Asus Rog Phone 2 | Everything You Need To Know

Nowadays! Finding a good smartphone isn’t challenging anymore, a smartphone that’s powerful enough to run most of the games that are available on the Google Play Store and App Store.

But if you are seriously interested in the mobile gaming industry and want to invest your time in improving your skills then this article is for you. 

So, today I’m going to talk about the premium looking phone with premium features i.e. Asus Rog Phone 2

Asus Rog Phone 2 is a gaming-centric smartphone and it is one of the best gaming phones. This smartphone featured a lot of features like Snapdragon 855+ processor, World’s first 120Hz/1ms AMOLED HDR Delta-E < 1 display, and much more.

Let’s dive deep into it.

Asus Rog Phone 2

Overview

Asus Rog Phone 2
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Well, the Asus Rog Phone 2 is one of the best gaming phones that launched last year and this is a premium quality. If you are extremely interested in the world of mobile gaming. Then this phone gives you a lot of features and advantages to the gamers. With a lot of features and accessories make it the best gaming phone offering from Asus. 

The Rog Phone 2 is the ultimate gaming smartphone and competes with Black shark 2 & Red magic 3. Asus Rog Phone 2 comes with the slogan i.e. “Worshiped By Gamers. Loved By Tech Gurus” because it packs a Snapdragon 855 processor with the world’s fastest 120Hz per 1ms 10-bit HDR AMOLED Display.

It has a 2.96 GHz High-performance CPU with Adreno 640 Graphics that gives you 15% faster graphics & up to 12GB of RAM with up to 512GB inbuilt storage & runs on Android 9.0 (PIE).

It comes with a 6000 mAh battery with Rog HyperCharge and Dual USB-C charging ports. If you see the camera of this smartphone it packs a dual rear camera setup 48 + 13 MP sensor. Front side, you will see 24 MP cameras.

Display & Design

Asus Rog Phone 2
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Rog Phone 2 comes with 6.59 inches screen size with 1ms Pixel response time 10-Bit HDR AMOLED Display. The aspect ratio is 19.5:9 and offers you a great gaming experience. This device also features Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for protection against scratches and marks.

If you talk about the overall design it is similar to its predecessor, using a metal chassis and a glass backplate. This time Asus upgraded the Architecture so you can experience console-like gaming, so this time you get a super-fast Ultrasonic Air Triggers 2 with Dual Vibration Feature, with this feature you can feel the action all around you.

It supports a side charger, the best experience for landscape-mode gaming. And one more thing it has an illuminated Aura RGB lighting effect.

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Camera

Asus Rog Phone 2 features a 48 MP main camera & 13 MP secondary camera and has been provided with many features like IMX586 Sony flagship sensor, EIS 4K 60 FPS blur-free video, and also Pro Mode.

It also has a 24 MP front-facing camera with Quad Bayer Technology. With all these features you can take your real-life shots with max details.

Performance

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ with Adreno 640 Chipset
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Rog phone 2 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ with 2.96GHz high-performance CPU + Adreno 640 chipset so you can experience world dominating performance. 

For sustaining the peak of the performance Asus gives you Advanced Multi-level Processor Cooling technology it has an internal 3D vapor chamber with copper heat sink and at the back panel it has cooling vents for maximum heat dissipation.

For GOD like gaming this time Asus Rog Phone 2 gets a unique & improved architecture New Dual Zone Vibration Feature

The Rog UI gets even better and with X-Mode and Armoury Crate you get a different space for tuning your game. It also has an illuminated Aura RGB.

Battery & Storage

Asus Rog Phone 2

Rog Phone 2 is a gaming-centric smartphone which has a lot of powerful configurations to meet the needs of the gamers. It has a monster like battery and comes with up to 12GB of RAM and 512GB inbuilt storage. 

The Battery of this smartphone is 6000mAh with Rog HyperCharge Quick Charging 4.0 and Dual USB-C Charging Ports that give you up to 30 days of 4G Standby, 52hrs of 3G talk time,12.8hrs of Wi-Fi Web Browsing & 26.2hrs of video playback.

