Asus has recently announced its first new smartphone in gaming category Asus ROG, at Computex 2018 in Taiwan. It has many laptops and PC’s under the name of Republic of gamers now its turn for a smartphone. This smartphone is combined with a 3D vapour chamber cooling system to provide hassle-free gaming experience. It also comes with an additional cooling system known as aero active cooler, attached at the back of the phone which also features USB-C connector to connect audio gear or charge your phone directly without any hassle while playing. Asus ROG comes with a bold design which features all latest hardware. Asus has knitted with all best features to make it perfect for gamers. Asus ROG does not only come with a camera at the back it also features ROG logo is at the back which lights up whenever the game is played. You can also control the intensity of light and change the colour as per your preference. It also has a fingerprint sensor and metal insert at the back that protects this device from heat.
A major highlight of Asus ROG smartphone is hardware it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and Octa-core processor with Adreno 630 GPU.Qualcomm the manufacturer of Snapdragon 845 said that they have redesigned this chip for a mobile platform with Adreno 630 GPU to provide best gaming experience on hands with fast speed and best graphics. A new Delta headset is announced by ROG for ROG phone and another smartphone with audio signal drives and ESS quad-DAC .
Asus ROG comes with marvellous features making it stronger than other available gaming smartphones. It features 6.0 inches with AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, with 1080 x 2160 pixels Full HD resolution Wide Colour Gamut to provide sharp colour with 90Hz (1ms pixel response time). It runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) which comes with ROG specific Gaming UI with Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 chipset powered by Octa-core (4×2.96 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) and Adreno 630 GPU.
It measures 158.5 x 76.2 x 8.6 mm in terms of dimensions and weighs 200 g. It comes with front and back glass body with aluminium frame. It comes with 3 Ultrasonic pressure sensitive zones which will give you shoulder toggle when you’re holding it in landscape mode it helps gamers to configure while playing a game. The phone comes with pressure a sensitive edge at right side making it one-handed smartphone which helps to open some applications and toggle while playing the game. It also comes with X-Mode boosts the performance by closing background apps and turns the theme to red colour it also automatically turns on the fan which helps to boost the performance. Asus has focused on providing you with the best gaming experience with traditional controllers.
Asus has introduced lots of accessories that is a mobile desktop dock that lets you connect your phone with TV, Computer or GameVice controller which convert your device to a wireless controller and TwinView handheld dock for a second display. The mobile desktop dock is an engaging thing which helps to increase gaming experience with the help of mobile desktop dock you can connect keyboard and mouse and clip to a TV or a Desktop which will give you the same experience as of a gaming console. The TwinView dock is one of the exciting things as it gives you an additional display. The second display will be used for messaging while playing with your friends on gaming smartphone. Asus is currently working on enabling the second screen on mobile
Now looking at the camera performance it comes rear with a dual camera with a combination of 12 MP + 8 MP which features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR and secondary camera features 8 MP which is a bonus to this powerful device. As this is a gaming smartphone it comes with a proficient with stereo speakers it also features 24-bit/192kHz audio, DTS Headphone:X and Active noise cancellation with the dedicated mic at the top.
As far as connectivity is concerned ith comes with WLAN(Wi-Fi 802.11), hotspot, Bluetooth(5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD), GPS, NFC, USB with 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; accessory connector. Asus ROG is backed by Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery with Fast battery charging 20W (Quick Charge 4+) which gives exceptionally good battery backup. The price and date of launch are still unclear but there is no doubt it’s not going to be cheap. Asus has added lots of features to maximize its performance with amazing addition accessories to provide extraordinary gaming experience.