Asus ROG Phone 8 and 8 Pro: a waste of power with up to 24 GB of RAM and a more advanced camera

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The new Asus phones for gamers mount the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and boast advanced AI functions

 

Not even a year has passed since the launch of the ROG Phone 7, but Asus has decided to take advantage of the CES in Las Vegas to present the new generation of your most powerful phone which comes in two models.

The Asus ROG Phone 8 and ROG Phone 8 Pro are now official and boast, among other features, advanced artificial intelligence features the latest from Qualcomm, a display with immersive graphics and an improved cooling system.

Technical data sheet of the Asus ROG Phone 8 and ROG Phone 8 Pro

  Asus ROG Phone 8 Asus ROG Phone 8 pro
SCREEN Samsung E6 AMOLED 6.78 inches

FullHD+ resolution of 2,448 x 1,080 pixels

165Hz refresh rate

Peak brightness 2,500 nits, HBM 1,600 nits

Samsung E6 AMOLED 6.78 inches

FullHD+ resolution of 2,448 x 1,080 pixels

165Hz refresh rate

Peak brightness 2,500 nits, HBM 1,600 nits

DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT 163.8 x 76.8 x 8.9mm

225g

163.8 x 76.8 x 8.9mm

225g

PROCESSOR Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
RAM 12GB or 16GB LPDDR5X 24GB LPDDR5X
STORAGE 256 GB or 512GB UFS 4.0 1TB UFS 4.0
FRONTAL CAMERA 32MP 32MP
REAR CAMERA Main: Sony IMX890 50 MP, gimbal

Wide angle: 13 MP

Telephoto lens: 32 MP, 3X zoom, OIS

Main: Sony IMX890 50 MP, gimbal

Wide angle: 13 MP

Telephoto lens: 32 MP, 3X zoom, OIS

BATTERY 5,500 mAh

65W charging

Wireless charging 15W

5,500 mAh

65W charging

Wireless charging 15W

OPERATING SYSTEM Android 14 + ROG UI & Zen UI Android 14 + ROG UI & Zen UI
CONNECTIVITY 5G, WiFi 7, Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, 3.5 mm jack 5G, WiFi 7, Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, 3.5 mm jack
OTHERS IP68 water and dust resistance

AI Features

IP68 water and dust resistance

AI Features

PRICE Determined Determined

More power, more resistance and better cooling

Asus Rog Phone 8

Living up to its name (ROG = Republic of Gamers), the ROG Phone 8 and ROG Phone 8 Pro have a design and technology focused on that gamer audience that enjoys video games on their mobile phones. An example of this is the processor Snapdragon 8 Gen 3which arrives with 24 GB of RAM and 1 TB of storage in the Pro model (up to 16 GB and 512 GB, respectively, in the standard variant).

They also have AI features such as X-Sense 2.0, AI Grabber, semantic search and noise cancellation, as well as background mode and X Capture. In addition, they boast advanced internal cooling mechanisms, including a enhanced cooling conductor which conducts heat directly from the SoC to the back cover.

Although they are thinner than their predecessors, they have raised their water and dust resistance until IP68 certification. What has been reduced is the battery, which is now 5,500 mAh, but maintains 65W fast charging and adds wireless charging.

The front is almost entirely occupied by a flexible panel Samsung E6 AMOLED 6.78 inches with a refresh rate of 165 Hz. And on the back there is no shortage of the usual customizable elements, such as the Aura RGB Lighting logo and the Anime Vision mini LEDs (the latter only on the Pro model).

In the photographic section, your triple rear camera It is composed of a 50 MP Sony IMX890 main sensor with six-axis hybrid gimbal stabilizer, a 13 MP ultra-wide angle lens and a 32 MP telephoto lens with 3X optical zoom and OIS. The front camera inherits 32 MP resolution.

Versions and prices of the Asus ROG Phone 8 and 8 Pro

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Asus has not yet revealed when and at what price its new ones will be available. What we do know is that the ROG Phone 8 will arrive in two colors (Rebel Gray and Phantom Black), while the 8 Pro will only be sold in black.

We also know that there will be three configurations available:

  • Asus ROG Phone 8 with 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage
  • Asus ROG Phone 8 with 16 GB RAM + 512 GB storage
  • Asus ROG Phone 8 Pro with 24 GB RAM + 1 TB storage
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