Asus ROG Phone II
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Asus ROG Phone II

Asus ROG Phone II is the second iteration of mobile phone lineup for high-end mobile gaming by Asus. Following the successful trend of mobile gaming devices Asus has launched a very promising android phone in the form of Asus ROG Phone 2 with top of the line snapdragon 855 plus that provides a slight improvement in CPU performance as well as GPU in comparison to its sibling snapdragon 855 as it comes with higher CPU and GPU clock speed. In number, snapdragon 855+ provides 4% and 15% improvement in terms of CPU and GPU respectively. In terms of memory this device comes with up to 12GB of RAM and 512 GB of internal memory.

Asus ROG Phone II

Full Specifications of Asus ROG Phone II

General

Brand Asus
Model ROG Phone 2
Operating System Android v9.0 (Pie)
SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
SIM Size SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano
Network 4G, 3G, 2G
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Quick Charging Yes

Design

Height 170.9 mm
Width 77.6 mm
Thickness 9.7 mm
Weight 240 grams
Colours Black

Display

Screen Size 6.59 inches (16.74 cm)
Screen Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9
Bezel-less display Yes
Pixel Density 391 ppi
Display Type AMOLED
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass v6
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) 80.21 %

Performance

Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
Processor Octa core (2.96 GHz, Single core, Kryo 485 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 485 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 485)
Architecture 64 bit
Graphics Adreno 640
RAM 12GB RAM

Camera

Main Camera
Resolution 48 MP + 13 MP Dual Primary Cameras
Sensor Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor
Autofocus Phase Detection autofocus
Physical Aperture F1.79
Flash LED Flash
Image Resolution 8000 x 6000 Pixels
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Face detection, Auto Flash, Touch to focus
Video Recording 2160 @ 30 fps, 1080 @ 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 24 MP Front Camera
Physical Aperture F2.0
Video Recording 1080 @ 30 fps

Battery & Storage

Capacity 6000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
Quick Charging Quick Charge 4.0
Internal Memory 512 GB
Expandable Memory No

Network and Connectivity

SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network Support 4G, 3G, 2G
VoLTE Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, MIMO
Wi-Fi Features Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC Yes
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging
USB Type-C Yes, (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia

FM Radio Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Audio Features DTS Sound

Features

Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position On-screen
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes

Unbeatable Display

Another standout feature of this device is its display which is a 6.59 inches AMOLED panel with resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels that results in pixel density of 391. Which is similar to current high-end device but what makes it standout from the crowd is its 120Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, 240Hz touch sampling rate and support for 108% DCI-P3 color which makes game playing experience in this device of the highest level. This display also comes embedded with in-display fingerprint scanner for security. For this display’s protection it is covered with gorilla glass 6 which is a plus.

Asus ROG Phone II

Decent Camera

In camera department it comes with dual lens camera setup in the back, a 48MP f/1.8 primary lens and 13MP f/2.4 ultrawide lens and in front, a 24MP f/2.0 lens which captures decent quality photo but do not expect too much on this front.

Extra Features(Battery, dimensions)

Other feature includes a massive 6000mAh battery which can handle gaming for longer period of time and supports up to 30W charge for faster charging. This device weighs 240 grams and the dimension of this device is 170.9mm(height) x 77.6mm(width) x 9.7mm(thick) which makes it both thicker and heavier in comparison to current slim and bezel less flagship devices. It also includes a dual front facing speaker with DTX sound support providing high quality sound for multimedia contents as well as gaming. It features a USB Type-C port and 3.5mm audio jack on top and their proprietary port on the right side for connecting various accessories for this device as well as for charging and as display port. Additionally, it comes with features such as dual haptic-feedback engine, enhanced cooling and dual physical triggers making the gaming experience amazing.

Conclusion

Asus ROG phone II is a very promising device for hardcore gamers and seems capable satisfying them. Due to its gaming dedicated chipset and high refresh rate display, makes this device the best performing device in the market.

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