ASUS ROG Phone II Now Formally Launched, Ultimate Edition with 1TB Also Coming


Through a livestream launch event that ASUS ROG Philippines held last night via their Facebook account, the brand new and most insane gaming smartphone ROG Phone II has been finally and officially launched in the Philippines. It packs the most powerful Snapdragon 855+, 120Hz AMOLED display, a monster 6000mAh battery among many others.

This new ROG Phone II according to ASUS was designed from the ground up for fully immersive gaming experience. It has a unique landscape-oriented design in which the upgraded AirTrigger II ultrasonic sensors are incorporated together with the Dual Surrounding Vibration technology, and powerful front-facing stereo speakers. There is also the brand new TwinView Dock II accessory that provides immersive dual-screen gaming functionality, and then of course the multi-configuration ROG Kunai Gamepad for the ultimate console-like gaming experience.

Design and aesthetics-wise, the ROG Phone II is so "ROG" and so gaming-focused of a smartphone including its optional accessories. Even technical specifications alone, this new ASUS ROG smartphone packs all the bells and whistles a hardcore gamer would need on a phone. First off, it has a massive 6.59-inch AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution and an eye-popping 120Hz refresh rate. It has the most powerful mobile processor in the world, even more powerful than most flagship smartphones around, and it's the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus partnered with Adreno 640 GPU and 12GB RAM. It even has its own upgraded GameColl II 3D Vapor chamber cooling system to sustain long hours of gaming at full throttle.


ASUS ROG Phone II specs:
  • 6.59-inch Full HD+ AMOLED Display with 120Hz refresh rate
  • 2340 x 1080 resolution
  • 2.96GHz octa-core Snapdragon 855 Plus processor
  • Adreno 640 GPU
  • 12GB RAM
  • 512GB / 1TB internal storage UFS 3.0
  • 48MP+13MP dual rear camera with ultrawide angle lens
  • 24MP front camera
  • Android 9 Pie with ROG UI
  • Dual SIM
  • 4G LTE
  • Dual front-facing speakers
  • USB Type-C (another custom USB Type-C on the side)
  • 3.5mm audiojack
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • GameCool II 3D vapor chamber cooling system
  • 30W ROG HyperCharge
  • 6000mAh battery

The ROG Phone II with 12GB RAM and 512GB storage is retailed for Php49,995. The ROG Phone II Champion's Super Pack is also available for Php59,995. And then the ROG Phone II Ultimate Edition with 12GB RAM and 1TB storage will retail for Php59,995 and will arrive next month.

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