ASUS Republic of Gamers Reveals the New ROG Phone 6 Series

ASUS Republic of Gamers Reveals the New ROG Phone 6 Series

Republic of Gamers just introduced the new ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro gaming smartphones, along with new gaming accessories.

The new gaming phones were revealed during their “For Those Who Dare” virtual launch. Also revealed are a collection of ROG Phone 6 accessories.

ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro – Invincible Power and Supreme Specifications

ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro

The new series are the most powerful ROG Phones ever made. They are powered by the latest flagship Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Mobile Platform with up to 3.2GHz CPU clock speeds. It offers amped-up gameplay, unleashed with the full suite of Snapdragon Elite Gaming features plus an improved Qualcomm Adreno GPU. It delivers more than 50% performance improvement compared to the previous ROG Phone 5. The device is also backed with up to 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of storage for the most reliable and stable gaming experience.

Its upgraded GameCool 6 cooling system has a 30% larger vapor chamber and 85% larger graphite sheets. Along with a centered-CPU design, it increases heat dissipation from the core. With Armoury Crate, the new series allows gamers to tune performance settings for different games. For even more advanced control possibilities, the AirTrigger 6 has been significantly upgraded. It now features Dual Action, Press and Lift, and Gyroscope Aiming.

For ultra-smooth and ultra-responsive gaming visuals, the devices are equipped with a 6.78-inch 165Hz AMOLED HDR10+ display. It features an industry-leading 70Hz touch-sampling rate and a 23ms ultra-low touch latency. The superb visuals are tuned in collaboration with Pixelworks, the leading visual-processing company.

GameFX audio system features symmetrical seven-magnet dual speakers. Its sound has been optimized in collaboration with Swedish digital audio pioneer, Dirac. Dirac Virtuo spatial audio solution is a feature that uses patented algorithms to enable immersive stereo sound from its built-in speakers. Snapdragon Sound technology ensures super-low latency processing for lag-free gaming and lossless music streaming.

The ROG Phone 6 is also now equipped with a triple-camera system. It features a Sony IMX766 50MP main wide-angle camera, an ultrawide 13MP second camera, and a macro camera. Enhanced software features include HDR10+ Video Mode, and there’s also a 12MP front camera for high-quality group selfies and live-streaming videos.

Extensive Array of Accessories

ROG Phone 6 Pro with accessories

An ecosystem of modular accessories was also unveiled alongside the ROG Phone 6 series. They allow to optimize their gameplay experience on the new gaming phones. Accessories include the AeroActive Cooler 6, ROG Kunai 3 Gamepad, ROG Phone 6 Glass Screen Protector, cases, and more.

The clip-on AeroActive Cooler 6 ahs an AI-powered thermoelectric cooler, and a fan. It delivers increased cooling airflow directly to hotspots on the back cover of the phone. This results in the surface temperature to be lowered by up to a stunning 25°C. It also adds four extra physical buttons to allow a genuine condole-like experience.

Price and Availability

The ROG Phone 6 is available in Phantom Black and Storm White. It will come equipped with Aura RGB lighting, up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and up to 512GB of storage. On the other hand, the ROG Phone 6 Pro is available exclusively in Storm White. It also features a color ROG Vision mini-display on the back, 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and 512GB of storage.

Both devices will be launching soon in the Philippines. Details on its local pricing and availability will also be announced very soon.

ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro Specifications

Dimensions173 x 77 x 10.3 mm
Weight229 g
ChipsetSnapdragon 8+ Gen 1
CPUup to 3.2GHz CPU clock speed
GPUAdreno 730
RAM16GB/18GB LPDDR5
Storage512GB UFS 3.1
Display6.78-inch Samsung E4 AMOLED Display
2448 x 1080
720Hz touch sampling rate
ROG Vision second display (for ROG Phone 6 Pro only)
Rear CameraTriple Camera System
50MP Sony IMX 766 main sensor
13MP ultra-wide camera
macro camera
Front Camera12MP Sony IMX 663 sensor
Battery6,000 mAh
65W HyperCharge adapter
Connectivity802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax(6E)
4×4 MIMO
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 5.2
NFC
Other FeaturesGameCool 6 Cooling System
Dual front-facing speakers with Cirrus Logic amplifiers
Tri-microphone array
IPX4 splash resistance
ColorsPhantom Black
Storm White

Source: Press Release

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