The first 160Hz display capable phone? Why, the ASUS ROG 3 with 865+ and Pixelworks

Will the ASUS ROG Phone 3 blend and run on 160Hz?

Jul 29, 2020, 1:41 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  0 comments
Asus announces the ROG Phone 3 5G: the gamer superphone

Asus is probably the only phone maker to boldly churn out a new ROG Phone every year. The company seems confident that it has its finger on the pulse of the gaming enthusiasts and just keeps moving forward. And so, in 2020, we get the Asus ROG Phone 3 — yet another insanely overpowered, RGB-lit, aggressive-looking phone with a huge screen and large battery.

Jul 22, 2020, 10:48 AM,  by Preslav Kateliev,  3 comments
Asus' next-generation Zenfone flagships tipped to boast flip cameras

Rumor has it that Asus will launch at least two models: Zenfone 7 and Zenfone 7 Pro. One of the traits that these flagships will have in common is the flip camera.

Jul 10, 2020, 4:32 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  6 comments
First Snapdragon 865 Plus powered phone is reportedly landing on July 22

The ASUS ROG Phone 3 and it's launch date is pretty much confirmed.

Jul 07, 2020, 3:23 PM,  by Anam Hamid,  2 comments
Asus ROG Phone 3 to be announced in July

Asus has just confirmed that its next flagship smartphone, the ROG Phone 3 will be unveiled on July 22 at 10 am, ET.

Jul 02, 2020, 2:36 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus will likely be announced soon

The overclocked version of the Snapdragon 865 is apparently arriving next month.

Jun 26, 2020, 11:15 AM,  by Anam Hamid,  2 comments
DEAL The OG Asus ROG Phone is on sale at an insane price in a 512GB storage variant (brand-new)

Released all the way back in 2018, the gaming-centric Asus ROG Phone is an outright steal right now at $350 in brand-new condition with 512 gigs of internal storage space on deck.

Jun 25, 2020, 5:59 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
The 5G Asus ROG Phone 3 will be launched soon, at least in China

The 5G Asus ROG Phone 3 has been confirmed for a vague China launch in July, but if history is any indication, markets like the US may need to wait much longer for the gaming-centric handset.

Jun 23, 2020, 3:59 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment

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Benchmark test may have revealed some key Asus ZenFone 7 specs

A Geekbench test might have leaked some of the specs for the upcoming Asus ZenFone 7; the device will carry as much as 16GB of memory and will be powered by the Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform.

Jun 19, 2020, 4:58 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  6 comments
The 5G Asus ROG Phone 3 shows off its love-it-or-hate-it design in leaked hands-on video

The gaming-centric 5G Asus ROG Phone 3 is inching closer and closer to an official announcement with an unconventional yet familiar design confirmed in a freshly leaked hands-on video.

Jun 18, 2020, 6:48 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  6 comments
featured Asus ROG Phone 3 specs leak – overclocked processor, huge battery and 5G support

The Asus ROG Phone 3 specs have leaked, showing that it will be among the most powerful smartphones to date.

Jun 16, 2020, 5:26 AM,  by Radoslav Minkov,  8 comments
Four Android phones now support Netflix HD; is your handset one of them?

Netflix has returned the Asus ROG Phone II to its list of phones that support HD and HDR10 video. The handset was added to the list last year but was removed last September.

Jun 04, 2020, 12:58 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  5 comments
Best Android tablets to buy in 2020

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...

Mar 30, 2020, 4:14 AM,  by PhoneArena Team,  22 comments
DEAL Еxpired The Asus ZenFone 5Z is a bargain hunter's wet dream at $279 with a Snapdragon 845 SoC

If you're in the market for an ultra-affordable Snapdragon 845 powerhouse with a full 1-year manufacturer's warranty, you should definitely check out this killer new B&H deal on the Asus ZenFone 5Z.

Mar 25, 2020, 5:25 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Snapdragon 865 Plus will power the 5G-ready ASUS ROG Phone III, coming Q3 2020

According to some recent rumors, ASUS is set to release the third generation of its gaming-oriented ROG Phone lineup sometime in Q3 2020. This could fall in line with the release of last year's ROG Phone II, which took place during the intense summer heat of July, but supply concern with 2020's coronavirus potential pandemic could certainly push back the announcement and release of the ROG Phone III. Yet, no matter when, it's definitely happening.

Mar 10, 2020, 2:58 AM,  by Peter Kostadinov,  1 comment
Asus ROG Phone II Android 10 update rolling out today ... maybe

Asus confirmed Android 10 is rolling out to ROG Phone II on March 10, but then backtracked on its statement.

Mar 09, 2020, 6:34 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
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
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,  20 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
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,  1 comment
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
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
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,  27 comments
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