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ASUS ROG Phone 6 series PH launch set for July 23

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The most powerful gaming phone on the market will debut in the Philippines next week. ASUS has finally confirmed the official launch of the ROG Phone 6 series on July 23 during the ROG Conquest Festival at the SMX Convention Center.

(Update, July 23: The ASUS ROG Phone 6 series is official in the Philippines! Or click on this for our full review of the ASUS ROG Phone 6 Pro!)

The event will also be streamed live on the ROG Philippines Facebook page for those who can’t attend. Initially announced earlier this month, the ASUS ROG Phone 6 and ASUS ROG Phone 6 Pro made headlines as the world’s first gaming smartphones powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 5G chipset.

The main difference between the two is that the top-end model sports the customizable ROG Vision secondary screen on the back, similar to last year’s release. The vanilla ROG Phone 6 features ASUS’ Aura RGB LED lighting system on its rear panel instead. Another notable distinction is the RAM configuration: The ROG Phone 6 Pro can be configured with up to 18GB of fast LPDDR5 RAM, whereas the standard variant maxes out at 16GB.

In case you missed this article: Watch: Our ASUS ROG Phone 6 Pro experience thus far

In Europe, the ROG Phone 6 series starts from €999 (around $1,011 or P56,952 converted) for the base 12GB/256GB memory configuration. The previous-generation ROG Phone 5s and ROG Phone 5s Pro, which both featured the Snapdragon 888 Plus processor under the hood, were priced from P42,995 ($764) and P59,995 ($1,066), respectively, in the Philippines at launch.

The ROG Phone 6 will be available in black and white colors, while the ROG Phone 6 Pro will be offered in a lone white colorway, as you can see in our photos. Also, take note that the Pro version coming here will be bundled with an AeroActive Cooler 6 snap-on cooling fan to keep the phone cool while gaming or performing demanding tasks.

In terms of optional accessories, there’s also the new Kunai 3 Gamepad and ROG Phone 6 Glass Screen Protector, which is compatible with ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 5 models, as well as the Devilcase Guardian Case for increased drop and bump protection.

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Reviews editor: Ramon "Monch" Lopez has 13 years of professional experience creating and editing content for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. He headed the gadgets-merchandising division of one of the Philippines’ largest retail operators somewhere in between. His latest addiction is the comments section of viral Facebook posts.