Asus ROG gaming phone to launch in India today: How to watch live stream, key specifications

Asus’ first gaming smartphone, the ROG Phone is set to launch in India today. Here’s everything you need to know about the ROG Phone launch.

tech Updated: Nov 29, 2018 09:14 IST
Marcia Sekhose
Marcia Sekhose
Hindustan Times
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Asus will launch its much awaited gaming smartphone in India on Thursday. Asus ROG Phone is the company’s first gaming smartphone.

Asus had unveiled the ROG Phone earlier this June. This is also the first smartphone from Asus’ gaming division Republic of Gamers (ROG). With the ROG Phone, Asus will bring the first new-generation gaming phone to India. The last known gaming-intensive smartphone was Nokia’s N-Gage which was launched back in 2003.

Asus ROG Phone India launch: How to watch live stream

Asus will be live streaming its launch event on its official YouTube channel. The ROG Phone launch event will start at 12:00 pm in India. Pricing and availability details on the ROG Phone will be announced at the launch event. It will be available exclusively via Flipkart in India.

Asus ROG Phone: Full specifications
Asus ROG Phone is power-packed with gaming features and hardware. The smartphone is fully wrapped in glass with 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3 up front and 3D Gorilla Glass at the rear. For landscape gaming, it has a side-mounted port housing a USB Type-C port and 3.5mm headphone jack.

The same can be found at the bottom panel as well. The ROG Phone features three ultrasonic AirTriggers for additional controls on the phone. These AirTriggers also give haptic feedback. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Black Shark to Asus ROG Phone: Resurrection of gaming phones

The ROG Phone comes with a 6-inch AMOLED display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the ROG Phone runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 processor clocked at 2.96GHz. It comes with Adreno 630 GPU for graphics. The ROG Phone offers 8GB of RAM and up to 512GB of storage.

In the photography department, the ROG Phone sports dual 12-megapixel and 8-megapixel cameras, and an 8-megapixel front camera. The smartphone is fuelled by a 4,000mAh battery. On the software front, the ROG Phone runs on ROG UI based on Android 8.1 Oreo.

First Published: Nov 28, 2018 18:56 IST