ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) finally debuted the much-awaited and critically-acclaimed gaming smartphone, the ASUS ROG Phone, taking the Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit (ESGS) main stage by storm with much fanfare from hardcore fans.

Following its long-awaited Philippine launch, the hardcore gamers’ status symbol will be available for pre-order from October 28 – November 8, 2018 – with the choice to include the full array of its gameplay-enhancing accessories.

“The mobile gaming landscape in the country continues to expand aggressively, giving birth to numerous professional eSports teams dedicated solely to mobile gaming. We’ve supported this growth with ASUS’ mobile products that cater to mobile gamers, starting with the ZenFone Max Pro M1,” shared ASUS Philippines Country Manager George Su. “We take this support one step further with the ultimate gaming smartphone for hardcore mobile gamers, the ROG Phone; a testament to our tireless commitment to empower the local mobile eSports scene.”

ROG Phone: A True Game Changer

Since its grand unveiling during Computex 2018 in Taiwan, the ROG Phone gained notoriety among media, fans, and supporters worldwide, ultimately becoming one of the most sought after smartphones of the year, with crowds from around the globe clamoring for more information on the device, as well as incessantly demanding for its official arrival in their local scene.

The ROG Phone is a game-changing 6-inch smartphone designed specifically for high-performance mobile gaming. With pure ROG gaming DNA at its core, the ROG Phone is the first and currently the only smartphone to be powered by the world’s fastest speed-binned 2.96GHz octa-core Qualcomm™ Snapdragon™ 845 Mobile Platform with gaming-optimized Qualcomm™ Adreno™ 630 GPU.

On its own, the ROG Phone alone is already an amazing smartphone for mobile gamers. It also goes above and beyond, with a wide array of accessories that make it an even more complete gaming platform.

Whether you fancy a dual-display mobile gaming rig, streaming your mobile games wirelessly to a 4K display, or a full desktop experience on your smartphone, ROG Phone has got you covered.

“We at ASUS ROG are proud of our gaming heritage as the No. 1 Gaming Brand worldwide and in the Philippines. Our expertise and innovations in gaming devices for the past 12 years have given us the advantage of knowing what our gamers need, where they need it. With the ROG Phone, we take our support for our gamer fans to the next level as we culminate our gaming leadership into a handheld device that embodies the lifestyle of the uncompromising on-the-go gamer,” added Su.


The ASUS ROG Phone will be available for pre-orders starting October 28 until November 8, 2018 only. Citizens of the Republic can place their pre-orders at all ASUS, ROG, and ZenFone Concept Stores and Kiosks nationwide. The ROG Phone Accessories will only be available at ROG Concept Stores: Capitol of the Republic (ROG SM Megamall), North District of the Republic (ROG SM North EDSA), South District of the Republic (ROG SM Mall of Asia), and Visayas District of the Republic (ROG SM City Cebu).


Each order of the ROG Phone comes with an ROG Phone Jacket, an ROG Phone hardcase, and the ROG Phone AeroActive Cooler as hard-bundles.

As a special pre-order bonus, the buyers who secure the first 10 pre-order slots for the ROG Phone with its complete accessories will also enjoy a special bundle price of up to 30% off; the bundle will include the TwinView Dock Station (PHP 16,995), WiGig® Dock (PHP 13,995), Mobile Desktop Dock (PHP 9,995), ROG Suitcase (PHP 7,995), ROG Phone GAMEVICE Controller (PHP 4,995), and the ASUS Professional Dock (PHP 4,495).

The complete accessory bundle valued at PHP 58,470 will be available as a PHP 40,995 add-on to the base package of the ROG Phone.

Availability and Pricing

The much-awaited and critically-acclaimed gaming smartphone, the ASUS ROG Phone, will officially hit the shelves on November 2018.

Official price list is found at the table below:

Model SRP
ROG Phone 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM PHP 49,995
ROG Phone 8GB RAM + 512GB ROM PHP 61,995
TwinView Dock Station PHP 16,995
ASUS WiGig® Dock PHP 13,995
Mobile Desktop Dock PHP 9,995
GAMEVICE Controller PHP 4,995
Professional Dock PHP 4,495
ROG Suitcase PHP 7,995
Complete accessory package add-on* PHP 58,470 PHP 40,995
(30% discount)*

Pre-order buyers will also be required to pay a reservation fee per unit, which will vary depending on which model of the ROG Phone they will avail. The reservation fee will be deducted from the SRP of the ROG Phone during claiming. The pre-order reservation fees are found in the table below:

Model SRP Reservation fee
ROG Phone 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM PHP 49,995 PHP 5,000
ROG Phone 8GB RAM + 512GB ROM PHP 61,995 PHP 12,000
ROG Phone 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM w/ complete accessory bundle PHP 90,990 PHP 15,995
ROG Phone 8GB RAM + 512GB ROM w/ complete accessory bundle PHP 102,990 PHP 20,000

Further information on the ROG Phone, as well as other incredible ASUS and ROG products will be shared on the ASUS Philippines official page and the ROG Philippines official page.

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