ASUS ROG Phone, the first gaming smartphone under the Republic of Gamers brand, will launch in India on November 29.
It will be available in the country exclusively via Flipkart, according to the official announcement.
The phone is touted to be the world's first smartphone with a 3D vapor-chamber cooling system and comes with top-end internals including Snapdragon 845 chipset.
Here's our roundup.
Here's the official announcement
A phone powerful enough to revolutionize the way you play games on a smartphone. We’re bringing you the ultimate weapon, a gaming beast that will outperform its competitors - the ROG Phone. Launching on 29th November, exclusively on @Flipkart#GameChangerhttps://t.co/o3uBlSrB2s
The ASUS ROG Phone has a full-screen display with dual front-facing speakers. On the rear, you have ROG logo which lights up (it's also fully customizable). Notably, as an industry first design, the phone features 3D vapor-chamber cooling system for keeping the device from overheating.
ASUS ROG Phone: At a glance
The ROG Phone bears a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, 108.6% DCI-P3 color gamut and 10000:1 contrast ratio.
It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, with gaming-optimized Adreno 630 GPU, 8GB RAM, and 128/512GB storage.
The phone runs Android-based ROG Gaming UI, packs a 4,000mAh battery and offers 12MP+8MP dual-rear camera setup and 8MP front-camera.
Dedicated gaming, from hardware to software
Along with the vapor cooling system, the ROG Phone comes with a clip-on AeroActive Cooler for extra cooling (bundled in-the-box).
It also includes side-mounted ports, two programmable ultrasonic AirTriggers, and advanced force-feedback haptics.
Moreover, the phone offers an X Mode which can be activated by squeezing the sides of the phone to stop background tasks and direct all processing power to the game.
Connectivity options and onboard sensors
Connectivity options on the ASUS ROG Phone include Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ad, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, AGPS, Glonass, USB Type-C port, NFC, and 3.5mm jack.
The sensors onboard the phone include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and ultrasonic AirTrigger sensors.
In terms of dimensions, the phone is just 8.6mm thick and weighs 200 grams.