On Thursday, the Asus ROG Phone officially appeared on the Indian market. The smartphone was first introduced to the Republic of Gamers (ROG) global gaming brand at Computex 2018 in June of this year. The highlight of the smartphone is that it is considered the world's first smartphone with a three-dimensional cooling system of a steam chamber, and also has a coal platform and a copper distributor for additional cooling. At the launch event in India, Asus officially announced the price of a ROG Phone in India, the release date and launch proposals.
The most notable features of the Asus ROG Phone are AirTrigger ultrasonic sensors, a player-oriented design with side ports optimized for landscape mode, an AMOLED display with HDR images, refresh rates of 90 Hz and a response time of 1 ms. In addition, it is equipped with a special Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with a clock speed that supports speeds up to 2.96 GHz, in combination with the Qualcomm Adreno 630 GPU. Asus also says that Asphalt 9 is optimized for 90 Hz displays.
Prices for Asus ROG in India, the launch of offers
The price of Asus ROG Phone in India is set at Rs. 69999. It comes in a single 8GB RAM / 128GB built-in storage option in the country. The phone will be available exclusively through Flipkart, as shown earlier, from today (November 29). The company advertises low-cost EMI offers (6.9 and 12 months). Other proposals for launching include the Mobile Flipkart full protection plan for Rs. 999,
First impressions from Asus ROG Phone
Also the price was given for accessories: A professional docking station will be available in Rs. 5499; GameVice (Joy stick) in Rs. 5999; TwinView docking station in Rs. 21999, Desktop docking station in Rs. 12999, the case of the ROG phone in Rs. 2499. Offer Jio for Rs. 509 gives data 4 GB per day and Rs. 5000 cashback.
Specifications Asus ROG Phone
All new Asus ROG phones support ROG Gaming UI interface, based on Android Oreo. The smartphone is equipped with a 6-inch full-size AMOLED display with a resolution of Full HD + (1080×2160 pixels) and boasts a refresh rate of 90 Hz and a response time of 1 ms when using HDR. In addition, the smartphone display comes with a DCI-P3 color range of 108.6% and a contrast of 10,000: 1. One of the key points of the phone is a custom Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC with a clock frequency of up to 2.96 GHz, and also optimized for Qualcomm Adreno games 630 GPU.
The Asus ROG phone comes in 8 GB of RAM. In the camera compartment, the phone is equipped with a dual camera with a 12 megapixel camera (Sony IMX363 sensor, f / 1.7 aperture) and an 8 megapixel camera (120-degree wide-angle). AIt also has an 8 megapixel front camera for capturing people. In India, Asus launched the ROG phone mode, which is equipped with 128 GB of built-in storage.
Connectivity to the ROG Phone includes Wi-Fi 802.11a / b / g / n / ac / ad, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, AGPS, Glonass, USB Type-C, NFC and a 3.5 mm jack. The sensors on board they are an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor and AirTrigger ultrasonic sensors. It is equipped with a fingerprint sensor on the back.
The ROG is equipped with a 4000 mAh battery and supports Quick Charge 3.0 in the lower port and Quick Charge 4.0 (30 W) on the side port. According to Asus, the battery can get up to 60 percent charge in 30 minutes. There is also an IPX4 rating that confirms a splash resistant condition. It is noteworthy that the Asus ROG phone measures 158.8×76.2×8.6 mm and weighs 200 grams.
Coming to the functions, Asus advertises the availability of the cooling system of the steam GameCool camera with a removable AeroActive Cooler for additional cooling in the ROG Phone. The smartphone comes with side ports and two programmable ultrasonic AirTriggers and an enhanced galaxy with feedback. It comes with an optional TwinView docking station for dual channel portable mode.
The Asus ROG phone has a mobile desktop docking station for board games and a Gamevice controller with a WiGig docking station using 60 GHz Wi-Fi for gaming with a large screen. The phone also has Asus Aura RGB backlight and support for Aura Sync and ASUS HyperCharge direct charging technology. In addition, wireless transmission options, such as Miracast, are estimated at 500 ms delay.