The long awaited legendary mobile gaming smartphone has finally arrived. On the 22th October 2018 (today), ASUS has launched their all new ROG Phone which marks one of the top gaming benchmark in the industry to date. Powering by the highest performance Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, it delivers insanely high GPU and CPU clock rate for your restless gaming experience.
Aside from the ROG Phone, ASUS also brings some of its accessories such as AeroActive Cooler, TwinView Dock and others while some is yet available here. Let’s have a look!
ROG Phone specifications：
- ROG Gaming UI
- 6 inches 18:9 aspect ratio AMOLED display（2160 x 1080 resolution）
- 90Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, 108.6% DCI-P3 colour accuracy
- Integrated HDR Display technology
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile clocked at 2.96Ghz
- Qualcomm Adreno 630 GPU
- 8GB LPDDR4 RAM
- 12MP + 8MP dual rear camera
- 8MP front facing camera
- Supports NFC
- Dual front stereo speakers with DTS Headphone X 7.1 surround sound support
- UFS 2.1 ：128GB / 512GB
- 4000mAh battery with QC3.0+QC4.0, Asus HyperCharge, DP 1.4（4K）display output
- 158.8 x 76.2 x 8.6mm
Covering the front panel is the 6 inches AMOLED display with aspect ratio at 18:9 with FHD resolution. The display also has 90Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time and all new HDR display capable of reaching 10000:1 colour contrast ratio.
Besides, it also has a customized Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 overclocked to 2.95Ghz and 8GB LPDDR4 RAM and available in 128GB or 512GB storage options. All of this is powered by a 4000mAh battery for the juice.
Apart from that, the ROG also runs on all new ROG Gaming UI that increase smartphone performance and eliminate disturbance in the X mode. Audio technologies like DTS Headphone X 7.1 and virtual surround sound system is also made available. It is capable of transmitting HDR display and 4K video quality via its dedicated core.
ASUS also had innovated their way in the cooling system with the AeroActive 3D steam cooling system that dissipates heat from inside to outside of the device.
For a full screen landscape games that requires fast and strategic reaction such as MOBA games and FPS e.g. PUBG/Fortnite, the ROG Phone provides the convenience of tapping the trigger especially via Air Trigger technology. It mimics the way of a Xbox and PlayStation controller works.
No extra gimmicks needed.
Pre-order of this gaming smartphone has opened today till 4th November and it retails for RM3499 for 128GB variant and RM3999 for 512GB variant. Other accessories such as TwinView Dock will priced from RM199 to RM999 and available around November this year.