The smartphone for gamers ROG Prone 6, from Asus, was officially launched in Brazil this Thursday (10). The device, which has a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, starts at R$6,999 (8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage) and goes up to R$9,999 (18GB and 512GB).
The company brought four variants of its new model: the basic ROG Phone 6; the ROG Phone 6 Pro, with more RAM and a second screen; the ROG Phone 6D, with a MediaTek Dimensity 9000+ processor; and finally, the ROG Phone 6 Batman Edition, a special edition with a different design.
The ROG Phone 6 was presented worldwide in July 2022🇧🇷 It is aimed at gamers, and has features aimed at that audience.
The screen has a 165 Hz refresh rate, one of the highest among smartphones, and a 720 Hz touch response rate, for more responsive controls. The resolution is Full HD +, with 6.78 inches diagonally and AMOLED technology.
The RAM is LPDDR5 standard, to ensure more speed in data transfer. The chip is the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, the latest version of Qualcomm’s high-end chip, with CPU that reaches 3.2 GHz🇧🇷
To ensure performance for hours of gameplay, ROG Phone 6 uses boron nitride-based cooling. Compared to the previous generation, the dissipation chambers are 30% larger, and the graphite blades, 85% larger.
The device also has the AeroActive Cooler 6, a cooling system that can be attached to the rear.
Another special feature for gamers is the ultrasonic buttons on the side of the device, a more natural position for commands than on the screen. They recognize up to nine gestures and can be customized for different games.
ROG Phone 6 Pro
Asus gaming smartphone has a version with extra features. ROG Phone 6 Pro has a second 2-inch screen on the back for showing notifications, messages and calls. It has the most RAM of the line, with 18 GB.
ROG Phone 6D
And that’s not all: Asus also presented a version with a different processor. The ROG Phone 6D comes with Mediatek’s Dimensity 9000+, which clocks in at 3.2 GHz.
In addition, it has 16 GB of LPDDR5X RAM, with transfer rate of up to 7,500 Mbps, and has a darker gray color than the ROG Phone 6 Pro.
ROG Phone 6 Batman Edition
The basic device also has a special edition inspired by the character Batman. It has a distinctive design, inspired by Gotham City, and a mini-projector to make the BatSignal.
price and availability
The black ROG Phone 6 is now available on Asus official storeas well as the special edition Batman Edition.
- ROG Phone 6 black (256GB/8GB): BRL 6,999
- ROG Phone 6 black (256GB/12GB): R$ 7,699
- ROG Phone 6 Batman Edition (256GB/12GB): R$8,999
The white device must arrive in december 2022as well as the Pro version.
- ROG Phone 6 white (256GB/8GB): R$6,999
- ROG Phone 6 Pro (512GB/18GB): R$9,999
The ROG Phone 6D Ultimate has not yet had pricing and availability announced.