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Asus' ROG Phone 2 will use Snapdragon 855 Plus

Oh man, did I love that ROG Phone.  We know there will be a follow up, and although we don't know WHEN it will come for sure, we know that's going to be packing some heat.  Something that even the Galaxy Note 10 - it may be the first phone to come with the new Snapdragon 855 Plus chip.


I say may because it's the first to 'announce' that it will have it, but whether or not some other manufacturer may beat it to the punch.

Even if they do, they still won't have some of those cool features that the ROG phone will have (man, I miss those shoulder triggers).


ASUS ROG Phone II Will Use Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform 

-- Next-gen gaming phone is world's first announced implementation of latest Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform, delivering framerate-shattering gaming performance --
KEY POINTS

  • Upcoming version of the innovative ROG gaming phone is world's first announced to use 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform
  • Kryo 485 CPU is clocked at up to 2.96GHz for world-beating benchmark performance that's 4.2% faster than the current Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform
  • Adreno 640 delivers 15%-faster graphics performance than the current Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform
Fremont, California USA (July 15, 2019) — ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced that the next-generation ROG Phone II will be the world's first gaming phone to be powered by the new Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform.

ROG Phone II will offer users the best possible mobile gaming experience, building on and adding to the innovations of the globally acclaimed ROG Phone that made its debut in 2018. Full details and specifications of this exciting new gaming phone will be announced in the coming weeks, but the uprated power of the Snapdragon 855 Plus ensures that overall performance will take yet another leap forward.

The Kryo 485 CPU in the Snapdragon 855 Plus will run at up to 2.96GHz — a 4.2% improvement compared to the 2.84Ghz of the Snapdragon 855 — while the Adreno 640 GPU is clocked 15% faster than in the current Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform.

With this high-performance foundation complementing a raft of exciting new features and enhancements, ROG Phone II is once again poised to take the world of mobile gaming by storm.

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