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Asus ROG Phone 8

  • Operating System: Android 14
  • Ram Memory: Installed Size 16 GB
  • CPU Model Snapdragon
  • Memory Storage Capacity 16 GB
  • Screen Size 6.78 Inches

KSh 102,000.00KSh 148,000.00

Description

Asus ROG Phone 8 in Kenya

Asus ROG Phone 8 price in Kenya is Ksh 102,000. The ROG Phone 8 is the ultimate gaming phone with awesome performance released in early 2024 with better features than the Phone 7. It comes in a premium design featuring a glass front and back with Aluminium frames and a large 6.78-ich 165Hz LTPO AMOLED with up to 2500nits brightness. The phone’s weight and thickness are specifically engineered to support the massive battery, and a superb cooling system ensures the phone always performs optimally. Powering this phone is the flagship Octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 platform that supports powerful performance and efficiency and an Adreno 750 GPU with up to 16GB RAM and up to 256GB ROM.

Capture life moments with awesome cameras equipped with a 6-axis Gimbal stabilizer and 3 optical zoom lenses. The ROG Phone 8 supports BT, triband Wi-Fi 7, NFC, and GPS. You get 2 USB C, display ports, stereo speakers, and an audio jack. Stay powered with the massive battery and three charging options. The ROG Phone 8 comes in mighty Phantom Black and Rebel Grey colors and is available at phoneprice Kenya.

Asus ROG Phone 8 Specifications in Kenya

Feature Specs
Brand Asus
Model ROG Phone 8
Availability, Status January, 2024, Available
Price Ksh. 102,000-Ksh.148,000
RAM 12GB, 16GB
Internal Storage 256GB UFS 4.0

NTFS Support for external storage

SD Card Slot No
Weight 239g
Dimensions 163.8 x 76.8 x 8.9mm (6.45 x 3.02  0.35 in)
Display Type: LTPO AMOLED HDR10+

Size: 6.78-inches

Refresh Rate: 165Hz

Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 388ppi

Brightness: 1600nits (HBM), 2500nits (Peak)

Protection: Gorilla Glass Victus 2

Features: 1B Colors, AOD

Operating System Android 14
Chipset Qualcomm SM8650-AB Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 (4 nm)
CPU Speed Octa-core (1×3.3GHz Cortex-X4 &3×3.2GHz Cortex-A720 & 2×3.0GHz Cortex-A720 & 2×2.3 GHz Cortex-A520)
GPU Adreno 750
Camera Rear Camera

China/SEA/India Model

50MP of f/1.9 wide Gimbal OIS, multidirectional PDAF

13MP f/2.2 1200 Ultrawide

5MP f/2.0 Macro

International Model

50MP, f/1.9, 24mm wide, PDAF, Gimbal OIS

32MP F/2.4 Telephoto, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom

13MP f/2.2, 13mm 1200 Ultrawide

Features

Supporting video quality of 8k@24fps, 4k@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, Gyro-EIS, HDR10+

LED Flash, HDR, Panorama

Selfie Camera

32MP, f/2.5, 22mm wide

HDR, Panorama

Supporting video quality of 1080p@30fps

Network 5G
SIM Card Dual sim Dual Standby, esim
3.5mm jack Yes, 32bit/384kHz Hi-Res and Hi-Res Wireless audio
Bluetooth Yes, 5.4 A2DP, LE, aptX Adaptive, aptX HD, aptX Lossless
GPS Yes, GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS, NavlC
NFC Yes
Loudspeaker Yes, Stereo with 2 amplifiers
Wi-Fi & WLAN   Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band

Wi-Fi Direct

Hotspot

USB USB Type-C 3.1 (side), USB C 2.0 (bottom) OTG, Display Port 1.4
Radio No
Sensor Under-display, optical Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
Battery Li-Po 5500 mAh, non-removable
Fast Charging 65W (International), 30W (India) Wired

15W Qi wireless charging

10W Reverse wired

Color Phantom Black, Rebel Gray
Others ·       IP68 water and dust resistance

·       Illuminated RGB logo

·       Pressure-sensitized zones

Futuristic Gaming Design

Asus ROG has been redesigned into a futuristic premium gaming handset with bold and attractive accents. From the first impression point of view, the ROG Phone 8 exudes might and style with the dual-tone color and the RGB logo at the back. You get a glass back and front with Gorilla glass protection and Aluminium frames that effortlessly blend to give a classy and durable phone. Since the phone is designed for gaming, it has two USB C ports and customizable ultrasonic buttons for fingertip control to provide a console-like experience with up to 9 gestures. It is also slimmer and lighter for comfort, all the way.

