ASUS ROG Phone 6 series is now officially available to carry the company’s gaming legacy. This is a device with a lot of gaming optimizations both in software and hardware. It also comes with accessories to bring more life to the mobile gaming experience.
The gaming smartphone market lacks a lot of competitors due to few gaming devices, but this doesn’t mean that the competition is dead. This device will go head-to-head with the likes of the Black Shark 5 series. Competition in the gaming smartphone industry is a tussle for better performance and a more aggressive look. Let’s see what the new gaming smartphone from ASUS ROG has to offer.
ASUS ROG Phone 6 series specifications and features
This series comprises two devices, a non-Pro model and a Pro model. Both devices come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+Gen 1 processor. The difference between them is in RAM capacity and the AMOLED rear display. Here are the specifications of the ROG Phone 6:
- Screen: 6.78-inch AMOLED with 165Hz refresh rate.
- Processor: Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor.
- Storage: 8GB/128GB, 12GB/128GB, 12GB/256GB, and 16GB/512GB.
- Main Camera: Triple setup with a 50MP main camera, 13MP ultra-wide camera, and a 5MP macro camera.
- Front Camera: 12MP front-facing camera.
- Battery: 6000mAh battery with 65W fast charge.
- Operating System: ROG UI, Zen UI on Android 12.
- Biometrics: Under-display fingerprint sensor.
The specifications of the ROG Phone 6 Pro receive some improvement in storage. It bumps up the storage capacity to 18GB/512GB which will run more daunting games and tasks smoother than its non-Pro sibling.
Another change is in the RGB display at the back of these devices. The non-Pro model comes with a non-customizable illuminated RGB logo on its back. For the Pro model, that display becomes a 2-inch OLED panel, which is customizable.
ASUS ROG Phone 6 price and availability
These devices didn’t launch on their own they came with some accessories. Such accessories include an Areoactive cooler and Kunai 3 Gamepads. These accessories add to the overall gaming experience on these devices.
These devices will be available in regions like Europe and Asia. The ROG Phone 6 will retail at £899 (~$1,025) for the highest storage variant which is 12GB/512GB. The Pro model will retail for £1,099 (~$1,310), and it’ll come with 18GB/512GB storage.