With only a few days away from its online launch in the Philippines, ASUS has finally announced the pre-order details for the highly-anticipated ROG Phone 2!
ROG Phone 2 is the world’s first smartphone to be powered by the Snapdragon 855+, along with 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.0 storage. To sustain peak performance, it’s equipped with 3 layers of cooling. First, a 3D Vapor Chamber, Second, a heat sink plus internal and external vents, and the third, the AeroActive Cooler II.
ROG Phone 2 runs on the brand’s custom UI, though this time, the user is able to choose whether to use it or stick to a more standard UI. It packs a 6,000mAh battery which supports QC 3.0 and PD 3.0.
|Processor||Qualcomm SDM855 Plus 2.96Ghz|
|GPU||Up to 675Mhz Adreno 640|
|Display||6.59″, 19,5:9, 2340×1080, 120Hz/1ms AMOLED|
|240Hz Sampling Rate|
|10,000:1 contrast ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, Delta < 1, 10-bit HDR|
|Memory||LPDDR4X 12GB RAM|
|Storage||Up to UFS 3.0 512GB|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, E-Compass, Proximity, Hall sensor, Ambient Sensor, In-display fingerprint sensor, Gyroscope, Ultrasonic Sensor|
|WLAN||Integrated 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (5G, 2×2 MIMO; Wi-Fi Direct; 80211ad for wireless display (low latency)|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth V 5.0 (EDR + A2DP)|
|Bluetooth Profile: HFP + A2DP + AVRCP + HID + PAN + OPP|
|GPS||GPS (L1 + L5), GLO, BDS, GAL (E1 + E5a), QZSS (L1 + L5)|
|Inteface||Side: customized connector|
|USB 3.1 gen2/DP 1.4 (4K) / Fast charging (QC 3.0 + QC 4.0/PD 3.0)/Direct Charge|
|Bottom: Type-C Connector|
|USB 2.0/Fast Charging (QC 3.0/PD 3.0)/Direct Charge|
|3.5mm headphone jack|
|Rear Camera||48MP + 13MP (125 degree)|
|Speaker||Dual front-facing stereo speakers with DTS:X Ultra|
|Microphone||Quad microphones with noise-cancellation|
Pre-Order and Pricing
ROG Phone 2 will be available for pre-order from October 3 to 11, 2019, and will retail for PhP49,995 for the 12GB + 512GB variant. Those who will pre-order will also get an exclusive ROG Jacket worth PhP2,495!
For the complete pre-order mechanics, tune in to ASUS ROG’s Facebook Page tonight (October 2, 2019) at 9:00 PM! We will also be updating this article with more details as they become available.
What do you make of the ROG Phone 2’s price? is it just right? really good? let us know in the comments section!