The ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) launched the ROG Phone II. ROG Phone II builds on the innovative gamer-centric design of the first-generation ROG Phone and takes performance to an epic new level with the world’s first announced implementation of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus.
In which the Graphics are provided by the new and enhanced Qualcomm Adreno 640 GPU for pro-level gaming experiences and the uprated GameCool II multi-level cooling system with a large 3D vapour-chamber sustains full-speed performance for even longer.
ASUS ROG Phone II Specifications:
|Processor||2.96GHz specially-binned Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform with 7nm, 64-bit Octa-core Processor|
|GPU||Qualcomm Adreno 640 (675MHz)|
|Display||6.59” 19.5:9 2340×1080 (391ppi) AMOLED True 10 Bit HDR 120Hz with 1ms response time 600nits HBM brightness, 111.8% DCI-P3 Delta E average <1%; 1.07 billion colors;|
|500,000:1 contrast ratio. Front 2.5D Corning® Gorilla® 6 Glass|
|Capacitive touch panel with 10 points multi-touch (support Glove touch)|
|Gaming HDR and Video Streaming HDR supported|
|Memory||Up to 12GB RAM LPDDR4X|
|Storage||Up to UFS3.0 512GB|
|NTFS support for external HDD|
|Sensor||Accelerator, E-Compass, Proximity, Hall sensor, Ambient light sensor, in-display fingerprint sensor, Gyro, Ultrasonic sensors (for Airtrigger II)|
|Main Rear Camera||48MP SONY IMX586 flagship sensor, Quad Bayer Technology, F1.79, 0.8µm/1.6µm effective pixel size, 1/2.0″, 2×1 OCL PDAF, LED flash|
|Second Rear Camera||13MP, 125˚ ultra-wide, F2.4, Real-time distortion correction|
|Front Camera||24MP, 0.9µm, Quad Bayer Technology, F2.0|
|Video Recording||4K UHD (3840 by 2160) video at 30 / 60 fps for the main rear camera, at 30fps for the second rear camera|
|1080p FHD video recording at 30 / 60 fps|
|720p HD video recording at 30 fps|
|3-axis electronic image stabilization|
|Take still photo while recording video|
|Slow Motion Video (1080p at 120/240 fps and 720p at 480 fps)|
|Speaker||Dual front-facing speakers|
|5-magnet speaker with dual NXP 9874 smart amplifier for louder, deeper and less distorted sound effect|
|DTS:X Ultra virtual surround sound|
|Audio Output||Hi-Res audio 192kHz/24-bit standard that is 4 times better than CD quality|
|DTS:X Ultra virtual surround sound|
|AudioWizard with listening profiles|
|Microphone||Quad microphone array with ASUS Noise Reduction Technology|
|FM Receiver||FM radio|
|Wireless Technology||WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 & 5GHz|
|Navigation||GPS (L1+L5), GLO, BDS, GAL (E1+E5a), QZSS (L1+L5)|
|SIM Cards||Dual SIM dual standby|
|Slot 1: 2G/3G/4G Nano SIM Card|
|Slot 2: 2G/3G/4G Nano SIM Card|
|Data rate*||DC-HSPA+: UL 5.76 / DL 42Mbps,|
|8GB/128GB Variant : LTE 2CA Cat18 UL up to 211 Mbps / 4CA Cat 15 DL up to 800 Mbps|
|12GB/512GB Variant : LTE 2CA Cat18 UL up to 211 Mbps / 5CA Cat 18 DL up to 1.2 Gbps|
|12GB/512GB Variant: 4×4 MIMO and CA w/4×4 MIMO supported|
|Bands*||FDD-LTE (Bands for 8GB/128GB variant 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 28)|
|FDD-LTE (Bands for 12GB/512GB variant 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)|
|TD-LTE (Bands for 8GB/128GB variant 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)|
|TD-LTE (Bands for 12GB/512GB variant 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)|
|WCDMA (Bands for 8GB/128GB variant 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8)|
|WCDMA (Bands for 12GB/512GB variant 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 19)|
|EDGE/GPRS/GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz)|
|Interface||Side: 48 pin Customized/Type C connector USB3.1 gen2/DP 1.4(up to 4K)/Fast Charging (QC3.0+QC4.0/PD3.0) / Direct Charge|
|Bottom: Type C connector USB3.0/Fast Charging (QC3.0/PD3.0)/Direct Charge|
|3.5mm Audio jack|
