ASUS ROG Phone II with 6.59-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, SD 855 Plus SoC, 8/12GB RAM and 6000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs 37999

Asus has launched their latest gaming smartphone, the ROG Phone II having some insane specifications in India with an even insane price tag starting at Rs. 37,999. The Asus ROG Phone II comes with a 6.59-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display having 120Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time display with DCIP3 Gamut and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 Plus processor with Adreno 640 GPU. It comes in two variants of 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB UFS 3.0 storage and a 12GB RAM LPDDR4x RAM with 512GB UFS 3.0 storage.

Features to Assist Gaming: It comes equipped with 3D vapor chamber which transfers heat eficiently away from the SoC into the body while gaming through the vents on the back of the device to improve efficiency of the Processor. The ROG Phone II comes with dedicated Ultrasonic AirTriggers with faster haptic response rate, vibration latency of 20ms, reduced by 68% from 63ms, this means you do not need to raise your finger while tapping making game play in difficult situations much easier. 3.5mm jack is present and the device sports stereo front-facing speakers with DTS: X Ultra surround sound effect along with quad noise cancelling microphones. Dual high-end vibrating motors XYZ xis for surround feel.

ASUS ROG Phone II specifications

  • Display: 6.59-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 120Hz OLED 10-bit HDR 19.5:9 aspect ratio display, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 108% DCI-P3, 10000:1 contrast, dE<1, 10-bit HDR, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
  • Processor: Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 Plus with 675MHz Adreno 640 GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 8GB LPDDR4x RAM, 128GB (UFS 3.0) storage / 12GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512GB (UFS 3.0) storage
  • Rear Camera: 48MP rear camera with 1/2″ Sony IMX586 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.79 aperture, up to 4K 60fps video recording, 13MP 125° ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 24MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, EIS
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with ROG UI
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Dual front-facing 5-magnet speakers with dual smart amplifier,3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, Hi-Res audio, DTS Headphone:X 7.1 virtual surround sound for headphone, Quad mics with noise-cancellation, In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ) / 802.11ad 60GHz, Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Galileo(E1+E5a), QZSS(L1+L5), USB Type-C, NFC
  • Battery: 6000mAh battery with 10V 3A 30W HyperCharge fast charging, supports up to 30W QC4.0 / PD3.0 / Direct Charge adapter

ASUS ROG Phone II Price:

  • 8GB RAM and 128GB Storage: Rs. 37,999
  • 12GB RAM and 512GB storage: Rs. 59,999

The 8GB RAM variant will be available on Flipkart’s Big Billion day Sale starting from September 29th with a 10W fast charger while the 12GB RAM variant comes with a 30W fast charger and AeroActive Cooler II in the box.

ASUS ROG Phone II accessories Price:

  • ASUS ROG 30W Charger — Rs. 1,999
  • AeroActive Cooler II — Rs. 3999
  • Professional Dock — Rs. 5499
  • Lighting Armored case — Rs. 2,999
  • Twin View Dock II — Rs. 19,999
  • Mobile Desktop Dock — Rs. 12,999
  • ROG Kunai Gamepad — Rs. 9,999

With the 30W HyperCharge fast charger the device can be charged up to 4000mAh in just 58 mins and it takes two hours to fully charge the 6000mAh battery on the device. The pricing has been impressive by the company and with the OnePlus 7T round the corner it is a master stroke by Asus. If you are looking to purchase the device, the Big Billion Day sale will also give your 10% fast discount on certain Credit / Debit cards, do keep an eye out on it.

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