Game On-The-Go: Asus ROG Ally Unleashed

Before, Asus was famous for its personal computers, monitors, graphic cards, and others. But currently, Asus is also leading in gaming products and accessories. Asus is now launching the handheld gaming PC Asus ROG Ally & also revealed all its specs in detail and price as well. 

It is going to be tough competition for Steam Deck providing an amazing bundle for gaming.

Design Factor

Asus ROG Ally is a gaming machine that has Windows 11 and an ergonomic design. For this gaming handheld Asus has launched a special hashtag for it i.e. #playAllYourgames. On it, there are a number of keys this will improve the quality of your gaming experience. Keys are the directional button, left & right stick, View button, command center button, Armoury Crate button, and A/B/X/Y button. With all such keys plus we have a touch screen with a 7-inch IPS LCD display, audio speakers on both sides, & at the back, there are air vents & two Macro buttons.

On the above side, it includes a bumper and trigger on both sides with the power button that contains a fingerprint sensor, battery charging indicator along with 2 different color lights & power indicators. ROG Ally is made of aluminum and weighs 608 grams. The dimensions of the product are 28.0 x 11.1 x 2.12. Full HD display with 1920 x 1080 protected Gorilla Glass Victus along with DXC coating and 16:9 aspect ratio. 


Asus has given different ports for connecting it to the variant devices. 

  • USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
  • Display Port 1.4
  • Power Input Comb Port
  • UHS-II MicroSD card slot
  • 3.5mm combo audio Jack

Security Factors

Asus has also focussed on the security purpose of the user. It is fitted with the Window Hello fingerprint reader, we don’t need to enter any kind of security pin for making it on. If it is used by the children, then their parents can make limited time for screen time and even see the summaries of what their child has played on it. 

Parents can consistently track the location of their child through Asus ROG Ally. Windows Defender protects your device with continuously updated antivirus and malware protection. 

Different Versions

The company has launched two different versions. The major difference between both is their processor. One has AMD Ryzen Z1 extreme processor and the other one has AMD Ryzen Z1. 

Zen4 extreme one is structured with a 4nm process, 8 cores & 16 threads. The total cache is 24 MB and up to 5.10 GH boost. The Zen4 featured with 4nm process, 6 cored, and 12 threads. Similarly, cache memory is 22 MB and up to 4.90 GHz boosT refresh rate. 

However, these are the two primary differences between the two versions.


The touch screen has 10 points multi-touch. The monitor’s visual refresh rate is 120 Hz, with a reaction time of 7ms. In addition, the maximum amount of light the ROG ally can transmit is 500 nits.

If we talk about the memory of it then it has 16GB LPDDR5 on board (6400MT/s dual channel) RAM which is quite enough to play any kind of games on it. And storage is 512GB PCIe® 4.0 NVMe™M.2 SSD (2230). Further, contains AI-noise canceling technology & Dolby Atmos gives the 3D sound experience. Moreover, Certified with Hi-Res certification for its high sound resolution with 2 speakers amplifier technology. 

Asus ROG Ally

Connections and Networks

Asus ROG Ally has a satisfactory network and communication system of Wifi 6E (802.11ax) with triple band 2*2. And Bluetooth of 5.2, with a different OS version, the version can be altered. 

Other features

The best thing about ROG Ally is, it can access all game libraries. You will definitely sink into the games and hours will pass while playing the games with a great experience. Although, Asus has gives the option to connect it with multiple controllers, and can be converted to a multiplayer console and even a small console too. 

If you wanted to do 4k gaming then connect this portable console to a mouse, keyboard, external GPU, and monitor, this will give you are perfect gaming experience. 

Therefore, on a single device, we have multiple libraries where you can play AAA or indie games without any complaint. This handheld game must be going to go a blast in the market. As its features are told by Asus, it is going to the next level of performance with its cool and quiet thermal system. 

Steam Deck Vs Asus ROG Ally

Asus ROG Ally Vs Steam Deck

In the future, we are going to see Steam Deck Vs Asus ROG Ally. As both had a very less difference between the price. Asus Ally’s price of Z1 Extreme is $700. Besides the Steam Deck is $400 with 64 GB but if you want 512 GB then it will cost you $650. Lastly, the only difference is $50. 

The Ryzen Z1 has six Zen 4 cores and four RDNA 3 cores for a total theoretical performance of up to 2.8 TFLOPS. The Ryzen Z1 Extreme, on the other hand, has eight Zen 4 cores and a whopping 12 RDNA 3 cores. According to AMD, this provides substantially better performance – up to 8.6 TFLOPs.

Whereas the Steam Deck has far less powerful hardware. Regardless of the model, you’ll receive four Zen 2 cores and eight RDNA 2 cores, with a potential performance of up to 1.6 TFLOPs. Moreover, APU in the Steam Deck is likewise limited to 15 watts, but the ROG Ally can reach 30 watts in Turbo mode.

Final Words

Asus Ally’s release date is June 13, 2023, as informed by Asus. Furthermore,  the ROG Ally mobile gaming console is completely accessible with Steam, Xbox Game Pass, Epic, GOG, and other platforms, guaranteeing that you can play your games no matter where you buy them.

According to the mentioned features by Asus, it is going to be the best gaming handheld till now. We can pre-order it from the Asus website and can confirm your order very easily. 

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