Asustoday launched its flagship ROG gaming smartphone in the Indian market. The phone was launched globally back in June this year with a customised ASUS Aura RGB lighting back and specs designed for mobile gaming.
As for specifications, the ASUS ROG features a 6 inch OLED display with a resolution of FHD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels, an aspect ratio of 18:9 and 90Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset clocked at 2.95 GHz and paired with a Adreno 630 GPU. It is coupled with 6GB LPDDR4X RAM and 512GB internal storage.
In the optics department, the device sports a dual rear camera setup of a 12MP + 8MP secondary camera with f/1.8 aperture 4 axis OIS, dual-pixel PDAF and LED flash. On the front there is an 8MP camera with f/2.0 aperture. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a non removable 4,000 mAh battery. There is a fingerprint sensor in the rear for security purpose.Connectivity options on the phone include Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ad, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, AGPS, Glonass while sensors-on board include Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, and Ultrasonic AirTrigger Sensor.
As a gaming specific device, it comes with the company’s Air Trigger feature which uses ultrasonic sensors to allow the side to be used a shoulder buttons in the gaming by mapping them. The handset comes with dual USB Type-C ports but only one supports fast charging. The side port can also be plugged with AeroActive cooler, an external fan to keep the device cool instantly. Additionally, there is a 3.5mm headphone jack for audio connectivity.
The ASUS ROG gaming smartphone comes at a price tag of Rs 69,999 and will go on sale exclusively on Flipkart from today. The company is offering a zero interest EMI option with a 12 month plan costing Rs 5,833 per month. Flipkart also offering discount in its Mobile Protection Plan, costing Rs 999 instead of the usual Rs 5,999. There is also a additional cashback offer for Reliance Jio customers.
ASUS will be launching all the gaming accessories of the ROG phone in the coming days that includes Professional Dock (Rs 5,499), GameVice (Rs 5,999), TwinView Dock (Rs 21,999), Desktop Dock (Rs 12,999) and ROG Phone case (Rs 2,499) while the AeroActive cooler comes bundled free with the handset.
ASUS ROG specifications
- 6 inch OLED display with 90Hz refresh rate
- Snapdragon 845 SoC clicked at 2.95Ghz
- 6GB RAM
- 512GB internal storage
- 12MP + 8MP rear camera
- 8MP front camera
- Android 8.1 Oreo
- 4,000 mAh battery