Asus ROG phones are synonymous with games. Unlike the first edition, the ROG Phone 2 had a lot of nifty stuff up its sleeves, making it a powerful all-rounder and was very well received by players as well as tech enthusiasts. To strengthen its leadership in the niche segment, the company would have launched the next edition of ROG Phone 3 in the coming months.
Recently, when Asus announced its partnership with Unity, the company announced that it was creating a custom plug-in to deliver higher-level gaming experiences on its current gaming flagship, ROG Phone 2, and also announced that it would offer the same functionality on the ROG Phone. 3.
Is this the Asus ROG Phone 3?
Now a new device has been spotted on the famous Geekbench benchmarking database. This mysterious Asus device has the model number Asus_I003D, runs on the Android 10 operating system, runs on an octa-core Snapdragon SoC and has a gigantic 12 GB of RAM.
Earlier, a device with a similar model number appeared, however, was spotted on the same database, with 8 GB of RAM. This suggests that this new smartphone will be at least offered in two different variants based on the size of the memory -12 GB and 8 GB when it is launched. In addition, the list mentions “Kona” as the motherboard, which means that the phone could be powered by the latest Snapdragon 865 Soc.
And like a classic smartphone, you would never need 12 GB of RAM coupled to the flagship Qualcomm SoC, it could very well be the ROG Phone 3 that the company talked about earlier.
Apart from that, the lists can do little, the mere presence of these benchmarks suggests an imminent launch. So, wait for the moment when the company shares official information about the launch or we get our hands on other leaks detailing the device to come.