ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today unveiled their new gaming smartphone, the ROG Phone 6 series; which consists of the ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro plus a collection of ROG Phone 6 accessories including the new AeroActive Cooler 6.
The duo is powered by the latest flagship Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Mobile Platform based on a 4nm process, paired with up to 18GB LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB UFS 3.1 storage. ASUS upgraded the cooling system to feature novel 360-degree CPU cooling technology which ASUS called it GameCool 6.
Sporting a 6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED HDR10+ display that uses exclusive ROG tuning technology to achieve 165Hz refresh rate and an industry-leading 720Hz touch-sampling rate and world-beating 23ms ultra-low touch latency.
The AirTrigger 6 has been significantly upgraded, the ultrasonic sensor fully supports various gestures, including new features such as Dual Action, Press and Lift, and Gyroscope Aiming. The dual-speakers that fire forward features symmetrical seven-magnet for truly balanced stereo sound effects. The 3.5mm headphone is also present for convenience and lags free sound feedback.
Equipped with SONY IMX766 50-megapixels main camera, a 13-megapixels ultrawide, and a macro lens. There’s also a 12-megapixels front camera for selfies or video calls. Packed with a 6,000 mAh battery and supports 65W HyperCharge (adapter is included).
The ROG Phone 6 series support an extensive array of accessories to optimize the gameplay experience including the upgraded AeroActive Cooler, ROG Kunai 3 Gamepad for ROG Phone 6, ROG Phone 6 Glass Screen Protector, cases, and more.
The clip-on AeroActive Cooler 6 has an AI-powered thermoelectric cooler, and a fan that delivers increased cooling airflow directly to hotspots on the back cover of the ROG Phone 6. There are also adds four extra physical buttons to allow a genuine console-like control experience.
The main differences between the vanilla ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro mainly are the configuration it offers and the color ROG Vision mini display on the back that is found on the Pro variant.
The ROG Phone 6 will be available in Malaysia starting from August 2022 followed by ROG Phone 6 Pro somewhere in September 2022.
ASUS ROG Phone 6
- 12GB+256GB – RM 3,599
- 16GB+512GB – RM 4,399
ASUS ROG Phone 6 Pro
- 18GB+512GB – RM 4,999
Pre-order of the ROG Phone 6 will commence starting tomorrow 6th July 2022 on Shopee and offline channels, with RM 548 worth of early bird freebies comprising of a 1-year extension warranty and an AeroActive Cooler 6. On top of that, for those who pre-order, the ROG Phone 6 on Shopee will be entitled to 10% off on the ROG Slash Hip Bag and ROG Slash Crossbody Bag, which are priced at RM 499 and RM 399 respectively.