The Asus ROG Phone 6 is set to hit the Indian market on July 5, the Taiwan-based company confirmed on Saturday. The new gaming-focused phone will be unveiled in the country alongside the global launch event, and the virtual event will be held on Asus’ official YouTube channel. The Asus ROG Phone 6 is said to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC and will go on sale in the country via Flipkart. The new model will replace the ROG Phone 5 that debuted last year. Additionally, renders of the phone have been leaked online, detailing the phone’s expected design and hinting at some of its potential features.
The new Asus ROG Phone 6 will be unveiled at a virtual event in India on July 5th at 5:20pm IST streamed live via the company’s YouTube channel. The launch in India will take place in parallel with the global launch. The Asus ROG Phone 6 is said to pack Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC under the hood and is slated to go on sale through Flipkart in the country. However, the pricing details of the upcoming device are currently unknown.
Celebrity tipster Evan Blass (@evleaks) Posted alleged renders of the Asus ROG Phone 6 on Twitter. The renders show the handset in black and white color options, suggesting a similar design to previous ROG series smartphones. It is shown to have a triple rear camera unit, located in the top left corner of the device alongside an LED flash. There’s a ROG logo and Tencent branding on the back, denoting the company’s collaboration with the Chinese gaming company. The power button and the volume rockers can also be seen on the left back of the smartphone.
In addition to the gaming phone, Asus is also expected to introduce the ROG Phone 6 Pro. The vanilla Asus ROG Phone 6 is expected to feature a 6.78-inch AMOLED display. Previous leaks indicated up to 18GB of RAM and a maximum of 512GB of onboard storage on the device. Other specs include a 64-megapixel main rear sensor, a 12-megapixel front camera, a 6,000mAh battery and an in-display fingerprint sensor.