Republic of games has been pushing boundaries since 2006. Asus has launched most awaited ROG phone with flagship snapdragon 845. Asus ROG phone comes in 6 inch display with 2.96 GHz speed. It shall compete with Black Shark gaming phone, the Nubia Red Devil, and the Razer Phone.
Key Features of ASUS ROG Phone
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC
- 2.96 Ghz octa-core processor
- UFS 2.1 128GB/512Gb storage
- LPDDR4X 8GB RAM
- 6.0 Inch 18:9 (2160×1080) AMOLED 90Hz refresh rate display
- 4000 mAh Battery
Review and Analysis
Asus ROG phone comes with transformative accessories for docking with a desktop, doubling up on screens and batteries, and adding console-like controls alongside a wireless display.It has latest eight Kryo CPU cores and Adreno 630 graphics with ample horsepower for latest games.
Gaming including playing for multiple hours and phone can get heat up. Powerful processors generate significant heat when running cutting-edge games which lead to thermal throttling that turns flawlessly fluid gameplay into a stuttering slide show. However Asus ROG new GameCool system improves thermals with a copper heat spreader and 3D vapor chamber that efficiently transfer heat away from the SoC and into the body.
The ROG Phone will be available in June 2018 in configurations with 128GB and 512GB of internal storage. Both of which come with the AeroActive Cooler.
Asus ROG phone sports 6 inch 90Hz display which draws 50% more frames than typical smartphone screens. ROG phone uses an ultra-fast AMOLED whose one-millisecond response time matches the pixel-flipping speed of our competition-grade ROG Swift PG258Q esports monitor. The graphics are crystal clear even in fast-paced and action-oriented titles with multiple movement.
Mobile games are meant to be played in landscape mode,However rotate to landscape, the charging and headphone cables get in the way and it makes phone awkward and uncomfortable to hold. Asus ROG phone fix this by adding a port to the right side, so game played smoothly while charging without the cable affecting grip.
Asus ROG phone comes with dual front-facing speakers use Smart Amp technology to produce more volume with less distortion for playlists and battlefield gunfire.It comes with integrated networking with Gigabit LTE cellular, plus WiGig-certified 802.11ad 60GHz WiFi with both 2×2 MIMO and WiFi Direct.
Full Features and Specifications of ASUS ROG Phone
Screen Size : 6.0 inch 18:9 AMOLED,
Screen Resolution : 2160×1080 pixels with 90Hz refresh rate
Display Type : 10-point multi-touch (supports Glove Touch), Discrete image processing chip supports HDR
Physical Dimensions : 158.8 x 76.2 x 8.6mm
Weight : 200 gms
RAM : 8GB RAM LPDDR4X
ROM : UFS 2.1, 128GB / 512GB
Operating System : Android Oreo 8.1
Processor : Exclusive 2.96GHz octa-core
Chipset : Qualcomm snapdragon 845 SoC
GPU : Qualcomm Adreno 630
Rear Camera : Dual rear camera 12MP+8MP, 120 degree wide angle
Selfie Camera : 8MP selfie camera
Audio : Dual front-facing stereo speakers with smart amplifier, 24-bit/192KHz Hi-Res Audio, DTS Headphone:X 7.1 virtual surround-sound, Qualcomm aptX High-definition Bluetooth wireless audio
Network : Gigabit LTE cellular, plus WiGig-certified 802
Connectivity : 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ad 2×2 MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct and WiGig 802.11ad wireless display support
Bluetooth 5.0 and NFC
Sensors : Accelerometer, e-compass, proximity sensor, Hall sensor, ambient-light sensor, fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, 2 x ultrasonic AirTriggers
Navigation and Positioning : Supports GPS, aGPS, Glonass, BeiDou
I/O : Side Custom USB-C supports USB 3.1 Gen 1, DP 1.4, fast charging (15W), ASUS HyperCharge direct charging and BOTTOM : USB-C supports USB 2.0, fast charging (20W), Direct Charge, 3.5mm headphone jack
Battery : 4000 mAh fast charging