Android gaming phones are the new talk of the town. Shiny, powerful and colourful, thanks to all those RGB lights these are surely attention grabber. Taiwanese smartphone maker Asus yesterday announced a sequel of its ROG gaming phone. The new ROG 2 android gaming phone is probably one of it’s kind with all the powerful hardware, attractive pricing and fully capable accessory ecosystem.
The ROG Phone 2 is a successor of the original ROG phone which was launched in India bank in 2018 and came at a hefty price tag of Rs. 69,000. The highlight of this second generation android gaming smartphone from Asus is its 120 hz display, 6000 mAh battery pack, loaded up to the brim hardware specifications and an extremely interesting pricing.
Asus ROG Phone 2 price in India, launch offers
The Asus ROG Phone 2 price in India is set at Rs. 37,999 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant. This retail package includes, an AeroCase cover and a 18 watt QC 4.0 fast charger with charging cable and the phone, obviously. While the other higher end variant comes with 12 GB of RAM, 512 GB of on-board storage, 30 watt QC 4.0 fast charger with charging cable , Aero Case, Aero Active Cooler II and the phone. This variant is priced higher at Rs. 59,990 which is still less than the launch price of the original ROG Phone.
The ROG phone 2 will be start retailing exclusively on Flipkart and will be a Big Billion Day special product. The phone will be available from 30 September at 11.00 am and it will be available with a 6-month no-cost EMI option. ICICI and Axis bank get an additional 10% discount.
Asus ROG Phone 2 gaming accessories price
- Kunai Game Pad at Rs. 9,999/-
- Aero Active Cooler at Rs. 3999/-
- Professional Dock, at Rs. 5499/-
- TwinView II at Rs. 19999/-
- Mobile Desktop Dock at Rs. 12999/-
- 30 Watt Charger with Type C to Type C Cable Rs. 1999/-
- Lighting Armor Case at Rs. 2999/-
Asus ROG Phone 2 specifications
The phone packs a 6.59-inch Full HD+ AMOLED HDR 120Hz display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC coupled with 8GB or 12GB of RAM. The phone comes with 128GB or 512 GB of storage basis the variant you choose.
It comes with dedicated AirTrigger, dual vibrating motors, stereo front-facing speakers with DTS: X Ultra surround sound effect and a side loaded charging port all for an immersive gaming experience. There is a 6000 mAh battery which powers the device.
- 6.59-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 120Hz OLED 10-bit HDR 19.5:9 aspect ratio display, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 108% DCI-P3, 10000:1 contrast, dE<1, 10-bit HDR, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
- Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 Plus (1 x Kryo 485 at 2.96GHz + 3 x Kryo 485 at 2.42GHz + 4 x Kryo 385 at 1.8GHz) 7nm Mobile Platform with 675MHz Adreno 640 GPU
- 8GB LPDDR4x RAM, 128GB (UFS 3.0) storage / 12GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512GB (UFS 3.0) storage
- Android 9.0 (Pie) with ROG UI
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- 48MP rear camera with 1/2″ Sony IMX586 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.79 aperture, up to 4K 60fps video recording, 13MP 125° ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture
- 24MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, EIS
- Dual front-facing 5-magnet speakers with dual smart amplifier,3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, Hi-Res audio, DTS Headphone:X 7.1 virtual surround sound for headphone, Quad mics with noise-cancellation
- In-display fingerprint sensor
- Dimensions: 170.99×77.6×9.78mm; Weight: 240 g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ) / 802.11ad 60GHz, Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Galileo(E1+E5a), QZSS(L1+L5), USB Type-C, NFC
- 6000mAh (typical) / 5800mAh (minimum) battery with 10V 3A 30W HyperCharge fast charging, supports up to 30W QC4.0 / PD3.0 / Direct Charge adapter