The Aura RGB Logo at the back lets you ignite your inner essence. Customize the logo accordingly to align with your mood, emotions, or activity with the available solid colors and lighting patterns. Confidently use the phone anywhere withhttps://m.youtube.com/shorts/ijllWRfhCYEout worry, thanks to the IP68 water and dust resistance rating. The phone comes in the mighty Phantom Black and Rebel Grey.

Visual Delight

The display is a flexible 6.78-inch LTPO AMOLED that offers you a great space for scrolling. It has up to 165Hz adaptive refresh rate and up to 720Hz touch sampling for instant response while saving power. This highly responsive display supports up to 2500nits brightness and has a full HD screen resolution with 388ppi density for a cinematic viewing experience. The screen automatically switches between SDR to HDR, depending on your surroundings. Since you may spend many hours on the screen, the phone has an eye care display with pixel works to protect your vision from blue light and fatigue. Unlock infinite possibilities on the amazing ROG 8.

Performance Specs

Rich Ecosystem

The ROG Phone 8 is embedded with the Android 14 OS, a rich, user-friendly OS that enables you to navigate different features, including security, wallpapers, accessibility, and the general appearance of your phone. This OS also provides timely security and other updates to keep your phone at its best. It is AI capable of making your user experience unique and personalized for awesomeness.

Power in Your Hands

The phone runs on an upgraded Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 platform, providing powerful and power-efficient performance for all your multitasking and gaming. The chipset has an Oct-core processor and Adreno 750 for real-time 3D graphic rendering. With 5G connectivity, browsing the internet, playing games, and downloading and uploading files is faster and smoother. Accelerated ray tracing supports gaming and provides hyper-realistic reflections that create a dimensional feeling while playing.

Gaming redefined

Made for gamers, the Phone 8 has game-specific features that support intensive gaming on a higher level. There are the AeroActive Cooler buttons to enhance your gaming experience. You can also plug in the ROG Tessen Mobile controller that turns the phone into a handheld gaming console for an immersive gaming experience. Powerful software features like X Sense 2 detect patterns, automatically collect items and process conversations, and X Capture to keep you at the top of your gaming.

Thermal Cooling

Given the gaming and performance capabilities of the ROG Phone 8, there is a need for a cooling system to keep it at its best and protect the internal features. Although the phone is slim, it houses a precision thermal structure, Gamecool 8. Gamecool 8 is a 360SoC cooling system Gen 2 designed for better thermal efficiency. It features an AeroActive cooler X, 2 Graphite sheets enclosing the Rapid cooling conductor, Boron Nitride, a vapor chamber, dual batteries, and SoC. The Rapid Cooling conductor ensures efficient heat dissipation to maintain a cool temperature even during intensive multitasking and gaming.

Battery and Charging

Given the amount of work the ROG Phone 8 can do, there is a need for a reliable power source. In this regard, you get a 5500mAh Li-Po in-built battery with a 65W hyper-charger. If you are not a fan of wires or are traveling, you can use a 15W Qi wireless charger for more flexibility. Help a friend out or recharge your other devices using the 10W reverse wired charger. According to Asus, the ROG Phone 8 supports at least 3.4 hours of heavy gaming, 23 hours of video streaming, and 24 hours of Instagram scrolling. It takes 39 minutes to charge your phone fully. These statistics imply that the ROG Phone 8 is engineered to enhance productivity.

Awesome Cameras

The ROG Phone 8 packs an advanced triple camera system with awesome features to capture well-detailed shots from any angle and distance and to record clear and steady videos. You get a 50MP wide Sony IMX766 main sensor. This camera is supported by a 1200 Quad Bayer 13Mmp Ultrawide camera for wide-angle, clear photos and a 5MP Macro camera that captures the tiniest details perfectly. The international model features the new 32MP telephoto with 3x optical zoom for detailed wide-angle photos and landscapes. The camera supports HDR, Panorama, LED flash, OIS, and EIS for stable and detailed motion pictures. It has a 6-axis gimbal for steady video recording up to 8k@30fps.

