Asus launched the ROG Phone 7 gaming smartphone series in April and it was reported that the Taiwan-based company was working on the ROG Phone 8 lineup. Now, Asus has teased the ROG Phone 8 via a post on the company’s ROG page on X. ROG Phone 8 is “coming soon”, the teaser says. Asus is teasing the upcoming high-end gaming smartphone with the tagline: “Beyond Gaming”.
The teaser poster shared with the X post has also partially revealed the design of the Asus ROG Phone 8. Apart from this, the post doesn’t offer any other details like the smartphone’s specs or a release window.
Asus ROG Phone 8: What to expect
According to a report by Notebookcheck, Asus is developing two models under the ROG Phone 8 lineup with model numbers AI2401_A and AI2401_D.
The X poster shows that the smartphones in the ROG Phone 8 lineup will feature a toned-down design just like its predecessor. The ROG Phone 8’s back panel comes with extensive branding and other details. The camera module in the upcoming phone is expected to be squarish compared to the rectangle one that sits on the ROG Phone 7.
Asus may redesign the housing of the triple rear-facing camera setup in ROG Phone 8. The report also claims that both smartphones will be powered by Qualcomm’s latest flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 mobile platform.
As per the report, the AI2401_D model is likely to pack 24GB of RAM and is expected to be the Asus ROG Phone 8 Ultimate variant. Meanwhile, the one with model number AI2401_A is said to be the vanilla variant.
The upcoming phone is also rumoured to retain the gaming focused features like a landscape-mounted USB Type-C port and Asus’ prominent Republic of Games (ROG) logo. More details about the upcoming smartphone is expected to surface in the coming days.
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