ASUS ROG gaming phone is now officially available in India for INR 69,999. It is the first gaming smartphone in the world that is equipped with a 3D vapour-chamber cooling system. The gamer centric design has made the smartphone look appealing while the 90Hz display have made it land on the list of finest gaming inventions yet. ROG gets side mounted ports which are perfect for the landscape and portrait mode and is equipped with ultrasonic AirTrigger touch sensors to keep the screen clear of controls while gaming.
It features a 6-inch Full HD+ AMOLED HDR display with a 90Hz refresh rate to deliver smooth animations and and a 1ms of response time. The contrast ratio of 10000:1 is something that promises a fine gaming experience while color gamut of 108.6 % is appreciated. It gets a detachable AeroActive Cooler for extra cooling that transfers the heat away from the body.
The ASUS ROG is equipped with advanced haptic engine that is capable of giving nuanced vibrations powerful enough to convert the gaming experience into virtual reality and focusing more on the performance priorities. You can squeeze the sides of the phone to let it switch into “X Mode” that optimizes gaming performance by shutting down the background processes.
The major update for the ASUS ROG is the fact that it is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC that is clocked up to 2.96GHz with a Qualcomm Adreno 630 GPU, the fastest till date. The smartphone gets 8GB of RAM plus a 128GB of inbuilt storage. Coming to the camera specification, it features a dual rear camera set up with the primary being 12 megapixels and secondary being 8 megapixels. It also gets a 8 megapixel front camera and is powered by 4000mAh battery.
ASUS have also invented a intriguing accessory that converts the phone in dual-screen device and goes by the name TwinView Dock. The accessory converts the smartphone into a device suitable for marathon gaming sessions and is actually equipped with shoulder buttons and speakers to give a real time gaming experience. It is equipped with Mobile Desktop Dock for desktop-style gaming.
ASUS ROG Phone Specifications
- 6-inch (2160×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 90Hz
- 1ms response time AMOLED display
- 108.6% DCI-P3 color gamut, 550 nits brightness
- Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
- 10,000:1 contrast ratio,Gaming HDR and Mobile HDR
- 2.96GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 64-bit
- 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU
- 8GB LPDDR4x RAM
- 128GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage
- Fingerprint sensor, Water-resistant body
- Dual front-facing 5-magnet speakers with dual NXP 9874 smart amplifier
- Hi-Res audio, DTS Headphone:X 7.1 virtual surround sound for headphone
- Triple internal microphones with ASUS Noise Reduction Technology, FM Radio
- Dimensions: 158.83 mm × 76.16 mm x 8.65 mm
- Weight: 200 grams, Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ) / 802.11ad 60GHz
- Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C, NFC
- 4000mAh battery with 10V 3A fast charging
- Supports up to 30W QC4.0 / PD3.0 / Direct Charge adapter
- Android 8.1 (Oreo) with ROG Gaming X mode UI
- 12MP rear camera with dual pixel sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4µm pixel size
- 1/2.55″ Sony IMX363 sensor, LED flash, 83° field of view, PDAF, 4-axis
- 4 stops optical image stabilization, AI Scene Detection
- 8MP Secondary rear camera with 120° wide-angle lens
- 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 84° field of view
ASUS ROG Phone Accessories
- Professional Dock – INR 5,499
- GameVice (Joy stick) – INR 5,999
- TwinView Dock – INR 21,999
- Desktop Dock – INR 12,999
- ROG Phone Case – INR 2499