ASUS just launched the MediaTek counterparts of its current flagship lineup, the ASUS ROG Phone 6D and 6D Ultimate.

Both the ASUS ROG Phone 6D and 6D Ultimate are powered by one of MediaTek’s most powerful chips, the Dimensity 9000+. Their only key differences are the RAM and storage options. The vanilla tops up at only 16GB/256GB while the Ultimate can go as high as 16GB/512GB.

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That said, the duo shares the same 6.78-inch OLED screens with a speedy 165Hz refresh rate, 10-bit color, and HDR10+ certification.

On the back, the camera setup is similar to the first ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro models. It has a sharp 50-megapixel main camera, joined by a 13-megapixel ultra-wide and 5-megapixel macro lens. The top bezel on the front holds the 12-megapixel selfie snapper.

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Also on the back of the Ultimate version is the ASUS’s ROG Vision color PMOLED screen that can display animations and other important information. The standard version uses a less interesting but still attractive RGB ROG logo.

Keeping the lights on is a generous 6,000mAh battery with 65W fast charging.

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Moreover, the accessories that work with the ROG Phone 6 and 6 Pro also work with the ROG 6D and 6D Ultimate.

However, the Ultimate version gets to have a unique AeroActive Portal on the back. It gives direct access to the internal components using a motorized hinge to directly attach the AeroActive Cooler 6 accessory. This allows for better heat dissipation.

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The ASUS ROG Phone 6D has a starting price of EUR799 (around Php45,800) while the Ultimate version starts at EUR1,199 (around Php65,700) and comes with a free AeroActive Cooler 6 that retails for EUR89 (around Php5,100) when bought separately.

ASUS ROG Phone 6D and 6D Ultimate Specs

  • Android 12
  • Dual SIM, Dual standby
  • 6.78-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, 2448 x 1080 pixel resolution, 395ppi
  • 165Hz refresh rate, HDR10+
  • Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  • 3.35GHz MediaTek Dimensity 9000+ octa-core processor
  • 12GB/16GB RAM
  • Mali-G710 MC10 GPU
  • 256GB (6D), 256GB/512GB (6D Ultimate) UFS 3.1 storage, non-expandable
  • 12-megapixel front camera
  • 50-megapixel (f/1.9, PDAF) + 13-megapixel (ultra-wide) + 5-megapixel (macro) rear cameras, LED flash
  • RGB ROG logo (6D) / 2-inch PMOLED rear display)
  • AeroActive Portal
  • Pressure-sensitive game triggers
  • IPX4 water resistant
  • Under-display fingerprint scanner
  • Stereo speakers, Headphone jack
  • HSPA+, 4G LTE, 5G
  • WiFi 6e, dual-band
  • Bluetooth 5.3
  • GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC, BDS
  • NFC
  • 2x USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 173 x 77 x 10.4mm
  • Weight: 239g (6D), 247g (6D Ultimate)
  • Colors: Space Gray
  • 6,000mAh non-removable battery, 65W fast charging, 10W reverse charging



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