Asus is all set to launch the new ROG gaming smartphone. The company has partnered with Tecent Games in China to enhance the gaming experience. It is expected to come with an improved GameCool system, better cameras, bigger battery, and Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC. Read more to find about Asus ROG Phone 2 Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
As per recent reports, the Asus ROG Phone 2 will be launched in China on July 23. It is tipped to come in two variants with a starting price of CNY 4,399 (approx Rs 44,400). As of now, there is no information about its Indian price or launch date.
The original Asus ROG Phone was introduced at $899 (approx Rs 62,260) in June last year. It was launched in India at Rs 69,999 in November 2018.
Specifications and Features
- 120Hz OLED display
- 6.59-inch full-HD+ touchscreen
- Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC
- 8GB/ 12GB RAM
- Up to 1TB storage
- GameCool system
- 48MP primary sensor
- 24MP selfie camera
- GPS/ A-GPS
- Dual front speakers
- Huge battery
- Fast charging support
According to recent leaks and rumors, the upcoming gaming phone will be powered by a 2.95GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus processor along with up to 12GB RAM and 128GB/ 512GB/ 1TB internal storage. The new Qualcomm SoC is touted to deliver 15 percent faster graphics performance than the Snapdragon 855 SoC.
The Asus ROG Phone 2 is expected to sport an improved 120Hz OLED display (up from 90Hz display of ROG phone). The 6.59-inch touchscreen will come with full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) resolution and 16 million colors. An in-display fingerprint sensor might also be included.
In terms of optics, the upcoming handset will sport a dual-camera setup on the back (with a 48-megapixel primary sensor). For selfies and video calling, it will sport a 24-megapixel front camera.
The 5,800mAh battery will come with fast charging support. Connectivity options on the device include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS/ A-GPS. The rear panel will feature the ROG branding and RGB light.
Additionally, Asus has teamed up with Tencent Games for in-depth optimization of game content according to the hardware. This, along with a new GameCool system, will offer a better gaming experience to users.
The Asus ROG Phone is a power-packed device with a waterproof body and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It sports a 6.0-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,160 pixels, a pixel density of 402ppi, and 18:9 aspect ratio.
The premium smartphone is powered by a 2.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor along with an Adreno 630 GPU, 8GB RAM, and 128GB internal storage. The 4,000mAh Li-Po battery comes with quick-charging support.
In terms of optics, the Asus ROG phone sports a dual camera set up (12MP + 8MP) on the back. It is capable of recording 4k videos at 60fps. For selfies and video calling, the gaming handset sports an 8MP front camera. Additional features include a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC, Wi-Fi, and mobile hotspot.
The Asus ROG Phone 2 will take on the likes of Razer Phone 2, Black Shark 2 and Nubia Red Magic 3. We will have to wait for more details to emerge. Bookmark this page for more details.
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