Christmas came early. Well, not really. But ROG just gave us an early gift. They just announced the ROG Phone II Price, Specs, and Pre-Order information ahead of schedule.
Last week, ROG announced the ROG Phone II Online Launch scheduled on October 11 at 9 pm. But just earlier today, they gave us the price, specs and all the pre-order details for the unit.
ROG Phone II promises to be the world’s first gaming phone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus. It comes with an AMOLED 10-bit HDR 6.59″ display. ROG II has a landscape-oriented design, aDual Surrounding Vibration, and front-facing stereo speakers. It promises a powerful immersive gaming experience. And it comes with a new range of modular accessories
ROG Phone II comes with a 6000 mAh long-life battery with 30W ROG HyperCharge.
ROG Phone II Price
All that power for just under PhP50,000.
Yes, you read that right. The 12GB/512GB variant of the ROG Phone II comes with a price tag of only PhP49,995.
|Processor||2.96GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855 Plus Mobile Platform with 7nm, 64-bit octa-core processor|
|GPU||Qualcomm® Adreno™ 640|
|OS||Android™ Pie™ with new ROG UI|
|Display||6.59-inch 19.5:9 (2340 x 1080) 120Hz/1ms AMOLED 10-bit HDR display|
600nits outdoor readable brightness
Delta E < 1
DCI-P3 support and 500,000:1 contrast ratio AMOLED display with Corning® Gorilla® 6 Glass
Blue-light filter for eye care
Supports Always On
Capacitive touch panel with 10-point multitouch (supports glove touch)
|Dimensions||170.99 x 77.6 x 9.48 mm|
13MP (125° ultrawide-angle)
Dual front-facing stereo speakers with DTS:X Ultra
Stereo speaker with dual NXP TFA9874 smart amplifier for louder, deeper and less distorted sound effect
|Sensors||In-display fingerprint sensor, face recognition, accelerator, e-compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, Hall sensor, ambient light sensor, ultrasonic sensors for AirTrigger II and grip press, dual vibrators|
|GPS||Supports GPS(L1+L5), GLO, BDS, GAL(E1+E5a), QZSS(L1+L5)|
|Connectivity||4G LTE up to 1.2Gbps downloads with integrated Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X24 LTE modem|
Qualcomm Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
WiGig® (802.11ad/60GHz Wi-Fi) wireless display support
Bluetooth® 5.0 (EDR + A2DP), supports Qualcomm® aptX™, aptX HD and aptX Adaptive NFC
Supports USB 3.1 Gen 1 / DP 1.4 (4K) / fast charging (PD 3.0) (30W)
30W ROG HyperCharge direct charging
Supports USB 2.0 / fast charging (PD3.0) (30W) / direct charging
3.5mm headphone jack
AeroActive Cooler II (PHP 2,995), Aero Case (PHP 995)
You can pre-order the ROG Phone II starting tomorrow, October 3.
If you pre-order the ROG Phone II, you will be eligible for the ROG WEAR VICTORY BUNDLE. That’s the ROG Phone II plus an EXCLUSIVE ROG Jacket worth PhP2,495.
Full mechanics for pre-orders and other information will be unveiled on the ROG Philippines page, tonight, October 2, 2019.
However, the news will not stop there. The brand will still have another announcement on October 11, 2019 – during their online launch at 9:00 PM.
In itself, I think the PhP49,995 price tag is just right for the specs and features of the ROG Phone II. It might seem too much for some but it is a smartphone designed and specially crafted for an optimum gaming experience.
So if you are serious about mobile gaming, do not miss out on getting yourself the ROG Phone II. For a better, overdrive gaming experience, it is a must-have.
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