Official Leaks of Asus Rog Phone 2

Trickles of details about the second-era Asus gaming phone, the ROG 2, have been spilling out throughout the web in recent weeks. The latest, ahead of the 23 July reveal date, confirms a variety of specs.

The leak came through TENAA (that is the Ministry of Industry and Info Technology of the People’s Republic of China), as reported, revealing a 120Hz OLED screen and big 5800mAh battery capacity.

Additionally, new are dimensions – 170.99 x 77.6 x 9.78mm – which means the second-gen Republic of Gamers Phone is bigger than the original. However, with a battery of that capacity that is probably not a surprise. Yes, it is likely a necessity. That capacity is more prominent than even the Asus Zenfone 6’s 5,000mAh cell.

On the 15 July Qualcomm confirmed its latest platform, the Snapdragon 855 Plus, would even be a part of the ROG 2 package – making it the first phone to obtain this ramped-up mid-year refresh.

“The Kryo 485 CPU within the Snapdragon 855 Plus will run at as much as 2.96GHz, while the Adreno 640 GPU has clocked 15 % faster than the present Snapdragon 855,” defined Asus in an announcement.

There’s additionally mention of 12GB RAM, which is the current highest quantity of memory you will discover in any phone, to make sure the ROG Phone 2 cuts through any task – gaming or otherwise – with absolute ease.

So there we’ve it: the Asus ROG Phone 2 can have that fast refresh screen, probably unrivaled battery life, and be the first with the top-end Qualcomm chipset on board too. We’ll know full specifics on the announcement date.