Asus Stories May 16

Android 12 is now available for the Asus ZenFone 7 and 7 Pro

The rollout of Android 12 has been swift on some devices, and relatively slow on others. But right on schedule, Asus just released its Android 12 update for the ZenFone 7 series.

Asus Stories March 17

Asus delivers Android 12 update to its gaming-centric ROG Phone 5

Gaming phones have become more powerful and more affordable in recent years, and Asus offers some of the best. Now, the Asus ROG Phone 5 is getting its Android 12 update with a lengthy changelog.

Asus Stories December 29, 2021

Android 12’s next stop is the Asus ZenFone 8 series, rolling out now

Android 12’s rollout has been a bit of a weird one, with Google delayed a month, Samsung pushing the update to nearly a dozen devices already, and OnePlus seeing some major update issues. However, the rollout continues to pick up steam, with Asus today joining the fun by delivering Android 12 updates for its ZenFone 8 series.

Asus Stories August 16, 2021

Asus powers up its gaming phone with Snapdragon 888 Plus in the ROG Phone 5s

Asus has been perhaps the biggest name in gaming smartphones for the past couple of years, and that continued earlier this year with the debut of the ROG Phone 5. Today, the Asus ROG Phone 5s has arrived with an upgraded chipset.

Asus Stories July 21, 2021

Asus starts selling premium Chromebook CX9 and Chromebook Flip CX5

Following its announcement back at the virtual-CES in January, Asus has started selling its super-premium Chromebook, the CX9 and the Chromebook Flip CX5.

Asus starts Android 11 rollout for ROG Phone 3 following release on ZenFone 7 series [U]

The rollout of Android 11 has been fairly speedy thanks to quick rollouts from Samsung and others, but many OEMs are still a ways behind. After rolling out Android 11 to the ZenFone 7 series earlier this year, Asus is now bringing the same update to the ROG Phone 3.

Asus Stories July 15, 2021

Asus brings a collection of new Chromebooks to India w/ Celeron processors, $300 prices

Much of the explosive growth Chromebooks have experienced over the past year has come from just one market, the United States. In a bid to get more customers in on the action, though, Asus has just debuted several new Chromebooks in India that all carry affordable price tags.

Asus Stories June 29, 2021

With LG calling it quits, there’s room for smaller brands to make an impact on the smartphone market. Asus today unveiled its latest attempt at the mainstream smartphone market with the ZenFone 8 series, a pair of flagship-tier smartphones with affordable prices and a solid overall package.

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Asus Stories June 14, 2021

CES 2021 has seen the debut of a few Chromebooks, including a spectacular option from Acer. Today, Asus is bringing two new Chromebooks to the table including the Chromebook Flip CM5, which is powered by AMD chips.

Update 6/14: Asus has launched the CM5 officially launched for $499 and is now shipping in the US.

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Asus Stories June 9, 2021

Chrome OS tablets were once viewed as Google’s potential answer to the iPad, but to date only one major release has hit the market. Now, we’re finally seeing a second Chrome OS tablet for the mass market in the Asus Chromebook Detachable CM3.

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Asus Stories May 28, 2021

Asus releases minor updates for ZenFone 8, ROG Phone 5, more w/ security patches, fixes

After launching the ROG Phone 5 in the United States this week, Asus is now working on updates for a few devices. Asus is currently rolling out minor updates for several devices that deliver newer Android security updates and bug fixes.

Asus Stories May 26, 2021

Asus ROG Phone 5 arrives in the United States for $999

If gaming is the most important thing you do on your smartphone, Asus has the option for you. Following its reveal earlier this year, the Asus ROG Phone 5 has just arrived in the United States with a hefty price tag in tow.

Asus Stories May 17, 2021

Asus ZenFone 8 promised at least two major Android updates as first minor one rolls out

Asus just announced its new ZenFone 8 series last week, and before units are even available to most users, the first Android updates are rolling out.

Asus Stories March 30, 2021

ASUS quietly launches the Chromebook Flip CM3

ASUS has very quietly launched the brand-new Chromebook Flip CM3, with a fully articulating display and fairly small footprint.

Asus Stories March 14, 2021

Google has updated a support document today, adding references to unreleased devices from seven different Android makers, including the LG Stylo 7 and Samsung A82.

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Asus Stories March 10, 2021

After late leaks uncovered a lot of information prior to launch, the ASUS ROG Phone 5 has now officially been unveiled with some serious specifications in tow.

