Asus Rog phone review & specs
Updated on 2.3.2019
Asus Rog is the latest smartphone that Asus launched for game lovers. Previously Asus used to manufacture Rog laptops and desktops.With the increasing demand of gamers on Smartphone, the company launched its first Rog Smartphone.
Let’s check the features of the smartphone
Powered by the high- octane 2.96 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform and the Adreno 630 GPU, this phone seamlessly handles taxing and intensive gaming sessions. The ROG GameCool system keeps the phone cool while you sweat it out on the fighting ground. With the 4000 mAh and ASUS HyperCharge, you can be sure that your phone remains powered during your gaming sessions. It features a design that gears you up for your virtual battles while giving you the comfort you need.
The AMOLED display of the smartphone which features a 90 Hz refresh rate and 1ms pixel response, delivers blur-free visuals that look so smooth on the screen. Thanks to the wide 108.6 per cent DCIP-3( sRGB 145 per cent) colour range, the colours are more vibrant in the glorious gaming world. With a contrast ratio of 1,00,000:1, the HDR Visuals show the smallest details hidden in the shadows, giving you a great advantage over your games.
This metal- framed, water-resistant ROG smartphone uses a combination of hard, precise front 2.5D Corning’s Gorilla Glass 6 and rear 3D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5, both with diamond cut highlights and copper details to give you unique mobile gaming experience.
Asus Rog carries the speed- based 2.96 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform and the Adreno 630 GPU combine to bring mobile gaming to the next level. The components of this phone are optimized to provide you with a stutter- free and highly responsive experience.
When you play intense, heavy and fast graphics. AAA action games, your phone tends to generate a lot of heat and it’s uncomfortable to hold, not to mention slow. This ROG phone is built from the ground to fight thermal gas even when the action gets frenzied. The ROG Game Cool System features a highly efficient 3D vapour- chamber cooling system, which is enhanced by a copper heat spreader and carbon cooling pads on the circuit board. In addition, the powerful Aero Active Cooler gives the phone an instant, an additional cooling boost to maintain its superior performance. In addition, its four-speed fan system cools the phone’s surface by up to 4.7 degrees Celsius, keeping your phone and hands cool during intense marathon sessions.
The ROG phone comes with an optimized layout for Landscape mode gaming, which makes gaming even when you connect your phone on charge. And this is possible with the additional side- mounted custom USBC connector for direct charging, HDMI output, gigabit LAN and headphones. When the AeroActive Cooler is attached to the phone, you get a side-mounted USB Type- C port and a 3.5 mm headphone jack for uninterrupted gameplay. You can also use exclusive ROG Phone accessories, such as the Mobile Desktop Dock and the TwinView Dock so that you can play comfortably.
The smartphone comes with three unique Air Triggers touch sensors, two of which are ultra-responsive sensors( optimized as left / right triggers at the top of the display) for landscape gaming and one for portrait gaming. These sensors are fully programmable to activate on-screen action inputs such as targeting, firing, inventory selection, steering and navigation. You will feel that you have the advantage of two additional fingers to control the gameplay. Thanks to the ultrasonic technology used in the Air Triggers, you just have to give them feather- light touches and gaming experience like a console to the next level.
It also optimizes the performance of game data processing and maximizes the efficiency of the Aero Active Cooler. This mode also reduces RAM- hungry and battery- sapping activities based on a customizable list of applications.
Stay one step ahead of your opponents as this ROG phone provides a detailed and immersive sound for your intense gaming sessions. It comes with powerful front-facing stereo speakers driven by intelligent amplifiers to maximize volume and minimize distortion. The DTS: X Ultra Sound Enhancement delivers incredibly realistic 3D audio rendering for any type of game or virtual/enhanced reality( VR / AR) over headphones. You can use either headphones or speakers, and the DTS: X Ultra still delivers incredibly realistic 3D audio rendering for any type of game or virtual/enhanced reality( VR / AR). The immersive 7.1 channel surround sound with enhanced bass response gives you even over Bluetooth crystal clear high definition audio.
This smartphone is designed to meet power- intensive gaming requirements with a massive 4000 mAh high- capacity battery to keep the phone jumpy for your gaming sessions. It also supports Qualcomm’s QuickCharge 4.0. You can use the power adapter of the phone to benefit from the ASUS HyperCharge, which provides more power( up to 20W) for fast and safe charging times. It also keeps the phone cool when charged and can even be charged with a standard USB Type- C charger.
The RGB backlight ROG logo shows a rainbow of lighting systems that vary from static, breathing, stroking and colour cycling. You can trigger the lighting effects for calls, notifications and much more.
The dual camera system (12 MP + 8 MP ) uses cutting-edge hardware to click bright and clear shots at all times, regardless of the lighting conditions. Take advantage of its light-sensitive flagship Sony IMX363 main camera, 120-degree wide- angle second rear camera and a capable front camera capturing expansive landscapes, sunny beaches, atmospheric night shots, beautiful selfies and more.
The front camera carries 8 MP to give you impressive selfies at low light conditions too.
Explore different gaming experiences from ASUS original ROG Phone gaming accessories such as the Dual Screen Handheld Twin View dock, a console-like Game Vice controller or a desktop-like mobile desktop gaming experience.
Specifications of Asus Rog
- 8 GB RAM | 128 GB ROM |
- 6-inch FHD+ Display
- 12MP + 8MP | 8MP Front Camera
- 4000 mAh Battery
- Qualcomm Speed-binned Snapdragon 845 Processor.
The Asus Rog price in India is 69,999 inr .
There are phones with high-end specs that are capable of gaming, and then there is the Asus ROG Phone. Inspired by the brand’s Republic of Gamers laptops, the ROG Phone features design and hardware tweaks that will appeal to the most uncompromising of gamers, but few else.
From its asymmetrical and heavily stylized rear design replete with copper cooling vents.to the customizable lighting for the logo, this is a phone that’s meant to stand out and turn heads.
Its gaming cred isn’t just based on the looks alone – Asus has gone all out with the hardware, using a specially overclocked snapdragon 845 chip ( with cooling wizardry price plus a dedicated Aero Active Cooler chip -on accessory to handle thermals),8 GB/128 GB of memory /storage and a six – inch AMOLED display that boasts of HDR and a 90 Hz refresh rate.
The impact on performance is evident – animations are a lot smoother and gameplay even at “Ultra “setting with the HDR shows no lag or dropped frames.
Audio via the front – firing dual speakers is excellent too. In addition, ASUS has included a Game Center app and a dedicated – for – gaming X mode which frees up memory and bumps up CPU performance.
Plus, there are three ultrasonic sensors,’AirTriggers’, which are touch-sensitive buttons on the device frame and can be used when gaming in landscape mode.
Battery life and cameras are both good. It has to be said- Asus has really thought this one through and henceforth, the ROG Phone will be the new standard by which every other gaming phones will be judged like Honor mate 20 pro, Samsung Note 9, Samsung S9 plus etc but Asus Rog is a just for gamers.