ASUS ROG Phone update brings Google ARCore support before launch

The Asus ROG Phone launches in the US October 18th for $899

The 512GB version of the ROG Phone will cost $1,099, and if you opt to buy some of the accessories listed above, you can quickly reach the price of a decent gaming PC.

Asus' ROG Phone, a gaming-oriented smartphone with some pretty insane specs, will be available for purchase in USA stores on October 18, with the starting price of $899. And now it's revealed pricing and pre-order availability.Credit: Tom's GuideThe company said late on Tuesday that it will begin accepting preorders for the Asus ROG (Republic of Gamers) starting on October 18. Though that price tag is certainly going to scare off the average consumer, it's quite a bit cheaper than some of Apple and Samsung's newest devices - despite the ROG Phone's high-end hardware and seemingly-high-quality construction.

According to The Verge, Asus is also launching several accessories designed for use with the ROG Phone. A desktop dock, WiGig dock, TwinView Dock, and Gamevice controller lets you play wherever and however you wish. The ROG Phone has a special ROG gaming UI on top of Android, a 12 MP + 8 MP dual camera system, an 8 MP selfie snapper, and a 4,000 mAh battery. Accessories will be available starting this quarter as well. It comes with a specially speed binned Snapdragon 845, 8GB of RAM, UFS 2.1 storage, and a 6-inch AMOLED touchscreen with 90Hz refresh rate and 1ms pixel response time. The update is for model ZS600KL, which is indeed the unreleased ROG Phone. The WiGig Dock will be available for purchase for $329.99 Dollars. The Gigabit Ethernet port lets users enjoy fast and stable wired network connections, while the USB ports allow users to connect a mouse and keyboard for a more comfortable gaming experience.

The ROG Phone Case is created to provide premium protection for the ROG Phone, keeping it safe from everyday scratches, knocks and bumps. On the other hand, the ROG Professional Dock is priced at $119.99, and finally the ROG Phone Case will cost $59.99.

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