Best ASUS phones 2024

While ASUS doesn't make many different smartphone models, there are still some great choices on offer. The brand now focuses on two distinct product lines, with the Zenfone series catered to mainstream users looking for a small phone with high-end hardware, and then there's the ROG Phone series that offers aggressive designs backed by the latest hardware and a host of extras. Here's what you need to know about the best ASUS phones available right now.

ASUS makes great phones in the Zenfone and ROG Phone series

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If you want the best ASUS phone, get the Zenfone 9

With ASUS now focusing on two distinct product lines, it doesn't make as many phones as it used to. That said, this condensed strategy is working well for the brand, and the Zenfone 9 is a fantastic overall phone. It is ideally suited for one-handed use but isn't missing out on any features you'll find on the best Android phones.

The Zenfone 9 has a 120Hz AMOLED screen, is powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, and the battery lasts well over a day. ASUS also made a lot of gains on the camera front, and there's even gimbal stabilization tech — you get stellar photos and videos in any lighting scenario.

Right now, there isn't a small phone that has the same caliber of hardware and value as the Zenfone 9, and it is a truly amazing device. Sure, there's the Samsung Galaxy S23, but the S23 has a really poor battery life that's shameful next to the Zenfone.

If you want something a little larger, the ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro deliver outstanding hardware backed by a whole suite of gaming-focused features. These phones have aggressive styling at the back and come with a lot of useful extras, and they are among the fastest Android phones you can buy today.

ASUS just unveiled the beastly ROG Phone 7 and ROG Phone 7 Ultimate, but we haven't included them in our roundup because neither phone is available yet. Since we don't know when the devices will launch outside Taiwan and in what parts of the globe, we've reserved our recommendation for now.

Harish Jonnalagadda
Senior Editor - Asia

Harish Jonnalagadda is a Senior Editor overseeing Asia at Android Central. He leads the site's coverage of Chinese phone brands, contributing to reviews, features, and buying guides. He also writes about storage servers, audio products, and the semiconductor industry. Contact him on Twitter at @chunkynerd.