ROG Phone 6D series debuts, flaunts Dimensity 9000+ chipset

ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate
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ASUS has officially launched the ROG Phone 6D series, the Dimensity variants of the previously Snapdragon-based ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro. Two smartphones compose the range: the ROG Phone 6D and ROG Phone 6D Ultimate. The two sport a MediaTek Dimensity 9000+ chipset, UFS 3.1 storage, 6.78-inch 2448 x 1080 165Hz AMOLED screens, and triple rear cameras with a 50MP f/1.9 Sony IMX776 main lens.

Both smartphones largely share the same specifications with their difference found at the rear design and storage variants – the 6D will come with 16GB/256GB models while the Ultimate can be outfitted with 16GB RAM and 512GB storage.

ASUS ROG Phone 6D

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The Ultimate will also come with a unique AeroActive Portal at the back to give air a direct path to its internals with a motorized hinge. The assembly automatically raises when its AeroActive Cooler 6 is connected for better thermals and performance.

The new range still comes with a 6,000mAh batteries with 65W USB PD charging support. They will also support existing ROG Phone accessories for improved controls and ecosystem.

Check out their specifications below:

ROG Phone 6D and 6D Ultimate

ROG Phone 6D
ROG Phone 6D (Left), ROG Phone 6D Ultimate (Right).
Chipset MediaTek Dimensity 9000+
Screen 6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED, 2448 x 1080, 165Hz, Gorilla Glass Victus
RAM 16GB LPDDR5X
OS Android 12
Rear Camera 50MP f/1.9 Main, Sony IMX776; 13MP f/2.2 Ultrawide; 5MP f/2.4 Macro
Front Camera 12MP f/2.0
Storage 256GB, 512GB UFS 3.1
Network Dual-SIM, 5G
Connectivity WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, USB-C, NFC, 3.5mm Audio Jack
Battery 6,000mAh, 65W USB PD Charging
Others In-Display Fingerprint Sensor, Symmetrical Dual Stereo Speakers, Dirac HD Sound, Tri-Micropphones with ASUS Noise Reduction, AirTriggers
Dimensions 173 x 77 x 10.4mm
Weight 247g
Colors Space Gray

Price and Availability

The ASUS ROG Phone 6D is priced at GPB 799 (PhP 52,000) while the ROG Phone 6D UItimate is positioned at GBP 1,199 (PhP 79,000). Both devices are currently available in the UK. No word yet if the brand is planning to bring either smartphone in the Philippines.

Stay tuned for more details.