Asus announced its new flagship smartphone focused on the most demanding players, ROG Phone II, built around a AMOLED panel of 6.59 inches with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels able to play HDR 10bit content and covering a DCI-P3 color space at 108%.

This panel arrives with a refresh rate of 120 Hz with a response time of 1 millisecond (it can be set at 60 Hz and 90 Hz), while the touch sensor works at 240 Hz together with the optimizations of the Android kernel, promises a superior fluency with respect any other smartphone available in the market.

This screen is accompanied by a dual front speaker configuration with DTS: X Ultra sound technology, includes dual vibration motor to improve the haptic response in games, a pair of buttons named AirTriggers to improve the gameplay without touching the screen, 3.5 mm jack for headphones, and a selfie camera of 24 megapixels.

Asus ROG Phone II

Asus ROG Phone II powered through Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC, where Adreno 640 graphics have received an overclock that improves its performance by 15 percent (CPU only 4%) that can finally accompany with 12 GB of LPDDR4X RAM along with 512 GB of UFS 3.0 storage.

All this is cooled with copper internal steam chamber, which is garnished with the second generation of the AeroActive Cooler, an external fan that promises to reduce the temperature by up to 5ºC when activated, while keeping the smartphone standing on the table, so it is ideal if you are going to play with a controller or even as a mere support when you travel to see a series or movie.

Asus ROG Phone II

If you want to improve the gaming experience, the company also announced Asus ROG Kunai Gamepad, a controller that will turn the smartphone into a kind of Nintendo Switch, which can be accompanied by the TwinView Dock II to add a second screen @ 120 Hz to 1ms with its own cooling and its own 5000 mAh capacity battery. Speaking of battery, the smartphone integrates a nothing less than 6000 mAh capacity, which translates into 7 hours of play to the PUBG without stopping even for a single second and 30W fast charging technology ROG HyperCharge.


The information is completed with a dual rear camera configuration of 48 + 13 megapixels, the logo is kept on the back with a RGB LED backlight system, both the front and back is protected with the Gorilla Glass 6, and they left us by not announcing its availability and price.

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