Asus India has started building the hype up to the ROG Phone 2 launch in the country. The Snapdragon 855+ powered gaming phone was earlier presented globally and brandishes features like Aura RGB lighting, dual front-firing stereo speakers, dual vibration motors, and an elaborate cooling mechanism to avoid throttling with extended gaming sessions.
The ROG Phone 2 launch date and the venue were revealed by a social media content where Asus India has asked fans to decode the details of the event using clues interspersed across a PUBG mobile snapshot.
However, thanks to our sources close to the e-commerce partner, we have learned that Asus RoG Phone 2 India launch will happen on September 23 in Aerocity, New Delhi. The event will commence at 12:30 PM.
Also Read: Asus ROG Phone 2 Hands-On Review
Update (September 17, 2019): Asus India has now officially confirmed the launch date, timing, and other details.
ASUS ROG Phone Features
The Asus ROG Phone 2 is a very ambitious gaming phone and is aided by a gaming ecosystem. Apart from a powerful chipset and proper cooling mechanism, hardcore mobile gamers can leverage advantage offered by high refresh rate display, an elaborate gaming mode, and accessories like ROG Kunai gamepad, Aero active cooler, and different types of docks.
The phone has a massive 6000mAH battery and two fast-charging enabled ports. It runs Android Pie based ROG UI and comes in multiple memory configurations maxing at 12GB RAM and 256GB storage, respectively.
Asus ROG Phone 2 Specifications
|Model||Asus ROG Phone 2|
|Display||6.59“, 19.5:9, 2340×1080, 120Hz/1ms AMOLED; 240Hz response time, 108% DCI-P3; 100,000:1 contrast ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, 10bit HDR, SDR2HDR upscaling|
|Software||Android 9.0 Pie-based ROG UI|
|Processor||2.96GHz octa-core SD855+ with Adreno 640 GPU|
|Battery||6000mAh with 30W fast charging|
|RAM||LPDDR4X up to 12GB RAM|
|Storage||UFS3.0, 128GB or 512GB|
|Rear Camera||48MP+13MP (125-degree)|
|Other features||ARCore, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C, Customized connector, Dual-front firing speakers with DTS:X Ultra|
|Price||To be announced|