Asus is currently gearing up to roll out Android 9 Pie update to its initial gaming phone — Asus ROG Cameraphone. The cameraphone, which was released last year, runs Android 8.1 Oreo running system out-of-the-box.
The Asus ROG Cameraphone was recently spotted on benchmarking portal Geekbench. While the platform shares benchmarking result, it also shows a number of key specs and this one revealed that the cameraphone runs Android Pie running system.
However, it will take a number of more weeks before the Taiwan-based manufacturer starts rolling out Android Pie improve for the users of Asus ROG Cameraphone but there’s no official timeline in the world yet. The manufacturer has already unveiled Android Pie for Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5Z and the ROG Smartphone will be the third Asus smartphone to receive the update.
The Asus ROG Smartphone features a 6-inch display with support for 2160 x 1080 pixels screen resolution and HDR content at 90Hz with 1ms response rate for blur-free visuals, and 108.6% DCI-P3 colour gamut coverage.
It is powered by Qualcomm‘s Sd 845 cpu, clocked at 2.96GHz. The chipset is coupled with 8GB of RAM and the cameraphone offers 2 memory settings — 128GB and 512GB. It In addition ships with Optiflex — the company’s custom technology that speeds up the phone.
As for the photography, the device houses a 12MP Sony IMX363 f/1.7 key camera sensor with a 120-degree wide-angle lens and an 8MP secondary scanner with f/2.0 aperture. There’s an 8MP front-facing snapper for taking selfies and video calling.
The Asus ROG Cameraphone has a special X Mode that can be activated by squeezing the angles of the phone. With the special X Mode, the smartphone stops all background tasks and directs all processing power to the world you are playing. The AeroActive cooler provides an instant extremly cooling boost to assure maximum sustained performance even though gaming.
ASUS claims the four-speed fan system can cool the surface temperature by up to 4.7-degree Celsius. Connectivity options on the device have Lte VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C Port.
Other options on the cameraphone include a rear-mounted fingerprint camera, IPX4 splash resistance, Face recognition, triple internal microphones with ASUS Noise Reduction Technology, and ZeniMoji Live Emojis. The cameraphone is powered by a 4,000mAh battery with support for Asus HyperCharge fast charging tech that can charge the gadget from 0 to 60 percent in just 30 minutes.