ASUS is ramping up its gaming-centric smartphone line with the introduction of the ROG Phone 2 Strix Edition.
This new phone still all has the bells and whistles of the ROG phone, except for some downgraded hardware that made it more affordable.
ROG Phone 2 Strix Edition specs:
- 6.59-inch AMOLED display, 2,340 x 1,080 px
19.5:9, 120Hz, Corning Gorilla Glass 6
- 2.96GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB storage
- Dual rear cameras:
13MP f/2.4 ultra-wide
- 24MP f/2.2 front camera
- 4G LTE
- WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, GPS
- Under-display fingerprint sensor
- USB Type-C
- 6,000mAh battery
18-watt fast charging
- Android 9.0 Pie
Unlike other ROG Phone 2s, the Strix model only offers 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Its WiFi capability is also limited only to 802.11ac compatibility. Lastly, the phone can only accommodate up to 18W of fast charging unlike other phones with 30W.
The new phone from ASUS’ gaming brand is now available in stores for Php34,995, as posted by mobile store MemoXpress.