Asus Rog Phone II: The Perfect Gaming Smartphone With Snapdragon 855+ Processor

There are many gaming phones available in the market but those phones will be expensive or will have heating issues. Asus introduced the Rog series which is especially for gaming. Asus smartphones price in India is quite reasonable and it has also become very popular The first series was expensive but, now they have launched Asus Rog Phone II which will be on our budget. The phone is one of the best smartphones under 40,000. Everything about this phone is impressive with 120Hz AMOLED panel, amazing stereo speakers, and incredible heat management setup.

Asus Rog Phone II has an incredible battery life with 6000mAh and 30W fast charging support. The phone is designed as a professional gaming tool. The 12GB variant comes with AeroActive Cooler II so there is no chance that your phone gets heated. If you are a pro gamer Asus Rog Phone II is the perfect one for you. Let’s check out if Asus Rog Phone II can meet your expectations.

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Design
Dimensions170.99 x 77.6 x 9.78mm
Weight240g
ColorsBlack
Features
Bluelight Filter for eye care
Capacitive touch panel with 10 points multi-touch 
Display
Size6.5 inches
Resolution1080×2340 pixels
Aspect Ratio19.5:9
Screen-to-body Ratio80.21 %
Display TypeSuper AMOLED
Brightness626 nits (max)
Refresh Rate120 Hz
TouchscreenMultitouch, Capacitive touchscreen
Performance
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 855+
Operating SystemAndroid Pie with new ROG UI
Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)Adreno 640
SecurityFingerprint unlock, Face unlock
Storage Variants
RAM8GB
Internal Storage128GB
Expandable MemoryNo microSD memory card support
Battery
Capacity6000mAh 
Fast ChargingQuick Charge 4.0 and PD 3.0 Charging
Charger TypeUSB Type-C
Wireless ChargingNo
Camera
MegapixelsRear Camera: 48MP + 13MP
Front Camera: 24MP
ApertureRear Camera: f/1.79 (48MP), f/2.4 (13MP)
Front Camera: f/2.0 (24MP)
EISYes
OISYes
FlashRear LED flash
VideoRear Camera: 4K UHD (3840X2160) video at 30 / 60 fps, 1080p FHD video recording at 30 / 60 fps
Front Camera: 1080p @30fps, 1080p @60fps
FeaturesRear Camera: Portrait, Panorama, Super Night, Pro (RAW file support / up to 32 seconds long exposure), AI Scene Detection
Front Camera: Face recognition, Auto HDR
Network and Connectivity
SIMDual nano-SIM cards with 2G/3G/4G support
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80, Wi-Fi direct
BluetoothBluetooth v5.0 (LE up to 2 Mbps)
PositioningGPS (L1+L5), GLO, BDS, GAL (E1+E5a), QZSS (L1+L5)
Bands2G GSM: GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
3G WCDMA: B1(2100), B2(1900), B5(850), B8(900)
4G FDD LTE: B1(2100), B3(1800), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B20(800)
4G TDD LTE: B38(2600), B40(2300), B41(2500)
USB OTGYes
NFCYes
Multimedia
SpeakersDual front-facing speakers with DTS
Headphone Jack3.5mm headphone jack
MicrophonesQuad microphones with ASUS Noise Reduction Technology
FM RadioYes
Audio OutputHi-Res audio 192kHz/24-bit
Stereo SupportNo
Other Specifications
SensorsIn-display fingerprint
Face recognition
Accelerator
E-Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Hall sensor
Ambient light sensor
Ultrasonic sensors for AirTrigger II and grip press
Dual vibrators.
PortsUSB Type-C
3.5mm headphone jack
In the box accessoriesAsus Rog Phone II
12GB / 512GB variant
AeroActive Cooler II
Aero case
Type-A to C Cable
Ejector pin (SIM tray needle)
USB power adapter (30W)
Documentation (user guide, warranty card)


8GB / 128GB variant
Aero case
Type-A to C Cable
Ejector pin (SIM tray needle)
USB power adapter (18W)
Documentation (user guide, warranty card)

Display:

The 6.59-inch AMOLED display on the ROG 2 has a Full-HD+ resolution with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 240Hz touch refresh rate. All of this makes the screen very smooth and responsive both of which are the gaming advantages. The display claimed to be color accurate with a Delta E average of less than 1. The max brightness is 600nits and there’s Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for protection to prevent from scratches and other damages. The display has thick bezels on the top and bottom.

