Asus ROG Phone 2
From the Republic of Gamers, a new gaming mobile device is launched it follow Asus Rog Phone and called Asus Rog Phone 2.
Asus Rog Phone 2 features a 6.59″ (16.8 cm) AMOLED screen display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and runs on Android 9.0 (Pie), ROG UI operating system. The device is powered by Octa-core (1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 485 along with processor paired with 12 GB of RAM. As far as the battery is concerned it has 6000 mAh. Over that, as far as the rear camera is concerned this mobile has a 48 MP + 24 MP camera.
Other sensors include Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass. For graphical performance that can make games run smoothly, this phone has got a GPU Adreno 640 (700 MHz). Onboard, storage is at 512GB UFS 3.0 storage, with the option to expand the memory by No
What makes Asus Rog Phone 2 so Impressive?
As a gaming phone, the ASUS ROG Phone II must be able to tackle the most performance-intensive games on Google Play. ASUS shared some initial, and the results are certainly impressive.
In 3DMark’s Sling Shot Extreme and Sling Shot Extreme Unlimited (both based on OpenGL ES 3.1), the ROG Phone II scored 6253 and 6939 respectively while the closest competitor, the OnePlus 7 Pro, scored 5579 and 6184 respectively. In CPU Throttling Test, the ROG Phone ran for 30 minutes at the maximum frequency (2.96GHz) with no throttling while the Exynos 9820 and Snapdragon 855 Samsung Galaxy S10+ and OnePlus 7 Pro all exhibited varying degrees of CPU throttling (27%, 17%, and 11% respectively.)
Lastly, using GameBench, ASUS says the ROG Phone II maintained 98% fps stability in PUBG Mobile while throwing smoke grenades and Molotov cocktails for 5 minutes in the game’s training mode. In comparison, the OnePlus 7 Pro, Exynos S10+, and Snapdragon S10+ maintained 95%, 85%, and 81% fps stability respectively.
Asus ROG Phone 2 Specs
Asus assembled 90Hz screen on the first ROG Phone and has improved it to 120Hz AMOLED screen on the ROG Phone 2, taking a step forward the 120Hz LCD screen on the Razer Phone 2. The 6.59-inch screen has a 2340 x 1080-pixel resolution, which is enough to provide the most accurate colors possible and has 240Hz touch sampling for low touch latency.
|Pixel Density||of 391 PPI|
|Screen Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 6|
|Screen to Body Ratio||80.21 %|
|Screen Size||6.59 inches (16.8 cm)|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels|
|Touch Screen||Yes, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Fingerprint Sensor||On-screen Fingerprint Sensor|
Under the display, it packs an octa-core processor having a clock speed of 2.94 GHz, which is mounted upon the Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 Plus chip. It can deliver a beast performance together and the Adreno 640 GPU further shares the load of the processor. It also comes with a massive 12 GB RAM.
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 Plus (7 nm)|
|Processor||Octa-core (1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 485)|
The device has been provided with the 48 MP + 13 MP Dual Primary Cameras lenses that can produce stunning images and with the inbuilt features further adding to the quality. There is a 24 MP front lens that can produce glowing and flattering selfies that you will just love to share.
|Settings||Exposure compensation, ISO control|
|Camera Features||Digital Zoom, Face detection, Touch to focus, Dual-LED flash, HDR, auto panorama (motorized rotation) Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor|
|Image Resolution||8000 x 6000 Pixels|
|Autofocus||Yes, Phase Detection autofocus|
|Shooting Modes||Continues Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR|
|Resolution||48 MP + 13 MP Dual Primary Cameras and 24 MP Front Camera|
|Optical Image Stabilization||Yes|
|Video Recording||3840×2160 @ 30 fps, 1920×1080 @ 60 fps|
To back up the device, there is a 6000mAh Li-ion battery that can give ample hours of power backup. ASUS claims you can play PUBG Mobile for about 7.1 hours at 60Hz
|Quick Charging||Yes, Fast (60% in just 33 minutes) 30W|
Storage and Connectivity
The smartphone has been provided with huge internal storage of 512GB UFS 3.0 storage, which can meet the requirement of the users by keeping all the data and files. It has no expandability option.
For the connectivity, wireless connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, Customized connector (USB 3.1 Gen 2/DP 1.4[4K]/fast charging) – 30W Hypercharge. Bottom: Type-C connector (USB 2.0/Fast Charging [QC 3.0/PD 3.0]/direct charge)
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, MIMO|
|Wi-Fi Features||Mobile Hotspot|
|USB Connectivity||Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Network Support||4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G|
|GPS||Yes with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Sim 1||4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available|
|Sim Size||SIM1: Nano, SIM2: eSIM|
|Sim 2||4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available|
As far as media support is concerned Asus Rog Phone 2 comes with Dual high-end vibrating motors XYZ axis for surround feels. From the recent reports, ASUS claims the vibration is 3x stronger than on the OnePlus 7 Pro.
|Stereo speakers||Dual front-facing Ultra, Quad mics with noise-cancellation|