Asus ROG Phone 6 global launch confirmed on July 5; Qualcomm to come with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip
Asus The ROG Phone 6 is set to launch on July 5. The main event will be available to stream in India from 5:30 pm onwards, though it is not immediately clear whether the series will hit global markets as well as India. We say series because Asus has been launching multiple models simultaneously for the past few generations. For example, the ROG Phone 5s series had the regular ROG Phone 5s and ROG Phone 5s Pro. The ROG Phone 6 is confirmed to launch with Qualcomm’s all-new Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip.
Not much is known about the rest of the ROG Phone 6 hardware, but Asus is already pushing the boundaries, with the last model, it will be interesting to see where the series will go next. As usual, Asus will also launch new accessories and gaming headphones with the ROG Phone 6.
To recall, the ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro come with 6.78-inch Samsung-made E4 AMOLED displays with HDR10+ support, 144Hz refresh rate (with 360Hz touch sampling rate and 24ms touch latency) and 1080p resolution. Under the hood, you get the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ chip. While the 5s Pro comes with up to 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of UFS3.1 storage, the 5s comes with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS3.1 storage. There is no micro-SD card slot.
Rounding off the package are 5G support, Android 11-based ROG UI, quad microphones with OZO noise reduction technology, Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2, triple rear cameras with 64MP main (Sony IMX686), 13MP ultra-wide angle Huh. and another 5MP macro camera plus 24MP front camera, and a 6,000mAh battery with 65W fast charging (though Asus only ships the 30W charger in the box).
ROG Phone 5S price in India starts from ₹ 49,999. This is for the version with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The Pro model will set you back Rs 79,999 for the variant with 18GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.