Asus ROG Phone unveiled; See Specs Review, Features and Price

Asus ROG Phone

The Asus ROG Phone has been launched as the company’s first gaming smartphone. It was long overdue, after the company dominated the gaming world with their high-end gaming laptops. The ROG Phone aims at continuing what ASUS has going on in the gaming world but for Android lovers.

Asus ROG Phone

ASUS might have just showed other big guns how to create a gaming smartphone, the ROG Phone comes with lots of features that is missing on modern day gaming smartphones. Most importantly is the GameCool feature, which transfers all the heat away from the Snapdragon 845 chip and out through the cooling vents.

Design

Asus ROG Phone

Now this is what s gaming smartphone looks like, the ROG Phone is a portable ROG laptop, literally. It has the gamery aesthetic design that you can’t resist, it also offers water and dust resistant as well. The dual cooling vents are the first you’d notice because of its orange color.

Asus ROG Phone

Then of course the ASUS ROG logo we typically see on its laptops, it has RGB illumination which displays different colors as well. It has a 3.5mm jack at the bottom, and two USB charging ports. The ultrasonic pressure sensitive body lets you squeeze the body to improve performance by automatically shutting down background tasks.

Display

Asus ROG Phone

The Asus ROG Phone comes with a nice screen to display all your gaming moments. Going with the trend, it dishes out an 18:9 aspect ratio, this offers more screen than bezels for gamers. Two loudspeakers are present at the top and bottom bezel, it also supports 24-bit/192Khz Hi-Res Audio playback and DTS Headphone:X.

Focusing on the screen, the device brought on the AMOLED capacitive touchscreen which should bring out stunning details. It has a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and 402 pixel per inch density for sharp visuals. The screen also boasts of 108.6% DCI-P3 wide color gamut, HDR display and refreshes up to 90Hz 1ms pixel response time.

Hardware and Software

It houses the powerful Snapdragon 845 chipset from Qualcomm with an Octa-Core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 8-Cores of processor here clocks at the fastest speed ever at 2.96GHz with 10nm process technology. In the graphics department, the Adreno 630 takes charge.

Easily launch so many games and apps at once with 8GB of RAM space available. It has a memory speed of up to 2GHz as well. Store up files and apps with two massive options, the standard version with 512GB and a cheaper variant with 128GB. The ROG Phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with ROG Gaming UI.

Camera

For photography, the dual 12MP + 8MP shooters at the rear does all the tricks needed. There’s a LED flash as well as other features to choose from like phase detection autofocus, touch focus, face detection, panorama and HDR. You can also shoot 4K video @ 30fps, while the 8MP camera is perfect for selfies and video calls.

Battery

Powering the Asus ROG Phone is a 4000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn’t take up to 1.5 hours.

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Asus ROG Phone Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Asus ROG Phone
Announced June, 2018
Released July, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Yes, LTE
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Metal + Polycarbonate
Dimensions 158.5 x 76.2 x 8.6 mm
Weight 200g
Protection Yes
Colours Black

Display

Display Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size 6-inch
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 402ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 76.9%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

12MP + 8MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, LED
8MP

Software

Android 8.1 Oreo
ROG Gaming UI
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
CPU Octa-core 2.96GHz
GPU Adreno 630
8GB
Internal Storage 128GB/512GB
No

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Identification Yes
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4000mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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What is Asus ROG Phone Price and Availability Status?

The Asus ROG Phone will be available on Shopping stores from July, starting from $799 (N260,000) to $899 (N300,000). Click on the links above to view the latest Asus ROG Phone price & availability on Shopping stores.


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