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Asus ROG Phone Launched In India

Specifications
Status

Launched

Manufacturer

Asus

Model / Variant

ROG Phone

Launch Date

29 November 2018

Price

Rs 69,999

Dimensions

158.8 x 76.2 x 8.3 mm

Weight

200 grams

Design

Front Glass
Back Glass

Colors

Black

Display Size and Type

6.0 inches
16M colors
18:9 ratio
AMOLED

Display Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels
402 ppi

Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Front
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Back
IPX 4 Splash-proof

Chipset

Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845

CPU

Octa-Core
4 x 2.96 GHz Kryo 385 Gold
4 x 1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver

GPU

Adreno 630

Memory Storage

128 GB
512 GB

RAM

8 GB

Operating System

Android 8.1 (Oreo)

Primary Camera

12 MP
8 MP

Camera Features

LED flash
Panorama
HDR

Primary Video

2160p@30/60fps
1080p@30/60/240fps

Secondary Camera

8 MP

Secondary Camera Video

1080p@30fps

Battery

4000 mAh
Li-Ion

2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA - B version

3G Network

HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - A version, B version

4G / LTE Network

LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46 - A version, B version

Connectivity

Bluetooth
GPS
NFC
Radio
USB

SIM Type

Nano-SIM

Other Features

GameCool vapor-chamber cooling system
108.6% DCI-P3 wide color gamut
90Hz refresh rate
Dual front-facing stereo speakers
Ultrasonic AirTrigger touch sensors
Quick charge 4.0

Asus had unveiled it’s first smartphone in Computex in June this year. The phone, monikered from their gaming series of products – ‘Republic Of Gamers’, just launched in India. It is a truly gaming centric phone that has been built with gaming needs in mind. Asus’ only gaming smartphone- the ROG Phone is priced at Rs 69,999. Let’s dive into it’s features and see what it has in store for gamers.

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Phone Specifications
Before we get into the gaming centric features, let’s look into the specifications that make it a phone and not just a gaming device. The ROG Phone features a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 6 in the front and a 3rear Corning Gorilla Glass design. The phone boasts of an Adreno 630 GPU and has options of up to 8GB RAM and up to 512GB ROM. The ROG Phone also has a two camera setup at the back that feature a 12 MP and an 8 MP sensor. The front camera of the phone is 8 MP, f/2.0 which is a decent camera for a gaming phone. Other than that it has all the regular features such as a rear mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensors and a compass. The ROG Phone also features a 4000 mAh battery. This is both great for intensive gaming as well as for a regular heavy user.
Gaming Centric Features

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Being a gaming phone, one can only expect good things from this phone. The ROG Phone features a 3D vapour-chamber cooling system. It is a four-speed fan system that can cool the surface of the phone by up to 4.7°C. It has what Asus calls ultrasonic AirTrigger touch sensors. These are basically programmable shoulder buttons when the phone is used in landscape mode for better gaming. Asus seems to understand gaming needs quite well which is evident from the placement of side-mounted ports which makes it easier to play games on the phone in landscape mode while charging simultaneously. The AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate with a 1ms response time. For the uninitiated, a normal IPS display has a response time of around 4 ms.
The phone features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC clocked at up to 2.96GHz. Kitted with a Qualcomm Adreno 630 GPU the phone boasts of a GameCool vapor-chamber cooling system with detachable AeroActive Cooler for an extra cooling boost. It has Wi-Fi speeds up to 4.6Gbps and boasts of a 108.6% DCI-P3 wide colour gamut. Other features include a 48 Pin customised connector with USB 3.1 Type-C port, dual front-facing stereo speakers and a 100,000:1 contrast ratio.
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