ASUS ROG Malaysia makes an official announcement over the arrival of their newest gaming smartphone, the ROG Phone II Strix Edition. According to ASUS ROG Malaysia, it is the official naming scheme of the newly introduced model in Malaysia.
The beast builds over the innovative gamer-centric design of the 1st Gen ROG Phone and the current Gen ROG Phone II, offers boosts of the performance with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform clocked up to 2.96GHz. The provided GPU’s are the Adreno 640 running up to 675MHz and the uprated GameCool II 3D vapor-chamber cooling system that sustains a full-speed performance for a longer period of time.
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The specification of ROG Phone II Strix Edition are as follows:- Source.
|Panel||6.59 inch 2340×1080|
|Dimensions||L 170.99 * W 77.60 * H 9.78~9.78 mm|
|CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon 855-5 SM8150, Qcta-core CPUs, 2.96GHz|
|GPU||Qualcomm Adreno 640|
|Main Front Camera||24MP|
|Main Rear Camera||48MP|
|Second Rear Camera||13MP|
|Connectivity||802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth V 5.0 (EDR + A2DP)
Wi-Fi direct, NFC
|2G Support||[GSM] 850/900/1800/1900|
|3G Support||WCDMA Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8
TD-SCDMA Band 34, 39
CDMA Band BC0
|4G Support||FDD-LTE Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 28
TD-LTE Band 34, 38, 39, 40, 41(full)
|SIM Cards||Dual SIM dual standby (4G+4G)
Slot 1: 2G/3G/4G Nano SIM Card
Slot 2: 2G/3G/4G Nano SIM Card
|Navigations||GPS (L1+L5), GLONASS (G1) , BDS (B1), GALILEO (E1+E5a), QZSS (L1+L5)|
|Sensor||Gyroscope, E-compass, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, G-sensor, Hall Sensor
In-display fingerprint, Accelerator, Gyro (Support ARCore)
Ultrasonic sensor, Face recognition, Dual vibrators
|Audio||Audio Jet: 3.5mm, Stereo Speaker, Quad Mic|
|Adapter||30W USB Power Adapter with Type-C Cable|
|Bundle||ROG Phone 2 Aero Case + Aero Active Cooler II|
|Retail Pricing and Availability||MYR 2,499
The ROG Phone II Strix Edition features the world’s first 120Hz/1ms AMOLED 10-bit HDR 6.59-inch display. The feature, which believed to offer world-beating Delta-E < 1 color accuracy and better touch response that leads to a truly extraordinary visual experience. Also bundled together with the ROG Phone II, the 6000mAh battery that provides a good battery life and the innovative side-charging design that combined with a 30W ROG HyperCharge power adapter for ultrafast direct charging and a safer experience while charging.
The ROG Phone II Strix Edition was specially designed for adapted immersive gaming situations with its uniquely designed landscape-oriented chassis that incorporates along with the upgraded AirTrigger II ultrasonic sensors, Dual Surrounding Vibration technology and a powerful front-facing stereo speakers. All these features serve its purpose to maximize the gaming experience thanks to new accessories comes with it that includes the TwinView Dock II to expand the display (dual-screen gaming) and the multi-configuration ROG Kunai Gamepad.
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