A few days ago, Asus released its latest Gaming phone, Asus ROG Phone 2. Yesterday, this smartphone officially commenced reservations. Just after 24 hours, the ASUS ROG Gaming Phone 2 hit 1.09 million in Jingdong. As at the time of this report, the figure is still climbing.
The Asus ROG Phone 2 comes with a 6.59-inch AMOLED screen with a refresh rate of 60Hz, 90Hz and 120Hz (1ms latency). The display comes with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixel with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. On the rear of this smartphone, we have a dual-camera setup. The main camera is a 48MP Quad Bayer sensor which is supported by a 13MP 125° ultra-wide-angle lens. On the front, it has a 24MP selfie camera which comes with landscape optimization.
True to the speculations, the Asus ROG Phone 2 is the first smartphone to use the new Snapdragon 855+ SoC. This CPU overclocks the Adreno 640 GPU to 675MHz for a 15% boost in performance. The prime CPU core is overclocked too, although the gains there are just 4%. This smartphone also comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack, four microphones, and specially placed antennas. This is a gaming smartphone thus we expect some heavy-duty battery on this one. Asus incorporates a massive 6000 mAh battery which promises 7 hours of non-stop PUBG action. It supports 30W ROG HyperCharge (with standard 3A cable) as well as Quick Charge 4.0.
For this gaming smartphones, Asus has both internal and external heat control system. The smartphone comes with special vents that direct the heat from the vapor chamber to the external vents. This smartphone also comes with AeroActive Cooler II. This drops the temperature of the exterior by 5°C.