ASUS ROG Ally handheld launched with 7-inch FHD 120Hz display, Ryzen Z1 / Z1 Extreme, 16GB RAM

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Asus Rog Ally launch global.

ASUS has launched its first gaming handheld computer that runs Windows 11 the ROG Ally. It has a 7-inch FHD screen with 120Hz refresh rate, 7ms response time, FreeSync Premium, Dolby Vision, Gorilla Glass Victus, and Gorilla Glass DXC. It runs on the AMD Ryzen Z1 / Z1 Extreme APU with 16GB LDPPR5 6400MHz RAM, up to 512GB of NVMe M.2 2230 PCIe Gen 4 storage, and also has a UHS-II microSD card slot.

Asus ROG Ally performance

The ROG Ally comes with AMD Ryzen Z1 series of APUs with up to 8 cores, 16 threads, and 8.6 teraflops of graphics performance, RDNA 3 graphics engine has support for AMD’s upscaling technologies like Radeon Super Resolution (RSR) and FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR).

Asus Rog Ally with ROG XG Mobile suite

It also supports the ROG XG Mobile suite of external GPUs for ultra-high-end performance and lets you connect a monitor, mouse, and keyboard. With support for up to a GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPU, it lets you play AAA games at 4K with ray tracing and DLSS3.

Asus Rog Ally features

It is powered by a 40Wh battery pack that supports 65W PD fast charging, whereas Asus claims up to two hours of endurance in heavy gaming titles ran under the 15W performance mode. Watching Netflix and Youtube for up to 6.8 hours under the 9W silent mode.

Asus Rog Ally design global.

ASUS ROG Ally Specifications -

Display7-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) FHD IPS-level display with 120Hz refresh rate, 7ms response time, up to 500 nits brightness, FreeSync Premium, Dolby Vision, Gorilla Glass Victus, Gorilla Glass DXC
ProcessorAMD Ryzen Z1 4nm Processor (6-core /12-threads, up to 4.90 GHz boost) with AMD Radeon Graphics (4 CUs, up to 2.5 GHz, up to 2.8 Teraflops) / AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme 4nm Processor (8-core /16-threads, up to 5.10 GHz boost) with AMD Radeon Graphics (12 CUs, up to 2.7 GHz, up to 8.6 Teraflops)
RAM/Storage16GB LPDDR5 6400Mhz RAM, 512GB PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD (2230), UHS-II microSD card reader (supports SD, SDXC, and SDHC)
OS/UIWindows 11
Ports1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack, 1x ROG XG Mobile Interface, and USB Type-C combo port (with USB 3.2 Gen2, support DisplayPort 1.4)
ButtonsA B X Y buttons, D-pad, L & R Hall Effect analog triggers, L & R bumpers View button, Menu button, Command Center button, Armoury Crate button, 2 x assignable grip buttons, Thumbsticks: 2 x full-size analog sticks with capacitive touch, Haptics: HD haptics, 6-Axis IMU
AudioAI noise-canceling technology, Hi-Res certification, Dolby Atmos, Built-in array microphone, 2-speaker system with Smart Amplifier Technology
Dimensions280 x 111 x 21.2 ~ 32.4mm
ConnectivityWi-Fi 6E(802.11ax) (Triple band) 2×2, Bluetooth 5.2
Battery/Charger40WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion battery with 65W charger

Pricing and Availability -

ROG Ally with the Ryzen Z1 Extreme will be available from June 13th, and the pre-order has started now. The Ryzen Z1 variant will be available in Q3 2023. Both come with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for 3 months. Prices are -

  • Ryzen Z1 Extreme/512GB storage version - $699 (Rs. 57,410 approx.)
  • Ryzen Z1/512GB storage version - $599 (Rs. 49,195 approx.)

The ROG XG Mobile with a GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPU is already available at the price of $1999 (Rs. 1,64,180 approx.), while the XG Mobile with a Radeon RX 6850M XT is available at the price of $799 (Rs. 65,625 approx.).