ASUS has launched its latest flagship gaming smartphone the ASUS ROG Phone 6 in India and global markets, as they promised. It has a 6.78-inch Full HD+ Samsung’s AMOLED HDR display with 165Hz refresh rate, 720Hz touch-sampling rate, 10-bit HDR support, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection, and an in-display fingerprint sensor.
It is one of the first phones in India powered by the latest Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor with up to 18GB of RAM for the Pro version, and up to 512GB of storage, and is based on Android 12 with ROG UI & Zen UI depend on the market. The phone comes with an improved cooling system that can bring the CPU temperature up to 10°C, as per the company.
It has a triple rear camera setup where a 50-megapixel primary camera with IMX766 sensor, along with a 13-megapixel 125° ultra-wide camera, a 5-megapixel macro camera, and a 12-megapixel front-facing camera with Sony IMX663 sensor. The ROG Phone 6 has a new ROG (RGB light) logo and the 6 Pro comes with a ROG Vision color PMOLED display. The ROG Phone gets first-time IPX4 ratings for splash resistance, and it is powered by a dual-cell 6,000mAh battery that supports 65W HyperCharge fast charging.
The company also improve the AirTrigger 6 control system which lets you map up to 14 specific touchpoints, and there are nine input methods with these two ultrasonic buttons, including the new “press and lift”. It still has the 3.5mm audio jack, Symmetrical dual front-facing speakers with Dirac HD Sound, and a 5-magnet stereo speaker with Cirrus Logic amplifier.
ASUS ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro Specifications -
|Display||6.78-inch (2448 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 165Hz OLED 10-bit HDR 20.4:9 aspect ratio display, 720Hz touch sampling rate, 111.23% DCI-P3, sRGB : 150.89%, Delta E average <1%; Contrast ratio: 1,000,000:1, 10-bit HDR, 5 nits to 800nits @ APL100 + HBM or 1200nits @ APL1, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection|
|Processor||Up to 3.2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 8 Gen+ 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPU|
|RAM/Storage||8GB / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage, 16GB / 18GB (ROG Phone 6 Pro) LPDDR5 RAM with 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage|
|OS/UI||Android 12 with ROG UI & Zen UI|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano + nano)|
|Rear Cameras||50MP rear camera with 1/1.56″ Sony IMX766 sensor, 1μm pixel size, f/1.9 aperture, 13MP 125˚ ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture, 5MP macro sensor with f/2.0 aperture, 8k video at 30 fps, 4k at 60fps, slow-motion 4K at 120 fps, 1080p at 240fps|
|Front Camera||12MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX663 sensor|
|Features||In-display fingerprint sensor, Ultrasonic sensors for AirTrigger 6 and grip press detection, 3.5mm audio jack, Qualcomm WCD9385 for Hi-Res output, Symmetrical dual front-facing speakers with Dirac HD Sound, 5-magnet stereo speaker with Cirrus Logic amplifier for louder, deeper and less distorted sound effect|
|Dimensions||173 x 77 x 10.3mm|
|Connectivity||5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Galileo(E1+E5a), QZSS(L1+L5), NavIC(L5), USB Type-C, NFC|
|Battery/Charger||6000mAh (typical) / 5800mAh (minimum) battery with 65W fast charging, Quick Charge 5.0 and PD 3.0 Charging|
The ASUS ROG Phone 6 comes in Phantom Black and Storm White colors, and the ROG Phone 6 Pro comes only in Storm White color. Both the global and India will be available soon, said the company, but didn't reveal the exact date.
ASUS ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro India Prices are -
- ROG Phone 6/12GB RAM/256GB storage version - Rs.71,999
- ROG Phone 6 Pro/18GB RAM/512GB storage version - Rs.88,999
ASUS ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro Global Prices are -
- ROG Phone 6/12GB RAM/256GB storage version - 999 Euros (US$ 1027 / Rs. 81,525 approx.)
- ROG Phone 6/16GB RAM/512GB storage version - 1149 Euros (US$ 1182 / Rs. 93,795 approx.
- ROG Phone 6 Pro/18GB RAM/512GB storage version - 1299 Euros (US$ 1336 / Rs. 1,06,070 approx.)
There is also an 8GB RAM with 256GB storage model in ASUS ROG Phone 6, but the pricing did not reveal yet.