Rog Phone 2 also has a base variant of 8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage.

How much will an Asus Rog Phone 2 cost?

Asus Rog Phone 2 was launched in October 2019 officially. The price of this smartphone in India is Rs. 39,999 for the base model. And in other countries, it is around $899. It has another variant available with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage worth Rs. 62,000 (approx).

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Asus Rog Phone 2 Specifications

PerformanceSnapdragon 855 Plus
Storage128 GB
Camera48 MP + 13 MP
Battery6000 mAh
Display6.59″ (16.74 cm)
Ram8 GB
Launch Date In IndiaOctober 8, 2019 (Official)
Quick ChargingYes
Operating SystemAndroid v9.0 (Pie)
Sim SlotsDual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
ModelROG Phone 2
Launch DateOctober 8, 2019 (Official)
BrandAsus
Sim SizeSIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano
Network4G: Available (supports Indian bands), 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint SensorYes
Fingerprint Sensor PositionOn-screen
Fingerprint Sensor TypeOptical
Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Fingerprint SensorYes
Width77.6 mm
Weight240 grams
Build MaterialBack: Gorilla Glass
Thickness9.4 mm
Height170.9 mm
ColoursBlack
Display TypeAMOLED
Aspect Ratio19.5:9
Bezelless DisplayYes
Pixel Density391 ppi
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v6
Screen To Body Ratio Calculated80.21 %
Screen Size6.59 inches (16.74 cm)
Refresh Rate120 Hz
Screen Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels
Touch ScreenYes Capacitive Touchscreen
Camera SetupSingle
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Image Resolution8000 x 6000 Pixels
SensorExmor-RS CMOS Sensor
AutofocusYes Phase Detection autofocus
Shooting ModesContinuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Resolution24 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera(27 mm focal length)
Physical ApertureF2.0
FlashYes LED Flash
Video Recording1920×1080 @ 30 fps
Boot up Time Tested By 91mobiles13.0 s
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
GraphicsAdreno 640
ProcessorOcta core (2.96 GHz, Single core, Kryo 485 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 485 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 485)
Architecture64 bit
Ram8 GB
Audio FeaturesDTS Sound
Fm RadioYes
Audio Jack3.5 mm
LoudspeakerYes
Internal Memory128 GB
Usb Otg SupportYes
Expandable MemoryNo
User-ReplaceableNo
Standby TimeUp to 720 Hours(4G)
TalktimeUp to 52 Hours(3G)
Quick ChargingYes Hyper
Usb TypecYes
TypeLi-Polymer
Battery Charging Time 20 To 100 Tested By 91mobiles02h 02m 30s
Capacity6000 mAh

Why Should You Buy? (Pros)

  • Impressive & Unique Design
  • Amazing Gaming Look
  • Just like a Monster, 6000mAh Battery
  • Great Display and high 240Hz refresh rate
  • One of the best stereo speakers
  • Gorgeous AMOLED screen with 120Hz panel
  • A performance like a beast
  • Outstanding Gaming Experience
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • 30W Hypercharger
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Rog Armoury Crate and Rog Game Genie
  • Landscape-optimized WiFi (get up to 2 Gbps speed)
  • Dual Surrounding Vibration
  • Headphone Jack also available
  • New Accessories (Twin View Dock 2, Rog Kunai Gamepad, Aero case, Aero Active Cooler 2)
  • Aura RGB with different modes

Why Should You Not? (Cons)

  • It’s Quite Heavy
  • Design only attract gamers
  • Only gamers see the full benefits of its power
  • 18W fast charger only with the base variant
  • The camera is not much impressive but it’s good
  • No micro-SD card slot
  • Wireless charging is not included
  • No IP Rating
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2 thoughts on “Asus Rog Phone 2 | Everything You Need To Know”

  1. wonderful blog sir ….thanks for giving knowledgeable content. I am searching for this phone it’s too good for gaming and multitasking.

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