A new trend that is becoming popular in the smartphone industry is Gaming phones. This trend started with the Razer Phone, this trend has now been adopted by some Chinese smartphone makers and Asus is the latest one to join the bandwagon.
At a time when every other brand is working really hard for making their own branded gaming phone, Asus has unveiled its ROG phone in Computex 2018 yesterday which breaks almost every boundary of a gaming smartphone.
Here we will talk about five things which make the Asus ROG smartphone better than every other gaming smartphone available right now.
Of course, the first thing which makes the ROG smartphone better is the hardware which it draws all its power from. The ROG phone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC under the hood paired with 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
The Snapdragon 845 is overclocked to squeeze out more performance out of it. It is overclocked to 2.96 GHz which is higher than the top frequency of Snapdragon 845 which is 2.8GHz.
The Asus ROG Phone comes with a big 6-inch display with a refresh rate of 90Hz, allowing it to provide better frame rates while gaming compared to other smartphone screens. The graphics and gameplay are much smoother in the content which is customized according to this screen.
The display is an AMOLED panel with the response time of 1ms which makes it better than almost every AMOLED panel found on today’s smartphones. This also removes any probability of slow pixel transitions and blurry ghosts behind pixels. The Adreno 630 GPU brings more horsepower to the gaming and prevents any frame drop or lag for seamless gaming.
The Asus ROG phone is made taking care of all the needs of a gamer. Asus provides two AirTriggers (buttons) on the shoulders (in landscape mode) of the smartphone just like the shoulder button in gaming controllers.
These AirTrigger buttons are always helpful in gaming; if you are a gamer, you would know that. Also, these AirTriggers are customizable, and you can use it according to the game you are playing.
Add on accessories
Asus took care of almost every requirement of a gamer and has made a bunch of different add-on accessories which makes the gaming better in one way or another. Asus includes AeroAcrive Cooler add on in the package with the smartphone which is a small cooler with a fan to keep the smartphone cool during gaming sessions.
The add-on extends the connectivity of the smartphone to a USB Type-C port and a headphone port which is directed downwards keeping the wires from getting in your way. There are more add-ons which extend the gaming and smartphone experience like the TwinView Dock, WiGid display, and Mobile desktop dock.
Since it is a gaming smartphone, the battery is going to drain fast, and Asus took care of it by adding a 4000 mAh battery. Both of the Type-C ports can charge the smartphone but to get more juice in less time, it comes with the HyperCharge adapter.
This upgraded adapter increases the power delivery up to 20W which keeps the smartphone cooler during charging. The ROG Phone can charge the battery to 60% capacity in only 33 minutes which is fastest charging method on any smartphone yet.
The Asus ROG phone is a perfect gaming smartphone, and according to the productivity, it is more than a regular gaming smartphone. Asus did a really great job in making the smartphone. This phone is easily the best gaming smartphone available right now and if you are a hardcore gamer and want a device dedicated for gaming, then this is the best option for you.