The highly anticipated Asus ROG Phone 8 series is on the verge of its release. While Asus has not yet disclosed the exact launch date, the company recently unveiled crucial details about the processors featured in these upcoming gaming smartphones. Set to follow in the footsteps of the ROG Phone 7 lineup launched earlier this year in April, the ROG Phone 8 series will consist of various models, including the ROG Phone 8 and ROG Phone 8 Ultimate. We have gained insight into the ROG Phone 8 Ultimate, as it appeared on Geekbench, revealing some important specifications.
A Weibo post confirmed that the Asus ROG Phone 8 series will come equipped with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC, ensuring powerful performance and high efficiency. This official announcement adds weight to the imminent release of the ROG Phone 8 lineup and suggests that the unveiling event is just around the corner.
With the introduction of the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, users can expect a remarkable 30% boost in overall performance compared to the previous generation processors. Additionally, this chipset claims to increase battery efficiency by 20% and enhance the GPU performance of the smartphone series by 25%, surpassing the capabilities of the preceding ROG Phone 7 series. The launch of the ROG Phone 8 models is anticipated to take place by the end of this year or early next year, and we can anticipate further details about these upcoming smartphones in the coming weeks.
Recently, the Asus ROG Phone 8 Ultimate was spotted on Geekbench under the model number ASUS_AI2401_A. This listing further solidifies the presence of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC in the upcoming device, as well as hints at the possibility of it running on Android 14.
Notably, during its initial release, the Asus ROG Phone 7 with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage was priced at Rs. 74,999 in India. Meanwhile, the premium variant, Asus ROG Phone 7 Ultimate with 16GB RAM and 512GB storage, came with a price tag of Rs. 99,999.
Asus is all set to establish its dominance in the gaming smartphone arena once again with the Asus ROG Phone 8 series. With the coveted Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC on board, these devices are expected to offer impressive performance, remarkable efficiency, and an unparalleled mobile gaming experience. Stay tuned for more updates as the official launch of the Asus ROG Phone 8 series draws near.