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ASUS ROG Phone 8 and Phone 8 Pro launch in PH; Price announced

The premium gaming phone starts at P50,995.
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ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) launches the ROG Phone 8 Series in the Philippines. The lineup, which consists of the ROG Phone 8 and Phone 8 Pro, is packed with powerful processors, gaming features, and a premium design.

The ROG Phone 8 Series has similar specs and features, save for a few distinct elements, such as the Aura RGB Lighting logo for the Phone 8 and the AniMe Vision Mini-LEDs for the Phone 8 Pro.

The Phone 8 also comes in 12GB+256GB, while the Pro model in 16GB+512GB and 24GB+1TB flavors.

ROG Phone 8 Series

The rest of the specs are the same from here. The ROG Phone 8 Series boasts a 6.78-inch Samsung E6 flexible AMOLED display with a 165Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ support, and a peak brightness of 1200 nits.

The phones are powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset with ASUS GameCool 8 cooling system and a 5500mAh battery with 65W fast charging.

ROG Phone 8 and Phone 8 Pro

The ROG Phone 8 series features a rear triple camera system at the back, which consists of a 50MP Sony IMX890 main camera with a 6-Axis Hybrid Gimbal Stabilizer 3.0; a 13MP ultrawide camera with a free-form lens; and a 32MP telephoto camera with 3X optical zoom and OIS.

The phones also have a 32MP RGBW front-facing camera for selfies and video calls.

Price and Availability

The ROG Phone 8 series is now available in the Philippines at any ASUS, ROG, and Multibrand Stores nationwide. The phones come with a one-year local warranty.

It also comes with an early-bird bundle of either an AeroActive Cooler X or the ROG Cetra True Wireless on select variants.

ModelSpecsPriceEarly Bird Bundle
ROG Phone 812GB+256GB
Phantom Black or Storm Grey  
P50,995AeroActive Cooler X
(worth P4,995)
ROG Phone 8 Pro16GB+512GB
Phantom Black    
P60,995AeroActive Cooler X
(worth P4,995)
ROG Phone 8 Pro24GB+1TB
Phantom Black / AeroActive Cooler X   
P75,995ROG Cetra True Wireless
(worth P4,510)

The phones are also available via Home Credit with up to a 12-month 0% interest installment plan for the ROG Phone 8.

Old ROG Phone owners can also avail of ROG’s trade-in program where they can get up to P22,000-off.

ROG Phone 8 specs

Display6.78-inch FHD+ Samsung Flexible AMOLED LTPO display, 2400×1080, 165Hz refresh rate, 2500 nits, HDR10+, Gorilla Glass Victus 2
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
RAM/Storage12GB+256GB
LPDDR5X, UFS4.0
Rear Camera50MP main, Sony IMX890, Gimbal OIS, up to 8K@24fps and 4K@60fps
13MP ultra-wide
32MP telephoto, OIS, 3X optical zoom
Front Camera32MP RGBW
Network5G, 4G LTE, dual SIM
ConnectivityWi-Fi 7, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, NFC
OthersIn-display fingerprint sensor, USB-C, symmetrical front-facing stereo speakers, headphone jack, IP68 dust- and water-resistance, GameCool 8, AirTrigger, Aura RGB Lighting, hi-res audio
OSROG UI, Android 14
Battery5500mAh battery, 65W fast charging

ROG Phone 8 Pro specs

Display6.78-inch FHD+ Samsung Flexible AMOLED LTPO display, 2400×1080, 165Hz refresh rate, 2500 nits, HDR10+, Gorilla Glass Victus 2
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
RAM/Storage16GB+512GB
24GB+1TB
LPDDR5X, UFS4.0
Rear Camera50MP main, Sony IMX890, Gimbal OIS, up to 8K@24fps and 4K@60fps
13MP ultra-wide
32MP telephoto, OIS, 3X optical zoom
Front Camera32MP RGBW
Network5G, 4G LTE, dual SIM
ConnectivityWi-Fi 7, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, NFC
OthersIn-display fingerprint sensor, USB-C, symmetrical front-facing stereo speakers, headphone jack, IP68 dust- and water-resistance, GameCool 8, AirTrigger, AniMe Vision Lighting, hi-res audio
OSROG UI, Android 14
Battery5500mAh battery, 65W fast charging

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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