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Asus ROG Phone now available for pre-order in Canada

Asus’ first phone for gamers, the ROG Phone is now officially available for pre-order in Canada.

The ROG Phone has a 6.1-inch AMOLED HDR display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It’s powered by the Snapdragon 845 processor with 8GB of RAM. It comes with either 128 or 512GB of storage.

To help keep the phone cool while gaming, the ROG Phone comes with an AeroActive Cooler attachment in the box. There’s also two USB-C ports (one on the bottom and one on the side) and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

AeroActive Cooler

The ROG Phone comes with Asus’ Aura RGB lightning, Aura Sync and HyperCharge technology.

WiGig Dock

On the back is where you’ll find the dual cameras, one 12-megapixel and one 8-megapixel wide-angle lens. There is also a 4,000 mAh battery and dual front-facing speakers.

Asus will be launching a few accessories for the ROG Phone such as the TwinView Dock for dual-screen handheld gaming, the Mobile Desktop Dock for desktop-style gaming. There will also be a WiGig Dock to connect your ROG Phone to a bigger screen.


Asus Canada hasn’t confirmed pricing for all the accessories for the ROG Phone.

Gamevice Controller

Pricing is as follows:

  • ROG Phone (128GB) – $1,199 CAD ($899 USD)
  • ROG Phone (512GB) – $1,459 CAD ($1,099 USD)
  • Mobile Desktop Dock – $229 USD
  • TwinView Dock – $399 USD
  • GameVice Controller – $89 USD
  • WiGig Dock – $329 USD
  • Pro Dock – $119 USD

The ROG Phone is available for pre-order from It’ll ship on October 29th.

By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is a talented and versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more. He started TheCanadianTechie back in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”.

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