ASUS to launch its gaming phone Asus ROG in India soon: Report

Published on June 28, 2018

Asus, one of the leading smartphone maker, may soon launch its all-new gaming flagship smartphone in India. The device is named as Asus ROG Gaming smartphone. The company has officially announced about the device before the COMPUTEX 2018. The company has not disclosed any specific launch date for the device, but it is expected that the device will be launched in September 2018 or during quarter 3.

The device comes with a lot of advanced features and specifications which will make it costlier. It carries latest features which will make it different from the other gaming devices available in the market such as Razer Phone, Xiaomi’ Black Shark, and Nubia gaming smartphone. The device enables users to play games without losing the grip in landscape mode.

Elaborating the features and specification of the device, the Asus ROZ has a 6.0-inch Full HD+ AMOLED HDR display. The screen supports 90Hz of refresh rate and 1ms response time. The smartphone is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, which offers 2.96GHz of clock speed, which works betters from the standard 2.8Ghz speed. It comes with an 8GB of RAM and offers 512GB of internal storage capacity.

The smartphone carries stunning gaming features such as it has 802.11ad WiGig connectivity. This feature allows users to mirror the content on a compatible TV in the proximity. The device has a front-facing speaker and four USB ports.  Other highlighted features of the smartphone are the 3D vapour-chamber cooling system and the copper heat spreader. It is equipped with the GameCool technology which ensures the thermals located inside the phone doesn’t heat up.

The Asus ROG smartphone has three ultrasonic pressure sensitive zones. Among the three-pressure sensitivity zone, one works like the squeezing features which is there in the HTC U11 and Google Pixel 2 and enables special X Mode. This mode is there to optimize the performance of the ROG device, and it will disable the background activities and other unnecessary services. It activates the inbuilt cooling technology. It automatically turns on the gaming mode in the smartphone. The rest two ultrasonic pressure sensitive zones are placed at the two corners when the device will be in landscape mode. However, users can re-locate it as per their requirements.

On the rear side, the device carries a dual camera setup which includes a 12MP and an 8MP camera. The dual camera is placed horizontally, and there is the rhombic-designed fingerprint scanner. A massive 4000mAh powerful battery backs the device. The battery features Asus Hyper-Charge technology which helps in faster charging. It can charge the battery up to 60 per cent in 30 minutes. Users will get some interesting accessories with the device, for example, an Aero-Active Cooler, a cooling fan, and a Twin-View Dock, which enables the users to make the ROG into a dual-screen phone. It offers an additional 6,000mAh battery. The device also comes with Gamevice Gamepad and WiGig Dock and Mobile Desktop Dock. The device runs on Android Oreo 8.1 and ZEN UI.

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