ROG Phone 2: the most productive Android smartphone

Finally, the second generation of gaming ROG Phone has been officially presented by Asus. Besides the fact that it is one of

largest smartphones, now it is also the largestproductive in the world. In China, the device will be available for purchase today, but the global version will only be released by September, after the Chinese market is saturated and all certification procedures in different countries are completed.

What does it look like

Taiwanese manufacturer did not try hardchange the appearance of the gaming smartphone in comparison with the first generation. The body of the playful device is made of durable glass, which has a glossy surface for the home market and matte in the global version. The screen of the gaming smartphone has a diagonal of 6.6 inches, the AMOLED matrix with a flat protective glass. At the top and bottom there are frames into which powerful stereo speakers are integrated. A fingerprint scanner is responsible for security, from the interfaces there is a USB-C connector and an analog mini-jack connector for headphones. The logo on the back side is adorned with a logo highlighted by RGB LEDs. The second generation ROG Phone has a weight of 240 grams with a rather considerable thickness of 9.4 centimeters.


Complete set of many accessories. There is a handy gamepad Kunai, which turns the smartphone into a Nintendo Switch. The accessory has two joysticks, they interface with a smartphone via Bluetooth. The docking station has a second high resolution display with a refresh rate of 120 hertz. There is also an additional 5000 mAh battery. Another accessory AeroActive Cooler supports the gaming smartphone in an acceptable temperature range with long maximum loads. When using it, the temperature immediately drops by five degrees or more.

There are also several covers and a number of docking systems.Turning a gaming smartphone into a real gaming system that can be the heart of any gaming club. Additionally, you can purchase a special case where all these accessories are neatly packed. This is the maximum grade, here is the smartphone itself, and a convenient bag for transporting all this gaming wonder-set.


Second generation manufacturer improveddisplay characteristics, now the AMOLED matrix received 120 hertz, whereas the first generation was content with 90 hertz. The screen resolution is 2340x1080, calibrated immediately at the factory to transfer the most natural colors and shades. At the same time, the touch panel received a recoil rate of 240 hertz to minimize delays during the return of the command.

As a fiery engine, the new ROG PhoneReceived the most powerful processor at the moment for Android smartphones Snapdragon 855Plus from Qualcomm. This stone is four percent higher than the usual 855th by the frequency of the central processor, 15 percent ahead of the graphics subsystem performance. The processor itself is overclocked to 2.96 gigahertz. For such a hot stone, you need a productive cooling system, and here it is liquid with a 3D evaporative chamber. Heat is removed through the air vents, and the additional cooler finishes the temperature to average values ​​at maximum loads. The board has 12 gigabytes of RAM, the drive is 512 gigabytes, and the built-in memory is fast, UFS 3 standard. There is also a microphone with noise, the main camera migrated from the Zenfone 6 with a 48 megapixel main sensor and an auxiliary 13. The front camera received a sensor at 24 megapixels.

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