ASUS ROG Phone 2 specifications appear in Geekbench listing, with 12GB RAM in tow

The original ASUS ROG Phone

“The ROG Phone 2 will arrive with a Snapdragon 855+ processor, and it could be launched on July 23rd”

ASUS ROG Phone 2 gaming smartphone seems to have appeared on the benchmarking website Geekbench. The handset has been benchmarked under the model number ASUS_I001DC. The ASUS ROG Phone 2 was earlier certified by China’s 3C and Wi-Fi Alliance regulatory authorities with a similar model number. Notably, the device has been benchmarked by Geekbench soon after some hands-on images of the handset surfaced on the interwebs and the company officially announced that the ASUS ROG Phone 2 will utilise a Snapdragon 855+ processor. The benchmark has revealed the processor, Android version, and RAM of the smartphone, which hint that it could be the most powerful Android phone to date.

ASUS ROG Phone 2 Geekbench
The ASUS ROG Phone is officially confirmed to come with Snapdragon 855+ processor and 12GB of RAM.

The ASUS ROG Phone 2 will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor that will have a clock speed of 1.78GHz. The company has confirmed the handset will use the Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset. As per the Geekbench, the ASUS ROG Phone 2 could come with a massive 12GB of RAM. There could also be an 8GB RAM model of the smartphone. Lastly, the benchmark has revealed that the handset will boot Android 9 Pie out of the box.  It has a multi-core score of 11,103, which is higher than Xiaomi Black Shark 2’s multi-core score of 10,771 that’s the most powerful phone today with a Snapdragon 855 processor.

The recently leaked live photos of the phone revealed that the flagship will offer three levels of screen refresh rates — 60Hz, 90Hz, and 120Hz. The images suggest that the handset will utilise the notch-free design thick bezels at the bottom and top. Just like its predecessor, the ROG Phone 2 could also come with a design featuring some sort of cooling system to keep the heat down while offering intense gaming performance.

ASUS is all set to launch the ROG Phone 2 at an event in China on July 23rd in collaboration with PUBG game maker Tencent. Pricing and availability details of the handset are not available at the moment.

Asus ROG Phone 2 Specifications
Performance
Octa core (2.96 GHz, Single Core + 2.42 GHz, Tri core + 1.8 GHz, Quad core)
Snapdragon 855 Plus
8 GB RAM
Display
6.59 inches (16.74 cm)
1080x2340 px, 391 PPI
AMOLED
Camera
48 MP + 13 MP Dual Primary Cameras
Dual LED Flash
24 MP Front Camera
Battery
6000 mAh
Hyper Charging
USB Type-C port
Asus ROG Phone 2 Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 35,090
Release Date: 23-Sep-2019 (Expected)
Variant: 8 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming Phone
Asus ROG Phone 2 Video
Akshay aka Techakko has been working with 91mobiles since 2012. Passionate about gadgets, he has a special interest in smartphones and games. The constant stream of news stories he writes is testament to his prowess as a human web crawler. A graduate in Computer Science, he dabbles as a game developer and competes in various gaming tournaments in his spare time. When he wants to take a break from the screen, he enjoys long rides on his Yamaha FZ-S.
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