ASUS ROG Phone 6, 6 Pro launched with SD8+ Gen 1, up to 18GB of RAM and programmable display


After many rumours, the ASUS ROG Phone 6 series has finally arrived. The Taiwanese tech giant unveiled the series via a live launch event. The ROG Phone 6 is the successor to the ROG Phone 5 and brings several improvements on the inside while boasting of minor design changes.

Some of the highlights of the ROG Phone 6 include an insane 165Hz display, Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, and up to 18GB of RAM. Let’s have a look at its complete details.

ASUS ROG Phone 6 Series Specifications

The ASUS ROG Phone 6 series includes ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro. The major difference between the two lies in the RAM option and rear design. The Pro gets a programmable AMOLED display at the back which can be used to show various graphics. It has 18GB of RAM exclusively.

Asus Rog Phone 6

Both feature a 6.78-inch AMOLED display with full-HD+ resolution and up to 165Hz refresh rate. The display refresh rate on the phone can be selected from the settings and users get options between 60Hz, 90Hz, 120Hz, 144Hz and 165Hz. It also has a 720Hz touch sampling rate.

The screen also supports HDR10+, 1200 nits peak brightness and has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection.

Under the hood, the series is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 SoC paired with up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage on the vanilla ROG Phone 6.

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The ROG Phone 6 Pro offers up to 18GB of LPPDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage. It comes with a cooling system that is claimed to reduce CPU temperature by up to 10 degrees.

It also comes with an AirTrigger ultrasonic button on the right spine that will allow you to map out the various controls from the game. It also has an IPX4 splash resistance rating and has dual speakers and three microphones. There is also a 3.5mm headphone jack for audio.

In terms of optics, the series packs a triple camera system at the back with a 50MP Sony IMX766 main lens, 13MP ultra-wide lens and a 5MP macro unit. Upfront, it has a 12MP camera for taking selfie shots and making video calls.

Talking about the battery, both have a 6,000mAh dual-cell battery (3,000 + 3,000mAh) and support 65W fast charging. It now has dual USB Type-C ports for charging, one on the side and the other on the bottom. Both boot to Android 12 OS out of the box and have a ROG UI skin on top.

ASUS ROG Phone 6 Price, Colors and Accessories

The ASUS ROG Phone 6 starts at €999 for the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant. The Pro model costs €1,299 for the 18GB RAM + 512GB storage variant.

The series also comes with four accessories that will be sold separately. There are the Aeroactive Cooler, ROG Kunai Gamepad, ROG Setra True Wireless and ROG Sentra True Wireless Pro earbuds.

ASUS ROG Phone 6, 6 Pro post launch with SD8+ Gen 1, up to 18GB of RAM and programmable display first appeared on BGR India.

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