Mark your calendars as the highly-anticipated ASUS ROG Phone 8 series gears up for a grand reveal in China on January 16th. Anticipation surrounds the lineup featuring three models: the ROG Phone 8, Phone 8 Pro, and the premium ROG Phone 8 Pro Ultimate, speculated to boast the cutting-edge Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3. Adding to the excitement, the ASUS ROG Phone 8 and ROG Phone 8 Pro have recently made an appearance on Geekbench, offering enthusiasts a sneak peek into their potential performance prowess.
ASUS ROG Phone 8 series Geekbench Listing
Unveiling its identity with the model number AI2401_C, the ASUS ROG Phone 8/8 Pro takes a step into the limelight. A recent sighting on Geekbench, reported by MySmartPrice, discloses key details about the upcoming powerhouse. Operating on the Android 14 OS, the device boasts a formidable 16GB RAM, leaving room for speculation about potential variants that may accompany its official launch.
Anticipated to be a gaming powerhouse, the ASUS ROG Phone, expected to run on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC, has surfaced on Geekbench with noteworthy scores. Projected specs include an Android 14 OS, 16GB RAM (with potential variants), and a motherboard powered by the latest Snapdragon chipset. Achieving a commendable 2,210 points in the single-core round and an impressive 6,863 points in the multi-core test, these expected specifications heighten excitement for the device’s official unveiling.
Unveiling a visual marvel, the ASUS ROG Phone 8 is rumored to feature a 6.78-inch FHD+ SAMSUNG Flexible AMOLED display, adorned with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2. With HDR10 support, LTPO technology, and a remarkable 165Hz refresh rate, the display promises an immersive gaming experience.
Under the hood, the device is expected to be fueled by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. Accompanying the powerhouse, the ROG Phone 8 is said to offer configurations with up to 12GB of LPDDR5X RAM and 256GB of UFS 4.0 storage. Meanwhile, the Pro variant is speculated to elevate the game with up to 24GB of LPDDR5X RAM and a generous 1TB UFS 4.0 storage capacity.
Operating on Android 14 with the distinct ROG UI, the phones are poised to deliver a tailored and seamless user experience.
While detailed camera specifications remain under wraps, initial expectations hint at a powerful setup, featuring a 50MP Sony IMX890 primary sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 32MP camera equipped with 3X optical zoom. On the front, a 32MP shooter is anticipated to capture stunning selfies and facilitate video chats.
In the endurance department, both models are speculated to house a robust 5,500mAh battery. The charging capabilities are set to impress, with support for 65W fast charging, Quick Charge 5.0, and PD Charging. This comprehensive package positions the ASUS ROG Phone 8 series as a formidable contender in the gaming smartphone arena.