Asus has surprised us all by announcing its own gaming smartphone ROG Phone at Computex 2018.
Computex 2018, biggest computing show runs from June 5, 2018 until June 9, 2018. Features companies such as AMD, Intel, Nvidia and Asus shows the very latest laptops, PCs, peripherals and more.
Asus ROG Phone launched with a gorgeous AMOLED 6-inch screen and powerful specifications. Asus hasn’t confirmed pricing , the phone will be released in India in September 2018.
Asus ROG Phone is the third player in the Gaming smartphone race, Xiaomi Black Shark and Razer Phone are already involve in the game.
Why different from others
Innovative GameCool 3D vapor chamber cooling system, which improved 47% CPU cooling efficiency.
ROG Phone is designed to give you a more console-like gaming experience, with three unique ultrasonic AirTrigger touch sensors. Two of these ultra-responsive sensors are optimized as left/right triggers at the top of the display for landscape-mode gaming (the third is designed for use in portrait mode), and they’re fully programmable to activate any available on-screen action: aiming, firing, inventory selection, steering, navigating.
Qualcomm aptX Technology for Bluetooth Headset
You can free all background RAM and dedicate it to games, and maximize the efficiency with the AeroActive Cooler. X Mode also prevents RAM-eating and battery sapping app activity.
Latest WLAN 802.11 ad 60 GHz (up to 4.6Gbps Wi-Fi speed)
ROG Phone has an additional side-mounted custom USB-C™ connector that supports direct charging, HDMI output, gigabit LAN and headphones. The side connector’s also used for exclusive expansion modules, including the AeroActive Cooler, Mobile Desktop Dock, TwinView Dock and Gamevice Controller & WiGig Dock.
AeroActive Cooler (Included in the box)
The AeroActive Cooler is deployed, you get a side-mounted USB-C port and 3.5mm headphone jack.
You can turn your ROG Phone into a powerful dual-screen console with 6-inch AMOLED (2160 x 1080) screen, 4 front-facing speaker system, two extra physical trigger buttons, dual haptic- feedback engine, an enhanced cooling system and a high-capacity 6000mAh extended battery pack.
Mobile Desktop Dock
You can connect ROG phone to an external 4K UHD monitor, mouse and keyboard, by a wired gigabit LAN (1 Gbps speed) and use the S/PDIF output to drive your 5.1-channel sound system.
GameVice Controller & WiGig Dock
With the help of Qualcmm® 802.11 ad Wi-Fi (up to 4.5Gbps speed) technology on 60GHz frequency, ROG Phone converts into a portable console with full inventory of physical gamming controls and wireless display connectivity for immersive big-screen gaming.
It packs with dual analog joysticks, left and right fire triggers and bumpers, a D-pad, along with A, B, X, Y and L3, R3 buttons.
The Device follow the ROG design language with sharp lines, a black finish and a glowing ROG logo on back with distinct fingerprint sensor for gaming look. You can change the logo color if you want.
This 200g weighted smartphone comes with 2.5D Front Corning Gorilla Glass, 3D Rear Corning Gorilla Glass and water resistance feature.
The power and volume buttons are on the right, with two USB Type-C port (48 pins) for attaching ROG gaming accessories. There’s another Type-C Port on the bottom for charging and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
6-inch 18:9 (2160 x 1080) with 90Hz refresh rate
1ms responce time AMOLED display with HDR supported by dedicate hardware display chip
550nits brightness, 10,000:1 contrast ration with Corning Gorilla Glass
108.6% DCI-PC wide color gamut
Bluelight filter for eye care
Capacitive touch panel with 10 points multi-touch
CPU: 2.96GHz specially-binned Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 (World’s Fastest processor for Mobile Platform with 10nm), 64-bit Octa-core Processor
GPU: Qualcomm® Adreno™ 630
Up to LPDDR4X 8 GB RAM
Up to 512 GB ROM
5x light sensitivity low light photos, compared from normal 16MP camera
Sony flagship IMX363 12MP dual pixel image sensor – 1/2.55″ large sensor size, 1.4µm large pixel size, F1.8 aperture, 6p lens, LED flash and 120° wide-angle camera with Night HDR
AI Photography with AI Photo Learning, Real-time Portrait and Beautification
8 MP camera with F2.0 aperture with 84° field of view with GIF Animation and Portrait mode features.
4K UHD (3840 x 2160) at 30 / 60 fps for main rear camera
1080p FHD video recording at 30 / 60 fps, slow motion support at 240 fps
3-axis electronic image stabilization for rear cameras
Live Emoji by ZeniMoji
Dual front-facing speakers
5-magnet speaker with latest dual NXP 9874 smart amplifier for louder, deeper and less distorted sound effect.
24-bit/192KHz Hi-Res audio with 7.1-channel surround sound.
High-definition Bluetooth wireless audio latest Qualcomm aptX technology supported for OnePlus Bullets Earphones like wireless headphones.
Triple internal microphones with ASUS Noise Reduction Technology
WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.5 GHz and 5 GHz
Latest WLAN 802.11 ad 60 GHz (up to 4.6Gbps Wi-Fi speed)
Android Oreo 8.1 and ROG Gaming X mode UI (on one click)
Wi-Fi Direct and NFC
LTE Cat13 Uploading up to 150Mbps / LTE Cat16 Downloading up to 1 Gbps
DC-HSPA+: UL 5.76Mbps / DL 42Mbps
Sensors and Navigation
GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BDS
Rear Fingerprint sensor (0.3 seconds unlock, supports 5 fingureprints), Face recognition
Accelerator, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Ultrasonic sensor for AirTriggers and grip press
Battery & Charging
4000mAh, AI & scheduled charging for battery protection
10V 3A, supports up to 30W Qualcomm Qucik Charge 4.0 / PD3.0 / Direct Charge adapter with own Power Adapter, ASUS HyperCharge Technology. 0-60% charge within 30 minutes.
In the Box
Fan dongle (AeroActive Cooler), Type-C to C cable, Ejector pin, USB power adapter (30W) and Documentation (user guide, warranty card).
Mobile Desktop Dock, TwinView Dock, Professional Dock, Asus WiGig® Dock and Gamevide, you have to purchase these accessories separately for you ROG Phone.