ASUS announced it’s next iteration of ROG Phone- ASUS ROG Phone 2. The main highlights are it’s AMOLED HDR 120Hz, powerpack internals along with 3D vapor chamber, and other features that enhance your experience. Well, here are some of the things you need to know before you go for this one.
ASUS ROG Phone 2: Design And Display
The ASUS ROG Phone 2 comes with a rugged look and a flashy design. The phone has a classic ROG styled “3D vapor chamber” vents on the back for dissipating the heat. It features Aura RGB lighting (much like the predecessor), which can be customized.
Coming to the display, the ASUS ROG Phone 2 features a 6.59-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels along with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection and 100,000:1 contrast ratio. It features a 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz response time along with 108 percent DCI-P3 color gamut.
ASUS ROG Phone 2: Strong Hardware
The ROG Phone 2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC along with Adreno 640 GPU, coupled with up to 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and paired up to 512GB of UFS 3.0 storage.
Apart from that, it sports a huge 6,000mAh battery compared to 4,000mAh in the predecessor. The 30W HyperCharge fast charging that can charge up to 4,000mAh in just 58 minutes and two hours to fully charge the phone.
ASUS ROG Phone 2: 48-Megapixel Camera
The ROG Phone 2 features a 48-megapixel rear camera with 1/2″ Sony IMX586 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.79 aperture, which can record up to 4K 60fps video recording, and a 13-megapixel 125-degree ultra-wide camera. At the front, it has a 24-megapixel camera.
ASUS ROG Phone 2: Added Features
The ROG Phone 2 comes with a dedicated ultrasonic AirTriggers with faster haptic response rate, vibration latency of 20ms, reduced by 68% from 63ms, and you no longer have to raise your fingers before tapping.
It still has the 3.5mm audio jack and stereo front-facing speakers with DTS: X Ultra surround sound effect and comes with quad noise-canceling microphones. There are Dual high-end vibrating motors XYZ axis for surround feel.
There are several accessories such as AeroActive Cooler II, Aero Case, TwinView Dock II, ROG Kunai Gamepad, Mobile Desktop Dock, Pro Dock, WiGig Display Dock Plus and ROG Lighting Armor Case.
ASUS ROG Phone 2: Pricing
The ASUS ROG Phone II comes in Black color and the price will be revealed today when it is introduced in China in partnership with Tencent Games. A global rollout is expected sometime in September. We will update the pricing as and when we get to know.