ASUS ROG Phone 2 with SD 855 plus, and 6,000mAh battery now official

ASUS has just unveiled its latest flagship gaming smartphone, the ROG Phone 2. It is the successor to last year’s ROG Phone. The device to be equipped with the new, never-before-seen Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset.

ASUS ROG Phone 2 with SD 855+ and 6,000mah battery now official

The ASUS ROG Phone 2 retains its gaming vibe design with an aggressive and industrial aesthetic found on gaming PCs and accessories. It uses an Aura RGB body, 6.6-inch 19:5:9 display with FHD+ OLED screen with an insane 120Hz refresh rate, protected by Gorilla Glass 6 protection, and In-Display fingerprint scanner.

Inside, the device is powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 855+ processor, up to 12GB RAM, and up to 512GB UFS 3.0 storage. The CPU has a clock speed of 2.96GHz, while the Adreno 640 GPU can run up to 675MHz. It also has an updated GameCool II 3D vapor-chamber cooling system to keep over heating at bay.

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Camera wise, the ROG Phone 2 has 48MP + 13MP dual rear cameras, and a 24MP selfie shooter. To power up the device, it is equip with a large 6,000mAh battery with a 30W HyperCharge fast charging support. It can be charged on its side or through the USB Type-C port. The ROG Phone 2 also goes with WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ad (5G, 2×2 MIMO), 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and NFC.

The ROG Phone 2 will have its own ecosystem of accessories that can take your gaming experience to a whole new level. The updated range includes a dual-screen dock and a gamepad attachment that looks a lot like what the Nintendo Switch uses and can be attached to the top and bottom of the handset or slid into a grip.

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ASUS has yet to announce the availability and pricing of the ROG Phone 2. Stay tuned.

ASUS ROG Phone 2 specs:
  • 6.59-inch FHD+ (2340 x 1080) 19.5:9 AMOLED display
  • HDR support
  • 120Hz refresh rate, 1 ms response time
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ 2.96GHz octa-core
  • Adreno 640 GPU
  • 12GB RAM
  • 512GB storage
  • 48MP F1.79 IMX586 + 13MP 125-degree ultra-wide dual rear camera
  • 24MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • 3x USB Type-C ports (bottom, sides)
  • AirTriggers 2.0
  • Front-facing stereo speakers
  • ARCore support
  • 3.5mm audio port
  • In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Face Unlock
  • ROG UI/ZENUI (Android 9 Pie)
  • 6,000mAh battery w/ 30W ROG HyperCharge technology, Qualcomm QuickCharge 4.0

Source: XDA

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