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ASUS ROG Phone 3 priced at a steep $1,000, ships October 16

ASUS ROG Phone 3 priced at a steep $1,000, ships October 16

ASUS has finally revealed US pricing for the ROG Phone 3, and it's ambitious to say the least: $999.99 for the 12GB/512GB version, and $1,099.99 for the 16GB/512GB model. Amazon, B&H, and ASUS's own site will be offering this pricey gaming phone.

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RedMagic 5S review: Great at games, but not much else

RedMagic 5S review: Great at games, but not much else

Gaming phones are a newer niche for Android devices, and Nubia is one of the companies running headlong into this fledgling field. This past May, we took a look at the Red Magic 5, and we did not come away impressed thanks to numerous bugs and compromises. Now that the Red Magic 5S is here, and we can say for certain that features like internal cooling and a high refresh rate come at a cost: the Red Magic 5S is good for gaming but not much else.

The Red Magic 5 isn't a complete wash—its gaming-centric features and performance help to even out the device's lack of polish.

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ASUS unveils the ROG Phone 3 with the Snapdragon 865+ and up to 16GB of RAM

ASUS unveils the ROG Phone 3 with the Snapdragon 865+ and up to 16GB of RAM

Gaming phones are chunky, overpowered beasts with outrageous aesthetics that most consumers don't need. But if you're someone who doesn't care about looks or weight, they pack incredible oomph. ASUS released its ROG Phone 2 last year, and it earned a place on AP's Most Wanted list. Now the company has unveiled its successor, and the ROG Phone 3 is probably more powerful than your home computer.

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Top 6 games optimized for the Nubia RedMagic 5G gaming phone and its silky smooth display (Sponsored)

Top 6 games optimized for the Nubia RedMagic 5G gaming phone and its silky smooth display (Sponsored)

The Nubia RedMagic 5G is a triple-threat device that crams premium power and gaming features into a reasonably priced package. Not only is it the first mass-produced phone equipped with 5G connectivity and a blazing-fast 144Hz display, it has an entire list of flagship specs that are worth far more than its $579 price tag would assert. To help you make the most of this cutting-edge gaming powerhouse, we put together a comprehensive roundup of the best mobile games optimized for the Nubia RedMagic 5G.

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Asus ROG Phone 3 hands-on video gives us our first real-world look at the phone

Asus ROG Phone 3 hands-on video gives us our first real-world look at the phone

Asus's ROG phones have always been jam-packed with the best hardware you can think of, and it looks like this won't be different for the next smartphone in the series. The ROG Phone 3 has hit the Chinese regulation agency TENAA, and it spilled almost all of the internals. It will run Android 10 out of the box and comes with an overclocked, 5G-enabled Snapdragon 865, and up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. Other than the regulatory information, we've also got a first look at the handset thanks to videos and photos leaked on Weibo, via MySmartPrice.

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Lenovo's first gaming phone leaks with a pop-up camera... on the side

Lenovo's first gaming phone leaks with a pop-up camera... on the side

Lenovo is mostly known for its PCs and laptops, and the company even has a gaming subdivision for that market going by Lenovo Legion. It looks like the manufacturer wants to capitalize on that name for its first gaming smartphone. As XDA Developers reports, Lenovo is working on a handset called "Legion Gaming Phone" with high-end hardware, improved thermals, two USB-C ports, and a pop-up camera on the side.

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Nubia's powerhouse RedMagic 5G gaming phone with blazing 144Hz display now widely available starting at just $579 (Sponsored)

Nubia's powerhouse RedMagic 5G gaming phone with blazing 144Hz display now widely available starting at just $579 (Sponsored)

For years, the RedMagic series from Nubia has been pushing the boundaries of mobile gaming hardware, delivering powerful devices for affordable prices that largely make gaming on a phone enjoyable. After a release earlier last month, Nubia is ready for the broader launch of its newest gaming smartphone, the RedMagic 5G. Here's everything you need to know about Nubia's beastly device, plus how you can order one starting today.

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Nubia announces Red Magic 5G with 144Hz screen and cooling fan (Update: Pre-orders)

Nubia announces Red Magic 5G with 144Hz screen and cooling fan (Update: Pre-orders)

Nubia’s last flagship is barely a few months old, but that's not stopping the Chinese company from adding a new high-end handset to its gaming-focused Red Magic line. Keeping up with the growing trend of 5G-enabled phones, Nubia has announced the Red Magic 5G for its home market with standout features like an air-cooling system and a high-refresh-rate screen.

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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro review: For the few who prioritize mobile gaming over all else

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro review: For the few who prioritize mobile gaming over all else

In spite of the fact that smartphones just don't make for great gaming platforms, there's no shortage of gaming-centric phones on the market. Xiaomi's Black Shark 2 Pro is the latest one to hit the market, going toe-to-toe with offerings from ASUS, Razer, and ZTE. The Black Shark 2 Pro certainly looks the part, and at $599 in the US, it offers some great specs for the money. That said, unless you champion the Android video game experience over all else, you're probably better off looking elsewhere.

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Razer Phone 2 on sale for all-time low of $300 ($100 off)

Razer Phone 2 on sale for all-time low of $300 ($100 off)

Those who have come into contact with super-fast refresh rate displays have hyped them to be a big-time ruiner for anyone going back to 60Hz or less. Razer brought a 120Hz experience to mobile with its phones and while their viability has been in question, you'd probably still be interested in giving the Razer Phone 2 a try. Lucky for you, the company's dropping this ol' reliable down to its lowest price yet.

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