|Operating System||Android Pie 9|
|Power Adapter||Output: 10V 3A, supports up to 30W QC4.0 / PD3.0 / Direct Charge adapter|
|Dimensions||170.99mm x 77.6mm x 9.48mm|
ROG Phone II Features:
- Dominating performance: World’s first flagship smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus clocked at 2.96GHz with Qualcomm Adreno 640 GPU clocked at 675 Mhz
- Supercharged visuals: World’s first 120Hz/1ms 10-bit HDR 6.59″ AMOLED display with Delta-E <1 color accuracy and unrivalled 49ms touch-screen latency
- Non-stop stamina: Massive 6000mAh long-life battery with 30W ROG HyperCharge support for non-stop gaming power and lightning-quick charging
- Console-like gaming: Super-Fast Ultrasonic Air Triggers, Dual Zone Surrounding Vibration, front-facing high-fidelity stereo speakers with DTS-X Ultra surrounding sound and Additional Side-mounted USB-C charging port for ease of charging in landscape orientation
- Superior flagship cameras: High-resolution SONY IMX586 48MP Quad Bayer main camera, 13MP Ultra-wide secondary camera with 125º FOV and real-time distortion correction. High-res 24MP Quad Bayer camera on the front for great selfies and high-quality Gameplay streaming.
- Coolest Design and In-box Premium ROG Aero Case Back-cover: Cutting Edge Premium Full Gorilla Glass and Metal Chassis Design and an uber-customised ROG Aero Case CNC cut back cover enclosed in the box for the Indian edition
- Endless possibilities: Enhanced gaming experiences with optional ROG Kunai Gamepad Controller, AeroActive Cooler II, TwinView II, Mobile Desktop Dock, Lighting Armor Case and ASUS Professional Dock.
ROG Phone II also features the world’s first 120Hz/1ms 10-bit HDR 6.59-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, which offers a world-beating Delta-E <1 color accuracy and unrivalled touch response for a truly extraordinary visual experience.
Non-stop marathon gaming, multimedia usage is powered by the massive 6000mAh battery and the innovative side-charging design, supported with 30W ROG HyperCharge technology for safe, ultrafast direct charging.
ROG Phone II delivers dominating performance in every arena, with no compromises. It’s the world’s first flagship smartphone to be powered by the new Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform, with the Qualcomm Kryo 485 CPU clocked at up to 2.96GHz and teamed with up to 12GB LPDDR4X RAM for effortless gaming power.
The special Adreno 640 GPU is 15% faster than the current Snapdragon 855 offers faster display throughput and greater power efficiency, making ROG Phone II a graphics powerhouse that’s unfazed by today’s demanding visuals.
The second-generation GameCool II cooling system in ROG Phone II has a newly designed 3D vapour chamber that’s even more effective at removing heat from the phone. There’s also a new AeroActive Cooler II accessory featuring redesigned fan blades that deliver even more airflow into the ROG Aerodynamic System, and which can fit over the bundled ROG Phone Aero Case.
The high-capacity of up to 512GB UFS 3.0, provides ultrafast data storage, and connectivity is supercharged with 4G LTE Cat 18 download speeds of up to 1.2Gbps (8GB/128GB variant supports Cat 15 – download speed up to 800Mbps, the fully integrated 4 antenna Wi-Fi and Bluetooth subsystem delivers blazing-fast Wi-Fi (802.11ac) capabilities.
ROG Phone II takes gaming visuals to the next level with the world’s first 120Hz/1ms 10-bit HDR AMOLED display, a truly magnificent 6.59-inch FHD+ display that delivers unbelievably fluid, blur-free gaming and entertainment.
Its world-beating color accuracy with a Delta-E of less than 1 ensures games look just like the developer intended, and the world-first 49ms touch latency delivers instant responsiveness for a competitive edge. To protect this state-of-the-art display, it’s covered with super-tough Corning Gorilla Glass 6.
