Asus is launching their gaming machines today in Malaysia and they are none other than the Asus ROG Phone and Asus TUF Gaming FX505.
The TUF Gaming FX505 and FX705 come with LED backlit Full HD display and have NanoEdge display with 6.5mm bezel. These are the only gaming notebooks with up to 144Hz refresh rate and military grade certification. The notebooks can be powered by the Intel Core i7 or i5 processor, and the graphic uses NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-series. They feature desktop-inspired RGB-backlit keyboard with an impressive cooling system that has fan overboost technology. Asus also has a TUF backpack that can fit both the 15-inch and 17-inch laptops with the price of RM 149.
On the other hand, the ROG Phone comes with a 6-inch AMOLED screen with 90Hz refresh rate and 1ms pixel response time which reduce blurry visuals. It is powered by Snapdragon 845 chip at 2.96GHz which is optimised for lag-free gaming and has 8GB RAM with up to 512GB internal storage. It also has a 3D Vapor-chamber Cooling system and comes with the AeroActive Cooler, an accessory that can reduce the temperature of the phone when gaming. The ROG Phone also has Air Triggers on the right side of the phone for 4-fingers gameplay. In addition, the ROG has HyperCharge technology and comes with 4000mAh battery, which can last up to 14 hours of Wi-Fi video playback or 7.2 hours of continuous WiFi gameplay.
The TUF Gaming FX505 comes in Red Matter and Gold Steel design. The Red Matter version that has either Nvidia GeForce GTX 10504G/GTX 1050TI 4G will cost you RM 3,699 onwards whereas the Gold Steel version that has up to 144Hz refresh rates with Nvidia GeForce of GTX 1050TI 4G/GTX 1050 6G comes at the price of RM 4,399 onwards. On the other hand, the FX705’s Red Matter with i7-8750H processor, GTX 1050TI 4G, 8GB RAM and 128GB SSD plus 1TB HDD will cost RM 4,999 whereas the Gold Steel version with up to 144Hz refresh rate, i7-8750H processor, GTX 1050TI 4G/GTX 1060 6G, 8GB RAM and 128/256GB SSD plus 1TB HDD will cost from RM 5,299.
Next, the ROG Phone with 128GB is priced at RM 3,499 whereas the ROG Phone with 512GB is priced at RM 3,999. Both versions come with the AeroActive Cooler and also the ROG Phone Case. Asus also started selling ROG accessories, and the prices are listed as below :
- ROG Phone Case : RM 199
- GameVice for ROG Phone : RM 349
- Mobile Desktop Dock : RM 599
- Limited edition ROG Suitcase : RM 599
- Asus WiGig Display Dock : RM 899
- TwinView Dock : RM 999
The accessories will be available in November at Lazada and Asus stores. As for the ROG Phone, it can be pre-ordered starting today till 4th November at any Asus brand stores, Lazada and Shopee.