Asus ROG has just introduced the ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro gaming smartphone duo at the event taking place in an online form.
Like its predecessor, the standard and Pro versions of the new generation of ROG Phone differ in RAM and appearance. ROG Phone 6 Pro has up to 18 GB of RAM, using an AMOLED screen on the back that can change the content. While the standard version uses the ROG logo light.
The 6th generation of the ROG gaming phone series uses a 6.78-inch AMOLED screen (1,080 x 2,448 pixels), Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. Besides the 720 Hz touch sampling rate, the screen has a maximum brightness of 1,200 nits, which can change the refresh rate from 60 Hz, 90 Hz, 120 Hz, or 144 Hz.
The heart of the new smartphone duo is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, 12/16 GB LPDDR5 RAM (ROG Phone 6), and 18 GB (6 Pro). Both have 256/512 GB UFS 3.1 standard memory options. Asus has emphasized upgrading the cooling system to help reduce the CPU to 10 degrees Celsius.
duo gaming phone also integrates an AirTrigger ultrasonic button on the side and back of the machine, helping to control supported games. This is also the first gaming smartphone from Asus ROG with IPX4 splash resistance.
Both use a 50MP rear camera with a Sony IMX766 sensor, 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and 5MP macro. The 12 MP front camera uses a Sony IMX663 sensor. The battery has a capacity of 6,000 mAh and is divided into two parts of 3,000 mAh, with 2 USB-C ports at the bottom and on the side. 65W wired fast charging like ROG Phone 5. It runs Android 12 with ROG UI and Zen UI.
ROG also introduced the device ecosystem for the new generation of ROG Phones including the AeroActive cooler, ROG Kunai gamepad, TWS ROG Cetra True Wireless, and Cetra True Wireless Pro headsets.
In terms of retail price, ROG Phone 6 (12 + 256 GB) costs 999 EUR, ROG Phone 6 Pro version (18 + 512 GB) costs 1,299 EUR