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.
Digital Zoom, Face detection, Auto Flash, Touch to
2160 @ 30 fps, 1080 @ 60 fps
24 MP Front Camera
1080 @ 30 fps
Battery & Storage
Quick Charge 4.0
Network and Connectivity
SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
4G, 3G, 2G
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, MIMO
Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Yes, with A-GPS, Glonass
Mass storage device, USB charging
Yes, (Doesn`t support micro-USB)
Fingerprint Sensor Position
Ambient light sensor
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.
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.
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.