ASUS has launched a new phone ts gaming smartphones line-up- the ROG Phone II. The successor to last year’s ROG Phone is the first phone to come with a 120Hz refresh rate display and the latest Snapdragon 855 Plus processor. Other highlights of the phone are- 12GB of RAM, 512GB of UFS 3.0 storage, optical in-display fingerprint sensor, a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor, and a 6,000mAh battery.
ASUS ROG Phone II Full Specs, Features
Coming to the full specs, the ASUS ROG Phone 2 comes with a 6.59-inch Full HD+(2340 × 1080 pixels) OLED screen. The display has HDR support and it is also the maximum refresh rate display in any smartphone. It comes with a 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate. The panel is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6.
Under the hood, it gets an overclocked Snapdragon 855 Plus processor which has one Kryo 485 at 2.96GHz. The 7nm Mobile Platform comes with 675MHz Adreno 640 GPU. The phone is packed with 12GB LPDDR4x RAM and 512GB UFS 3.0 storage.
The smartphone runs on Android 9 Pie with ROG UI skin atop. Connectivity options include
Dual SIM, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, 3.5mm audio jack, NFC, and USB Type-C.
The dual rear camera set up consists of a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor with 0.8μm pixel size and f/1.79 aperture lens. There is a 13MP 125° ultra-wide secondary camera. For selfies, you get a 24MP front camera. The main camera supports up to 4K 60fps video recording.
The ROG phone 2 comes with a 3D vapor chamber that transfers heat away into the body while gaming. There are vents on the back that keeps the phone cool. It also has touch-sensitive ultrasonic AirTriggers with faster haptic response rate.
The device also sports dual 5-magnet speakers with dual smart amplifier and Hi-Res audio support. It also has DTS virtual surround sound support for headphone. There are four mics in the device with the noise-cancellation. It sports dual vibrating motors for surround feel.
The phone has an in-display fingerprint sensor. The battery on ROG Phone II is a 6,000mAh unit that comes with 30W HyperCharge fast charging support.
Dimensions of the phone are 170.99×77.6×9.78mm and its weight is 240 g. The new ROG phone comes in Black color.
ROG Phone 2 Price, Availability
The ASUS ROG Phone II price in China starts at 3499 yuan (Rs. 35,080 approx.) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage version and goes up to 5,999 yuan (Rs. 60,145 approx.) for the 12GB/512GB version. The smartphone will be available in China from August and will be rolled out globally in September.