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

“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.

Key Specs

Asus ROG Phone 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus | 8 GBProcessor
6.59 inches Display
48 MP + 13 MPRear camera
24 MPSelfie camera
6000 mAh Battery
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