ROG Phone tops AnTuTu benchmarks, to debut Oct 28 at ESGS 2018

TwinView dock - ASUS ROG Phone

ASUS Philippines just blasted an infographic that shows the ROG Phone beating other gaming and flagship smartphones in AnTuTu, with a global average score of 299706 as of September 2018.

Its closest rivals were the Mi Black Shark and OnePlus 6, which scored 290602 and 289424 points, respectively. Trailing behind are the Vivo Nex S, Mi 8, OPPO Find X, and the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Completing the list is ASUS’ very own Zenfone 5Z, the Mi MIX 2S, and the Pocophone F1.

ROG Phone benchmarks
ROG Phone benchmarks

The first gaming smartphone from ASUS to bear the ROG (Republic of Gamers) branding, the ROG Phone runs on a specially-tuned Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor that’s speed binned to 2.96GHz. Attachments such as the ROG GameCool System bring increased frame rates and better peak performance by keeping the system cooler.

With the release, ASUS also confirmed that the ROG Phone will be making its Philippine debut on 28 at the Electronic Sport and Gaming Summit (ESGS) 2018. A livestream broadcast of the ROG Phone Philippine Launch will be held on Sunday, October 28 at 2:00PM.

Price and availability is yet to be revealed, however, pre-orders of the ROG Phone will be made available during the announcement.