The phone also supports HD and HDR streaming across Netflix and Prime videos. The phone is 240 grams and 9.48mm thickness which makes the phone heavy. The display comes with features like Bluelight Filter for eye care, and capacitive touch panel with 10 points multi-touch

Performance:

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Asus Rog Phone II runs in Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ with operating system android v9. 0. The phone allows you to do multitasking smoothly and even play heavy-duty games without any issues. You can switch to games effortlessly. Rog II is designed to give the best gaming experience. The phone does not get heated if the phone gets heated up you can control it with the AeroCooler II accessory.

The phone has a 120Hz refresh rate makes scrolling through apps much faster and fun. Game Genie toolbar lets you view the framerate, system temperature, and CPU and GPU usage in real-time when you are playing games.

Camera Features:

The rear camera on the Asus Rog Phone II are the same as those on the Asus 6Z. Rog Phone II phone is missing the laser autofocus sensor, but everything else is similar. The phone has a dual camera with a primary 48-megapixel camera, uses the Sony IMX586 sensor, with an f/1.79 aperture and the second camera has a 13-megapixel ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.4. The rear camera comes with features like portrait mode, panorama, night mode, pro mode, AI scene detection in 16 types.

The front camera comes with 24-megapixel with an aperture of f/2.0. The front camera can capture perfect daylight selfies and even the screen flash in low light gives you amazing selfies. It comes with features like auto, portrait mode, and 8 various filters.

Video Specification:

The main camera can take 4K UHD video at 30/60 fps and a second rear camera at 30 fps. The phone can record 4K video in 30fps and slow-motion video at 120fps/240fps It also has three-axis electronic image stabilization for the rear camera which gives you a stable video.

Battery and Charging:

Asus Rog Phone II comes with a massive battery capacity of 6000mAh with a built-in rechargeable battery. The phone supports fast charging with quick charge 4.0 and PD 3.0 charging. The phone charge by 40% within 30 minutes and take about 1 hour and 20 minutes for a complete charge. The Asus charger comes with an inbuilt chip to reduce heating up of the phone while charging.

The phone has a USB Type-C port to charge. Asus Rog Phone II is an impressive smartphone with all amazing features but it lacks wireless charging.

Network and Connectivity:

Asus Rog Phone II has a dual SIM slot for nano-SIM with 2G/3G/4G support. There is no expandable memory slot but it has an internal storage of 128GB for the base variant and 512GB for 12GB RAM. It also supports wireless network Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80, Wi-Fi direct and Bluetooth v5.0 you can connect your Bluetooth speaker or headphone and enjoy the music. The phone supports TD-LTE (4G), UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz(3G), FDD-LIT(4G) B38(2600), B40(2300), B41(2500), GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz(2G), GPRS, and EDGE.

Multimedia:

Asus Rog Phone II comes has a dual stereo speakers with DTS:X. The phone has separate amplifiers for each speaker. The speakers are front-facing which are loud and the quality of the audio will impress you. The phone also has the headphone jack and you can enjoy high-quality audio with headphones. It also comes with Quad microphones with ASUS noise reduction technology which eliminates almost all unwanted background noise.

Other Specification:

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Asus Rog II is available only in one color black. The phone comes in two storage variant one with 8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage at the price of ₹39,999 and the second one comes with 12GB RAM with 512GB internal storage at the price of ₹62,999. The phone also has sensors like In-display fingerprint, face recognition, accelerator, E-Compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, hall sensor, and ambient light sensor. The phone comes with the package of an Asus Rog II, Aero case, type-C cable, USB power adapter, and AeroActive Cooler II (for 12GB).

Pros:

  • Outstanding gaming experience
  • Excellent battery life
  • Amazing stereo speakers
  • high-refresh-rate display

Cons:

  • No wireless charging
  • The phone is heavy and bulky
  • The phone is not water proof

Asus Rog Phone II FAQs:

Does Asus Rog Phone II support fast charging?

Yes, The phone comes with huge 6000mAh battery comes with up to 30W fast charging support.

What is the price of Asus Rog Phone II in India?

 Asus Rog Phone II price in India starts from Rs 39,999 for the base variant with 8GB ram and 128GB internal storage

What are the storage variants available in Asus Rog Phone II?

Asus Rog Phone II comes in two storage variant 8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage and 12GB RAM and 512GB internal storage.

Is the Asus Rog Phone II waterproof?

No, Asus Rog Phone II is not waterproof.

When was Asus Rog Phone II launched in India?

Asus Rog Phone II was officially launched in India on October 8, 2019.