For the past few months , ASUS In collaboration with Tencent has teased the upcoming ROG Phone II. Now, the company has finally announced its next generation gaming smartphone - Asus ROG Phone II plus brings some cool collection of new accessories . The device packs some impressive hardware that will provide a great experience for both hardcore gamers Android power users.
ASUS ROG PHONE 2 SPECIFICATIONS
The Asus rog phone 2 sports a 6.59-inch Amoled full-HD+ display with a traditional 19.5:9 aspect ratio and is protected by a layer of Gorilla Glass 6 . The screen can run 60Hz ,90Hz and 120Hz refresh rate with 1ms response time and also supports 10-bit HDR. This display covers 108 percent of the DCI-P3 color gamut, has a contrast ratio of 100,000:1 and boasts perfect color accuracy. The touch sensor has a sampling rate of 240Hz which the company claims that it achieved industry-leading lower touch latency of 49ms than the iPhone XS Max.
Under the hood the device comes with all new Snapdragon 855 Plus processor clocked at 2.9GHz CPU and an overclocked Adreno 640 GPU to 675MHz coupled with 8 GB or 12 GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128/256/512 GB UFS 3.0 of On-board internal storage. To prevent throttling issues, the device is equipped with a cooling system which includes a vapor chamber and vents.
In terms of optics, the Asus ROG Phone 2 features a 48 MP Quad Bayer primary camera and a 13 MP wide-angle camera lens with a 125-degrees field of view, while on front it has a dedicated 24 MP selfie camera.
The device packs a massive 6,000mAh battery that supports 30W ROG HyperCharge which will be included in the retail box plus it also supports Quick Charge 4.0 technology
The device comes with In-display fingerprint scanner and a dual front-facing stereo speakers with DTS: X Ultra support plus four microphones for better noise cancellation. There are two vibration motors, one on the left and one on the right which can be used in games like pubg as by the air triggers. The company also improved the motors to reduce the vibration feedback latency for the triggers down to 20ms . There is an Aura RGB lighting present on the back of the device . Other Connectivity options include two USB Type-C port at the bottom and a side-mounted, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi-Direct, NFC, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Bluetooth 5.0.
On softawre front, the company will offer user an option to choose from either ZENUI Classic [for stock android experience] Or ROG UI . both of them are based on Android pie.
ASUS ROG PHONE 2 Pricing and Availability
The Chinese model goes on sale July 23rd while the worldwide model will be available in the first week of September with a matte black color .there is no other information about pricing and availability revealed yet but we will update the post when we have the information.
update*****The Asus ROG Phone II will be launching in Taiwan on August 1st, and it'll cost NT$26,990 for12GB RAM/512GB storage variant which is approximately about US$870.
******The Asus ROG Phone 2 price in china starts at CNY 3,500 – that’s $510/ 35,000 INR for 8/128 GB variant[ custom Tencent version ] , CNY 6,000 - that’s $870/ 60,000 INR for 12GB RAM and 512GB storage variant and CNY 6,000- that’s $870/ 60,000 INR for 12GB RAM and 128GB storage variant [vanilla version].
There will be some special edition versions like the Zhizun for CNY 8,000 approx $1,162/ 80,000 INR and the esports Armor version for CNY 13,000 -approx $1,890/ 1,30,000 INR.