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ASUS ROG Phone hands-on shows its more than just about gaming

ASUS ROG Phone hands-on shows its more than just about gaming

While notches and bezels and, recently, elevating cameras have been the recent obsessions of the smartphone market, there was a brief period when they were eclipsed by what seemed to be a very niche line: gaming phones. From Razer to Xiaomi to ASUS to even Samsung, one manufacturer or another have put out or is rumored to put out a gaming-centric smartphone. It’s hard to deny, however, that the ASUS ROG Phone is perhaps the most curious one of all. And Marques Brownlee, aka MKBHD, shares a hands-on of a working prototype that proves it’s more than just a gaming smartphone.

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ASUS ROG Phone is almost perfect but needs this one thing

ASUS ROG Phone is almost perfect but needs this one thing

The ASUS ROG Phone, the fourth in a new generation of gaming-centric Android smartphones, is going to be compared a lot with the Nintendo Switch. And, to a lesser extent, the Nintendo DS. On paper and at first blush, it definitely checks of the right boxes to sing to gamers' hearts. While we anxiously and excitedly await the time for a more in-depth review, we can already see how the ASUS ROG Phone could easily snatch the mobile gaming crown. That is, if ASUS can implement one feature that’s missing from almost all mobile gaming phones and accessories.

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ASUS ROG Strix Hero II and SCAR II laptops revealed for MOBA and FPS gamers

ASUS ROG Strix Hero II and SCAR II laptops revealed for MOBA and FPS gamers

ASUS Republic of Gamers is going hard at Computex 2018, announcing not only the new ROG Phone, but also two new laptops in its Strix gaming line. Those new laptops are the Hero II and the SCAR II, and though they're both fairly similar in terms of hardware, each one is targeting a specific subset of PC gamers.

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ASUS ROG Phone pulls out all the stops for Android gaming

ASUS ROG Phone pulls out all the stops for Android gaming

We've seen manufacturers announce a number of Android gaming phones recently, and now ASUS Republic of Gamers has decided to throw its hat into the ring. Today the company officially unveiled the ASUS ROG Phone at Computex 2018, and it seems like a pretty beastly device. In fact, it might even be a bit overkill given the current state of Android gaming.

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ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ gaming monitor is DisplayHDR 1000 certified

ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ gaming monitor is DisplayHDR 1000 certified

ASUS Republic of Gamers has announced ROG Swift PG27UQ, a gaming monitor featuring NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR, a 144Hz refresh rate, and more. The new monitor is targeted specifically at gamers, bringing with it a typical "gaming" design complete with customizable lighting features. The company plans to launch the model next month, but has detailed all the features ahead of time.

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ASUS ROG Zephyrus M uses expanding case for full-power GPU

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M uses expanding case for full-power GPU

ASUS Republic of Gamers is back with a new gaming laptop, the ultraportable Zephyrus M GM501. This model has a slim design with a unique element you won't find in competing models: a hinge that separates a bottom chamber, opening a large gap through which air can pass. This design enables the laptop to retain a slim size while keeping temperatures down, a vitally important aspect of any gaming system.

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ASUS ROG gaming laptops go big with high-end hardware, eSports tie-ins

ASUS ROG gaming laptops go big with high-end hardware, eSports tie-ins

ASUS Republic of Gamers already introduced a gaming tower in the Strix GL 12 today, but if your preference is for gaming laptops, it has you covered there too. Today it introduced two new gaming laptops that will launch under the ROG branding. The first ties in with the League of Legends pro scene and is made with MOBA players in mind, while the second is packed to the brim with high end hardware.

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ASUS ROG CES 2018 gaming range borders on the ridiculous

ASUS ROG CES 2018 gaming range borders on the ridiculous

While ASUS proper had plenty of reveals of its own throughout the day, its Republic of Gamers line is getting some love itself. First we told you about the Strix GL 12, a new desktop gaming PC that has the potential to boast some serious hardware depending on your configuration. ROG also had some PC gaming accessories on hand today, and though they all have a different function, most of them have one thing in common: RGB lighting.

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ASUS ROG Strix GL 12 boasts a hot swappable SSD tray

ASUS ROG Strix GL 12 boasts a hot swappable SSD tray

ASUS brought a ton of products to CES 2018, but to PC gamers, one of the coolest is probably the ROG Strix GL 12. In a world packed with pre-built gaming PCs, manufacturers have the task of figuring out how to make their product stand out from the rest. ASUS hopes that it's found the winning formula, which is a combination of hand-picked hardware and lights. Lots and lots of lights.

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ASUS ROG goes insane with nine laptop reveals at IFA 2017

ASUS ROG goes insane with nine laptop reveals at IFA 2017

We're used to manufacturers going all out with new reveals at big tech shows like CES and IFA, but for IFA 2017, ASUS Republic of Gamers has taken things a few steps further. Today ROG revealed a whopping nine new gaming laptops during the show, giving us a brief overview of each one. There are obviously a few laptops leading the pack, but each one is worth checking out if you happen to be in the market for a new gaming laptop.

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ASUS ROG’s new desktops and boards are ready to rip

ASUS ROG’s new desktops and boards are ready to rip

ASUS brought a massive amount of gaming hardware to IFA 2017, and here we're looking at all things desktop. There's also a laptop collection you'll want to peek at - also up on SlashGear immediately if not soon. For the desktop monster in you, carry on here - there are lights. So very many lights to be seen. NOTE: While release dates and product pricing have not been shared, it's fair to assume they'll all be out relatively soon - if not by the end of this year.

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