ASUS ROG Phone Philippines: Live Unit Shots, Price, Specs, Availability

ASUS ROG Phone debuted in the Philippines in the recently concluded Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit 2018 held in SMX Mall of Asia, Pasay City, last October 28. This sought-after handset is dubbed to be “the hardcore gamers’ status symbol.” The ROG Phone comes with a slew of incredible features and, of course, whole new ecosystem of accessories to rev-up your mobile gaming needs.

The ASUS ROG Phone


Specs-wise, the handset is the same beast as we saw it from Computex 2018. It sports a 6-inch display with 1080 x 2160p resolution. Under the Republic of Gamers umbrella, the smartphone is powered by the best mobile platform, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 which has been speed-binned to 2.96GHz. Likewise, it also comes with a gaming-optimized graphics, the Adreno 630 GPU.


Gaming Features

The ROG Phone employs a unique GameCool vapor-chamber cooling system  with detachable AeroActive Cooler for an extra cooling boost. It sustains blur-free high frame rates in the heat of battle, while it has no-compromise Full HD+ AMOLED display blends a blazing 90Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time with gorgeous HDR visuals.

ASUS ROG Phone Price

The ultra-comfortable design of ROG Phone includes unique side-mounted ports, and the enhanced, ultra-responsive game controls — including two programmable ultrasonic AirTriggers and advanced force-feedback haptics. These let gamers focus all their game, giving them the edge they need to win.

Gaming Accessories

On its own, the ROG Phone alone is already an amazing smartphone. But it passes expectations with a wide array of accessories that make it an even more complete gaming platform.

ROG Phone

ROG Phone Philippines

Whether you fancy a dual-display mobile gaming rig, streaming your mobile games wirelessly to a 4K display, or a full desktop experience on your smartphone, ROG Phone has got you covered. Here’s the list of available accessories for the ROG phone.

AeroActive Cooler

Extra cooling boost, keeping both the phone and your hands cool during those marathon sessions.
Four-speed fan system
Up to 4.7C lower surface temperature
Professional Dock

Expand the way you play games
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB 3.1 Type-A
USB 3.1 Type-C (DC & digital)
HDMI, RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet
USB Type-A & Type-C up to 5Gbps
Support PD 3.0, QC3.0
Mobile Desktop Dock

Expand to the max for desktop-style gaming
HDMI 2.0, Gigabit LAN RJ45
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-A)
SD slot (normal size)
3.5mm combo (headphone and S/PDIF out)
3.5mm microphone
Type-C power (for charging)
USB Micro B 3.0 (PC input)
2x Display port 1.2
GAMEVICE Controller &
ASUS WiGig® Display Dock

Game on the go using the Gamevice, or connect via the ASUS WiGig® Display Dock for immersive big-screen gaming.
GAMEVICE Controller
   Dual Analog Joysticks
   A, B, X, Y Buttons; D-Pad
   R1, L1 Bumpers, R2, L2 Triggers
   R3, L3 Depressable Joysticks
   Pause Button, Back Button
   USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack

ASUS WiGig® Display Dock
   802.11ad with PHY rates up to 4.6Gbps
   1 x USB 3.0; 1 x HDMI
   DC 12V/2.0A output
TwinView Dock

ROG Phone into a powerful dual-screen console for the ultimate gaming and live-streaming experience.
   6-inch (2160 by 1080) AMOLED display
   With ASUS Tru2Life Technology
   10 points multitouch capacitive panel

Station Dock
   Trigger button (L & R)
   Dual speaker with Qualcomm smart amp
   2 x Haptic vibrator
   SD card slot (support SDXC UHS-I)
   6000mAh (typical) station dock battery
   USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack
   ASUS AURA RGB Lighting

ASUS ROG Phone Availability

The ASUS ROG Phone will be available for pre-orders starting October 28 until November 8, 2018 only. Citizens of the Republic can place their pre-orders at all ASUS, ROG, and ZenFone Concept Stores and Kiosks nationwide.

The ROG Phone Accessories will only be available at ROG Concept Stores: Capitol of the Republic (ROG SM Megamall), North District of the Republic (ROG SM North EDSA), South District of the Republic (ROG SM Mall of Asia), and Visayas District of the Republic (ROG SM City Cebu).