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Asus Stories March 9, 2021

Gaming smartphones have become a niche of their own in the smartphone industry, and the Asus ROG Phone series has consistently been among the best options. The next generation of that device is apparently launching tomorrow, but ahead of that launch, official-looking renders of the Asus ROG Phone 5 have hit the web, showing two color versions.

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Asus Stories February 1, 2021

The ASUS Chromebook Flip CM3000 has leaked ahead of release with the Chrome OS-powered device taking the dual-purpose use-case concepts from the impressive Lenovo IdeaPad Duet.

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Asus Stories August 26, 2020

Asus has officially unveiled the Zenfone 7 and 7 Pro, with the devices including 180-degree rotating “flip” cameras and some impressive spec sheets.

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Asus Stories July 22, 2020

Asus helped kick off the gaming phone market with its ROG series, and with its third generation, the product continues to become more and more polished. Here’s what you need to know about Asus ROG Phone 3.

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Asus Stories July 16, 2020

Asus ROG Phone 3 leaks w/ refined but still familiar design

For the past couple of years, Asus has helped lead the charge when it comes to gaming smartphones. Soon, we’re expecting another new device from the company in the Asus ROG Phone 3, and now we’ve got our first look.

Asus Stories June 17, 2020

ASUS ROG Phone 3 specs leak w/ 6,000 mAh battery, 16GB RAM, drops headphone jack

ASUS has been making one of the best gaming smartphones for the past couple of years, and it’s looking like the third-generation is right around the corner. Now, thanks to a leaked listing for the phone, we know what specs the ASUS ROG Phone 3 will pack under the hood.

Asus Stories May 18, 2020

Video conferencing solutions have always been in high-demand, with Google for the past several years partnering on hardware bundles. Asus today announced their latest Google Meet hardware kit offerings.

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Asus Stories March 9, 2020

Android 10 is now rolling out for the ASUS ROG Phone II

ASUS has now confirmed that its flagship ROG Phone II gaming phone is now receiving the full, stable Android 10 update.

Asus Stories February 25, 2020

[Update: 3-month Pro trial] Google Stadia will come pre-loaded on the next ASUS ROG Phone

Google Stadia started as a Pixel-exclusive on smartphones, but just this week it’s expanded to a bunch of other smartphones. After launching support for Stadia on the ROG Phone and ROG Phone II, ASUS has partnered with Google to pre-install Stadia on the next ROG Phone.

Asus Stories November 13, 2019

Google and ASUS partner to create credit-card sized AI ‘Tinker Boards’

Google has partnered with predominantly PC-focused ASUS to create what they are calling a ‘Tinker Board’ credit card-sized single-board AI-focused computer.

Asus Stories November 11, 2019

Asus ROG Phone 2 gets Android 10 in beta and you can sign up now

The ultimate Android gaming phone right now is the Asus ROG Phone 2 and it’s going to get Android 10 very soon. Here’s how to get the beta on your device.

Asus Stories November 4, 2019

Asus ZenFone 6 gets Android 10 update, rolling out over OTA

The Asus Zenfone 6 basically came out of nowhere when it launched last year, and now the device is getting an upgrade. If you own an Asus Zenfone 6, Android 10 is headed your way.

Asus Stories September 24, 2019

The Asus ROG Phone II first launched back in July and just yesterday it was announced for India. Today, though, the ROG Phone II is available in the United States from a few select retailers.

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Asus Stories September 23, 2019

The Asus ROG Phone II is one of the most powerful and impressive gaming phones on the market today and now we’re learning when it will launch in India. Starting September 30th, 2019, the device will be available in the country with quite a few accessories in tow.

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Asus Stories September 4, 2019

Asus ROG Phone II gets an ‘Ultimate Edition’ w/ 1TB of UFS 3.0 storage

Gamers usually want the best of the best and with gaming phones from Asus and Razer, that’s usually what they get. Today at IFA 2019, Asus revealed a new “Ultimate Edition” of the ROG Phone II with a whopping 1TB of storage onboard.

ASUS Chromebook C425 costs $500 but doesn’t have a touchscreen

Earlier this year, ASUS launched the long-awaited Chromebook Flip C434, which is easily the Google Pixelbook’s closest rival at only $529 and one of the best Chromebooks of 2019. The company is following on this success by launching the ASUS Chromebook C425 at $499, but it doesn’t include a touchscreen.

Asus Stories August 28, 2019

ASUS releases new wired Chrome OS keyboard w/ UK layout for £29.99

ASUS is no stranger to the Chrome OS world, and today the company has announced a new wired keyboard with a UK layout for Chromebooks and Chromeboxes.

