Asus ROG Phone 6 Pro unveiled with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, 165Hz display

After lots of leaks, rumors, and teasers, Asus has finally unveiled the ROG Phone 6 Pro alongside its vanilla model. The phone comes with the newly announced Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset, 165Hz AMOLED display, and many more interesting features. Let’s have a look at the specifications, features, availability, and expected price of the Asus ROG Phone 6 Pro in Nepal.

Asus ROG Phone 6 Pro Overview

Design and Display

ROG Phone 6 Pro gets a big 6.78-inch AMOLED display that can reproduce up to 1B colors. It is an HDR10+ certified display that has a Full HD+ resolution. Similarly, the display has support for a 165Hz refresh rate and up to a 720Hz touch sampling rate. BTW, you can switch the refresh rate between 60Hz, 90Hz, 120Hz, or 144Hz. Moreover, its brightness can reach up to 1200 nits and has Gorilla Glass Victus Protection.

Asus ROG Phone 6 Pro Design

The device has an AirTrigger ultrasonic button on the right frame which is customizable. It also has an AMOLED display on the back that can be used to display some images or animations. Likewise, ROG Phone 6 Pro is the first gaming that is water-resistant and it bags an IPX4 rating. Furthermore, it comes in a Storm White color.


As I mentioned earlier, Asus ROG Phone 6 Pro is powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset. It has a peak frequency of 3.2Ghz and features Adreno 730 GPU for handling graphics. Compared to Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, its CPU and GPU performance have improved by 10% and its got a 30% GPU power reduction.

Asus ROG Phone 6 Pro Performance

Talking about memory, the device has 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. On the software side, it comes with Android 12 out of the box with ROG UI on top. As per the company, the cooling system included in this device can reduce the temperature of the CPU by up to 10°C.


Moving on, ROG Phone 6 Pro is featured with a triple camera setup on the back. The primary camera has a 50MP Sony IMX766 sensor with an f/1.8 aperture. It misses out on OIS but it can record up to 8k videos at 24fps. Likewise, it can also record up to 60fps. The second lens is a 13MP ultrawide lens that has an f/2.2 aperture.

Completing the rear camera setup is a 5MP macro camera. Similarly, you get a 12MP Sony IMX663 selfie camera that is capable of recording videos up to 1080p@30fps.

Rest of the Specs

The phone packs a pair of cells each of 3000mAh resulting in a 6000mAh battery in total. It got support for 65W fast charging via a USB Type-C 2.0 port. BTW, it also has another USB Type-C 3.1 port on the side frame.

Asus ROG Phone 6 Pro Box Contents

The audio setup includes stereo speakers accompanied by a 3.5mm headphone jack. For security, it features an optical under-display fingerprint scanner and software-based face unlock.

Asus ROG Phone 6 Specifications:

  • Body: 173 x 77 x 10.3 mm, 239g, Glass Back (Gorilla Glass 3), Aluminum Frame
  • Display: 6.78-inch AMOLED, 1B colors, 165Hz, HDR10+, 800 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)
  • Resolution: Full HD+ (2448 x 1080 pixels)
  • Refresh Rate: 165Hz
  • Touch Sampling Rate: 720Hz
  • Glass Protection: Gorilla Glass Victus
  • Processor: Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (4 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×3.19 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.75 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)
  • GPU: Adreno 730
  • RAM: 18GB LPDDR5
  • Storage: 512GB UFS 3.1
  • OS & UI: Android 12, ROG UI
  • Rear Camera: Triple Cameras
    • Primary: 50 MP, f/1.9, PDAF
    • Ultrawide: 13 MP, f/2.2
    • Macro: 5MP
  • Front Camera: 12MP
  • Video :
    • Rear: 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60/120fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 720p@480fps; gyro-EIS
    • Front: 1080p@30fps
  • Audio: Stereo Speakers (2 amplifiers), 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • Security: Fingeprint (Optical Under Display) & Face Unlock (Software-Based)
  • Connectivity: 5G, 4G LTE, (2.4/5Ghz) Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC
  • Battery: 6000mAh
  • Charging:
    • Wired: 65W
    • Reverse Charging: 10W
  • IP-Certification: IPX4 Water Resistant
  • Color: Storm White

Asus ROG Phone 6 Pro Price in Nepal and Availability

The Asus ROG Phone 6 Pro will retail in Europe at €1,299 which has 18GB RAM and 512GB storage. If it ever launches in Nepal, we expect the Asus ROG Phone 6 Pro price in Nepal to be around NPR 179,999.

Asus ROG Phone 6 ProPrice in Europe (Official)Price in Nepal (Expected)
18/512GB€1,299NPR 179,999

Also, Check ASUS ROG Phone 6 Pro Review From MKBHD

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