Our very own Lord Cognito from the Iron Lords Podcast was live at the Asus Rog Ally preview event in New York City. During the event, we got a chance to sit down with an Asus representative and go deep into the technical aspects of the promising handheld. Check out the full video below.
Asus Rog Ally Preview Event Technical Q&A
- Powered by AMD Z1 series processor & RDNA 3 Architecture (includes FSR support)
- 7-inch 1080p 120 Hz Touch Display (500 nits peak brightness)
- Micro-SD Card Support (UHS Support)
- Native Windows 11 & Cloud Streaming Capabilities
- Desktop Mode
- Up to 512GB Model (PCIE Gen 4 NVME)
- Upgradable Memory Storage (2230 SSD)
- Ergonomic and Lightweight design (608g)
- RGB Aura Lights Around the Analog Sticks (Can be tweaked and turned off)
- All Buttons are Mappable to Your Liking
- Armoury Crate Operates Similarly to Home Console Screen
- Your PC Games Library Will Be Available on the ROG Ally (No need to repurchase titles)
- Dolby Atmos Support
- Dual Speakers
According to the Asus representative, the launch time comparison between the Micro-SD and NVME SSD is very close. More specifically, the difference is between 1-3 seconds.
For now, the Asus ROG Ally will only come in a white finish.
The back shift key allows each button to have two different inputs.
Handheld Mode and Desktop Mode Demo
During the preview event, Asus demoed native PC games in both handheld and desktop modes with NBA 2K and Dying Light respectively. Check out the full demo video below.