The ASUS ROG Phone 2 is official and for currently, it could like effectively be the king of gaming smartphones. The ROG Smartphone 2 ships with a bunch of mouth-watering features that should deliver your gaming experience enjoyable. There is an AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, so expect animations to be buttery delicate. It Additionally has the fresh Sd 855+ processor, making it the initial smartphone in the world to be powered by the new chipset. And to crown it, there is a big 6000mAh battery inside the hood.
ROG Phone 2 featured
Approaching to the design, the ROG Phone 2 has undergone few subtle changes. There is a single vent on the rear currently and the fingerprint scanner is currently under the screen. You also have dual rear cameras, the similar 48MP + 13MP ultra-wide angle combinations as you have on the Zenfone 6/ASUS 6Z. There is a 13MP front-facing image sensor too.
The ROG Phone 2 not only has the fastest Qualcomm mobile processor but it pairs it with 12GB of RAM and up to 512GB of memory. This is UFS 3.0, so anticipate applications to open and load faster. There are stereo front-facing speakers with DTS:X Ultra which ASUS says are 2.5x louder than last year’s own.
The product still has the side mount connector from the first-gen and ASUS has fresh accessories to go with it. There is the second-gen AeroActive Cooler 2 fan which is quieter and extra efficient at keeping the smartphone cool. There is also the Twin See Dock 2 what has a 2nd 120Hz display, a cooling fan, and a 5000mAh battery. The dock has been announced to be lighter and has a improved weight distribution.
ASUS Additionally noted the Kunai Gamepad which can be attached to each side of the phone in handheld mode or attached alongside to form a gamepad if you have the smartphone docked. You could Additionally use the Kunai Gamepad with the Twin Look at Dock 2.
Below is the full specs poster of the ASUS ROG Smartphone 2:
6.59-inch 2340 x 1080 AMOLED panel with Gorilla Glass 6 Best protection, 120Hz refresh rate (adjustable to 60Hz and 90Hz too), 10-bit HDR, 240Hz touch response time and 49ms touch latency.
Sd 855+ processor
12GB of RAM
up to 512GB of UFS 3.0 memory
48MP Sony IMX586 f/1.79 + 13MP dual rear digital cameras
24MP front-facing image sensor
In-screen fingerprint scanner
Dual SIM, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, USB 3.0 Type-C, FM Radio, Audio jack
6000mAh battery (up to 7 hrs for PUBG at 60Hz)
HyperCharge fast charging (30W), support for Quick Charge 4+ and USB Power Delivery
Android 9 Pie with ZenUI or ROG UI after you swap to gaming mode
ASUS has not yet unveiled the price of the ROG Phone 2 but The Verge says ASUS aware them to anticipate a same price tag to the native which had a starting value of $899.
The Chinese version introduced tomorrow and will have a glossy back instead of matte finish like the global variant.