Asus has introduced its latest gaming smartphone, the ROG Phone 2. The latest gaming smartphone from Asus comes loaded with a host of interesting features and it features a refined design language. So, what makes this gaming smartphone so special? Let's find out.
Asus ROG Phone 2: Availability
Pricing and availability of the ROG Phone 2 is yet to be made official, but one can expect it to launch in global markets in the coming months.
Asus ROG Phone 2: Design
The gaming smartphone from Asus comes with a rugged look and it features Aura RGB LIghting, which can be customised according to customer needs.
Asus ROG Phone 2: Display
In terms of 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. The gaming phone features 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz response time along with 108 per cent DCI-P3 colour gamut. The display also features 100,000:1 contrast ratio along with Delta E.
Asus ROG Phone 2: Hardware
On the hardware front, the phone is the first to be powered by the latest 2.96GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus processor along with Adreno 640 GPU. It is backed by up to 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.0 storage.
Asus ROG Phone 2: Software
ROG Phone 2 runs on Android 9.0 Pie, which is based on company's custom user interface, ROG UI. The UI comes with an Armoury Crate app and there is X Mode that boost hardware performance of the device.
Asus ROG Phone 2: Rear Camera
Asus ROG Phone 2 is loaded with a dual-camera setup, which comes with a combination of 48-megapixel primary lens along with a 13-megapixel wide-angle lens with a 125-degree field of view.
Asus ROG Phone 2: Front Camera
For the front, the company has added a 24-megapixel selfie shooter.
Asus ROG Phone 2: Battery
The ROG Phone 2 is backed by a 6000mAh battery. It also features a 30W ROG HyperCharge technology that the company claims can charge really fast. It also support Quick Charge 4.0 fast charging support.
Asus ROG Phone 2: Air Triggers
The major highlight of the smartphone is the refined AirTriggers. The buttons come handy when you play games and one can set the intensity of the touch response. Furthermore, the Triggers can recognise when you press down or swipe over them.
Asus ROG Phone 2: Accessories
The smartphone comes loaded wtih a host of interesting accessories. The company has introduced TwinView Dock II along with Mobile Desktop Dock and more.
Asus ROG Phone 2: Kunai Gamepad
THe Kunai Gamepad, which basically a controller that can be easily connected to ROG Phone 2. The controller allows a better gaming experience.
Asus ROG Phone 2: Competition
As for the competition is concerned, the smartphone will face a stiff competition with the upcoming Black Shark 2 Pro along with Razer Phone and more.