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Microsoft Store starts selling Asus Rog phone in US and Canada

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Asus Rog phone, the first gaming smartphone from Asus was announced at the Computex 2018 in June At the time of launch, the company only said that the gaming smartphone will be available in summer, without  going further into its regional availability. however, as per latest developments, The Microsoft Store has started selling the Asus Rog phone In US and Canada. while, there are also reports that ASUS has confirmed that the gaming smartphone will also launch in UK on November 15.

The Asus Rog phone flaunts a 6-inch AMOLED display which exhibits a screen resolution of 1,080 x 2,160 pixels. It has a pixel density of 402 PPI and carries an aspect ratio of 18:9. The display is covered by a Corning Gorilla Glass which protects it from scratches and minor collisions. It comes with a waterproof body and a at the rear a fingerprint sensor is present which enhances the security as well as the convenience of the system.

Asus Rog phone, in the market competes with the likes of Razer Phone, and Xiaomi’s Black Shark. The gaming smartphone features a features a 3D vapor-chamber cooling system to evenly dissipate heat when the action ramps up.

Notably, there’s also a ASUS ROG Mobile Desktop Dock which offers desktop-style gaming, it connects with an external 4K UHD monitor, mouse and keyboard while using ROG Phone as an auxiliary display, hook up to a wired gigabit LAN, and use the S/PDIF output to drive you 5.1-channel surround-sound system.

Asus Rog phone highlights

  • The ASUS ROG Phone is mobile gaming champion, built for epic performance and top-tier control. It’s power-packed with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, optimized for a speedy, lag-free experience. The AMOLED screen is covered front and back with Corning Gorilla Glass, blending durability and gorgeous visuals. And with an innovative GameCool system, the CPU stays cool through fast-paced heat-heavy action games.
  • An ultrafast AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate keeps visuals sharp and blur-free. Plus, colors and contrast are vivid with HDR technology and a wide 108.6% DCI-P3 color gamut.
  • With an additional side-mounted USB-C port that supports direct charging, the ROG Phone is made for landscape-mode gaming.
  • A trio of ultrasonic AirTrigger touch sensors give you a console-like gaming experience. They’re fully programmable for every on-screen action, from aiming and firing to inventory selection.
  • Two front-facing stereo speakers paired with dual smart amplifiers maximize volume and minimize distortion for razor-sharp HD audio.
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Asus Rog phone specifications

  • 6-inch (2160 x 1080 pixels) 90Hz, 1ms response time AMOLED display, 18:9  aspect ratio, 550 nits brightness, Gaming HDR and Mobile HDR supported by dedicate hardware display chip, 108.6% DCI P3 and 10,000:1 contrast ratio AMOLED display, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, Bluelight filter for eye care
  • 2.96GHz 64-bit Octa-core Snapdragon 845 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU
  • 8GB  LPDDR4X RAM
  • 128GB / 512GB UFS 2.1 Internal storage
  • Android Oreo 8.1 and ROG Gaming X mode UI
  • 4000mAh supports up to 30W QC4.0, AI & scheduled charging for battery protection
  • dual rear cameras: 12MP primary camera with Sony IMX363 sensor, f/1.7 aperture, Secondary 8-Megapixel sensor, 120-degree wide-angle lens, with F/2.0 aperture
  • Rear camera features: AI Photography, AI Scene Detection, AI Photo Learning, Real-time Portrait, Real-time Beautification, Panorama, Time Lapse, Pro (RAW file support / up to 32 seconds long exposure)
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 84-degree field of view, Selfie Panorama, Beauty mode
  • Video recording: 4K UHD (3840 by 2160) video at 30 / 60 fps for main rear camera, 1080p FHD video recording at 30 / 60 fps, slow motion support at 240 fps, 720p HD video recording at 30 fps, slow motion support at 240 fps, 3-axis electronic image stabilization for rear cameras, Slow Motion video (1080p at 120 fps / 720p at 240 fps), ZeniMoji: Live Emoji
  • Audio: Dual front-facing speakers, 5-magnet speaker with dual NXP 9874 smart amplifier for louder, deeper and less distorted sound effect, DTS (Digital Theater System) Headphone:X™ 7.1 virtual surround sound for headphone support, Triple internal microphones with ASUS Noise Reduction Technology
  • Sensor Rear fingerprint sensor (0.3 seconds unlock, supports 5 fingerprints), Face recognition, Accelerator, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Ultrasonic sensor for AirTriggers and grip press
  • Dual Nano SIM, 4G VoLTE LTE, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 & 5GHz, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/A-GPS, NFC, FM radio, USB Type-C  (supports USB 2.0), 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Dimensions: 158.8 x 76.2 x 8.6 mm
  • Weight: 200 grams
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Asus Rog phone Price, Availability

The Asus Rog phone price in US is set at USD $899 and USD $1099 respectively for the 128GB and 512GB storage models. The Asus Rog phone price in Canada is CAD $1,169.99 for the 128GB model, and CAD $1,499.99 for the 512GB model. you can purchase the gaming smartphone from the Microsoft Store in Canada from here and in the US from here.

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Microsoft Store starts selling Asus Rog phone in US and Canada
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The ASUS ROG Phone is mobile gaming champion, built for epic performance and is power-packed with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, optimized for a speedy, lag-free experience. The AMOLED screen is covered front and back with Corning Gorilla Glass, blending durability and gorgeous visuals. And with an innovative GameCool system, the CPU stays cool through fast-paced heat-heavy action games.
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