The ROG Ally is packed with impressive features, including Armoury Crate SE with key mapping, performance profiles, and in-game overlay. It also incorporates ROG Intelligent Cooling technology for efficient heat management during gameplay.
In terms of specifications, it features a 7-inch Full HD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 500 nits peak brightness, 7ms response time, and 100% sRGB color gamut. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus and supports Freesync Premium. The device weighs 608g and has a 16:9 aspect ratio.
Under the hood, it is powered by a custom Ryzen Z1 series CPU and offers 512GB PCIe Gen4 SSD and M.2 2230 SSD for storage. It is equipped with 16GB LPDDR5 dual-channel RAM and has a UHS-II MicroSD card slot. Connectivity options include Display Port 1.4. The device is powered by a 40WH battery and supports 65W fast charging via Type-C.
For audio, the ROG Ally features a 3.5mm headphone jack, Dolby Atmos sound, dual speakers with Smart Amplifier Technology, AI noise cancellation, and is Hi-RES audio certified. It also includes a built-in array microphone.
While Asus has not yet officially confirmed the release of the ROG Ally in India, a recent online listing on MX2 Games suggests that the handheld console will be launched in the region on June 13. According to the listing, the base variant with the AMD Ryzen Z1 processor will be priced at 71,999 INR (approximately 875 USD), while the higher-end AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme variant will reportedly cost 79,999 INR (around 973 USD). It is unclear whether both variants will be available simultaneously or released separately. The Indian prices are higher compared to the US launch, and further updates are expected to clarify the final pricing details. Stay tuned for more information.