ASUS ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro launched with SD 8 Plus Gen 1, up to 18 GB of RAM and more
On Tuesday, Asus announced the ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro in India.
Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC and up to 18GB of RAM power the two gaming smartphones on the market.
Both the Asus ROG Phone 6 and the ROG Phone 6 Pro have a 6.78-inch full HD+ Samsung AMOLED display with HDR10+ compatibility and special ROG tuning technology.
Both devices include a 6,000mAh battery and a triple rear-facing camera system.
Asus ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro Specifications
The Asus ROG Phone 6 and the Asus ROG Phone 6 Pro share a large number of technical specs.
Samsung AMOLED displays with a 165Hz refresh rate, 720Hz touch sampling rate, 1ms reaction time, 23ms touch latency, HDR10+ support, and up to 1200 nits peak brightness are found on both devices.
With Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection and a PixelWorks i6 processor, both of the gaming phones have 2.5D curved glass.
Additionally, the back of the Pro variant has a tiny PMOLED display with ROG Vision.
Adreno 730 graphics are found in both the Asus ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6.
The vanilla model has up to 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM, while the latter has up to 18 GB of LPDDR5 RAM available.
Asus has added the GameCool 6 cooling system in both smartphones.
According to Asus, this is the most significant improvement in cooling technology since the ROG Phone series was introduced.
An improved heat dissipation system is included with the new, 360-degree CPU cooling system. By up to 10 degrees Celsius, Asus claims that the performance has been significantly enhanced.
The Asus ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro both include three rear-facing cameras for taking photos.
Main sensors include 50-megapixel Sony IMX766, 13-megapixel ultra-wide angle with 125 degrees of field of view, and 5-megapixel macros. Smartphones’ 12-megapixel cameras are ideal for taking photos and making video chats with friends and family members.
Wi-Fi 6 (with 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax), Bluetooth v5.2, NFC, two USB Type-C ports, and 5G LTE connectivity are all included on the ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro.
GNSS GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Beidou, QZSS, NaviC, accelerometer, e-compass, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, under-display fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, and ultrasonic sensors for AirTrigger 6 and grip press are all included as onboard sensors.
Asus ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro have UFS 3.1 storage of 256GB and 512GB, respectively.
Each one has a 6,000mAh battery and is capable of quick charging at 65W (30W charger in box).
Dirac-tuned Dirac speakers are included in the package.
A water-resistant rating of IPX4 is achieved by both phones.
ROG Vision PMOLED display on back panel of Pro model vs. ROG branding logo on non-pro model is another key difference between the two phones.
Both items have dimensions of 172.83×77.25×10.3mm and a weight of 239 g.
With the AeroActive Cooler 6, an integrated Thermoelectric AI Cooling System is provided to dramatically reduce the temperature of your ROG Phone whether using an Asus ROG Phone 6 or a ROG Phone 6 Pro. Wireless and powered by the phone’s battery, this add-on is an alternative.
It also comes with an expansion dock, a ROG Clip that can be attached to a PS4, Xbox or Stadia controller, and a Kunai 3 Gamepad.
Both the phones supports dual-SIM (Nano) and on the software side comes with ROG UI which runs on top of Android 12.
- 6.78-inch AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution
- Display with 165 Hz refresh rate and 720 Hz touch sampling
- PMOLED rear panel (Pro) , RGB Illuminated back logo
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 Platform
- Adreno GPU 730
- Up to 16GB , 18 GB(Pro) of RAM
- Up to 512 GB of internal storage
- 12 MP front camera (Sony IMX663)
- Three rear cameras
- Main lens with 50 MP sensor (Sony IMX766)
- Ultrawide lens with 13 MP sensor
- Macro lens with 5 MP sensor
- 5G connection, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, Dual-SIM, P2 and IPX4 port
- 6,000 mAh battery with 65W fast charging
- Dimensions: 173 x 77 x 10.3 mm
- Android 12 running under ROG UI
Asus ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro Price
To get your hands on Asus ROG Phone 6, you’ll have to shell out INR. 71,999(NRs 115,200) for the 12GB RAM with 256 GB internal storage model.
The only 18GB RAM + 512GB storage model of the Asus ROG Phone 6 Pro is available for Rs. 89,999(NRs 143,999).
A Storm White option is available for both of these models.