Do you want an ASUS ROG Ally? Where to buy it and when you will receive it

The success of the Nintendo Switch is undeniable and the Steam Deck console has shown that portable consoles are in fashion. ASUS a few weeks ago introduced the ROG Ally, its own portable console, which directly competes with Valve’s. that you know that you can buy the ASUS RoG Allyalthough there are still days left for its launch.

The new ASUS portable console is positioned as an alternative to the Valve console. Both allow you to play computer games, although in some games we will have to make certain adjustments. Both are positioned as an alternative to the Nintendo console, which needs an urgent review.

Where and when can you buy it?

This new console is will officially launch on June 13. The ASUS console at the moment, of course, cannot be purchased. But, we already have it listed in the ASUS Store for 799 euros. It cannot be put on reserve and neither can it be added to the cart.

Although we do not have confirmation, it will possibly be available in other popular stores such as Amazon, MediaMarkt and PcComponentes, among others. If you want to reserve it, it is currently available at GAME for reservation, but you must advance 50 euros, which you will lose if you do not finally buy it.

The RoG Ally is highly anticipated and has a lot of interest from users. We have been able to carry out a review of the ASUS RoG Ally and we have been very pleasantly surprised.

One of the particularities of this console is that it includes RGB lighting and, in addition, it is white. This design is very elegant and contrasts sharply with Valve’s console, which is black and more austere. Without a doubt, these two aesthetic factors break with the trend of current portable consoles and attract attention.

It stands out from this RoG Ally that uses Windows 11 Home operating system. This allows us to use the console like a laptop without any problem. By having a USB-Cwe can install a hub that adds USB ports and video connectors such as HDMI and/or DisplayPort.

Through software ASUS Armory Crate we can customize the lighting and make adjustments. We can adjust the profiles of the processor, making it work at a higher or lower power, as necessary.

ASUS ROG Ally Features

Use the ASUS console on AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme processor which is characterized by having 8 cores and 16 threads with a Boost frequency of 5.1 GHz. This processor includes a graph AMD RDNA3 with a total of 12 Compute Units working at 2.7 GHz with a power of up to 8.6 TFLOPs.

It is accompanied by a total of 16 GB RAM memory LPDDR5 working at a frequency of 6,400 MHz. It also includes a M.2 PCIe 4.0 SSD in 2230 format 512GB which, in principle, could be expanded without problems.

Has a 7-inch screen with 1080p resolution IPS-type with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. This is a 10-point multi-touch screen. It offers 100% sRGB color coverage.

It offers us WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity. In addition, it has a USB-C 3.2 Gen2 compatible with DisplayPort 1.4, a 3.5 mm audio jack and a microSD card reader. This console comes with the Windows 11 operating system.


Steam Deck vs. RoG Ally

ASUS ROG Ally Steam Deck
Processor AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme (8 cores and 16 threads @ 5.1 GHz) AMD Zen 2 (4 cores and 8 threads @ 3.5 GHz)
Graphic card AMD RDNA 3 of 12 Compute Units @ 2.7 GHz (Power: up to 8.6 TFLOPs) AMD RDNA 2 of 8 Compute Units @ 1.6 GHz (Power: up to 1.6 TFLOPs)
RAM 16GB LPDDR5 @ 6400MHz 16GB LPDDR5 @ 5,500 MHz
ssd 512GB PCIe 4.0 256 GB PCIe 3.0 / 512 GB PCIe 3.0
screen size 7 inches 7 inches
Resolution 1920×1080 1280×800
refresh rate 120hz 60hz
connectivity Wi-Fi 6E + Bluetooth 5.2 Wi-Fi 5 + Bluetooth 5.0
Autonomy Not specified between 2-8 hours
OS Windows 11 Steam OS (Linux)
Price 799 euros 549 euros (256 GB) and 679 euros (512 GB)

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