For several years, most phone industries have played on the idea of producing a gaming centric handset. The ASUS ROG Phone is a cutting-edge gaming smartphone that combines gaming-focused augmentations and powerful hardware into a single device.

The ASUS ROG Phone is engineered with a 90Hz refresh rate, 1080p resolution, and 6-inch AMOLED display which delivers 50% more frames than your ordinary smartphone screen. With this, you're able to enjoy the perfect graphics-intensive titles and slicker gameplay. Apart from the AMOLED display, resolution, and refresh rate, the phone's display also has HDR support, 10,000:1 contrast ration, and DCI-P3 color gamut (full support).

With its Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, the ASUS ROG Phone offers the needed processing muscle to guarantee that it has enough power to balance the incorporated Adreno 630 GPU. Additionally, this gaming smartphone includes a 10-point multi-touch support that's fully sensitive so you can use it even when you're wearing your gloves.

The ASUS ROG Phone also has AirTriggers which includes 3 ultrasonic buttons. It is designed to be an ideal alternative to the modern gamepads. Likewise, it is independently programmed for standard smartphone and gaming functions.

Other features of the ASUS ROG Phone are:

  • Processor: Exclusive 2.96GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform
  • Weight: 200 g
  • Dimensions: 158.8 x 76.2 x 8.6mm
  • Battery: 4,000mAh
  • Audio: Dual front-facing stereo speakers with smart amplifier, 24-bit/192KHz Hi-Res Audio, DTS Headphone:X 7.1 virtual surround-sound, and Qualcomm aptX High-definition Bluetooth® wireless audio
  • Cameras: 12MP + 8MP (Main) and 8MP (Front)
  • GPS: Supports GPS, aGPS, Glonass, BeiDou
  • Wireless: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ad 2×2 MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct and WiGig 802.11ad wireless display support, and Bluetooth 5.0 and NFC

Furthermore, the ASUS ROG Phone is compatible with sensors such as accelerometer, e-compass, proximity sensor, Hall sensor, ambient-light sensor, fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, 2 x ultrasonic AirTriggers. Lastly, the phone's storage is UFS 2.1, 128GB / 512GB. There’s no detail on the pricing yet.

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