ASUS ROG Phone Unleashed in PH

Ciara Alarcon
ASUS gracefully puts an exclamation point on the last day of ESGS, as it officially launched its ROG Phone in the Philippines.

ASUS ROG Phone Unleashed in PH
ASUS ROG Phone Unleashed in PH

In case you missed it, the ROG Phone is the brand’s first entry to the rising gaming smartphone industry. The gaming-centric device sports a 6-inch 18:9 AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, it carries a Snapdragon 845 chipset paired with Adreno 630 graphics. It also has a whopping 8GB of RAM that can be coupled with up to 512GB of internal storage. Powering up the handset, on the other hand, is a 4000mAh battery that supports HyperCharge technology.

Other gaming features of the ROG Phone include ASUS RGB lighting support, ASUS Aura Sync support, GameCool vaper-chamber cooling system with detachable AeroActive Cooler, HiRes audio, and advanced vibration.

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ASUS has also announced the pre-order details of the ROG Phone. It is now up for pre-order until November 8, 2018. Those who will get the device during the period will also score an official ROG Phone Jacket, ROG Phone Hard Case, and the Aero Active Cooler.

The ROG Phone is priced at Php49,995 (8GB/128GB), while its 8GB/512GB sells for Php61,995. Meanwhile, the ROG Phone with complete accessories costs Php108,465 and Php120,465, respectively. Its accessories include TwinView Station Dock, WiGig, Mobile Desktop Dock, Gamevice, Professional Dock, and ROG suitcase.

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ASUS ROG Phone Specs (Philippines):

  • Nano-SIM, supports LTE connectivity
  • 6-inch AMOLED (2160 x 1080) capacitive touchscreen, 18:9 aspect ratio, 402ppi
  • 90Hz refresh rate, 108.6% color gamut
  • HDR
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 2.96Hz octa-core (4x2.96GHz Kryo 385 Gold + 4x1.7GHz Kryo 385 Silver) CPU, Adreno 630 GPU, Snapdragon 845 chipset
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB/512GB internal storage
  • 12MP Sony IMX363 f/1.8 + 8-megapixel 120-degree wide-angle dual rear cameras
  • 8MP f/2.0 front camera
  • Multimedia Player
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm audio port
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • USB Type-C
  • Sensors: fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 4000mAh Li-Ion, non-removable
  • Price: starts at Php49,995

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