Operating system
Android
Processor
2.96 GHz
Screen Size
6"
Camera
12+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Tech Advisor

We don't have the price, but initial impressions of the Asus ROG Phone are generally very good indeed. It's a real rival for the Razer Phone and is unlike almost every other smartphone on the market. The aim is to provide the best gaming experience possible and Asus has gone to town to provide this.

- Chris Martin, Tech Advisor
VR-Zone

I think it’s safe to say that this phone is one of the best thought-out phones in recent memory. Its rejection of the ‘minimalistic’ plain glass-and-metal that seems to be in vogue is highly commendable. Form for function seems to be the name of the game, with many important characteristics seemingl...

- Ian Ling, VR-Zone
Pocket-lint

It’s fair to say that Republic of Gamers has put a lot of thought into the design and specs on the ROG phone. It is not just a gaming device, but a super powerful mobile handset in its own right.

- Cat Thomas, Pocket-lint
WPCentral

Overall, there's a lot to like about the ROG Phone. The design is sure to turn heads, and it's safe to say that this is one of the fastest phones around. ASUS has added a ton of features designed to maximize the performance, and the accessories add another dimension to the gaming experience.

- Harish Jonnalagadda, WPCentral
TechRadar

It's safe to say it represents real innovation in the smartphone market. Companies are trying to make the 'gaming phone' a thing, and Asus may have taken the biggest step towards achieving this. It's certainly a niche product, but the ROG Phone could easily be marketed as a flagship device.

- Prasid Banerjee, TechRadar


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Asus backs up the ROG Phone with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


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Screen Size
6"

The Asus ROG Phone's screen size is 6 inches with 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.96 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 Octa core 2.96 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
128/512 GB

Internal memory is 128/512 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
4000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 4000 mAh battery.

ROG Phone Specs

Overview
Release date September 30, 2018
Regions available USA, UK, India
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
LTE
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card Nano-SIM
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo

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Processor Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 Octa core 2.96 GHz
Internal Flash Memory 128/512 GB
RAM 8 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
Flightmode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Unknown
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.88 x 7.62 x 0.86 cm (6.3 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 200 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Yes
Rugged design No
IP Rating Unknown
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Pixel density 402 pixels
Size 6 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes Unknown
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen, 90Hz refresh rate with 1ms pixel response time, HDR, Corning Gorilla Glass
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Unknown
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX HD
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out HDMI
DLNA Support Unknown
NFC Yes
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Unknown
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
12+ megapixels
Dual lens
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, Dual camera feature (8 MP 2nd camera, 120° wide-angle)
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, MP4, M4A, WMA, WAV
Radio Unknown
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, AVI, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Stereo
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Unknown
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Critic Reviews


Tech Advisor

This thing is a beast

from Tech Advisor

We don't have the price, but initial impressions of the Asus ROG Phone are generally very good indeed. It's a real rival for the Razer Phone and is unlike almost every other smartphone on the market. The aim is to provide the best gaming experience possible and Asus has gone to town to provide this.

Read full review

We don't have the price, but initial impressions of the Asus ROG Phone are generally very good indeed. It's a real rival for the Razer Phone and is unlike almost every other smartphone on the market. The aim is to provide the best gaming experience possible and Asus has gone to town to provide this.

Read full review

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VR-Zone

A feature-packed phone

from VR-Zone

I think it’s safe to say that this phone is one of the best thought-out phones in recent memory. Its rejection of the ‘minimalistic’ plain glass-and-metal that seems to be in vogue is highly commendable. Form for function seems to be the name of the game, with many important characteristics...More

I think it’s safe to say that this phone is one of the best thought-out phones in recent memory. Its rejection of the ‘minimalistic’ plain glass-and-metal that seems to be in vogue is highly commendable. Form for function seems to be the name of the game, with many important characteristics seemingly the result of user feedback, market observation, or perhaps cutting-edge common sense.

Read full review

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Pocket-lint

The serious flagship smartphone for PUBG gamers and more

from Pocket-lint

It’s fair to say that Republic of Gamers has put a lot of thought into the design and specs on the ROG phone. It is not just a gaming device, but a super powerful mobile handset in its own right.

Read full review

It’s fair to say that Republic of Gamers has put a lot of thought into the design and specs on the ROG phone. It is not just a gaming device, but a super powerful mobile handset in its own right.

Read full review

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WPCentral

A fantastic option for a particular kind of gamer

from WPCentral

Overall, there's a lot to like about the ROG Phone. The design is sure to turn heads, and it's safe to say that this is one of the fastest phones around. ASUS has added a ton of features designed to maximize the performance, and the accessories add another dimension to the gaming experience.

Read full review

Overall, there's a lot to like about the ROG Phone. The design is sure to turn heads, and it's safe to say that this is one of the fastest phones around. ASUS has added a ton of features designed to maximize the performance, and the accessories add another dimension to the gaming experience.

Read full review

Less

TechRadar

The coolest smartphone for gamers

from TechRadar

It's safe to say it represents real innovation in the smartphone market. Companies are trying to make the 'gaming phone' a thing, and Asus may have taken the biggest step towards achieving this. It's certainly a niche product, but the ROG Phone could easily be marketed as a flagship device.

Read full review

It's safe to say it represents real innovation in the smartphone market. Companies are trying to make the 'gaming phone' a thing, and Asus may have taken the biggest step towards achieving this. It's certainly a niche product, but the ROG Phone could easily be marketed as a flagship device.

Read full review

Less

Expert Reviews

Over-engineered to perfection

from Expert Reviews

Brutally fast and with an utterly gorgeous display, this is the finest gaming smartphone to grace the earth – if your idea of a great smartphone is one that’s ready for serious PUBG sessions while on the train, plane or on-the-go, then this was built for you.

Read full review

Brutally fast and with an utterly gorgeous display, this is the finest gaming smartphone to grace the earth – if your idea of a great smartphone is one that’s ready for serious PUBG sessions while on the train, plane or on-the-go, then this was built for you.

Read full review

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