Asus ROG 2 Gaming Smartphone Leaks, Features A 120 Hz Display
Asus was one of the first companies to launch a purpose built gaming smartphone which is dubbed the Asus ROG (Repulic Of Gamers) Phone. The handset has a variety of features that make it stand apart from conventional Android smartphones. Some of the said features include a display with a refresh rate of 90 Hz and multiple USB C ports for connecting various accessories simultaneously.
Follwing the success of the orignal gaming smartphone, Asus is bracing for the launch of its second handset which will carry the “ROG Phone 2” moniker. The upcoming smartphone is set to be unveiled on the 23rd of July and a week before the official announcement, real life images of the upcoming flagship have surfaced online.
As per the leaked images, the ROG Phone 2 will have a similar design language to its predecessor. Accordingly, the front of the smartphone accomodates a large display which has considerable bezels on the top and bottom. The upcoming device retains dual front firing speakers and a single selfie camera which is housed in the bezel above the display.
Noteworthy, the ROG Phone 2 is the world’s first smartphone to feature a 120 Hz refresh rate which is a significant step up from its preceding device. However, the display technology that the device will incorporate is not yet know. It will either be an OLED panel like the original ROG Phone or a Super AMOLED panel.
Furthermore, the big bulky reviewer box of the Asus ROG Phone 2 has also leaked which is expected to be packed with gaming focused accessories like detachable gamepad controller and rear mountable cooling fan.
Beside being the world’s first smartphone with 120 Hz refresh rate display, it will also be the world’s first smartphone to feature the Snapdragonn 855 Plus SoC which is upto 15 percent faster than the standard variant. Other specifications of the device are currently unavailable, nonetheless, assumptions can still be made. The ROG Phone 2 is expected to have the following features:
Asus ROG Phone 2 Expected Features
- Display: 6.6 inch, 120 Hz Refresh Rate
- Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 6
- RAM: 8 GB, 10 GB, 12 GB
- ROM: 128 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB
- Front Camera: 16 MP
- Rear Camera: 48 MP Sony IMX586 + Depth Sensor
- Battery: 5,000 mAh, 30 W Fast Charging
- Operating System: Zen UI, Android 9 Pie
Also Read: Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC For Gaming Smartphones
Conclusively, the precise details incluing specifications and price of the ROG Phone 2 will be publicised at the official launch event which is set for the 23rd of July.