ASUS launched the ROG Phone II in India back in September last year starting at Rs. 37,999. Since launch there was high demand for the smartphone in the country. Today the company has announced that the phone will be back on sale on Flipkart starting from today midnight (8PM for Plus Members) as a part of Flipkart’s “Big Saving Days” till June 27th, but at a new price of Rs. 39,999 due to hike in GST.
ASUS said that the price of ROG Phone II with new GST and depreciated rate impact would have been Rs. 42,554 (approximately 12% higher), but as a special gesture for the ROG Fans, ASUS is revising the price of ROG Phone II to Rs. 39,999, making it Rs. 2,555 cheaper. In addition, customers can avail 10% instant discount on HDFC bank cards and EMI transactions.
Other ASUS smartphones available during Flipkart’s “Big Saving Days” sale from June 23rd to June 27th.
|Phones||3/32 GB||4/64 GB||6/64 GB||6|128 GB||8|256 GB|
|Max M1||Rs. 6499||Rs. 7499||–||–||–|
|Max Pro M1||Rs. 7999||Rs. 8999||Rs. 11999||–||–|
|Max M2||Rs. 7999||Rs. 9499||–||–||–|
|Max Pro M2||Rs. 9999||Rs. 11999||Rs. 13999||–||–|
|ASUS 5Z||–||–||Rs. 16999||Rs. 18999||Rs. 21999|
Announcing the new price, Dinesh Sharma, Business Head, Mobiles, ASUS India said:
We have been overwhelmed with the love that the community has shown towards the brand ROG and especially towards ROG Phone II. The device is globally acclaimed and has won several prestigious awards for Best Gaming Smartphone of 2019. Owing to the success that we have witnessed and in-spite of the current adverse changes in the business environment, we have decided to absorb Rs. 2,555 cost increase on ROG Phone II and not pass the additional cost to our Fans.