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Take a look at the Asus ROG Phone in all its mobile gaming glory

Look out Razer Phone 2, there's a new gaming phone in town.

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Update, May 13: We compared the Asus ROG phone to the Razer Phone 2, Nubia Red Magic Mars and Black Shark to see which is the best gaming phone. The in-depth testing covered everything from game play and processing power to cooling systems and screens. Read: Best phone for gaming in 2019: Razer 2 vs. Asus ROG, Nubia Red Magic Mars, Xiaomi Black Shark.

If you're looking for a true gaming phone, then you may want to skip the Razer Phone 2 and go straight to the one true phone designed for gaming.

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It's truly a gaming machine disguised as a phone.

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ROG stands for Republic of Gamers. It's the name of Asus' line of computers and peripherals aimed at gaming.

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It packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, a dedicated side port for charging, add-ons for cooling and ultrasonic shoulder buttons.

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The rear of the ROG Phone looks like it's meant for gaming, especially with those copper heat sinks.

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And of course the logo lights up.

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There's no notch on this phone. Just a copper-plated front speaker grill.

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There's a control panel that lets you monitor what's going on in your phone just like a PC.

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Like most phones, it will also have a charging port at the bottom. But unlike most phones, it still has a 3.5mm headphone jack.

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The ROG Phone also has a side port for charging.

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There are pressure sensitive AirTriggers on the corners of the phone that can be used as bumper buttons during gameplay.

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The ROG phone is designed to support a bunch of performance accessories including a detachable fan called the AeroActive cooler.

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This AeroActive is included with the phone.

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And of course the logo on the fan glows, too.

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The ROG's AeroActive cooler drops the temperature of the phone rapidly.

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The AeroActive add-on looks like a belt clip.

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The AeroActive cooler along with a software setting called "X mode" allow the processor to run at higher speeds longer.

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Here's how the AirTrigger can be configured -- you can select where on the screen it will activate, letting you configure the best way for you to play your games.

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The AeroActive cooler doesn't have a flat base to act as a stand. However, if you find the right cushion, you can prop it up.

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Asus also built some serious gaming accessories for the ROG including this TwinView dock. The phone sits on top, while it runs the game on another display below.

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There are shoulder buttons as well on the back.

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The TwinView Dock has a slot for an SD card as well.

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There's an opening for the camera.

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The second screen is designed to look just like the ROG Phone.

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This is the ROG inside the Mobile Desktop dock.

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With pretty much every port you can imagine, the Mobile Desktop Dock lets you mirror your game onto a bigger screen.

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This is the Gamevice controller accessory for the ROG.

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It has joysticks, triggers, bumpers, a D-pad and a bunch of buttons.

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The Gamevice turns your ROG phone into a Nintendo Switch.

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The Asus ROG phone starts at $899 which converts to £690 and AU$1,265.

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