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Asus ROG Phone 8 is an IP68-rated gaming phone with a 165 Hz AMOLED display and Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

Asus has been packing bleeding edge specs into gaming smartphones since 2018, but the new ROG Phone 8 is the first to feature an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance. It’s also the company’s first gaming phone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor. Other features include a 6.78 inch, 165 Hz FHD+ AMOLED display, […]

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RedMagic 9 Pro goes global for $649 and up (Gaming phone with Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and 12+ GB of RAM)

The RedMagic 9 Pro is a smartphone designed for gamers, with features like RGB lighting effects, a fan for active cooling, and touch-sensitive shoulder triggers. But it’s also a phone that pairs high-end specs with an upper mid-range price tag, which could make it attractive for non-gamers as well. The phone launched in China in November, […]

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RedMagic 9 series gaming phones feature Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, up to 24GB RAM and 1TB storage, and up to a 6500 mAh battery

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor is expected to bring big performance gains to next-gen flagship phones. But the RedMagic 9 Pro and RedMagic 9 Pro+ gaming phones kick things up another few notches by pairing that processor with a 22,000 RPM cooling fan, up to 24GB of LPDDR5x RAM and up to 1TB of […]

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RedMagic 8S Pro gaming phone goes global for $649 and up (without the 24GB RAM option)

Nubia’s RedMagic 8S Pro is a smartphone aimed at gamers, with premium features including a speedy processor, a big battery, plenty of memory and storage, a screen with a high-refresh rate, an enhanced cooling system (which includes a 20,000 RPM fan), and ultrasonic shoulder triggers. After launching in China earlier this month, the RedMagic 8S […]

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RedMagic 8S Pro+ gaming phone features up to 24GB of RAM and 1TB of storage

As expected, the first smartphone with support for up to 24GB of RAM has arrived. The RedMagic 8S Pro+ is a gaming phone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 2 processor, a fan for active cooling, and a 6.8 inch FHD+ display with a 120 Hz refresh rate and 960 Hz touch sampling rate. The […]

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Asus ROG Phone 7 and ROG Phone 7 Ultimate gaming phones offer bleeding edge specs

You don’t need a gaming phone to play games on a phone. Most modern flagships (and many mid-range models) can handle the vast majority of games designed for Android. And you can even use a budget device to stream games over the internet. But we’ve seen a growing number of phones aimed at gamers in […]

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MediaTek Helio G36 is a chip for budget gaming phones (stretching the definition of gaming phones)

MediaTek’s Helio G series processors tend to be aimed at mid-range phones optimized for mobile gaming. The new MediaTek Helio G36 is a little different, in that it’s designed to bring gaming-class features to even cheaper phones. Among other things, the chip supports displays with 90 Hz refresh rates and features MediaTek’s technology for balancing […]

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RedMagic 8 Pro launches globally February 2 for $649 and up (gaming phone with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2)

Nubia’s latest RedMagic-branded gaming smartphone is going global. After launching in China in December, the RedMagic 8 Pro will be available worldwide starting February 2, 2023 with prices starting at $649 for a model with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. All versions of the phone feature a FHD+ AMOLED display with a 120 Hz […]

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RedMagic 8 Pro gaming phone features Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, RGB lights, and active cooling

Nubia’s latest RedMagic-branded gaming phone packs the latest features including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, support for WiFi 7 and Bluetooth 5.3, and the company’s latest in-display fingerprint sensor. But the RedMagic 8 Pro also packs many of the features that have come to define gaming phones in recent years, including a big […]

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Asus introduces ROG Phone 6D and 6D Ultimate (gaming phones with Dimensity 9000+)

The Asus ROG Phone 6 line of smartphones feature 6.8 inch OLED displays with 165 Hz refresh rates, plenty of memory and storage, enhanced cooling, and RGB lighting effects. And now they also come with a choice of Qualcomm or MediaTek processors. After launching the Qualcomm-powered ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro this summer, Asus […]