Asus ROG Phone 8 series goes on sale in India via Vijay Sales: Price, specifications

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Asus ROG Phone 8 and ROG Phone 8 Pro are now available for purchase via offline retail outlets in India. The gaming smartphone was unveiled at CES 2024 and launched in India thereafter. Both the ROG Phone 8 series handsets are powered by Qualcomm's latest flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor. They are equipped with a 5,000mAh battery and have an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance. The handsets are also compatible with the company's AeroActive Cooler

Asus ROG Phone 8, ROG Phone 8 Pro price and availability in India

Asus ROG Phone 8 price in India has been set at Rs. 94,999 and the handset comes in a single 16GB+512GB RAM and storage configuration. Meanwhile, the Asus ROG Phone 8 Pro is priced at Rs. 1,19,999 and is available with 24GB RAM and 1TB inbuilt storage. The latter comes with Aeroactive Cooler X cooling fan and both the handsets are available in Phantom Black shade.

Both the Asus ROG Phone 8 series handsets can now be purchased in India through Vijay Sales, Asus' retail partner for the handsets in the country.

Asus ROG Phone 8, ROG Phone 8 Pro specifications

The latest ROG Phone 8 series smartphones from the Taiwan-based technology firm run on Android 14 with the company's ROG UI. Both of them feature a 6.78-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) Samsung AMOLED LTPO display with Gorilla Glass Victus 2 protection, 165Hz refresh rate, and 2,500 nits peak brightness. The handsets run on Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip, paired with up to 24GB of LPDDR5x RAM.

Both Asus ROG Phone 8 and ROG Phone 8 Pro can get triple rear camera setup, which includes 50-megapixel Sony IMX890 1/1.56-inch primary sensor, 13-megapixel ultra wide-angle camera and 32-megapixel. Megapixel sensor telephoto camera. The handsets are also equipped with a 12-megapixel front-facing camera for capturing selfies or making and receiving video calls.

In Asus ROG Phone 8 series you get up to 1TB storage. Meanwhile, both phones support 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 7, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, and NFC. The phone has a 3.5 mm audio jack and USB Type-C port. It has an in-display fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication.

The Asus ROG Phone 8 and ROG Phone 8 Pro both have 5,000mAh batteries that can be charged at 65W, as well as support Qi 1.3 wireless charging. The high-end model comes with the company's AeroActive Cooler X cooling fan. According to the company, the handset measures 163.8×76.8×8.9 mm and weighs 225 grams and has an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance.


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