ASUS ROG Phone 2: Overview
Asus launched the Asus ROG Phone 2 in July 2019. You can get the product for around and below AUD 1,263.90 for 8GB/128GB, AUD 1,593.90 for 12GB/512GB, and AUD 1,799 for 12GB/1TB in the markets of Australia. The phone flaunts the elegance in Black. Let us jump into the details.
Asus ROG Phone 2 has a dimension of 171 x 77.6 x 9.5 mm. It weighs about 240 grams with the aluminum frame. The phone has the Corning Gorilla Glass 6 on the front and Corning Gorilla Glass on the back. The device is not dust/water-resistant. It has an RGB light panel (on the back) and Pressure-sensitive zones (Gaming triggers).
The display system has a 6.59 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, which supports 1 Billion color depth. You can almost not feel the bezels with a 80.3% screen-to-body ratio. There is 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution on the display system with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. You will enjoy the 391 PPI density.
Asus boasts 650 nits max. brightness, 120 Hz refresh rate, and 240Hz touch-sensing on the screen with HDR10 support.
Asus ROG Phone 2 operates on an Android 9.0 (Pie), ROG UI on top. Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm) chipset and Octa-core Kryo 485 go well with Adreno 640 GPU. You will get 128GB with 8GB RAM and 512GB/1TB with 12GB RAM for your files and applications. The internal storage is not expandable with a dedicated card slot.
The device sports three variation on storage and RAM capacities. [Asus ROG Phone 3 512GB]
The phone has a dual-camera system that includes 48 MP wide and 13 MP ultrawide cameras. You can shoot up to 2160p videos up to 60 fps with the rear camera system. The videos will not get Stereo support in the sound records. You also get a 24 MP front camera with HDR support. The camera can shoot up to 1080p videos at 30 fps. You also don’t get the gyro -EIS support on the selfie camera.
Battery & Sound:
The device has a Non-removable Li-Ion 6000 mAh battery. The battery system supports Fast battery charging 30W. The device also supports Quick Charge 4.0, and 3.0 Reverse charging up to 10W.
There are loudspeakers on the phone with DTS:X stereo speakers (2 dedicated amplifiers). You get high sound-quality 24-bit/192kHz audio output and also get a 3.5 mm jack port for external sound devices.