ASUS ROG Phone II - the first gaming smartphone with a Snapdragon 855 Plus chip (20 photos)

Gaming smartphone ASUS ROG Phone II with Snapdragon 855 Plus chip and external cooling

Manufacturers of smartphones and computers with specialAttention refers to the creation of gaming devices with high performance and using numerous technological innovations. The ROG Phone II smartphone announced by ASUS, which can work with both the ROG UI game interface and the usual Android on the Zenfone 6 shell, is intended for just such a niche.

6The 59-inch AMOLED display of the ROG with a built-in fingerprint sensor has a resolution of 2340x1080 pixels, an aspect ratio of 19.5: 9, supports 10-bit HDR technology and coverage of the DCI-P3 color space (108%). The refresh rate of the screen is 120 Hz with a delay of 1 ms, however, modes with a frequency of 60 and 90 Hz are available.

The hardware of the smartphone runs on a processor.Snapdragon 855 Plus is already overclocked by the manufacturer. The core frequency is increased by only 4%, but the Adreno 640 graphics processor comes with a frequency that is overclocked by 15% (675 MHz). The cooling of such a high-performance system is provided by an advanced system with an evaporation chamber, and special vents are arranged in the housing. However, the highlight of the smartphone was the external cooling system AeroActive Cooler II, which provides a reduction in the temperature of the rear panel by 5 ° C, which can also serve as a convenient stand for the ROG Phone II. The gaming machine is also endowed with up to 12 GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 512 GB of integrated UFS 3.0, there is no slot for memory cards.

The main two-module camera is a Sony sensor.48 megapixel IMX586 (aperture f / 1.79, pixel size of 1.6 microns) and a 13 megapixel wide-angle sensor with a viewing angle of 125 °. For self-installed 24-megapixel camera with HDR support. The sound is provided by two front stereo speakers with DTS: X Ultra support mounted on the edges. There are four microphones in the ROG Phone II, one 3.5 mm headphone jack and an additional USB 2.0 Type-C port on the end. AirTrigger II’s built-in sensor cocks are endowed with updated tactile feedback and gesture recognition for games. For data transfer are provided: NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac / ad, A-GPS and GLONASS. To charge the device has a USB 3.1 Type-C connector. The operating system is Android 9.0 Pie.

For the autonomous operation of the device carriesResponsibility 6000 mAh battery, guaranteed to provide 7 hours of gaming. For fast charging technology meets 30W ROG HyperCharge and Quick Charge 4.0. Stated that the full restoration of the battery will take only 1 hour and 40 minutes. The smartphone has dimensions of 170.99x77.6x9.48 mm and weighing 240 grams.

By design, the body of ASUS ROG Phone II is similar togaming smartphone of the first generation. It also consists of a metal frame with glass panels of Gorilla Glass 6, having rounded edges and corners, but at the same time carved elements on the back surface. There is also the ROG logo with a customizable backlight.

Additionally included gamepad comesROG Kunai Gamepad, consisting of two parts attached to the smartphone on the sides. Use of docking stations (WiGig, Pro Dock and Mobile Desktop) is available to broadcast the image on the TV screen. The time of appearance of the smartphone ASUS ROG Phone II on sale and the price was not disclosed.