Asus on November 29 launched its Republic of Gamers-branded smartphone in India. The smartphone will be available on e-commerce platform Flipkart for Rs 69,999.
The company’s first gaming handset, which was developed by its smartphone unit in tandem with the Republic of Gamers (ROG ) team, was unveiled earlier this year at the Computex trade show in Taiwan. The Android-powered smartphone is packed with a slew of high-end specs and compatible accessories including the state of the art 3D vapour-chamber cooling system- GameCool.
Available exclusively on Flipkart, the company is also offering complete mobile protection for an additional cost of Rs 999. Asus may also introduce a no-cost EMI offers for 6, 9, and 12 months.
Asus’ latest offering is powered by a special speed-binned 2.96GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor along with Qualcomm Adreno 630 GPU.
As for optics, the smartphone features a dual rear camera setup with 12-megapixel and 8-megapixel, 120-degree wide angle, cameras. There’s an 8MP front-facing camera for taking selfies and video calling
It is also equipped with Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ad, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, AGPS, Glonass, USB Type-C port, NFC, and 3.5mm jack. The smartphone is powered 4,000mAh battery and supports Quick Charge 3.0 on the bottom port and Quick Charge 4.0 (30W) on the side-mounted port.
Also available are a host of compatible accessories such as the Mobile Desktop Dock that allows the user to connect the smartphone up to a 4K display, mouse, and keyboard. For a more immersive gaming experience, one can opt for the Gamevice controller with WiGig Dock that features dual analog joysticks, dual triggers/bumpers, a D-pad, giving the smartphone the feel of a gaming controller.