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

    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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    Randall Grilli
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    Sr. Director of Marketing
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    Sr. Technical Marketing Manager
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    About ROG

    Republic of Gamers (ROG) is an ASUS sub-brand dedicated to creating the world’s best gaming hardware and software. Formed in 2006, ROG offers a complete line of innovative products known for performance and quality, including motherboards, graphics cards, laptops, desktops, monitors, audio equipment, routers and peripherals. ROG participates in and sponsors major international gaming events. ROG gear has been used to set hundreds of overclocking records and it continues to be the preferred choice of gamers and enthusiasts around the world. Learn more about the choice of champions at http://rog.asus.com.

    Qualcomm, Snapdragon, Kryo and Adreno are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. Qualcomm Snapdragon, Qualcomm Kryo and Qualcomm Adreno are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.