ASUS ROG Phone 2 With Snapdragon 855+ Launched In India At Rs 37,999

ASUS ROG Phone 2 With Snapdragon 855+ Launched In India At Rs 37,999

ASUS ROG Phone 2 With Snapdragon 855+ Launched In India At Rs 37,999

by September 24, 2019

Asus ROG Phone 2, the second-generation of the gaming-centric smartphone has been launched in India during an event held in New Delhi. The ROG Phone 2 is a highly improved version of its predecessor. It is powered by Snapdragon 855+ SoC complemented by up to 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 512GB UFS 3.0 of internal storage. The smartphone also sports upgraded ultrasonic Air Triggers 2 for gaming, stereo speakers with DTS: X Ultra support, and offers an in-display fingerprint sensor. The Asus ROG 2 comes with a display which possesses a refresh rate of 120 Hz.

Pricing and Launch Offers

The Asus ROG Phone 2 will hit the stands at a price of Rs. 37,999 for the base 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant in India. The phone will retail from September 30th onwards via leading marketplace Flipkart. The retail package of the phone’s base model will include the 10W QC 4.0 charger and the AeroCase cover. The higher end variant of the phone is equipped with 12GB RAM + 512GB storage. This premium variant will be available at a price tag of Rs. 59,999. It is expected to retail very soon in India. The retail package of this premium variant will come with a 30W ROG Charger, AeroActive Cooler, and the Aero Case.

Flipkart is offering a flat 10 percent instant discount on purchases made using ICICI bank credit cards as part of its launch offer. It will also offer an equivalent discount for orders using Axis bank credit and debit cards. Users can also avail the No-cost EMI plan which is available for a tenure of 6 months.

The accessories that have been launched by the company include a TwinView Dock priced at Rs. 19,999. The Mobile Desktop station and ROG Kunai Gamepad will be available at Rs. 12,999 and Rs. 9,999 respectively. The ROG 30W charger will be sold separately and it will be priced at Rs. 1,999.

Asus ROG Phone 2 specifications

The Asus ROG 2 phone will come with dual-SIM (Nano). It will run the ROG UI based on Android Pie. The phone sports a 6.59-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and a refresh rate of 120Hz. In addition, its 1ms response time, and 10-bit HDR support makes in an interesting gaming phone. As per the company, the phone’s display offers a touch sampling rate of 240Hz and touch latency of 49ms. The phone comes with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 6 to safeguard it from fall and shock.

The smartphone comes with a 48-megapixel primary camera, accompanied by a 13-megapixel wide-angle camera which offers a 125-degrees field of view. For selfie lovers, the phone offers a delightful 24-megapixel front camera. The Asus phone is equipped with a 6,000mAh battery. The smartphone comes with support for Quick Charge 4.0 fast-charging standard.

The ROG Phone 2 comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor to authenticate access and thereby safeguard from unrestricted access to the phone. Asus ROG Phone 2 comes with dual front-facing stereo speakers with DTS: X Ultra support. It sports Air Trigger 2, the upgraded version of the Asus ROG Phone’s ultrasonic shoulder buttons which offers the users a console controller-like gaming experience.