Asus ROG Phone II review

For all the gamers and gaming lovers out there, Asus has finally introduced the latest Asus ROG Phone. The Asus ROG Phone is a gaming phone that is specially designed for those having a huge passion for gaming.  Even the company has also given a tagline, “The ultimate smartphone gaming experience.”

Asus ROG Phone II review

It is a professional gaming tool that is designed with great potential. This professional gaming tool has impressive features that aim at the growing professional mobile e-sports crowd.

It is an incredibly fantastic product having a great variety of features. Additionally, the specifications of this excellent giving device are also so fabulous that you should know about the same. In this Asus ROG phone 2 review, we have given all the details, including its specifications, features, and others.

Asus ROG Phone II Specifications


The body of this Asus ROG Phone 2 is designed with Metal frame; Gorilla Glass 6 front; 170.99×77.6×9.48mm, 240g.


The Asus ROG Phone II has been introduced with an incredible 6.59″ AMOLED display with the 120Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, 240Hz touch response rate; 1080x2340px resolution display (19.5:9 aspect ratio), 391ppi pixel density; 111.8% DCI-P3 color gamut; True 10-bit HDR support.

Rear camera:

For the best photography experience, the Asus ROG Phone II has been introduced with the Main module of 48MP, 1/2.0″ SONY IMX586 Quad Bayer sensor, f/1.79 aperture, 79-degree FOV (26mm equiv. focal length), PDAF/laser autofocus; Ultra-wide module: 13MP, f/2.4 aperture, 125-degree FOV (11mm equiv. focal length), fixed focus. Additionally, it also includes the LED flash with 3-axis EIS for video on both cameras.

Front camera:

Along with fantastic gaming experience, the users can also click beautiful selfies with the front camera. Also, it is featured with the 24MP, f/2.0 aperture, 0.9µm along with the Quad Bayer Technology.


This latest gaming smartphone s featured with the Android 9.0 Pie operating system along with the optional ROG UI overlay.

Asus ROG Phone II OS/Software


The chipset of this The Asus ROG Phone II  has been featured with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus (7 nm), octa-core CPU (1×2.96GHz & 3×2.4GHz Kryo Gold & 4×1.7GHz Kryo 485 Silver) and Adreno 640 GPU (unlocked 400MHz).


This ultimate gaming device that is also a smartphone is also fledged with the 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM that can be extended up to 1TB of UFS3.0 storage.


For long life, this smartphone is featured with the 6,000 mAh Li-Po (sealed) battery with 30W HyperCharge (25W for phone and 5W for accessories) and QC4.0+/USB Power Delivery compliant.


For best connectivity, this smartphone is having some amazing features, including-

Dual SIM (Nano), 4G on both slots, LTE Cat. 18 (1Gpbs download) on Elite edition/Cat. 20 (up to 2Gbps) on Ultimate Edition, Cat. 13 (150Mbps upload); 2x Type-C USB 3.0 port (USB 2.0 on bottom, USB 3.1 gen2/DP 1.4 on side); Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac/ad, WiGig Wi-Fi ad 60GHz; GPS, GLONASS, BDS; NFC; Bluetooth 5.0; FM radio. With all these features, the user can easily avail the best connectivity.


The Asus ROG Phone II is also featured with the fantastic Dual front-facing 5-magnet speakers having Hi-Res audio 192kHz/24-bit DAC; DTS:X Ultra; and 4 microphones for noise cancellation.


There are several other amazing features of the Asus ROG Phone II, including the Under-display fingerprint reader; 3.5mm jack; proprietary 48-pin Side-mount connector for accessories (a second Type-C port is part of it); ultrasonic sensors for AirTriggers and grip press.

In the gaming industry, Asus has given fierce competition to all the other brands available out there. In the gaming industry, there is around 37% of the user section who plays the games. Additionally, it whoops a 50 billion dollar revenue stream.

Furthermore, it is one of the fast gaming niches that is growing rapidly. As per the statistics, the growth enhances 29% year over year. Especially, in Asia; it is 3.5 times faster than PC growth and 6.3 faster than console.

Mobile gaming is giving fierce competition to any other gaming. The statistics are on the basis of the casual gaming crowd. Mobile gaming assonance a lot. It not only includes the common gaming that is the occasional puzzle or clicker game but also it has been translated to the serious and professional gaming as well.

According to the details available, an average session of the honor of King’s game lasts for around 2 hours, and the average daily playtime for the pubg game is around 1 hour 20 minutes. Hence, this game has been played by a hundred million active users daily.

Therefore, it is the main reason more and more smartphone companies are providing specializations regarding the games in their smartphones. Also, with its amazing gaming standards, the Asus ROG phone II has taken the whole scenario to a different level.


Unlike the previous ROG phone, this amazing new phone also comes with a special reviewer’s kit. It looks like a briefcase that includes all the essentials. However, this time, the company has made some changes in the ecosystem of the accessories.

Asus ROG Phone ll Unboxing

Also, desktop Dock is an impressive docking station for the ROG Phone II. There are amazing expandability options available with this device. Additionally, the looks of WiGig Display Dock II are also similar to the last year’s 60GHz wireless display solution. Along with the TwinView Dock II is also as same as the last version.

The briefcase is the new ROG Phone II Lighting Armour Case is just like an edge protector. It plays an important role in incorporating the light guides for RGB goodness. Additionally, it also plays an amazing role in integrating an NFC chip for unlocking exclusive content.

Finally, the ROG Kunai Gamepad of this amazing attest gaming device. The last year’s third-party GAMEVICE accessory has been replaced with this latest gaming pad.  It is something that gamers and users will definitely be willing to buy. The design of this device is quite versatile, and it can be used easily with a separate wireless controller.

Bottom Line

Well, the details given here are enough to describe this amazing gaming device that is designed with the motive to give gamers a chance to get an amazing gaming experience.


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Having a keen interest in technology and gadgets, I love writing reviews and insights for electronic items like Smart Phones, Smart Watches, Games, Gaming devices, etc. I am a tech enthusiast with a passion for the smartphone world, been reviewing and experimenting with them for the last 8 years.

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