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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

First Ever Sneak Peek at the Asus ROG Phone 9 Unveiled

The highly anticipated Asus ROG Phone 9, featuring the powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 4, has surfaced in its first leak, promising cutting-edge performance for gamers in early 2025. Stay tuned for more details as the launch approaches!

Asus’s next powerhouse gaming phone isn’t slated for release until early 2025, but it’s already making waves with its first-ever leak, courtesy of Android Police. The leak reveals that the ROG Phone 9 will come in both vanilla and Pro models. One of these models, identified by the code ASUSAI2501C, has surfaced online, though its specific variant remains unclear.

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As a flagship gaming phone, it’s expected to feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 chipset, set to debut at the Snapdragon Summit in October. Xiaomi 15 is likely to be the first to use this new SoC.

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 is rumored to hit clock speeds up to 4.00 GHz, with a prototype reportedly reaching 4.2 GHz. Industry insider Digital Chat Station suggests it could score up to 3,000 in single-core and 10,000 in multi-core tests, outpacing rivals like the MediaTek Dimensity 9400 and even Apple’s A17 Pro chip. However, final performance could exceed these prototype benchmarks.

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Despite potential thermal limitations, gaming phones like the ROG Phone 9 often include advanced cooling solutions and external fans, likely enabling it to fully harness the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4’s power.

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Expect dedicated trigger buttons and LED lights on the back, akin to previous models. While details are still scarce, more information on the ROG Phone 9 should emerge in the coming months.