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Asus ROG Phone to be Launched on October 18th for $899



For all the gaming lovers, Asus is getting ready to launch its ROG Phone on October 18th for a starting price of $899 in the US. As we know, Asus has been making these ROG products from quite a time now and also known as Republic of Gamers, the offerings have mostly been in the PC gaming realm. The upcoming device is going to come with some high-end specs sheet as it is the case with all the gaming phone and it is not going to be easy on the pockets too! Now, since ROG is a phone brand also, we need to see how often ROG phones will be coming to the market.

The device as said will be featuring high-end specs sheet and it also includes features that can make it better for playing games. Some of its specs include a 6-inch AMOLED display with 2160 x 1080 pixels with a refresh rate of 90Hz and 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, we can find the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC and will be coupled with 8GB of RAM. The device will be coming in 128GB as well as 512GB storage options from which the users can choose accordingly.

To power the handset, there is a big 4000mAh battery as it is needed for all the gaming smartphones to last for long and there is a 12MP + 8MP dual rear camera setup which will be accompanied with 8MP selfie camera. Moreover, the phone will be measuring 158.8 mm x 76.2 mm x 8.6 mm and measures 200 grams which are on the heavier side, compared on the other devices. Interestingly, there are two USB Type-C ports on the device, while one is placed on the bottom and another one is on the side. The basic idea of the side port is to make gaming easier while the phone is on the charge.

We can also find two ultrasonic buttons on the top that allows its users to map on-screen functions to physical controls. Asus is also going to sell a $230 desktop dock, a $90 controller and $400 “TwinView” dock for the second screen. The phone will be going on sale later this month at the ASUS store, Amazon followed by Microsoft later. The 128GB variant is priced at $899 while the 512GB option is available for $1099. Stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more.


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