October 27, 2019 Abhishek Sahani

Phones

Asus ROG Phone 2 launched in India with Snapdragon 855 plus

Asus ROG Phone 2 launched in India with Snapdragon 855 plus

This gaming-centric smartphone gives a wonderful experience on gaming like PUBG mobile, Fortnite mobile and Call Of Duty mobile with 6000mAh long battery life and comes in two RAM variants 8GB and 12GB RAM.

ASUS is the brand of Taiwanese that has launched Asus ROG Phone 2, the successor of its gaming mobile, the Asus ROG Phone.

The new phone comes with some impressive improvements over its previous version and it is designed from the Indian market perspective views we will be going to see for the first time, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus smartphone which is sold in the Indian market.

Asus ROG Phone 2 Features:

Getting to its specifications of this type of gaming phone is right away, it comes whit the 6.59-inch AMOLED display. The phone\’s body is made up of aluminum and the display glass with the Corning Gorilla Glass 6 offering protection in the front and the rear, both. All are special is that the screen resolution of the phone which is Full HD+, 2340x1080 pixels. Asus has updated the refresh rate to 120Hz ( previously 90Hz on the Asus ROG Phone). More other features lift the phone with the gaming experience for the users. As mentioned, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ chipset is the processor and the RAM is supported with the two variants, 8GB and 12GB. The internal storage is 128GB and 512GB respectively with these both RAM variants. It operating whit the latest Android 9 Pie is the OS but it will be updating to the Android 10 soon it will happen automatically. Inside the phone, there is a huge 6000mAh battery, that keeping the gaming experience at the next level. The battery gets the Quick Charge 4.0 support for the fast charge on the phone. There is a port provided for the various external accessories that help gamer the gamers can buy separately and attach and play.

The camera section has a dual-sensor lens setup with a led by a 48MP primary shooter. The other lens us a 13MP ultra-wide angle lens. The front camera which is for selfies is 24MP in resolution. The rear panel of this phone has the camera set-up on the top-left side corner, exhaust vent for the hot air is on the right with the RGB LED-powered ROG logo at the center.

The gaming-centric Asus ROG Phone 2 smartphone with 8GB RAM + 128GB storage is priced in India at Rs 37,999 and the 12GB RAM + 512GB storage variant at Rs 59,999. The phone goes on sale from September 30 on Flipkart to coincide with the e-commerce giant's much-publicized sale event, Big Billion Days. The date of release of the 12GB RAM variant is still not revealed yet. Look for introductory offers on the platform.

Specifications:

General

Model Asus
Release date 23rd September 2019
Launched in India Yes
Body type Glass
Dimensions (mm) 170.99 x 77.60 x 9.76 mm
Weight 240g
Battery capacity (mAh) 6000
Fast charging Yes
Colors Black

DISPLAY

Screen size (inches) 6.59
Resolution 1080*2340 pixels
Protection type Gorilla Glass 6
Aspect ratio 19.5:9
Pixels per inch (PPI) -

HARDWARE

Processor 2.6GHz Octa-core
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon
RAM 8GB
Internal storage 128GB
Expandable storage -
Dedicated microSD slot -

CAMERA

Rear camera 48MP + 13MP
Rear autofocus Yes
Rear flash Yes
Front camera 24MP
Front flash No

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi standards supported -
Bluetooth Yes
USB Type-C Yes
Number of SIMs 2
Active 4G on both SIM cards Yes
NFC No
Wi-Fi Direct Yes

Sim 1/Sim 2

SIM Type Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE

Yes

Supports 4G Yes

SENSORS

Face unlock Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes

SOFTWARE

Operating system Android
Skin Rog UI