[Update 07/21/23: ASUS Philippines launches the ROG Ally in the country. The official price starts at P39,995. Read about it here.]
The ROG Ally is a portable device that lets you play your favorite PC games on a 7-inch FHD IPS touchscreen with 120Hz refresh rate, FreeSync Premium, and 500 nits brightness. It also has a variety of ports, buttons, triggers, and haptics for comfortable and ergonomic gaming.
The device runs on Windows 11 Home, which means you can access thousands of games from different platforms, including Steam, Epic Games Store, GOG, Origin, and Xbox Game Pass. You can also use it as a regular PC for productivity, entertainment, and social media.
The ROG Ally is powered by a custom AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme processor with 8 cores, 16 threads, and up to 5.10 GHz boost. The GPU has 12 RDNA3 CUs with up to 2.7 GHz and 8.6 TFLOP. The device has 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD storage.
It features a Zero Gravity thermal system and dual fan design to keep it cool and quiet in any orientation. It also has a special edition of Armoury Crate that lets you access all your games, settings, keymaps, and Aura Sync lighting from one app.
The device boasts a fingerprint sensor, Dolby Atmos audio, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, and a Microsoft Pluton security processor. The device has a 40WHrs battery and a 65W USB Type-C power supply.
GameXtreme is the first retailer to announce the ROG Ally in the Philippines, priced at P49,990. They started accepting pre-orders on their website for a P10,000 deposit in June. It also comes with a 1-year local service warranty.
Aside from GameXtreme, you can also pre-order the ROG Ally on Data Blitz.
For more information about the ROG Ally, visit the official ASUS website or follow them on Facebook and Instagram.
ASUS ROG Ally specs
|Display||7-inch Touchscreen IPS Display, 1920×1080, 16:10 Aspect Ratio, 120Hz Refresh Rate, 500 Nits, Gorilla Glass Victus, AMD FreeSync Premium|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme|
|GPU||AMD Radeon Graphics|
|RAM||16GB RAM, LPDDR5|
|Storage||512GB PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2|
|Controls||D-pad, ABXY Buttons, 2x Thumbsticks, L/R Analog Triggers, L/R Bumpers, View & Menu Buttons, 2x Grip Buttons, 6-axis Gyro|
|Others||Stereo Speakers, Array Mics, USB-C, 3.5mm Headphone Jack, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Certification, HD haptics, Aura Sync, Fingerprint Scanner|
|OS||Windows 11 Home|
|Battery||40Whr Battery, 65W Charging|