Asus ROG Phone, a very high-end gaming smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Asus ROG Phone advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Currently, it is not available in the Indian market to buy.
Best Price: Rs.1,17,245(India), $1499(USA)
Asus ROG Phone Advantages (Pros):
- Asus ROG Phone comes with Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
- It offers 6.0-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a good screen-to-body ratio of 76.8% and Multitouch in it.
- Its display has superb pixel density for its full HD+ resolution(~402 PPI) with 18:9 aspect ratio.
- The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6.
- Supports ROG Gaming X mode UI, 108.6% DCI-P3 color gamut, Wide Colour Gamut, HDR display, 90 Hz (1ms pixel response time), ROG Gaming UI, Always-on display.
- It is built with glass front/back that is made up of Gorilla Glass and surrounded by the aluminum frame.
- The device weighs a bit heavy to carry which is of 200g and 8.3 mm in thickness.
- It supports Nano-SIM.
- It provides 8 GB of RAM for uninterrupted multitasking.
- Asus ROG Phone has equipped with powerful Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) Chipset and the Performance is very smooth with no lags.
- It encompasses with Octa-core processor and Adreno 630 GPU. So gaming performance is stunning.
- Brings an internal memory of 128/512 GB and no expandable memory support.
- It offers Dual 12 MP(f/1.8, 24mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS, dual pixel PDAF) + 8 MP(12mm, no AF) rear camera with additional features like LED flash, HDR, panorama.
- It offers 8 MP front-facing camera with additional features like f/2.0.
- Supports quad HD video recording at 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps (3-axis gyro-EIS).
- It has the battery capacity of 4000 mAh(Non-removable) which is good for heavy usage. Supports Fast battery charging 10V/3A 30W (Quick Charge 4+).
- Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
- Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
- Supports FM radio.
- It is available in a Black color to choose.
- Asus ROG Phone supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, dust resistance, DTS Headphone X, 3 Ultrasonic pressure sensitive zones.
Asus ROG Phone Disadvantages (Cons):
- Old Android OS.
- No Quad HD display.
- Costly for its features.
- No wireless charging support.
- Very few colors to choose from.
- A little bit heavy to carry.
- No microSD slot to expand memory.
Check out Asus ROG Phone Specifications:
|Model Name||ROG Phone|
|Operating System||Android 8.1|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)|
|Processor||Octa-core (4×2.96 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)|
|Accessories in Box||—|
|Display & Dimensions|
|Touch Screen||AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~76.8% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)|
|Dimensions||158.8 x 76.2 x 8.3 mm (6.25 x 3.00 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||200 g (7.05 oz)|
|Build||Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass) & aluminum frame|
|Other Display Features||Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, ROG Gaming X mode UI, 108.6% DCI-P3 color gamut, Wide Colour Gamut, HDR display, 90 Hz (1ms pixel response time), ROG Gaming UI, Always-on display|
|Main Camera||12 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS, dual pixel PDAF
8 MP, 12mm, no AF
|Other Main Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Selfie Camera||8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide)|
|Other Selfie Features||Panorama, HDR|
|Video Recording||2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps (3-axis gyro-EIS)|
|RAM and Storage|
|Internal Memory||128/512 GB|
|Type||Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery|
|Internet & Connectivity|
|Wifi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|USB Connectivity||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; accessory connector|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Additional Features & Apps||Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging 10V/3A 30W (Quick Charge 4+), DTS Headphone X, 3 Ultrasonic pressure sensitive zones, Water resistant|
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Asus ROG Phone comes with superb features and performance for gaming but misses quad HD display. If you are a big gamer then this smartphone may excite you but very costly.