ASUS has launched the new gaming beast smartphone ASUS ROG Phone II in an official event today It comes with high-level specifications with a premium look and design. This device not only runs on the latest SD855 Plus processor but also comes with an optical under-display fingerprint scanner. It has a dual rear camera with a 48-megapixel camera. The device is backed up by a mammoth 6000mAh battery that is more than enough for a gaming smartphone.
It comes with 12GB of RAM which is the maximum till now for a smartphone and is giving full competition to the PCs these days with that amount of RAM. It will be available with a Black colour option however, the price of the device will be announced tomorrow with its China launch in partnership with Tencent Games. We can expect its global rollout from September itself.
The ASUS ROG Phone II comes with a 6.59-inch Full HD+ 120Hz OLED HDR display, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 108% DCI-P3, 10000:1 contrast, dE<1, 10-bit HDR, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection and 2340 × 1080 pixels resolution. It is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 Plus (1 x Kryo 485 at 2.96GHz + 3 x Kryo 485 at 2.42GHz + 4 x Kryo 385 at 1.8GHz) 7nm Mobile Platform with 675MHz Adreno 640 GPU. It comes with 12GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 512GB (UFS 3.0) of inbuilt storage capacity. It runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with ROG UI out of the box and comes with Dual SIM (nano + nano) support.
It has a dual rear camera with a 48-megapixel rear camera with a 1/2″ Sony IMX586 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.79 aperture, up to 4K 60fps video recording along with a secondary 13-megapixel 125° ultra-wide camera. It also comes with a 24-megapixel front-facing camera. It has a massive 6000mAh battery with 10V 3A 30W HyperCharge fast charging and support for up to 30W QC4.0 / PD3.0 / Direct Charge adapter.
It supports Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ) / 802.11ad 60GHz, Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Galileo(E1+E5a), QZSS(L1+L5), USB Type-C, NFC connectivity options and additional features such as Dual front-facing 5-magnet speakers with dual smart amplifier, 3.5mm audio jack, Hi-Res audio, DTS Headphone:X 7.1 virtual surround sound for headphone and Quad mics with noise-cancellation. It comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor. It measures 170.99×77.6×9.78mm and weighs 240 grams.