Taking the center stage at the Esports and Gaming Summit (ESGS) yesterday, the long-awaited ASUS ROG Phone made its debut to the Philippine market. ASUS Philippines Country Manager, George Su, led the presentation and celebrity guest Paulo Avelino made an appearance during the show. The ROG Phone promises to change the mobile gaming landscape, with features geared towards esports: a market that ASUS is dedicated to supporting with, by introducing other products such as the ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1.
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|Memory and Storage||8GB RAM + 128GB/512GB Storage|
|Rear Camera||12MP + 8MP|
|Display||6 inches, 1080 x 2160 pixels, 402 ppi, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 4,000 mAh battery|
|Networks||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|Dimensions||158.8 x 76.2 x 8.7 mm|
The ASUS ROG Phone is available in two storage variants: the 8GB RAM+128GB Storage version will retail for Php 49,995 and the 8GB RAM +512GB Storage version will retail for Php 61,995. ASUS is now taking pre-orders which requires a reservation fee per unit that varies according to the model to be purchased. For the 128GB version, a reservation fee of Php 5,000 is required, and Php 15,995 for the 128GB version with the complete accessory bundle. For the 512GB version, a reservation fee of Php 12,000 is required, and Php 20,00 for the 512GB version with the complete accessory bundle.
|TwinView Dock Station||Php 16,995|
|ASUS WiGig Dock||Php 13,995|
|Mobile Desktop Dock||Php 9,995|
|GameVice Controller||Php 4,995|
|Professional Dock||Php 4,495|
|ROG Suitcase||Php 7,995|
|Complete accessory package add-on||Php 58,470|
One of the key highlights of the ROG Phone is its gaming peripherals. ASUS is offering a special promo: For the first 10 buyers to purchase the phone along with all its peripherals within October 28-November 8, customers will receive 30% off on the full accessory bundle: leaving a total discounted price of Php 90,990 for the 128GB variant and Php 102,990 for the 512GB variant.