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ASUS ROG Phone 5 line revealed with more RAM than your gaming PC

ASUS ROG Phone 5 line revealed with more RAM than your gaming PC

ASUS today revealed the ROG Phone 5 lineup, which consists of three different phones: the standard ROG Phone 5, the ROG Phone 5 Pro, and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate. With the standard ROG Phone 5 starting at around $1,000, there's no denying that the phones in this line are going to be firmly on the higher end in terms of price. Then again, they also seem to be on the higher end in terms of specifications, but phones like the ROG Phone 5 Pro and Ultimate specifically make us wonder how much is too much.

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Best 5G phones to buy in first half of 2021 – Beyond iPhone 12

Best 5G phones to buy in first half of 2021 – Beyond iPhone 12

The iPhone 12 series comprising iPhone 12 Pro Max – finest 5G phone yet – is an outright choice for Apple fanboys. The 5G coverage is excellent and paired to the 5nm A14 Bionic chipset, these make a perfect combo of power and performance. The possibility of owning an iPhone 12 is bleak if you don’t fancy the Apple ecosystem and have an inclined preference for Android. What are the best handsets that you can gun for considering there are so many 5G phones cropping up with each passing day?

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ASUS ROG Phone 5 might have more RAM you’ll ever need for now

ASUS ROG Phone 5 might have more RAM you’ll ever need for now

How much RAM do you need for a smartphone? Disregarded the old joke about 640KB of RAM for PCs in the late 80s, smartphone memory seems to have stalled at 12GB in the past year or so with very few exceptions. That said, it seems that high-end smartphones are ready to push the envelope again with the ROG PHone 5 going beyond the 16GB that you'd find on the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G this year.

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ASUS ROG Phone 5 DxOMark audio review leaks some details

ASUS ROG Phone 5 DxOMark audio review leaks some details

Huawei just revealed its next foldable phone and first impressions have been lukewarm if not downright disappointing. Fortunately, that's not the only big phone that might be around the corner. No, there won't be a new foldable much less a foldable coming really soon but ASUS will be trying to make a big splash in about two weeks with a more regular powerhouse. The ASUS ROG Phone 5's arrival is pretty much confirmed thanks to DxOMark's very early review of its audio capabilities, along with some interesting tidbits to boot.

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Asus replaces M.2 screws with new Q-Latch

Asus replaces M.2 screws with new Q-Latch

Anyone who's built a modern computer using an M.2 drive knows they are typically held down using screws. The problem is that the screws are very easy to lose, and the M.2 SSD form factor must be screwed down. Asus has unveiled a new solution that means computer builders will never lose their SSD screw again.

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IKEA gaming range taps ASUS ROG for chairs, motorized desks & some oddities

IKEA gaming range taps ASUS ROG for chairs, motorized desks & some oddities

IKEA is readying a set of gaming accessories, including an affordable gaming chair, desks, and some more oddball items, with the plan to launch the range globally from October 2021. There'll be six product families in all, some of which IKEA has developed in tandem with ASUS' Republic of Gamers gaming division. Initially, they're all available in China.

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ASUS ROG Phone 4 or 5 design could have some big changes

ASUS ROG Phone 4 or 5 design could have some big changes

Samsung kicked off 2021 with the powerhouse that is the Galaxy S21 Ultra but, truth be told, it still doesn't represent the pinnacle of smartphone performance. To see those, you'd have to look towards high-end gaming smartphones that try to push mobile hardware to their limits without burning your hands or your house down. We might not have long to wait as there might be not one but two such gaming smartphones coming in a month or two, including one from ASUS that seems to be mixing things up a bit.

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ASUS ZenBeam Latte projector is as portable as a cup of coffee

ASUS ZenBeam Latte projector is as portable as a cup of coffee

Joining the many laptops it revealed at CES 2021 is ASUS' new ZenBeam Latte, a projector with a name inspired by its tiny size. The projector is designed to be portable, something underscored by its built-in speaker and compact nature. Among other things, the Latte L1 features a fabric exterior that ASUS claims 'enhances audio with increased sound penetration.'

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VivoBook S14 (S435) is the Intel Evo notebook with the yellow key

VivoBook S14 (S435) is the Intel Evo notebook with the yellow key

The ASUS VivoBook S14 (S435) is an interesting piece of hardware. This laptop is not made to look particularly extraordinary - instead its value can be found in subtle accents and extreme portability. This is not the first VivoBook S14 to ever be released, but it is the most refined iteration of a VivoBook yet revealed to the public.

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ASUS Chromebox goes fanless for CES 2021

ASUS Chromebox goes fanless for CES 2021

ASUS has made a bunch of announcements at CES 2021, but one of the most interesting is the latest iteration of its Chromebox. ASUS has been making Chrome OS boxes for a long time now, but this one stands out from its predecessors because of its fanless design. In fact, that design informs the name of the product, which is simply Fanless Chromebox. It's safe to say that ASUS probably isn't winning any awards for the creativity of its naming conventions.

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ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED and Duo 14 bring dual-screen to the mainstream

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED and Duo 14 bring dual-screen to the mainstream

ASUS announced to next-level laptops at CES 2021 with the ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED (UX582) and ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482), both of them ready to roll with two displays apiece. The Duo 14 has a 14-inch display and a secondary touchscreen display that tilts up from the base of the device. The ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED works with a 15.6-inch OLED display with a tilting secondary display - both of them 4K and HDR ready.

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ASUS ROG Strix G15/17 and SCAR gaming laptops offer up to 360Hz gameplay

ASUS ROG Strix G15/17 and SCAR gaming laptops offer up to 360Hz gameplay

Amid its newly announced laptop offerings is ASUS's new ROG Strix G15/G17 and Strix SCAR 15/17 gaming machines. Most notable of the bunch is the Strix SCAR 17, which boasts 'the world's fastest laptop display' with a 3ms response time and 360Hz refresh rate. Joining the high-end hardware are slim, sleek, and colorful designs.

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