According to a Vietnamese tipster Chun, the ROG Phone 5S will arrive soon with three major upgrades over the original ROG Phone 5.
Obviously, one of the most notable upgrades will include the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ SoC. It boosts the Prime Core to 2.995GHz over the 2.84 GHz in the vanilla variant. The GPU remains the same as Adreno 660, but the SoC also has enhanced AI capabilities.
According to the tipster, ASUS will include a 90 Hz refresh rate. The ROG Phone 5 offers an adaptive refresh rate between 60, 120, and 144 Hz.
The third upgrade has to do with the RAM capacity. As per the report, ASUS ROG Phone 5S will embrace the trend of virtual RAM. The new handset will offer 18GB RAM and up to 6 GB of extended RAM.
Internal storage are 256 GB and 512 GB. The leaks suggest that the new smartphone will appear in China on August 16. However, the global launch will not happen before September.