The massive 6000mAh battery in ROG Phone II provides non-stop gaming and usage power anywhere. ROG HyperCharge direct-charging technology which takes the charging circuitry out of the phone and puts it in the special 30W charger that gives ROG Phone II shorter, safer charge times (up to 66% charged in just 58 minutes.
Support for PD charging means users can easily charge their phone with any USB Type-C charger, or conveniently charge other devices with reverse charging functionality of their ROG Phone II.
Fully immersive gaming:
ROG Phone II is engineered for victory from the ground up, with its pioneering landscape-oriented ergonomic design. Uprated AirTrigger II technology provides extra-precise ultrasonic touch controls with a vibration latency of just 20ms, and the Dual Surrounding Vibration technology creates a powerful 3D force-feedback experience.
The unique side-mounted USB-C charging port and lets users keep their phone topped up without cramping their style during marathon sessions. And it doesn’t end there: the dual front-facing speakers are positioned at top and bottom of the phone for perfect stereo imaging in landscape mode, while the groundbreaking multi-antenna Wi-Fi is designed to deliver maximum landscape-mode performance.
The all-new TwinView Dock II offers a genuine dual-screen gaming experience, with a 120hz/1ms 6.59-inch FHD+ (2340 x 1080) auxiliary AMOLED screen that’s great for split-screen live-streaming, extended game display or group communication. This accessory is now lighter and better balanced, featuring a new turbo-fan cooling system and a high-capacity 5000mAh extended battery pack. The ROG Kunai Gamepad can also be used to add full physical controls and create a complete self-contained dual-screen gaming system.
For the ultimate gaming experience, ROG Phone II can be expanded with a unique range of accessories. The existing Mobile Desktop Dock is also supported, and there’s a new modular ROG Kunai Gamepad that provides physical console-like gamepad controls. The ROG Kunai Gamepad consists of three components that is the ROG Kunai Bumper, ROG Kunai Controllers and ROG Kunai Holder.
The two-part Kunai Controllers can be attached to the Kunai Holder to create a standalone gamepad, or combined with the Kunai Bumper to add physical gamepad controls to ROG Phone II itself. ROG Phone II also supports Qualcomm aptX™, aptX HD and aptX Adaptive for low-latency high-quality audio over Bluetooth connections.
ROG Phone II Camera:
The ROG Phone II sports a well-known SONY IMX586 flagship sensor with Quad Bayer technology, and with an aperture of F1.79 and with an effective pixel size of 1.6µm. This allows for a great flagship camera that works equally superb in both daylights and in low-light scenarios. The secondary camera is a 13MP ultra-wide camera with 125º FOV, that allows for impressive wide-angle shots of your world with great detail.
It offers enhanced camera features like HDR+ Enhanced, and Super Night mode that capture the very best images with superb dynamic range and light composition. Main camera also supports Slo-mo up to 480fps, Panorama, and Pro Mode with up to 48MP.
On the front is a high-resolution 24MP camera with Quad Bayer technology for low light scenarios, and an aperture of F2.0 and an effective pixel size of 1.8µm that allows it to capture superb selfies. With gaming in-mind, the camera is strategically positioned to enable high-quality video streaming while gaming.
Both the front and the back cameras support EIS, ensuring great high-quality blur-free videos.
ROG Phone 2 INBOX CONTENTS:
|8GB/128GB Variant||12GB/512GB Variant|
ROG Phone II ACCESSORY PRICING:
- Kunai GamePad at ₹.9999/-
- Aero Active Cooler at ₹.3999/-
- Professional Dock, at ₹. 5499/-
- TwinView II at ₹.19999/-
- Mobile Desktop Dock at ₹.12999/-
- 30 Watt Charger with Type C to Type C Cable ₹. 1999/-
- Lighting Armor Case at ₹.2999/-
Rog Phone II Pricing And Availability:
- Availability and Pricing: Sale Starts on 30th September 2019 at 12 a.m.
- 8GB RAM / 128 GB Storage : ₹. 37,999/-
- 12GB RAM / 512 GB Storage : ₹. 59,999/-