Asus ROG phone launch CONFIRMED: Gaming cell-phones to make a debut in India
by Unik Dhandhi, Thursday, July 05, 2018
In a previous blog, we talked about gaming cell-phones and how they already have a market way before their debut in India. With launch of several online multiplayer shooting games like PUBG, Fortnite and others, Indian markets have shown a keen interest in gaming-machines.
Where Dell's Alienware machines have been serving to the gamer since ages, newly launched Republic Of Gamers laptop of stole the show with its relatively cheap price. Soon after Dell and ASUS, other laptop manufacturers got in the race for making the ultimate gaming-machine.
But time has changed now, laptops and desktops have become completely old-school. It is the era of gaming cell-phones which are cheap, mobile and fun to play with.
After the ROG laptop, ASUS has proudly launched their first-ever gaming cell phone, 'ROG mobile'. And the good news is that ROG phone will soon be launched in India for Indian gamers.
Asus CEO Jerry Shen confirmed that the highly anticipated gaming optimized cell phone, ASUS ROG phone will soon be made available to the Indians for buying.
For now, there is no date confirmed by the officials about its launch. However, they did mention that ROG phone will be launched in the third quarter of this year.
Jerry said “FOR SURE, WE WILL LAUNCH THE ROG PHONE HERE IN INDIA. I CANNOT TELL YOU THE EXACT DATE, BUT IT WILL ARRIVE IN Q3. IT IS ALREADY Q3, SO WE HAVE THREE MONTHS TO DO SO.”
A 6-inch OLED screen with Full HD+ resolution (1080×2160 pixels), ROG phone is expected to become the ideal gaming-device for everyone. The phone's processor is clocked at 2.96 GHz, thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. Packed with 8GB of LPDDR4 RAM, the smart phone will come with either 128 GB or 512 GB of internal storage.
As per its price, the officials have said that the price of ROG phone will be more than that of their upcoming flagship model, Zenfone 5Z which is listed at Rs. 36,999.
So, will you be buying this expensive mobile gaming device? Stay tuned for more technology related updates