ASUS was among those who picked up a fashion on gaming smartphones last year, releasing their powerful ASUS ROG Phone 2. This is a mobile phone, sharpened by fans of games, which also received a whole range of accessories. ASUS ROG Phone was presented at the June 2018 Computex and became the central event of last year’s exhibition. According to the DigiTimes resource, now the company is preparing for the announcement the second generation of the gaming mobile phone, and its release is worth the wait in the third quarter of this year. The characteristics of the new device are not reported, it says only that the well-known developer of mobile games Tencent will be involved in promoting the smartphone on the market. By the way, Razer also collaborates with the same company, which has not abandoned the idea of releasing its third gaming mobile phone.
Recall that at the end of last year, ASUS announced its plans to focus on the release of gaming mobile devices, as well as to offer a number of premium devices. The upcoming ASUS ROG Phone 2 will be one of those devices that will be released as part of the new strategy, and there is no doubt that it will become an improved version of its predecessor. It is highly likely that the smartphone will be awarded the Snapdragon 855 flagship platform, an advanced cooling system and at least 10 GB of RAM.
ASUS ZenFone 5 Max with Android 9.0 Pie seen in the benchmark
The first mention of the smartphone ASUS ZenFone 5 Max is dated March of this year. Details about this model appeared in the Geekbench benchmark database, which made it clear that the mobile phone will offer the Snapdragon 660 chip and the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system. A lot of time has passed since then, but the premiere of ASUS ZenFone 5 Max has not taken place until today. But it seems that the manufacturer has not left the idea to release this smartphone.