At the front is a 32MP RGBW selfie camera for high-quality, great, colored selfies. RGBW technology enhances the photo even in low light by adding white pixels and improving the overall quality of the image. You can record 1080p@30fps videos using the front camera. With AI computational features and Raw super-resolution, every moment is a perfect time to take a shot. You also get the night, light trail, and portrait mode to enhance photography.

Memory

The ROG Phone 8 supports LPDDR5X RAM and UFS 4.0 ROM. You get up to 24GB RAM and 1TB internal storage for efficient performance and confidence that you will have enough space. However, the phone does not support external memory storage, but considering the available memory, it is sufficient for storing all your photos, videos, games, and installing apps. It allows NTFS Support for eternal storage.

Biometrics and Sensors

The phone has an under-display fingerprint sensor and face unlock feature that protects your data from unauthorized access. Additionally, you get an accelerometer, Gyro, compass, and proximity sensors that enhance the functionality of your phone.

The ROG Phone 8 has an x-axis linear motor with haptic feedback and optimized vibration, enhancing gaming and other daily activities.

Network, Connectivity, and Communication Features

Asus ROG Phone 8 is a 5G-enabled phone supporting dual nano sim on dual standby mode or esim. 5G connectivity assures you of speedy browsing, downloading, and browsing and staying connected during peak hours or in areas with a poor connection. The phone has a USB C 3.2 and 2.0 ports for charging, tethering, and data transfer between devices.

It supports wireless connectivity with low latency Bluetooth 5.4 with Qualcomm aptX Adaptive and apt Lossless codecs for stable audio streaming. Make convenient and secure tap-and-go transactions with the NFC feature. When you need to connect to the internet, the phone supports tri-band Wi-Fi7 connectivity and can be used as a hotspot. Stable wireless connections with other devices and the internet make life easier and more fun. Additionally, Wi-Fi 7 allows multi-links from different frequencies.

Positioning

Whether driving, running, hiking, or exploring new places, the Asu ROG Phone 8 enables you to find accurate routes. It supports different navigation systems including GPS, BDS, GLONASS, QZSS, and GALILEO.

Other Key Features

  • The phone has a 3.5mm audio jack that supports 34-bit Hi-Res audio
  • You get a stereo speaker system with two amplifiers for surround-sound experience on calls, audio, videos, or games. It also supports audio and video formats like MP3, MIDI, WAV, M4A, AAC, XMF, AVI, MKV, WebM, MP4, and M4V.

Pros and Cons of Asus ROG Phone 8

Hits

  • Futuristic gaming design
  • 165Hz FHD LTPO AMOLED screen
  • Gorilla Glass Victus protection
  • Has an IP68 Water and dust resistance
  • Upgraded to Android 14
  • Impressive performance gaming SoC
  • Impressive camera features with up to 8k video support
  • Supports BT, NFC, 5G.
  • Large capacity memory space
  • Has NTFS for eternal storage.
  • Audio jack and stereo speakers present
  • Has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
  • Capable battery
  • Supports 65W wired,15W Qi wireless, and 10W reverse wired charging.
  • Superior speakers with 2 amplifiers
  • Has 2 USB charging ports
  • Supports 9 different gaming triggers and gaming features.

Misses

  • High price tag
  • Lower cameras compared to rivals

Unboxing

  • Asus ROG Phone 8
  • AeroActive Cooler X
  • Phone Case
  • Sim ejector pin
  • 65W Hyper-charger Adapter
  • USB C to USB C cable
  • Documentations

Verdict

Are you a gamer? Or do you like awesome gadgets that speak volumes? If you are any of these, then the Asus ROG Phone 8 is what you need. It is a mighty phone with powerful features and capabilities beyond your imagination. From the display to the chipset and OS to the battery life, cameras, and storage space. Created for intensive games, the Phone 8 comes with all the features to support gaming, like a cooling system, the Aeroactive cooler X, and a chipset that supports it. Although it is quite costly, the phone will give you value and service. Get yours and enjoy a differentiated smartphone experience.

Alternatives Handsets

  • Asus ROG Phone 8 Pro
  • Sony Xperia 5V
  • Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra
  • Nubia Red Magic 9 Pro
  • Asus Zenfone 11

 

 

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Specification

Overview

Version

China, Hong Kong

Internal Storage

256/12GB, 256/16GB

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