The upcoming ROG gaming phone series seems to be the ROG Phone 8 series. It will be powered by the latest Snapdragon mobile platform, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3. The ROG Phone 8 launch date has not been confirmed by the company.

The ROG Phone 8 series boasts a 30 percent boost in CPU performance. There is a 20 percent boost in energy efficiency, a 25 percent increase in GPU performance, and a 98 percent increase in AI capabilities. Whether the ROG Phone 8 series will debut in China this year or early next year is unclear.

The ROG Phone 8 series will consist of the ROG Phone 8, ROG Phone 8 Pro, and ROG Phone 8 Ultimate. For the global market, the vanilla Asus ROG Phone 8 and the ROG Phone 8 Ultimate have the model number AI2401_A. Model number AI2401_C is said to represent Chinese or Indian versions of ROG Phone 8 and Ultimate models. The model number AI2401_E identifies the ROG Phone 8 Pro.

In September, an ASUS phone with the model number ASUS_AI2401_A appeared in the Geekbench benchmark library. On the benchmarking platform, the device scored 2213 points for single-core performance and 7048 points for multi-core performance. As per the listing, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3-powered smartphone. It will have 16 GB of RAM and Android 14, which will be topped with ROG UI.