The first ASUS ROG Phone to officially launch in South Africa is now available for pre-order. Customers looking to grab the ASUS ROG phone 6 can now order the phone from the ASUS e-commerce store starting at R22,999. The base model includes the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC that can boost up to 3.2GHz. It also has 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of storage.
ASUS says that stock for the ASUS ROG Phone 6 is extremely limited. The device is expected to launch on 16 December officially. At the time of writing, there were only 20 phones left in stock. However, the company will replenish the stock of the phone in the coming weeks.
ASUS ROG Phone 6 Specs
- CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen1, SM8475, Qcta-core CPUs,3.2 GHz
- GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 730
- Platform: Android 12.0
- Memory:LPDDR5 16GB
- Storage:UFS3.1 512GB
- Platform: Android 12.0
- Panel: 6.78-inch FHD+ 2448×1080
- Main Front camera: 12MP
- Main Rear Camera: 50MP
- Second Rear Camera: 13MP
- Third Rear Camera: 5MP
- Sim Card: Dual slots
- Model full name: AI2201-1A013EU
A monster 6,000 mAh battery capacity provides extended battery life for long game sessions. Supreme visuals are delivered by a 6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED HDR10+ display that uses exclusive ROG tuning technology to achieve an amazing 165 Hz refresh rate, an industry-leading 720 Hz touch-sampling rate and a world-beating 23 ms ultra-low touch latency.
For even more advanced control possibilities, the AirTrigger 6 has been significantly upgraded. The ultrasonic sensors fully support various gestures, including new features such as Dual Action, Press and Lift, and Gyroscope Aiming.
The GameFX audio system on ROG Phone 6 features symmetrical seven-magnet dual speakers that fire forward for truly balanced stereo sound effects, and there is also a convenient 3.5 mm headphone jack. The sound has been optimised in collaboration with the Swedish digital audio pioneer Dirac, making ROG Phone 6 a rare beast, a gaming phone with truly impressive audio quality. The ROG Phone 6 features the Dirac Virtuo™ spatial audio solution, which uses patented algorithms to enable immersive stereo sound from the smartphone’s built-in speakers while enhancing the speakers’ overall sound quality. Snapdragon Sound™ technology on the ROG Phone 6 ensures super-low latency processing for lag-free gaming and lossless music streaming, so gamers can hear every detail of their music exactly as the artist intended.
The ROG Phone 6 series is now equipped with a triple-camera system featuring a flagship Sony® IMX766 50 MP main wide-angle camera with improved image quality and HDR processing, an ultrawide 13 MP second camera, and a macro camera. Enhanced software features include HDR10+ Video Mode, and there’s also a 12 MP front camera for high-quality group selfies and live-streaming videos.
If you are interested in picking the ASUS ROG Phone 6 up in South Africa, head over to the store here and pre-order it.