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Asus ROG Phone 2 to launch with 120Hz display and Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC

asus rog phone 2OnePlus 7 Pro was in headlines this year for its 90Hz beautiful edge to edge AMOLED display. Asus has now confirmed that their next ROG Phone 2 will come with a 120Hz refresh rate display. That’s 1/3rd more fasters display than the OnePlus 7 Pro. It looks like this is going to be a trend in the upcoming flagship phones as it makes animations look more fluid.

That’s not the only thing that you should be excited about Asus ROG Phone 2. It has also become the first phone that has been announced as of yet to launch with Snapdragon’s improved 855 Plus SoC. The news was confirmed by “Under One Person”, which is an upcoming game by Tencent China. “Under One Person” will be launched with 120Hz compatibility with the Asus ROG Phone 2. Higher refresh rates often translate to a better gaming experience.

Razer Phone was the first one to start putting high refresh displays in smartphones. Asus and OnePlus quickly follow suit. OnePlus 7 Pro’s one of the biggest feature is its 90Hz display which helps in improving not just the gaming experience, but the user experience. More fluid animations make the phone looks faster and more responsive.

Asus ROG Phone II has been confirmed to be launched on 23rd July in China. We are only a few days away from the launch but there have been no official teasers on features. Though few leaks of its renders could be seen on the Chinese media. But we have some news for you who are eagerly waiting for the features. ROG Phone 2 was spotted yesterday on TENAA with full specs.

Specifications and Features

First to be powered with SD 855 Plus SoC chipset, it will run on Android Pie with 8GB or 12GB RAM. Will be available in three storage options – 128GB, 512GB, and 1T. On the display end, it will have a 6.59″ OLED display of 2340x1080px resolution. The images on TENAA reveal that it has borrowed design from its predecessor. The only difference seemingly is the absence of a fingerprint scanner. It can be interpreted that the option will be embedded in the 120Hz OLED screen.

On the camera front, there is a dual rear camera with 48MP main sensor and the selfie camera is of 24MP configuration. Being a gaming-centric phone, it has a massive battery size – 5,800 mAh supported by 30w fast charging.

Will keep you updated on the remaining specs, features, availability, and price next week.

We will know more about the ROG Phone II including its pricing and availability by 23rd July 2019.


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