ROG Phone 6 series launches, packs 165Hz AMOLED screens and Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 chips

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The ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro have officially made their debut. They are an updated from last year’s ROG Phone 5 series and come with slightly better specifications. Both devices will pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 chip with LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB UFS 3.1 storage. Their display is still a 6.78-inch 2448 x 1080 Samsung E4 AMOLED panel but refresh rates have been upped to 165Hz.

Cooling has been improved with the new GameCool6 cooling system. The chip now has a BN Thermal Compound and larger 3D Vapor Chamber and Graphite Sheets in addition to the new AeroActive Cooler 6.

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ASUS has partnered with Swedish digital audio company Dirac for the ROG Phone 6 series’ dual speakers for balanced stereo sound effects and immersive audio quality. Battery capacity remains at 6,000mAh with support for 65W HyperCharge.

The ROG Phone 6 Pro gets a slightly different rear with an ROG Vision mini-display, which can be customized via the Armoury Crate app. The Pro variant will also get an 18GB/512GB edition while the vanilla ROG Phone 6 is capped at 16GB/512GB.

ROG Phone 6 Series Specifications

ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen1
Screen6.78-inch Samsung E4 AMOLED, 2448 x 1080, 165Hz, HDR10+ ROG Vision (Pro)
RAM8GB, 12GB, 16GB, 18GB LPDDR5
OSAndroid 12
Rear Camera50MP f/1.8 Main Sony IMX766, 13MP f/2.2 Ultrawide, 5MP f/2.4 Macro
Front Camera12MP f/2.0 Sony IMX663
Storage128GB, 256GB,  512GB UFS 3.1
NetworkDual-SIM, 5G
ConnectivityWiFi 6E, 4×4 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, Dual USB Type-C
Battery6,000mAh, 65W HyperCharge
Others3D Vapor Chamber Cooling,  AeroActive Cooler 6, IPX4 Splash Resistance
Dimensions173 x 77 x 10.3mm
Weight229g

ROG Phone 6 Series Price and Availability

Pricing and availability in the Philippines for the ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro are yet to be announced. It seems that ASUS will be have a local launch soon so stay tuned.