Asus ROG Phone 2 128GB: Overview
Asus ROG Phone 2 128 GB 8GB RAM is one of the variations in the Asus ROG Phone 2 along with three other variations in Storage [256GB, 512GB, and 1 TB]. The RAM variation in these storages gives you two options, either an 8GB or a 12GB.
ROG Phone 2 128GB with an 8GB RAM is the cheapest of all the variations. It costs around AED1,969.00 in the Duabai markets. The Phone supports network up to 4G and LTE. It doesn’t have the 5G feature, but the connectivity is considerably good.
Asus released the ROG Phone 2 in September of 2019. It has notable features to compete with other gaming beasts in the market.
Asus ROG Phone 2 128gb has a dimension of 171 x 77.6 x 9.5 mm, which makes it quite a large SmartPhone. It is quite thick too, but it easily fits in your hand. ROG Phone 2 has an aluminum frame with glass back and front.
It weighs about 240 grams, but the weight doesn’t matter much for a gaming phone. The design on the body is simply-mesmerizing with the RGB branding on the back. The phone is unique from the outside and stands out from the rest with the values on the inside.
Asus ROG Phone 2 128gb has a 6.59-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen that supports 1 billion color depth. The display on the phone is 1080 x 2340 pixels resolutions with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9.
One of the notable features of the display system is the 391 PPI density. This value on the phone produces intricate details with vibrant color depths on every frame. The phone uses a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 as the protection mechanism.
ROG Phone 2 has HDR10 support featuring the DCI-P3. 120 Hz refresh rate is one of the best in the SmartPhone world. The refresh rate enables you to experience flawless loads on the screen without any lags and delays.
The screen offers a high-touch sensing rate of 240 Hz that allows you to flick and scroll thorough out the screen with ease and efficiency. The response rate is amazingly high so that you can enjoy your ROG experience with super-high touch rates.
The display system on the phone supports high-quality images and graphics for all types of games and videos. You will have no problems with rendering the images and videos on the phone.
It allows you to render heavy-duty games with extremely-high graphics with ease and efficiency. [Asus ROG Phone II Screen Protector]
ROG Phone 2 operates on an Android 9.0, the Pie version with ROG UI on top. It has a Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+ chipset, one of the best chipsets in the market. Snapdragon 865+ is the latest chipset, and the 855+ compares at a reasonable rate with it.
The Phone uses an Octa-core Kryo 485 with an Adren 640, which enables you to experience the best visual effects on the SmartPhone. The SmartPhone has high-quality in the platform specs that allow the device to outperform most of the gaming phones in the market.
This device has a 128GB storage with an 8GB RAM. You will never run out of the space for your files and other applications. The sad part of the phone is it doesn’t have any card slot for expanding the storage capacity.
Asus ROG Phone 2 128gb has a dual-camera system that includes a 48 MP wide-angle camera and a 13 MP ultrawide-angle camera, and an LED Flash. You can shoot very-crispy images with intricate details.
The ultrawide-angle camera allows you to capture large-scale landscapes with greater details and color depth. The camera system has HDR support, which allows you to shoot 1080p videos up to 240 fps. The gyro-EIS allows you to shoot stable videos and photos in every condition.
ROG Phone 2 has a single 24MP camera with a 2.2 aperture that can shoot 1080p videos up to 30 fps.
Asus ROG Phone 2 128gb has a 6000 mAh battery that has very long battery life. The battery sustains the heavy-drainage while playing heavy-duty games. The battery system supports a fast-charging of up to 30 Watts.
The system on the phone supports the Quick charge 4.0 for super-fast charging. The battery on this phone has a super-high endurance rating of 132 hours.
There is a two-speaker system with DTS:X stereo speakers and 2 dedicated amplifiers. You will have an immersive experience while listening to music and playing games. The speaker system produces high-quality sound for both music and vocals for the phone calls.
The best part of the sound system is the phone still integrates a 3.5 mm jack port for connecting the external speakers like headphones while playing games.
As mentioned earlier, the phone has limited network support up to 4G LTE. There is no 5G on the device. The other connectivity options include the WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, and hotspot). Bluetooth 5.0 for superfast data transmission and GPs support with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO.
There are radio, NFC, and USB 3.1 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector as an accessory connector.
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Available. Released 2019, September|
|BODY||Dimensions||171 x 77.6 x 9.5 mm (6.73 x 3.06 x 0.37 in)|
|Weight||240 g (8.47 oz)|
|Build||Front glass (Gorilla Glass 6), back glass, aluminum frame|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|DISPLAY||Type||AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.59 inches, 106.6 cm2 (~80.3% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~391 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 6|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 9.0 (Pie), ROG UI|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)|
|GPU||Adreno 640 (700 MHz)|
|Internal||128GB 8GB RAM|
|MAIN CAMERA||Dual||48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF, Laser AF
13 MP, f/2.4, 11mm (ultrawide)
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@480fps; gyro-EIS (except @240/480fps)|
|SELFIE CAMERA||Single||24MP, f/2.2, 0.9µm|
|SOUND||Loudspeaker||Yes, with DTS:X stereo speakers (2 dedicated amplifiers)|
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mics
DTS Headphone X
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD|
|GPS||Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; accessory connector|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Po 6000 mAh battery|
|Charging||Fast battery charging 30W (Quick Charge 4.0)
Power bank/Reverse charging 10W
|MISC||Colors||Matte Black, Glossy Black|
|Models||ASUS_I001D, I001DA, I001DE|
|TESTS||Performance||Basemark OS II: 6084 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 5693
Basemark X: 82298
|Display||Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Loudspeaker||Voice 90dB / Noise 81dB / Ring 85dB|
Endurance rating 132h