
Asus ROG Phone II falls the latest coronavirus tech victim

The Asus supply chain is the latest to get infected with Wuhan coronavirus, warns the gaming gear juggernaut.

Feb 04, 2020, 2:04 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  1 comment
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Looking for a good Android tablet? Well, look no further! Here's our list of the best Android-powered tablets you can get right now...

Jan 20, 2020, 9:25 AM,  by Milen Yanachkov, Georgi Zarkov,  22 comments
featured Which phone has the best speakers? iPhone vs Galaxy, OnePlus, LG, Pixel, ROG Phone II blind test

Which is the phone with the best speakers? Which phone sounds best to most people? These are the questions I wanted to answer so I did a blind test with 15 of my colleagues. The phones I picked to compete against each other: the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, the OnePlus 7T Pro, the LG G8X, the Google Pixel 4 XL, and the Asus ROG Phone II.

Jan 09, 2020, 10:04 AM,  by Nick Todorov,  22 comments
DEAL Microsoft on eBay has the Asus ROG Phone on sale for as little as $400

The hardcore gaming-friendly Asus ROG Phone can be purchased from Microsoft's official eBay store starting at only $400, undercutting a recent Cyber Monday deal offered by the same company.

Dec 20, 2019, 9:56 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Microsoft's Cyber Monday deals continue with 512GB ASUS ROG Phone for $650

Microsoft, of all electronics' stores, keeps chugging Cyber Monday deals. After revealing what can only be described as a pricing error on the high-end Galaxy Note 10+, as it knocks a full $400 off the unlocked models, now is the time to give an even bigger discount, this time for the gaming Asus ROG Phone.

Dec 01, 2019, 1:34 PM,  by Daniel Petrov,  3 comments
Asus ROG Phone receives official Android Pie update at long last

Commercially released roughly a year ago with an extravagant price point and state-of-the-art specs, the gaming-friendly Asus ROG Phone is barely getting its official and stable Android 9.0 Pie update now.

Nov 28, 2019, 7:54 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments

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Asus delivers its second Android 10 update already to a phone released on Android 8.0

The Asus ZenFone 5Z, which was originally released running Android 8.0 Oreo way back in the summer of 2018, is already becoming the company's second handset officially updated to Android 10.

Nov 27, 2019, 4:26 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Asus ZenFone 6 scores Android 10 update in several markets, US included

An official Android 10 update has reportedly started making its way to the Asus ZenFone 6 across a number of major markets, including the US, Canada, and India.

Nov 04, 2019, 5:03 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Buttons on smartphones could soon be a thing of the past

A company called Sentons, whose technology is used on the Asus ROG Phone II Tencent Edition, says that it is working with other smartphone manufacturers to eliminate the use of buttons on handsets.

Oct 18, 2019, 2:21 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  11 comments
DEAL The incredibly powerful Asus ROG Phone 2 is on sale at an absurdly low price on eBay

The Asus ROG Phone 2 hasn't even been properly and widely released in the US yet and it's already available for only $569.99 from a top-rated eBay seller in a brand-new and unused GSM unlocked variant.

Sep 25, 2019, 4:43 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
ASUS ROG Phone II Review: Sweet Overkill

When you hear the term "gaming phone", what are the first associations that come to mind? Over-the-top hardware specs? Glowing multi-colored LEDs? Support for fancy gaming accessories, perhaps? The Asus ROG Phone II comes with all of this, topping the package with a ridiculously large battery and a huge screen running at a buttery-smooth 120Hz refresh rate.

8.5
Sep 25, 2019, 3:40 AM,  by Nick Todorov,  32 comments
featured Asus is low-key becoming a force to be reckoned with

After experimenting for far too long with far too many unconventional concepts, Asus seems to have settled on two ideas that perfectly combine traditionalism and out-of-the-box thinking.

Sep 24, 2019, 10:14 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  25 comments
Asus ROG Phone 2 now available for pre-order in the US

Officially unveiled two months ago, the powerful Asus ROG Phone 2 is finally coming to the United States. Unfortunately, the phone isn't really meant for the US market, so it's missing a lot of LTE bands.

Sep 23, 2019, 2:58 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  8 comments
Asus ZenFone 6 launches in the US in a special edition with tweaked design and maxed-out specs

The special Asus ZenFone 6 Edition 30 comes with an "exclusive" design, extended warranty, mind-blowing specifications, and a not-so-reasonable price point in the US.

Sep 17, 2019, 3:04 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  6 comments
Asus VivoWatch SP goes official as the company's latest smartwatch with a built-in ECG sensor

The newly unveiled Asus VivoWatch SP goes after the Apple Watch Series 4 with an embedded "medical-grade" ECG monitor, but it's actually not the company's first ever smartwatch to offer that feature.

