Asus is back with a zing thanks to the next-gen Asus ROG Phone 6 series launched earlier on July 5th powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC under the hood and up to 18GB of RAM. Both the modes under the ROG Phone 6 series sport an AMOLED panel along with a 165Hz refresh rate among others. Let’s dive into the specifications, pricing, and availability of the next-gen Asus ROG Phone 6 series that you must know.
Asus ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro Pricing and Availability
The Asus ROG Phone 6 arrives in Europe at EUR999 for its 12GB RAM and 256GB variants. On the other hand, the Asus ROG Phone 6 Pro with 512GB storage and 18GB RAM gives you a price tag of EUR1,299.
Asus ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro Specifications
Specs-wise, both the models are topnotch. The display tech mounted on both ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro is a 6.78” AMOLED panel boosting 1080×2448 pixels resolution and a 165Hz refresh rate which fluctuates from 60Hz to 165Hz based on requirements. The device boasts a 720Hz touch sampling rate which is twice that of a myriad of flagship phones. There are 1200 nits of peak brightness in the auto mode when it comes to the display.
Moving on, both the phones draw power from a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC paired alongside LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage with no way to increase the storage. According to Asus, the newly overhauled cooling system can lower temperatures by 10° Celsius which is great given the fact that the Asus ROG Phone 6 series is gaming-oriented. The software onboard is an Android 12 with Zen UI and ROG UI which is sweet.
Next up, Asus has integrated a 6,000mAh battery on both the models which are actually two 3,000mAh clubbed into one that makes it easier to charge with its 65W fast charging tech. You also get dual USB-C ports placed on two sides to give better accessibility when you indulge in gaming sessions.
Both the phones have received the same camera treatment. It includes a 12MP Sony IMX663 front and a triple rear camera comprising of a Sony IMX766 50MP shooter, a 13MP ultrawide, and a 5MP macro shooter. There’s IPX4 splash resistant, Dirac Virtuo Spatial audio, dual front-facing speakers, a headphone jack, and triple microphones onboard. Just like the predecessors, you get programmable AirTrigger ultrasonic buttons that you can map accordingly.
Asus usually launches a tonne of accessories with its flagship lineup and the ROG Phone 6 series is no exception. You have a Cetra True Wireless and Pro earbuds, ROG Kunai gamepad, and AeroActive cooler pad among others.
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