Asus Stories July 22, 2019

The Asus ROG Phone 2, after leaks and launch rumors, has now gone official and will no doubt provide one of the most spec-laden smartphone experiences of the year (via GSMArena).

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Asus Stories July 16, 2019

Asus ROG Phone 2 hands-on images leak showing 120Hz display, no notch, more

We’re still unsure gaming phones will have a long future given that many of the big players have dropped out of the market. That said, for avid mobile gamers, the Asus ROG Phone 2 might be just the ticket after hands-on photos have leaked showcasing the device on Chinese networking site Weibo (via IndiaShopps).

Asus Stories July 5, 2019

Asus ROG Phone 2 set to launch at July 23 keynote

The gaming phone market is a strange one, one that I don’t think I will ever fully understand unless new dedicated hardware emerges. That said, Asus is doubling down on their commitment to gaming phones as a launch date for the ROG Phone 2 has now been confirmed for July 23rd.

Asus Stories July 1, 2019

When premium Chromebooks first started becoming popular, my favorite was the ASUS Chromebook Flip C302. Back then, it was an underdog compared to the Samsung Chromebook Plus and Pro, but in 2019, the market has grown dramatically. Does the ASUS Chromebook Flip C434, the C302’s successor, hold up? I’ve spent the past few weeks finding out.

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Asus Stories May 16, 2019

Asus is far from the biggest name in Android, but the company is coming up with some crazy ideas in recent years. This afternoon, the Asus Zenfone 6 has gone official with some high-end specs, a notch-less display, and a unique “Flip Camera.”

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Asus Stories April 8, 2019

ASUS reportedly set to launch next-generation ROG Phone 2 in Q3 2019

Even with brands likes Razer dropping out of the gaming phone market, ASUS looks set to introduce a ROG Phone 2 at some point in Q3 2019, according to a report from DigiTimes (via GizmoChina).

Asus Stories January 7, 2019

Last week, Asus announced a slew of education-focussed Chrome OS devices, including its first Chromebook tablet. At CES 2019 today, the company is revealing the premium Chromebook Flip C434 with a metal chassis and near edge-to-edge screen.

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Asus Stories January 3, 2019

Ahead of CES 2019, Asus is launching four new Chromebooks all focussed on the education market with durability in mind. These rugged devices range from the 11.6-inch C204 to the 14-inch C403. Meanwhile, the Flip C214 is a new convertible, while Asus is also launching its first Chrome OS tablet with CT100.

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Asus Stories November 5, 2018

Alleged Asus ZenFone 6 leak shows odd corner notch and how Android handles it [Video]

Last week, alleged images of the Asus ZenFone 6 prototypes leaked which showed some odd experimentation with display notch placement. But the device has surfaced again, this time showing the notch on the upper right corner of the display.

Asus Stories October 30, 2018

Alleged Asus prototypes show experimenting with a seriously odd notch location

Considering we have reached ‘peak notch’ on all but a few select smartphones, the trend is now taking a weirder turn in terms of both placement and implementation. Leaked images of Asus devices — rumored to be the Asus Zenfone 6 — show a series of truly ‘out there’ approaches to the screen diminishing camera slot, with some honestly, disastrous-looking efforts.

Asus Stories October 23, 2018

Asus launches three new Chromebooks w/ slim bezels, USB-C, and affordable price tags

With Chrome OS continually picking up steam, new hardware is coming out constantly. Today, long-time Chrome OS OEM Asus is launching three brand new Chromebooks in different sizes, but all with affordable price tags.

Asus Stories October 19, 2018

Asus ROG Phone now available for pre-order in US for $899

The “gaming phone” trend which kicked off with the Razer Phone last year has resulted in some crazy hardware. But none have been as ambitious as the ROG Phone by Asus. Now, we’re finally getting details for that phone’s launch in the United States.

Asus Stories August 15, 2018

ASUS Chromebook 12 C223 goes official w/ Intel Celeron, 4GB RAM

There are a lot of great Chromebooks out there from ASUS, and following some previous leaks, the new Chromebook 12 C223 has gone official

Asus Stories August 6, 2018

Asus ZenFone Live launches for $109 w/ Android Go and Snapdragon 425

Android Go has launched on quite a few low-end Android smartphones, and this week Asus is joining the crowd with its new ZenFone Live.

Asus Stories June 22, 2018

Over the past few weeks we’ve been quietly getting a lot of new hardware in the Chrome OS field. Today, a new option from ASUS has leaked, and it looks pretty compelling…

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