Each order of the ROG Phone comes with an ROG Phone Jacket, an ROG Phone hardcase, and the ROG Phone AeroActive Cooler as hard-bundles.

As a special pre-order bonus, the buyers who secure the first 10 pre-order slots for the ROG Phone with its complete accessories will also enjoy a special bundle price of up to 30% off; the bundle will include the TwinView Dock Station (PHP 16,995), WiGig Dock (PHP 13,995), Mobile Desktop Dock (PHP 9,995), ROG Suitcase (PHP 7,995), ROG Phone GAMEVICE Controller (PHP 4,995), and the ASUS Professional Dock (PHP 4,495).

The complete accessory bundle valued at PHP 58,470 will be available as a PHP 40,995 add-on to the base package of the ROG Phone.

ASUS ROG Price Philippines

The first 10 pre-orders will be eligible for the complete bundle discount. Pre-order buyers will be required to pay reservation fee depending on the unit they will avail.

ROG Phone 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM
PHP 49,995
ROG Phone 8GB RAM + 512GB ROM
PHP 61,995
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 PHP 40,995
(30% discount)*
The ASUS ROG Phone will be available this November in your official ROG or ASUS stores, and partner dealers nationwide.

ASUS ROG Phone Specs

6-inch Display, 2160x1080 AMOLED 
90Hz with 1ms response time; 550nits brightness
108.6% DCI-P3; 10,000:1 contrast ratio. Front 2.5D Corning Gorilla 6 glass
Capacitive touch panel with 10 points multi-touch (support Glove touch)
Gaming HDR and Mobile HDR supported

2.96GHz speed-binned Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 
(Mobile Platform 10nm, 64-bit octa-core Processor)
Qualcomm Adreno 630

128GB / 512GB UFS2.1 Storage
Google Drive 100GB (1 year)

Accelerator, E-Compass, Proximity, Hall sensor, Ambient light sensor, 
fingerprint sensor, Gyro, Ultrasonic sensor

Main Rear Camera
Sony flagship IMX363 12MP dual pixel image sensor
1/2.55" large sensor size, 1.4µm large pixel size
F1.7 aperture, 6.25x light sensitivity in low light photos
26.6mm equivalent focal length in 35mm film camera
6p lens, 78.2° field of view
Instant cameras switching
0.03 seconds phase-detection autofocus
4-axis, 4 stops optical image stabilization
LED flash

Secondary Rear Camera
120° wide-angle camera
200% wider view for more friends and scenery in the frame
12mm equivalent focal length in 35mm film camera

Front Camera
F2.0 aperture
24mm equivalent focal length in 35mm film camera
84° field of view

Video Recording
4K UHD (3840 by 2160) video at 30 / 60 fps for main rear camera
3-axis electronic image stabilization for rear cameras
Take still photo while recording video
Slow Motion video (1080p at 240 fps)

Dual front-facing speakers
5-magnet speaker with dual NXP 9874 smart amplifier for louder, deeper and less distorted sound effect

Audio Output
Hi-Res audio 192kHz/24-bit standard that is 4 times better than CD quality
DTS:X Ultra 1.0 featuring immersive 3D audio and 7.1-channel surround-sound with enhanced bass response for games or virtual/augmented reality (VR/AR)
AudioWizard with listening profile

Triple internal microphones with ASUS Noise Reduction Technology

Wireless Technology
WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 & 5GHz, WiFi-direct
WLAN 802.11ad 60GHz (32 Antennas)
Bluetooth 5.0
FM Radio


SIM Cards
Dual SIM dual standby
Slot 1: 2G/3G/4G Nano SIM Card
Slot 2: 2G/3G/4G Nano SIM Card

Data rate
LTE Cat13 UL up to 150Mbps / Cat18 DL up to 1.2Gbps
DC-HSPA+: UL 5.76 / DL 42Mbps
DL 5CA and UL 2CA supported
4x4 MIMO and CA w/4x4 MIMO supported
5CA 4x4 MIMO up to 1.2Gbps supported

Side: 48 pin Customized connector
USB3.1 gen1/DP 1.4(4K)/Fast Charging (QC3.0+QC4.0/PD3.0) / Direct Charge
Bottom: Type C connector
USB2.0/Fast Charging (QC3.0/PD3.0)/Direct Charge

Android 8.1 Oreo
4000 mAh battery
58.83x 76.16x 8.3mm at 200 grams

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