Tencent Games has been taking a bite out of all the top companies in the gaming industry. Surprisingly, they announced their partnership with ASUS and introduced the upcoming ROG Phone 2 in China. The new mobile gaming device will be released on July 31st. This partnership between the two giants means that the new device will be optimized for the games that Tencent publishes, providing an optimal gaming experience for users.
This device will retail at $509 featuring 8GB Ram and 128GB ROM. The more expensive version comes at the price of $873 featuring 12GB Ram and 128GB ROM. The second version is likely to be the global model. It has been reported that two more variants will be introduced in the future at a higher price, one of the two rumoured to be Esports themed.
More than 1.6 million customers in China alone have pre-ordered the device so far. This is great news for the two companies and proves that there is a market for gaming devices. The ROG Phone 2 houses a 6.59” display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340. Powered by an octa core processor with 2.96 GHz and a Snapdragon 855+, it is designed for extreme gaming with cutting edge performance.
Finally, it will be interesting to see how the global model of the ASUS ROG Phone 2 will perform under extreme gaming pressure. Customer satisfaction will become more clear once enough mobile gamers have used it from across the world. Stay tuned with our website for the latest news regarding this device.