Asus launched the second version of the Rog smartphone series in China 2-3 months ago. At that time we were very impressed with the specs and pricing of smartphones launched in China. This is a smartphone that can compete and beat the OnePlus. So, now that moment has come and Asus has revealed Rog Phone 2 in India. The most exciting thing is its price and I am very excited to tell more about this device.
Design & Display
It comes with a 6 inches AMOLED display of Full HD+ resolution. This is a first smartphone that has 120 Hertz display means the response time will be very quick and 1ms pixel response time. This is a 10-bit HDR full view display which gives you immersive viewing experience and with 6000 nits brightness, we have great visuals outside also. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6.
Design-wise the smartphone is a perfect treat for gamers. It has a glass back with an Auro RGB effect that looks super cool and makes the smartphone stand out from other typical flagships.
In terms of performance, you cannot deny it is the fastest Android smartphone right now. It has a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ chipset which is based on 7 nm architecture and has a clock speed up to 2.9 GHz. It has an Adreno 640 GPU which renders 15% faster graphics. It has a new Rog UI based on Android Pie. New Rog Phone 2 comes with a gaming mode that they called X-Mode which improves gaming performance and has dedicated in-game customization. It has a new XYZ ax super fast air-trigger 2 that gives you another level gaming experience.
It comes with dual rear camera setup. It has a 48 Megapixel Sony IMX 586 primary sensor of aperture f/1.7. With the use of quad-Bayer technology, the smartphone gives 12 Megapixel output of the bigger pixel size of 1.6µm. The secondary rear camera is a 13 Megapixel wide-angle lens that gives a 125° field of view. It also uses a real-time distortion correction feature that makes the image more clear. It comes with a 3 axis EIS and can shoot video at 4k resolution @ 60/30 fps while we can shoot slow-motion video 480 fps for 720p resolution. It comes with a 24 Megapixel selfie camera of aperture f/2.0. They used Quad Bayer technology in a selfie camera too.
Battery & Other Features
It is the world’s first flagship that comes with a massive 6000 mAh battery which can be refilled through Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0. It has a dual Type-C port for charging mean if you are playing the game in a vertical position then you can use the side charging port. It has an in-display fingerprint scanner. It has a dual front magnet stereo sound speaker that gives you immersive audio experience which is better than any other smartphone. It has a quad WiFi antenna for lag-free gaming experience and gives you 4.5X faster WiFi speed. Also, we have are lovely 3.5mm headphone jack which missing now days especially in flagship devices.
Price & Variant
8 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage for 37,999 ₹
12 GB RAM and 512 GB internal storage for 59,999 ₹
So, if I have to say anything about it, it is a perfect smartphone. At this price range, we cannot get more than this. They have provided you with everything in every scenario. It has to compete with the Oneplus 7T which is scheduled to launch within a few weeks, but before launch, we have to say that Rog killed the Oneplus and that’s true. So, if you are looking to buy a smartphone in this price range then definitely, you should go for it.