No confirmation on when it is coming
It appears that Razer's Phone and Xiaomi's Black Shark could be getting some competition in the gaming smartphone market from Asus as the company's CEO, Jerry Shen, hinted at such a possibility.
ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte, and MSI join the party
As expected, since AMD has now officially lifted the NDA (non disclosure agreement) from its second generation Ryzen 2000-series Pinnacle Ridge CPUs and the shiny new X470 chipset, most, if not all motherboard makers have announced their own versions, with some launching more than one motherboard to cover a wider market range.
1080p resolution, 144Hz, and AMD FreeSync support
Asus has released a gaming monitor which targets the budget-oriented market, the Asus VG258Q.
Snapdragon 845 SoC, AI and full screen with smaller notch than iPhone X
Asus made quite a splash at its event at the Mobile World Congress 2018 with the announcement of its own flagship smartphone, the Asus Zenfone 5z, which not only comes with a 6.2-inch full-screen with 19:9 aspect ratio and Snapdragon 845 SoC, but comes at a rather reasonable €479 starting price tag.
Ten new carriers signed too
Qualcomm has managed to get industry heavyweights Amazon and JD.com to start selling its Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 devices. Microsoft will carry the devices in its retail stores too. At the same time, it locked down 10 world carriers to announce the data plans for such devices.
Available for pre-order in the US
Although it was officially unveiled back at IFA 2017 in August, Asus' Windows Mixed Reality headset has just been officially launched and is available for pre-order in the US.
For its AM4 motherboard lineup
Asus has announced that it has released BIOS updates for its entire AM4 motherboard lineup which bring support for AMD's Raven Ridge APUs, also known as Ryzen 2000 series CPUs with Radeon Vega graphics.
Might even be a series of three phones
Asus has now officially announced its press event for the Mobile World Congress 2018 that will be held on February 27th, where the company is expected to announce its new Zenfone 5 smartphone.
Running on Asus Crosshair VII Hero motherboard
A new and upcoming Ryzen 2000 series CPU, the Ryzen 5 2600 was seen in SiSoft Sandra database, rocking a 3.4GHz base clock on those 12nm Zen+ cores, and running on yet to be announced Asus Crosshair VII Hero motherboards.
4K screen at 120Hz, HDR, and Nvidia G-Sync
Nvidia opened up its CES 2018 announcements with the Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD) standard or technology, which may well change the way gaming is done on big living room TVs. The BFGD TVs will include 4K resolution at 120Hz, HDR, and G-Sync technology, among other things tool.