Sunday, 14 October 2018

ASUS ROG Phone Unboxing and First Impressions

Asus ROG Phone

Asus Rog

Release Date: Dec 05, 2018 (Expected)
  Rs. 59,990/    



Key Specs


Android v8.1 (Oreo)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Supports Indian bands
  • 128 GB, Non Expandable
  • Dual SIM: Nano + Nano
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Gorilla Glass
  • Waterproof
  • FM Radio


ASUS ROG PHONE DETAILS

Buy For
  • Waterproof body
  • Magnificent configuration
  • Huge storage
  • Great cameras
Verdict
The Asus ROG Phone is a premium smartphone which comes with a lot of convenience features. The waterproof body, quick-charging makes it one of the best device. The necessary features like configuration, storage and cameras are excellent. Overall, if you are looking for a power-packed smartphone with loaded features, you can opt for the Asus ROG Phone.
Asus at its best
Display and Battery

The Asus ROG Phone flaunts a 6-inch AMOLED display which exhibits a screen resolution of 1,080 x 2,160 pixels. It has a pixel density of 402 PPI and carries an aspect ratio of 18:9. The display is covered by a Corning Gorilla Glass which protects it from scratches and minor collisions. It comes with a waterproof body and a at the rear a fingerprint sensor is present which enhances the security as well as the convenience of the system.
Coming to the battery front, the smartphone is powered by a 4,000mAh Li-Po battery which provides a long hours of backup. Moreover, it supports quick-charging which means that you can charge the smartphone at a fast speed. 

Camera and Connectivity

The Asus ROG Phone is armed with a dual primary camera setup having 12MP and 8MP lenses. The cameras perform well while capturing images and they are capable of recording 4k videos at a speed of 60fps. In addition, an 8MP camera is provided at the front. It takes care of all the selfie needs and assists while video calling. 
A wide range of connectivity options are provided and those are 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS, USB type-C, NFC,Wi-Fi and mobile hotspot.

Storage and Configuration

The Asus ROG Phone houses a 128GB inbuilt storage which fulfils your storage needs. Moving to the performance, a 2.8GHz Kryo 385 octa-core processor manages the overall performance of the system. It is further assisted by an 8GB RAM and an Adreno 630 GPU. The entire combination is built upon a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset which delivers a powerful performance while running multiple tasks.

ASUS ROG PHONE PRICE IN INDIA

Asus ROG Phone price in India is expected to be Rs. 59,990. Asus ROG Phone Expected to be launched on Dec 05, 2018. This is 8 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage variant of Asus which is expected to available in Black colour.


ASUS ROG PHONE SPECIFICATIONS

General
Launch DateDecember 5, 2018 (Expected)
BrandAsus
ModelROG Phone
Also Known AsAsus ROG Phone ZS600KL
Operating SystemAndroid v8.1 (Oreo)
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM SizeSIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano
Network4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Quick Charging
yes
Design
Height158.8 mm
Width76.2 mm
Thickness8.6 mm
Good 
Weight200 grams
Poor 
ColoursBlack
Waterproof
yes
Display
Very Good 
Screen Size
6.0 inches (15.24 cm)
Screen Resolution
1080 x 2160 pixels
Aspect Ratio18:9
Pixel Density
402 ppi
Best in Class 
Display Type
AMOLED
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass
Touch Screenyes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
76.78 %
Performance
Best in Class 
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 845
Processor
Octa core (2.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385)
Best in Class 
Architecture
64 bit
Graphics
Adreno 630
RAM
8 GB
Best in Class 
Storage
Best in Class 
Internal Memory
128 GB
Best in Class 
Expandable Memory
no No
Camera
Very Good 
MAIN CAMERA
Resolution12 MP + 8 MP Dual Primary Cameras
Very Good 
Autofocusyes Phase Detection autofocus
Physical ApertureF1.8
Flashyes LED Flash
Image Resolution4000 x 3000 Pixels
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting ModesContinuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection
Video Recording3840x2160 @ 60 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 240 fps
FRONT CAMERA
Resolution8 MP Front Camera
Very Good 
Physical ApertureF2.0
Battery
Very Good 
Capacity
4000 mAh
TypeLi-Polymer
User Replaceable
no No
Quick Charging
yes Fast, v4.0, 60 % in 33 minutes
Network & Connectivity
SIM SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) 
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 700(band 29)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 
4G Speed:
150 Mbit/s ↑ 1 Gbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
SIM 2
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) 
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 700(band 29)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 
4G Speed:
150 Mbit/s ↑ 1 Gbit/s ↓ (LTE category 13)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Wi-Fiyes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/ad/b/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
Wi-Fi Features
Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
yes v5.0
GPS
yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC
yes
USB ConnectivityMass storage device, USB charging
USB Type-C
yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)
Multimedia
FM Radio
yes
Loudspeakeryes
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Fingerprint Sensor PositionRear
Other Sensors
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope


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