ASUS’ Steam Deck Contender, the ROG Ally, is Now in the Philippines!

For only PHP 39,995

#PlayALLYourgames with the new ROG Ally! It is a Windows-based gaming handheld that is made in response to the Steam Deck. Because it runs Windows, it should also support Steam as well as various emulators like Yuzu Emulator, a popular Nintendo Switch emulator. This means you can have it all in one device.

The console has the D-Pad on the left side and ABXY buttons on the right. It also has shoulder trigger pads, a pair of joysticks, and a quad-speaker system. It runs Windows 11 and comes with ROG Armoury Crate to help manage ROG Accessories, including the console.

The ROG Ally has more premium specs and a slightly more expensive price than the Steam Deck. It comes with a 16:9 7″ FullHD+ (1920x1080px) IPS LCD screen with 120Hz refresh rate and 7ms response time. It also has support for 100% sRGB colour space so using this to edit is also ideal. The screen itself is protected with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.

Powering the console is a custom-built AMD Ryzen Z1 and Z1 Extreme CPUs based on AMD’s RDNA3 architecture. Both of these CPUs are designed for heavy-duty tasks and gaming. Of course, a console this intense requires intense cooling as well, so the new ROG Ally has a new “Zero-Gravity” thermal system and a dual-fan design so it doesn’t cook your hands, nor throttle when playing graphics-intensive games like Red Dead Redemption 2.

Refer to the table below for differences between the Z1 and Z1 Extreme:

AMD Z1AMD Z1 Extreme
Architecture: AMD Zen4 / RDNA3AMD Zen4 / RDNA3
Cores: 68
Threads: 1216
Graphic Compute Units: 412
Clock Speed: 5.0GHz (Geekbench Tests)5.1GHz (Geekbench Tests)

It comes with up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB PCIe Gen4 SSD storage. It is expandable via a UHS-II MicroSD Card. It also has a 40WHr battery which is equivalent to most laptops. It charges via a 65W USB-C Power Delivery port.

The included ports are a 3.5mm jack, one USB-A 3.2 Gen 2 port, and a MicroSD Card Reader. It connects via Wi-Fi and also has Bluetooth 5.3 support.

The regular Ally will cost you PHP 39,995 while the Extreme variant is priced at PHP 43,995. You can experience this grandiose new console yourself at One Bonifacio High Street Mall in BGC, Taguig City. The first 100 to buy the console also get a ROG Ally Travel Case and Gaming Charger dock worth PHP 6,000 upon registering on the ROG Website. This promo period is only available from July 21 to July 30.

Alternatively, you can purchase the ROG Ally on Shopee. An installment plan via SPayLater for 6 months is an option.