ASUS ROG’s 1st Gaming Phone Launched in China

The ASUS ROG Phone has yet to officially make it to our shores, and a local launch date is still pending from the company. In China, however, the phone was officially launch and has gone on sale.

At the Computex held in June this year in Taiwan, Asus jumped on to the gaming smartphone bandwagon by unveiling its first-ever ROG-branded smartphone called Asus ROG Phone. Today, the company has officially launched the ROG Phone in China. The 128GB and 512GB storage variants are priced at 5999 Yuan (approx $875 / Rs 63,000) and 7999 Yuan (approx $1,165 / Rs 84,000) respectively. There is also a ROG Phone “E-sports Limited Edition” which comes bundled with 4 accessories and costs 12,999 Yuan (approx $1,890 / Rs 1,36,500).

Considering its a gaming smartphone, the ROG Phone doesn’t sleek. Instead, it comes with enhanced ergonomics to better suit long time gaming. It sports a 6-inch AMOLED HDR display with Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. The display on this device offers 90Hz refresh rate and just 1ms response time. Under the hood is the 10nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform overclocked at 2.96GHz. The ROG Phone is also the first smartphone to offer 3D Vaper Chamber liquid cooling technology.

Asus rog phone

Specifications:

GENERAL

Also Known As Asus ROG Phone ZS600KL
Quick Charging Yes
Operating System Android v8.1 (Oreo)
Sim Slots Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
Model ROG Phone
Launch Date December, 2018 (Expected)
Brand Asus
Sim Size SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor Yes

MULTIMEDIA

Loudspeaker Yes
Fm Radio Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

PERFORMANCE

Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Graphics Adreno 630
Processor Octa core (2.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385)
Architecture 64 bit
Ram 8 GB

DESIGN

Thickness 8.6 mm
Width 76.2 mm
Weight 200 grams
Waterproof Yes
Height 158.8 mm
Colours Black

DISPLAY

Display Type AMOLED
Aspect Ratio 18:9
Screen To Body Ratio 76.78 %
Pixel Density 402 ppi
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Screen Size 6.0 inches (15.24 cm)
Screen Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Touch Screen Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

STORAGE

Internal Memory 128 GB
Expandable Memory No

CAMERA

Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection
Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels
Autofocus Yes Phase Detection autofocus
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Resolution 8 MP Front Camera
Physical Aperture F2.0
Flash Yes LED Flash
Video Recording 3840×2160 @ 60 fps, 1920×1080 @ 60 fps, 1280×720 @ 240 fps

BATTERY

User Replaceable No
Quick Charging Yes Fast, v4.0, 60 % in 33 minutes
Type Li-Polymer
Capacity 4000 mAh

NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

Wifi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/ad/b/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
Wifi Features Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes v5.0
Usb Typec Yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)
Usb Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging
Nfc Yes
Network Support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
Gps Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
Sim 1 4G Bands:TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 700(band 29)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 4G Speed: 150 Mbit/s ? 1 Gbit/s ? (LTE category 16)3G Speed: HSDPA 42 Mbit/s ?, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ?GPRS:Available EDGE:Available
Sim Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Sim 2 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 700(band 29)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 4G Speed: 150 Mbit/s ? 1 Gbit/s ? (LTE category 13) 3G Speed: HSDPA 42 Mbit/s ? GPRS:Available EDGE:Available

Special Features:

It is also water resistant and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. There are two ultrasonic AirTriggers on the side edges which can be fully customized.

The company is also offering the Aura RGB lighting and Aura Sync support with the ROG Phone.  The E-sports Limited Edition ROG Phone comes with Aero Active cooler, TwinView Dock, Gamevice controller with WiGig Dock, and a Protective Case. While the company announced to launch the Asus ROG Phone in India, there is no timeline mentioned. Stay tuned on Phone Radar for the pricing and availability of the Asus ROG gaming smartphone!

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Manish Kumar Barnwal

Manish Kumar Barnwal

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