Summary: Asus has recently launched its new Smartphone in the gaming section. The Asus ROG Republic of Gamers Phone has been launched at Computex 2018. Asus’ first ROG gaming smartphone is touted to be the world’s first smartphone with a 3D vapor-chamber cooling system. It packs Snapdragon 845 with gaming-optimized Qualcomm Adreno 630 GPU. ROG Phone scored 304183 in AnTuTu, ahead of Xiaomi Blackshark. It has ultrasonic AirTrigger touch sensors, a gamer-centric design with side-mounted ports optimized for landscape-mode, an AMOLED display with HDR visuals, a 90Hz refresh rate, and a 1ms response time.
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Main Article: Asus gaming brand Republic of Gamers (ROG) on Monday unveiled the ROG Phone under its gaming section. Asus ROG Phone is the first gaming Smartphone with a 3D vapor-chamber cooling system. It also has ultrasonic AirTrigger touch sensors, a gamer-centric design with side-mounted ports optimized for landscape-mode. An AMOLED display with HDR visuals, a 90Hz refresh rate, and a 1ms response time. The Asus ROG will be competing with Xiaomi’s BlackShark Phone. We don’t have any idea about the pricing and the availability of the phone but it will make its way to India soon.
Asus ROG Highlights:
The Asus ROG Phone has a custom Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC clocked at up to 2.96GHz. Along with a gaming-optimistic Qualcomm Adreno 630 GPU. There are also 3D Vapour-Chamber Cooling, 512GB Storage, and Snapdragon 845 SoC. Don McGuire, Vice President, Product Marketing, Qualcomm, highlighted the company’s partnership with ROG. He said,
Our entirely re-architected Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with the gaming-optimized Adreno 630 GPU is designed for speed, minimizing thermal throttling and maximizing battery efficiency so users can play longer. Snapdragon 845 is engineered to deliver an unparalleled gaming experience. Supporting exceptional performance, fast and smooth graphics, and Gigabit speeds whether on LTE or 802.11ad Wi-Fi.
Asus ROG Phone has a ROG Gaming UI and sports a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate and 1 ms response time. The Company also claims that it has 108.6 percent DCI-P3 color gamut and 10000:1 contrast ratio. As mentioned, it features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, with gaming-optimized Adreno 630 GPU. It has 8GB of RAM. in terms of optics, the smartphone comes with a dual rear camera with 12-megapixel and 8-megapixel sensors. At the front, there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera.
The Asus ROG Phone has an inbuilt memory of 512GB. The connectivity options includes Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ad, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, AGPS, Glonass, USB Type-C port, NFC, and 3.5mm jack. Sensors onboard are an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and ultrasonic AirTrigger sensors. It is has a 4000mAh battery that promises 7 hours of Wi-Fi gameplay. The company claims that the battery is capable of getting to 60 percent of charge in 33 minutes. The handset measures in 158.8×76.2×8.6mm and weighs 200 grams.
Asus ROG Phone sports the GameCool vapor-chamber cooling system, with detachable AeroActive Cooler for extra cooling. It has side-mounted ports and to programmable ultrasonic AirTriggers and advanced force-feedback haptics. It comes with the optional TwinView Dock for the dual-screen handheld mode. Other ROG Phone features include Asus Aura RGB lighting and Aura Sync support and ASUS HyperCharge direct-charge technology.