Sep 04, 2019, 8:04 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
Asus ROG Phone II

The ASUS ROG Phone 2 is second-generation gaming phone with over-the-top aesthetics and impressively awesome hardware.

8.5
Sep 04, 2019, 3:18 AM
DEAL The Asus ROG Phone is now cheaper than ever (at least at Microsoft)

The price of Asus ROG Phone is now down to a very attractive $599 - thanks to a deal that's exclusively available at Microsoft.

Aug 22, 2019, 9:56 AM,  by Florin Troaca,  2 comments
featured The state of Android Pie updates on the eve of Android Q: the best and worst brands

With the stable rollout of Android Q right around the corner, this is the ideal time to evaluate the general state of Android Pie updates, as well as the individual performance of the world's top smartphone vendors.

Aug 16, 2019, 9:10 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  9 comments
DEAL Deal: Save up to $230 on the original Asus ROG Phone at Amazon

For a limited time, Amazon offers a 22% discount on the Asus ROG Phone 128GB, whereas the 512GB model is getting a 21% discount.

Aug 09, 2019, 1:39 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
DEAL Amazon, Newegg deals take up to $231 off the Asus ROG Phone

There are some deals available for those gamers interested in the original Asus ROG Phone. Amazon has the 512GB model priced at $869 while the 128GB version is priced at $699.

Aug 09, 2019, 1:09 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
Asus ZenFone 6 gets a US shipping date in three affordable variants

With an inventive flip camera, state-of-the-art Snapdragon 855 processor, and hefty battery under the hood, the Asus ZenFone 6 is almost ready for a US release, with three variants currently up for pre-order starting at $500.

Aug 07, 2019, 7:01 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  8 comments
Asus ZenFone 6 finally goes up for US pre-orders at an unrivaled price

The $500 and up Asus ZenFone 6 brings a state-of-the-art Snapdragon 855 processor and inventive rotating dual camera module to the table, with pre-orders finally underway in the US at B&H Photo Video.

Aug 05, 2019, 2:52 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  6 comments
The Asus ROG Phone 2 is so popular, first batch sold out almost immediately

The second generation ROG Phone from Asus appears to be a hit in China as the phone's first sale saw the designated units vanish in seconds. Asus promised to pump the numbers up for the upcoming sales.

Aug 01, 2019, 7:05 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  8 comments
We finally know when Asus ZenFone 6 pre-orders will start in the US

The powerful and incredibly sleek-looking Asus ZenFone 6 will apparently bring its motorized rotating camera to the US on July 31 for official pre-orders, at least at one major retailer.

Jul 22, 2019, 1:06 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
ROG Phone 2 will have a switch to "tone it down" with the gamer UI

The ROG Phone 2 is a serious contender whether you're into gaming or not. With the newest Snapdragon 855 Plus, a buttery-smooth 120 Hz 6.6-inch AMOLED screen, front-firing stereo speakers, and a massive 6,000 mAh battery, it's any poweruser's dream, really. So, having the option to tone down the gamer styling if you're not into that sort of thing is an A+ choice by Asus.

Jul 22, 2019, 4:10 AM,  by Preslav Kateliev,  0 comments
featured Asus ROG Phone 2 is a ridiculously powerful Android phone with Snapdragon 855 Plus and air cooling [hands-on]

The Asus ROG Phone 2 is an Android gaming smartphone with unique visual aesthetic and features designed to squeeze as much performance as possible out of the available hardware. It's running a cutting-edge Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset, and sports a massive 6.6" OLED display that supports 120 Hz refresh rate.

Jul 22, 2019, 3:01 AM,  by Rado Slavov,  28 comments
ROG Phone 2 listing reveals massive battery, big phone

The Asus ROG Phone 2 has just popped up in a TENAA listing. That thing is huge! But at least it also comes with an enormous battery...

Jul 18, 2019, 4:57 AM,  by Preslav Kateliev,  1 comment
Asus ROG Phone II real-world images leak out

First real-world snaps of the alleged Asus ROG Phone II show us what the next big thing for mobile gamers will look like...

Jul 17, 2019, 5:47 AM,  by Victor Hristov,  2 comments
Asus ROG Phone II will be the first phone with new Snapdragon 855 Plus

Asus ROG Phone will be the first phone to get the Snapdragon 855 Plus and deliver unprecedented gaming performance on Android...

Jul 15, 2019, 7:32 AM,  by Victor Hristov,  10 comments
Mid-range Asus ZenFone 5Q receives Android 9.0 Pie update months after its high-end siblings

The mid-range Asus ZenFone 5Q is finally following in the footsteps of the ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 5Z on the official Android 9.0 Pie bandwagon.

Jul 05, 2019, 8:13 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Mobile gamers, rejoice - the Asus ROG Phone 2 launch is right around the corner

The gaming-centric Asus ROG Phone 2 is officially scheduled for a July 23 announcement in China ahead of a likely Western expansion at some point down the line.

