Asus Launches ROG Phone 2 With Snapdragon 855 Plus

Asus Launches ROG Phone 2 With Snapdragon 855 Plus

Asus launches the ROG Phone 2, and it is undoubtedly one of the most powerful smartphones we’ve seen. The ROG Phone II arrives with a massive bump in performance, first-time innovations and a ton of accessories.

The Asus ROG Phone 2 is the first phone powered by the Snapdragon 855 Plus to hit the market and comes with a host of major upgrades over its predecessor, such as a larger battery, better cameras, an in-display fingerprint sensor among others.

[Update] Launches in INDIA 

Asus Phone ROG 2 Prices are as follow
  • 8GB + 128GB for 37,999 rs and
  • 12GB + 512GB for 59,999 rs.

Asus ROG Phone 2 Specifications

The ROG Phone 2 boots ROG UI based on Android 9 Pie and features a 6.59-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, and 10-bit HDR support. The phone's display has a 240Hz touch sampling rate and touch latency of 49ms.

The ROG Phone 2 draws power from the Snapdragon 855 Plus clocked at 2.9GHz, and pairs it up with up to 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM. It packs a 48-megapixel primary camera sitting alongside a 13-megapixel camera with a 125-degrees field of view, while selfies are taken care of by a 24-megapixel front snapper.

The ROG Phone 2 packs a large 6,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0 fast charging support and features an in-display fingerprint sensor as well as front-facing stereo speakers.

Asus has also launched updated versions of the dual-screen TwinView dock, the clip-on AeroActive cooler fan, and the ROG Kunai Gamepad, but their pricing is yet to be revealed.



Asus ROG Phone 2 price, availability

The Asus ROG Phone 2 has been launched in six variants.

The base variant of the Asus ROG Phone 2 (Tencent Depth Customisation) with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage carries a price tag of CNY 3,499, while another variant (Enjoy Peace in Beijing) with the same memory configuration is priced at CNY 3,699.

The ROG Phone 2's classic version with 12GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage is priced at CNY 5,999., while a separate Enjoy Peace in Beijing version with an equal amount of RAM and internal storage can be purchased at CNY 6,199.

Features Highlight

  • 6.59-inch AMOLED display, 2,340 x 1,080 resolution (19:9), 120Hz, 
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus processor
  • RAM - 12GB
  • Storage - Up to 512GB 
  • Camera- Dual 48MP, f/1.8 main, 13MP, f/2.4 ultra-wide rear cameras with LED flash
  • 24MP, f/2.2 front camera
  • Fingerprint sensor (under-display)
  • Battery- 6,000mAh with 30-watt USB-C fast charging
  • OS- Android 9.0 Pie

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