Asus ROG Phone

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Key Specs
  • Display 6.00-inch (1080x2160)
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • Front Camera 8MP
  • Rear Camera 12MP + 8MP
  • RAM 8GB
  • Storage 128GB
  • Battery Capacity 4000mAh
  • OS Android 8.1
  • Market StatusReleased
  • Release DateJune 2018

Asus ROG Phone Review

By Aditya Shenoy (Dec 24, 2018)
Aditya Shenoy
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • AirTriggers are useful
  • Great performance
  • Very good battery life
  • Useful second Type-C port
  • Bad
  • Video stabilisation could be better
  • ROG UI won’t appeal to everyone

Smartphones do a lot more than just making calls. They have become the primary cameras we use and the primary screens we look at. We all spend multiple hours each day with our phones, but we don't do the same things. If you're on a budget, you might have to pick and choose features that you prioritise. Manufacturers realise this, and have come up with multiple different models that are very good for specific things. We have selfie smartphones, ones with big batteries, and ones with more style than substance. As for the gamers amongst us, we look for phones with the best possible processor in our budget.

Asus ROG Phone Summary

The ROG Phone is a gaming smartphone launched by Asus. It sports a 6-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and an FHD+ resolution. Powering the ROG Phone is a specially binned Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC that has a higher clock speed of 2.96GHz. It has 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage which is non-expandable. The ROG Phone runs ROG UI on top of Android 8.1 Oreo. It houses a 4000mAh battery and gets a 30W charger in the box. It also gets an AeroActive Cooler which has a fan to keep the device cooler. The ROG Phone is a dual SIM device and has support for dual 4G as well as dual VoLTE.

Asus ROG Phone Price in India

Product Name Price in India
Asus ROG Phone (8GB RAM, 128GB) - Black 69,999

Asus ROG Phone price in India starts from ₹ 69,999. The lowest price of Asus ROG Phone is ₹ 69,999 at Flipkart.

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Asus ROG Phone Full Specifications

Brand Asus
Model ROG Phone
Release date June 2018
Launched in India Yes
Form factor Touchscreen
Body type Glass
Dimensions (mm) 158.80 x 76.20 x 8.60
Weight (g) 200.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 4000
Removable battery No
Fast charging Quick Charge 4+
Wireless charging No
Colours Black
Screen size (inches) 6.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080x2160 pixels
Protection type Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio 18:9
Processor 2.96GHz octa-core (4x2.96GHz + 4x1.7GHz)
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Internal storage 128GB
Expandable storage No
Dedicated microSD slot No
Rear camera 12-megapixel (f/1.8, 1.4-micron) + 8-megapixel
Rear flash LED
Front camera 8-megapixel (f/2.0)
Operating system Android 8.1
Skin ROG Gaming UI
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-C Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
Active 4G on both SIM cards Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
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Asus ROG Phone User Review and Ratings

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    Ams Allah (Oct 11, 2018) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
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    Morgantyler360 . (Aug 11, 2018) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    The ROG phone would be awesome, I am a gamer just like all of you but the only problem i forsee with this phone is it being expensive upon release so most younger gamers like me would not be able to experience this phone.
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  • The beast Unleashed
    Vishwvijay Singh Tomar (Jul 14, 2018) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Gamers should love this phone no lag ,no frame drops and dven you can play via on your computer screen,with amazing gaming accessories make it a full unleashed beast.
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  • Awesome and one of its type
    Harshit Rajak (Jun 10, 2018) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
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  • rog smartphone
    Bhavesh Rk (Jun 6, 2018) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    awesome phone
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  • Classy product
    Mahesh Khochare (May 30, 2019) on Flipkart
    value for money product not just for gamers but also for others who like multi tasking, mobile app users who use editing apps for various industrial usuage
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  • Highly recommended
    Sayok Choudhury (May 15, 2019) on Flipkart
    Awesome performance by ROG. Worth the price.
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  • Must buy!
    Narendra Navale on Flipkart
    I booked this phone on Launch date and received on 1 st Dec. by Flipkart.... was fast. Speaking about product.... it is AMAZING phone. Battery backup is WOW.... 4000 MaH gives really wonderful length of battery worry free The screen i seven comfortable to view when you are in sun The sound quality is really much much better The cooling fan is something additional thing and is really cool ! Excellent product !
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  • Mind-blowing purchase
    Rakshith Kumar on Flipkart
    Anyone who's been a long time Asus ROG user would easily end up buying this phone. Note that it's a gaming phone, you will have to compromise with the camera quality and the battery backup. If you are looking for a phone with any one these two primary reason, there are better phone's in the same price range. That being said, I managed to get better shots on this phone than the One Plus 6T (sometimes). Battery drains pretty quick but the charging is pretty quick too. I end up charging my phone twice a day since I've been using this. I compared the graphics on PUBG with One Plus 6T and definitely notice changes when the HDR Display and 90HZ is turned on. It is not noticeable unless your compare the colors and viewing angles. Air triggers are extremely helpful in games like PUBG, I can run and shoot at the same time which other phone's can't without a 3rd party triggers. Game mode and Aura Lighting is simply amazing which makes you feel that you did not waste your money. This phone surely catches everyone's attention easily. Speakers on the phone is the best I've heard so far, the dual front speakers are crisp and loud. Customizations and features provided are better than any other phone in the market. If you are a gamer on mobile, simply go for it. If you use your phone mainly for camera and need a better battery backup, choose a different one. Hoping they would release the phone case soon at least.
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  • Best in the market!
    Flipkart Customer on Flipkart
    The beast, throw any game at high res it will play so smooth. So many features available still to explore a lot. Best feature till now i found is air triggers they are awesome. Only drawback is the camera which is decent but that i can live with.
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