Asus recently launched a new ZenFone lineup, and now it seems that it won’t stop too soon.
According to a tweet, the smartphone manufacturer might be working on four new handsets, including the successors to the ZenFone Max M2. The tweet also unveiled the internal codenames of the upcoming Asus devices and their processors.
Asus could be working on a new mid-range smartphone series, but at the moment is still a mystery. We can, however, figure some things out with the help of the processors’ details. Here is what you need to know.
Four Upcoming Asus Handsets Under Development: Processors Revealed
Thanks to a recent tweet, Asus’s plans of launching a new smartphone series are revealed. The codenames of the alleged four new Asus handsets are Lagoon, Lito, Scuba, and Bengal.
Going into the details, the device with the codename Lito is believed to arrive with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765 or 765G SoC. The Lagoon variant is rumored to pack another Qualcomm processor, the Snapdragon 690, while the Bengal handset might get the Snapdragon 662 processor. Finally, the Scuba device might come with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 200 series SoC.
As unveiled, these new Asus handsets are likely to be launched as mid-range devices that cater to a bigger audience. If the details are to be believed, two Asus handsets, the Lagoon and Lite, will arrive with 5G support in the affordable segment.
Furthermore, there are all the indications that at least two of these devices could be released as the successor of the ZenFone Max M2 series. But, apart from the processor details and codenames, there’s no other information yet. If the company indeed has four new smartphones under development, we should expect to find out more about them on various benchmark and certification listings in the coming days.
Also, it’s known that Asus didn’t release any mid-range smartphone series for quite a while. If everything goes well, we might see the company launching the devices until the end of the year.