As scheduled, pre-orders for the upcoming Asus ROG phone have officially begun in the US through the official websites of Amazon and Microsoft. Because of this, we now know that device shipments will start on October 29.
The ROG Phone is designed for gamers who want to take their mobile gaming to the next level. It comes with gaming-centric features like its “AirTrigger” side buttons, attachable side controllers, TwinView dock and cooling fan.
And the phone’s beefy specs should also help you step up your game. Specs include:
- 6-inch AMOLED 1080p display, with 90Hz refresh rate
- Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor
- Dual-SIM compatibility
- 8GB of RAM
- 4,000mAh battery
- Side mounted USB-C port and headphone jack (so you can hold the phone in horizontal mode without the wires getting in the way)
- 8-megapixel front camera, 12-megapixel and 8-megapixel dual rear cameras
The display has 1080×2160 resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. It covers 108.6% of the DCI-P3 color gamut.The logo at the back has RGB illumination (because gamers just can’t live without that), and the rear of the phone is made out of Gorilla Glass.
The pre-order will start at $899 in the US, with 128GB of internal storage. If you want the model with 512GB, you’ll have to shell out $1,099.
The ROG Mobile Desktop Dock costs $229.99, the ROG TwinView Dock is priced at $399.99, the ROG Gamevice Controller will go for $89.99, the ROG WiGig Dock will set you back $329.99, the ROG Professional Dock is $119.99, and finally the ROG Phone Case is going to cost $59.99.