ASUS has officially announced the ASUS ROG Phone 2 which improves on its predecessor in every single way possible and might just be the best gaming phone out there.
ASUS ROG Phone II Dimensions 170.99 x 77.6 x 9.48mm Weight 240g Body Aura RGB lighting Display 6.6-inch 19.5:9 FHD+ (2340×1080), 120Hz/1ms AMOLED, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 108% DCI-P3, 10000:1 contrast, Gorilla Glass 6, dE<1, 10-bit HDR, capacitive touch panel with 10 points multi-touch, SDR2HDR upsampling coming with Worldwide launch CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus (1 x Kryo 485 @ 2.96GHz + 3 x Kryo 485 @ 2.42GHz + 4 x Kryo 385 @ 1.8GHz) GPU Adreno 640 @ 675MHz RAM 12GB LPDDR4X Storage 512GB UFS 3.0 Battery 6,000mAh Software ROG UI (Android 9 Pie-based) with choice of stock Android-like UI Google ARCore support Front Camera 24MP Rear Camera(s) 48MP Sony IMX586 + 13MP (125° FOV) Audio 3.5mm headphone jack, Dual front-facing stereo speakers with DTS:X Ultra, Quad mics with noise-cancellation, Voice wakeup Vibrations Dual high-end vibrating motors XYZ axis for surround feel Connectivity Wi-Fi: Integrated 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ad (5G, 2×2 MIMO); Wi-Fi Direct; 802.11ad for low-latency wireless display Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0 (EDR + A2DP); Profiles: HFP + A2DP + AVRCP + HID + PAN + OPP GNSS: GPS(L1+L5), GLONASS, BDS, Galileo(E1+E5a), QZSS(L1+L5) NFC Ports Side: Customized connector (USB 3.1 Gen 2/DP 1.4[4K]/fast charging [QC 3.0 + QC 4.0/PD 3.0]/direct charge) – 30W HyperCharge Bottom: Type-C connector (USB 2.0/Fast Charging [QC 3.0/PD 3.0]/direct charge) Sensors Accelerometer, e-compass, proximity sensor, Hall sensor, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, 2 x ultrasonic AirTrigger sensors Biometrics Optical under-display fingerprint scanner
The ASUS ROG Phone 2 will be the first phone to have the Snapdragon 855+ SOC. It also puts that chip to good use with a 120Hz OLED screen that rivals the Razer Phone 2’s screen which is a 120Hz LED screen.
It has an Adreno 640 which when paired the 855+ will run every game you throw at it which will look fantastic on the 120Hz screen. To help you game longer, the phone is packed with a 6000mAh battery. With all these powerful internals, the phone is a bit heavy at 240g but it’s still not too heavy that makes it hard to use.
And since then it’s a gaming phone, the back has an RGB light and the accessories that can be paired with this phone are plenty. You can add controllers to the side like a Nintendo Switch with the ROG Kunai Gamepad or you can even add a second screen with the TwinView Dock II that has its 5000mAh own battery.
It also has another connection on the side of the phone which allows you to connect any peripherals or accessories to the phone without disturbing your hand grip as you play.
The reported release date for the phone is 23rd July and it’s expected price is Rs75,990.
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