Jul 05, 2019, 5:55 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  6 comments
Asus ROG Phone 2 will catch up to Razer Phones with key screen technology upgrade

The impending Asus ROG Phone 2 is confirmed to upgrade its predecessor's 90Hz display refresh rate to state-of-the-art 120Hz technology, thus matching the capabilities of the Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2.

Jun 12, 2019, 3:20 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Best Buy clearance deal brings well-reviewed Asus ZenFone 5Q down to $180 ($120 off)

The Asus ZenFone 5Q is one of our best-reviewed sub-$400 smartphones, and right now, it costs only $179.99 as part of a killer Best Buy "clearance" deal.

Jun 11, 2019, 3:56 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Asus ROG Phone 2 gets an official release window and high-profile gaming 'optimization' partner

The Asus ROG Phone 2 has been confirmed for a July release with special optimization for popular content developed by Tencent Games, including global hits like PUBG and Fortnite.

Jun 06, 2019, 4:45 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
Latest Asus ZenFone 6 update further improves main camera

It's only been a few days since Asus released the first major update for its latest flagship, the ZenFone 6, and now another update is making its way to the phone.

May 30, 2019, 10:05 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Asus ZenFone 6 Review

The Asus ZenFone 6 arrived at the office yesterday, and we've been busy testing it. The phone promises great battery life, fast performance, and great results from its camera, while the screen has thin bezels and no notch. Here is what we think about it...

8.0
May 30, 2019, 9:18 AM,  by Nick Todorov,  41 comments
Asus ZenFone 6 first update brings important camera improvements

It looks like the ZenFone 6's camera needs some adjustments, so Asus has decided to addressed that in the first update, which focuses exactly on this aspect.

May 27, 2019, 8:03 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
Asus ZenFone 6 might be released in the US in July and you can already try to win one

The Asus ZenFone 6 should be sold stateside at prices starting at $499 (unlocked). The phone will definitely work on T-Mobile and AT&T.

May 27, 2019, 7:46 PM,  by Florin Troaca,  4 comments
featured Living with a huge, 5000mAh-battery phone, and why 1000-dollar phones don't have one

For several weeks, I've been using the Asus ZenFone 6 – a really big phone with a really big battery. It is a phone with great battery life that costs just $500, which could make one wonder why 1000-dollar phones don't have batteries so big.

May 27, 2019, 7:00 AM,  by Nick Todorov,  18 comments
Asus delivers Android 9.0 Pie to another ZenFone smartphone

Initially slated for an April 15 roll out, the Asus ZenFone Max M2 Android 9.0 Pie update is now being deployed in the United States.

May 21, 2019, 7:32 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Asus ZenFone 6 is official: motorized camera, Snapdragon 855, $499

The Asus ZenFone 6 is official with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 and a motorized flip camera for just $499. The smartphone also includes up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, in addition to stock Android and a 5,000mAh battery.

May 16, 2019, 1:40 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  45 comments
Asus ZenFone 6 (2019)

The Asus ZenFone 6 (2019) specifications include a 6.4-inch IPS display, Snapdragon 855 processor and 8 GB RAM. There is a dual-camera setup ( with 48-megapixel main sensor ) on the back, that rotates to take great selfies. The phone is powered by a massive 5000 mAh battery and runs Android 9.0 Pie.

8.0
May 16, 2019, 1:30 PM
DEAL Best Buy has two Android phones and a couple of extra goodies on sale for $51 overall

A measly $51 gets you an unlocked Asus ZenFone Live with Android Go, a prepaid LG Fiesta 2 with a massive battery, and two Simple Mobile freebies at Best Buy right now.

May 12, 2019, 3:12 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  3 comments
Asus reveals powerful specs for upcoming Zenfone 6 flagship, including massive battery

Despite the fact that it will be unveiled just two days after the OnePlus 7, Asus ZenFone 6 will probably be of interest to many customers looking for a not so expensive (hopefully) flagship.

May 09, 2019, 9:23 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
DEAL Asus ZenFone 5Z scores $100 discount to hit impressively low $400 price with Snapdragon 845

The Asus ZenFone 5Z is one of the most affordable Snapdragon 845 smartphones available in the US right now after its already reasonable $500 price has been reduced to only $400.

Apr 26, 2019, 1:43 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
Asus ZenFone Live (L2)

The Asus ZenFone Live (L2) is a minor upgrade over the ZenFone Live (L1). The specifications include a 5.5-inch display, Snapdragon 430 processor, and 13-megapixel camera with PDAF. A 3000 mAh battery is powering the device and Android 8.1 Oreo is on board.

Apr 18, 2019, 2:58 PM
Asus tipped to launch second-generation ROG gaming smartphone in Q3 2019

Asus plans to launch a sequel later this year, but the company will mainly focus on the Chinese market this time.

Apr 08, 2019, 12:56 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  6 comments
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