Asus and Tencent could be launching the ROG 2 phone in July, a post on Chinese social media site Weibo has said.
The phone will be optimized for gaming content, according to the post.
The originalprovides one of phone and was priced at $900.
It came with pressure-sensitive buttons called AirTriggers, two USB-C ports, dual rear cameras and a 4,000-mAh battery that lasted for 15 hours in CNET's battery lab test for continuous video playback on airplane mode.
Neither Asus nor Tencent immediately responded to requests for comment.