Asus ROG Phone 2 was reported to launch in China on July 23 last month. Now the report comes out to be true since as the company has confirmed to launch the next-generation gaming-centric phone on the said date.
Asus has confirmed the launch date on the Chinese microblogging website, Weibo. Asus has also started sending out media invites for the launch event.
Asus launched its gaming smartphone, ROG Phone in June last year. The Asus ROG Phone 2 phone will be the successor of the ROG phone.
The company has already announcedits partnership with Tencent Games for the creation of the next generation ROG Phone gaming smartphone. The Asus ROG Phone 2 will reportedly come in two variants, with the base model having a price tag of RMB 4,399 (around Rs 44,300).
In an earlier Weibo post, Asus announced that the ROG Phone 2 would feature a 120Hz refresh rate. Notably, ROG Phone came with a 90Hz refresh rate. The phone also received certifications from US FCC, Wi-Fi Alliance, and China’s 3C recently.
The specifications of the upcoming smartphone are scarce at the moment, but the phone is said to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 octa-core 7nm flagship processor, paired with up to 12GB RAM. The phone might have cooling system and a glowing Asus logo, like its predecessor. The next ROG Phone could feature a triple camera since last year’s model equipped a dual-camera setup.