ASUS ROG Phone II (Android gaming smartphone)

The ASUS ROG Phone II brings a canon to a gunfight with outstanding specs like the cutting edge Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset, a 120Hz 6.6″ FHD+ AMOLED display, a massive 6,000 mAh battery, and the ability to switch between the gaming-centric ROG UI and the more stock-like Android UI on ZenUI Classic.

It is fitted with a 3D vapor chamber (back vents) to maintain performance (reduce throttling) while gaming, as well as ultrasonic, pressure-sensitive Air Trigger buttons and dual front-facing stereo speakers.

Being a smartphone for hard-core gamers and power users, it also comes supplied with a gaming accessory, and there are optional accessories for interested gamers to buy.

ASUS ROG Phone II Specs and Features

Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46().
  • 5G mobile network bands: No.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 9 Pie + ROG UI / ZenUI Classic.

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 171 x 77.6 x 9.5 mm
  • Weight: 240g
  • Display: 6.6 inches, 1,080 x 2,340 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz 10-bit HDR, AMOLED screen, with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection.
  • Colours: Black.
  • Physical Build: Glass front and back + Aluminium frame.
ASUS ROG Phone II with dual UI
The ASUS ROG Phone II is the ultimate gaming smartphone

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 2.96 GHz Octa-core, Kryo 485
  • Processor Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
  • Graphics Processor:  Adreno 640 GPU to 675MHz.
  • RAM: 12 GB
  • Internal Storage: 256 GB / 512 GB UFS 3.0 storage,
  • External Storage: No.

Photography, Video Recording

  • Rear Camera: 48 MP f1.8 + 13 MP f2.2 dual camera, dual LED flash, 2160p@30fps video recording
  • Front-facing Camera: 24 MP, f2.2 Aperture, AI Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack; DTS Headphone X.
  • Loudspeaker: front-facing stereo speakers with DTS:X Ultra support.
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio:

Sensors

  • Digital Compass: Yes.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; optical under-display.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS.
  • USB: microUSB v3.1; Type-C, USB-OTG
  • NFC: Yes.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 6000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 30W ROG HyperCharge. Quick Charge 4.0.
  • Reverse Charging: Yes; 10W
  • Announced: July 2019
  • Market Availability: August 2019

ASUS ROG Phone II Price and Availability

  • Country Availability: Europe. Asia.
  • Price: 900 Euro or over $1,000.

ASUS ROG Phone II Accessories

  • AeroActive Cooler II
  • Aero Case
  • ROG Kunai Gamepad
  • Mobile Desktop Dock
  • Pro Dock
  • WiGig Display Dock Plus
  • ROG Lighting Armor Case
  • TwinView Dock II – adds a second 120Hz/1ms touchscreen, a cooling fan and a 5,000mAh battery.

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MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

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ASUS ROG Phone II Review Rating

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ASUS ROG Phone II (Android gaming smartphone)
ROG UI and ZenUI Classic on ASUS ROG Phone II

The ASUS ROG Phone II dazzles with a Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset, a 120Hz 6.6″ AMOLED display, a 6,000 mAh battery, and the ability to switch between the gaming-centric ROG UI and the more stock-like Android UI on ZenUI Classic.

Editor's Rating:
4.8

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