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Asus ROG Phone 2 : Best gaming phone

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The Asus ROG Phone 2 is a gaming-centric flagship smartphone that comes with a robust configuration to meet the need of the gamers. It has a long-time battery backup, which will be greatly admired. The camera performance is also very promising. There is huge internal storage too. However, the budget of the device is maybe heavier for some consumers

Asus ROG Phone 2 Specifications:

Key Specs

RAM 8 GB
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
Rear Camera 48 MP + 13 MP
Front Camera 24 MP
Battery 6000 mAh
Display 6.59 inches

General

Launch Date October 8, 2019 (Official)
Brand Asus
Model ROG Phone 2
Operating System Android v9.0 (Pie)
SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
SIM Size SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor yes
Quick Charging

Design

Height 170.9 mm
Width 77.6 mm
Thickness 9.7 mm
Weight 240 grams
Colours Black

Display

Screen Size 6.59 inches (16.74 cm)
Screen Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9
Bezel-less display yes
Pixel Density 391 ppi
Display Type AMOLED
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass v6
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) 80.21 %

Performance

Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
Processor Octa core (2.96 GHz, Single core, Kryo 485 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 485 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 485)
Architecture 64 bit
Graphics Adreno 640
RAM 8 GB

Storage

Internal Memory 128 GB
Expandable Memory   No
USB OTG Support yes

Camera

Main Camera
Resolution 48 MP + 13 MP Dual Primary Cameras
Sensor Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor
Autofocus yes, Phase Detection autofocus
Physical Aperture F1.79
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 8000 x 6000 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 3840×2160 @ 30 fps, 1920×1080 @ 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 24 MP Front Camera
Physical Aperture F2.0
Video Recording 1920×1080 @ 30 fps

Battery

asus rog phone 2 specification

Capacity 6000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
User Replaceable   No
Quick Charging yes  Hyper

Network & Connectivity

SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network Support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
VoLTE yes
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
SIM 2
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Wi-Fi  Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, MIMO
Wi-Fi Features Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth  v5.0
GPS  with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC yes
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging
USB Type-C yes  (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia

FM Radio yes
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Audio Features DTS Sound

Special Features

Fingerprint Sensor yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position On-screen
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope


asus rog phone 2 specification

Display and Camera

The Asus ROG Phone 2 flaunts a 6.59-inch AMOLED display having a resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels and a density of 391 PPI. The aspect ratio of 19.5:9 makes it look better. The device has a Corning Gorilla Glass as well, which protects it from minor scratches and marks.

For the cameras, it has a 48MP and 13MP lenses, which has been provided with many features and filters to capture awesome pictures. At the front, there is a 24MP sensor, which clicks equally good selfie pictures one would love to share.

Configuration and Battery

The Asus ROG Phone 2 has been equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ chipset with an octa-core processor having a clock speed of up to 2.96GHz. It is further assisted Adreno 640 and an 8GB RAM, which is great for graphics, games and smooth performance.

For the power backup, there is a Li-Po battery having a capacity of 6,000mAh, which is huge provided to back up the device for a long time. It is also provided with a Hyper Quick Charging feature that can refill the battery in a short time.

Storage and Connectivity

The storage capacity is 128GB, which is huge to make room for users to keep their files and data. There is no expandable memory slot.

For the connectivity, it has 4G VoLTE support in both the slots and other than that, it has Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS, USB Type-C, etc.

  • The most value for money gaming smartphone you can buy today
  • Was the world’s first phone with Snapdragon 855+, and also the first to launch in India with that chipset
  • The display comes with a 120Hz refresh rate – in comparison the OnePlus 7T offers a 90Hz display
  • The massive 6,000mAh battery is a feature you won’t find on any other flagship
  • There are official accessories like Twin View dock, gaming controller and a desktop dock to improve your gaming experience
  • All these accessories can be used with the next-gen ROG Phone, making them future proof

Harish

A technology enthusiast who loves innovation. Fascinated for technology. Founder of AndroidCaptain.com and a Computer Engineer, passionate for android world of devices/apps and their innovation in the pricing and quality. I like to listen songs, take photos and venture myself in natural places.

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