Asus ROG Phone 2 Will Be the Best High

Asus’s first ROG gaming phone was probably the most maximalist takes on the concept so far, so it’s only appropriate that the corporate follow up with a brand new model to remain on the bleeding edge. The ROG Phone II seems like a spec bump more than a design revolution — Asus hasn’t provided official press pictures of the gadget yet, which is why there’s an image of the original model above — however as spec bumps go, it’s a pretty hefty one.

First off, the display has acquired a significant upgrade. It’s a 6.59-inch 1080p OLED panel with a built-in fingerprint sensor, assist for 10-bit HDR and a Razer Phone 2-matching refresh price of 120Hz. The contact sampling rate is twice that, at 240Hz, and Asus claims its touch latency of 49ms is the lowest of any phone. You may choose whether or not to run stock Android or Asus’ ROG UI as a part of the phone’s setup process.

Behind the display, there’s a Snapdragon 855 Plus processor, which is Qualcomm’s new gaming-focused SoC that provides 15 % faster GPU performance and better peak clock speeds on the CPU. Asus says its cooling system, together with a vapor chamber and vents, will stop throttling of the 855 Plus’ peak speeds. The ROG Phone II additionally has 12GB of RAM, as much as 512GB of storage, a 48-megapixel camera, and a 6,000mAh battery that the corporate says should be good for more than 7 hours of PUBG with the screen set to 60Hz.