Asus announces the ROG Phone - an advanced gaming smartphone

4 June 2018, 07:15:03

Asus announces the ROG Phone - an advanced gaming smartphoneCurrently, Asus is presenting the ROG Phone - an advanced gaming smartphone based on a Snapdragon 845 mobile platform in which the Kryo CPU is speed-binned to 2.95GHz and is specially optimized for lag-free gaming. It is paired with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. According to Asus, the device scores more than 304000 points in AnTuTu. The X20 LTE modem provides Gigabit+ LTE speeds and multi-gigabit Wi-Fi utilizing 60 GHz mmWave band. In addition, ROG Phone employs an innovative GAMECOOL 3D vapor-chamber cooling system that provides 60% improvement in CPU cooling efficiency, 5 times longer peak endurance and 16 times larger heat dissipation area compared to standard solutions. Asus provides additional optimization with the X Mode created especially for gaming. It clears all the RAM, prevents RAM-eating activities, prevents interruptions, and levels up processing performance. ROG Phone packs an AMOLED display with 108% coverage of the DCI-P3 colour space, 10000:1 contrast ratio and a dedicated HDR image processor. The refresh rate is 90Hz - the highest one on an AMOLED display on a smartphone and there's 1 ms ultra-fast pixel response time. Furthermore, the device uses ultrasonic air triggers that act like shoulder buttons. You can also map onscreen controls to the air triggers. The advanced vibration options offer direction haptic feedback for improved gaming. The device is further optimized for landscape mode gaming and handling. It is equipped with two front-facing stereo speakers and supports Hi-Res audio and DTS Headphone:X. You can use the device in a desktop gaming mode with the mobile desktop dock, big-screen gaming mode with the Gamevice & Wigig dock, and dual screen gameplay mode with the TwinView dock. A demonstration with the WiGig dock that uses 802.11ad shows that there's no lag at all when you play on the smartphone and watch all on a big screen.Source

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