Taiwanese Electronics brand Asus is all set to launch its new gaming-centric smartphone in India today. The company will be launching Asus ROG Phone 2 in the country. Prior to its launch in the country, the makers already introduced the second-generation gaming smartphone at the IFA 2019 tech event held in Berlin. Also, the device was listed on Flipkart confirming that the exclusive availability on the e-commerce website after the launch. The key highlights include a massive 6,000mAh battery and is powered by Snapdragon 855+ processor. The launch event will begin at 12.30 PM IST. The event will be live-streamed on its social media platforms. Read on to know more about the pricing, availability, specifications and live streaming details of the Asus ROG Phone 2.
Asus ROG Phone 2 expected price, availability and how to watch the live stream
The unveiling event of the Asus ROG Phone 2 starts at 12.30 noon IST. The launch event will also be live-streamed on its official YouTube channel as well as on the dedicated microsite on the e-commerce Platform Flipkart today plus you can also watch the event live right here on our website embedded below.
As for the pricing, the Asus ROG Phone 2 was launched in China ahead of the Indian launch. As per the Chinese pricing the Standard Edition which is for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage variant costs CNY 3,499 (approximately Rs 35,000) whereas the 12GB RAM with 128GB storage variant priced at CNY 5,999 (approximately Rs 60,000). The Ultimate Edition with 12GB RAM with 1TB comes with a price tag of CNY 6,199 (approximately Rs 62,000).
In the European market, the standard edition costs EUR 899 (approximately Rs 71,400) while the Ultimate Edition carries a price tag of EUR 1,199 (approximately Rs 95,200).
Asus ROG Phone 2 specifications
Coming on the specifications, Asus ROG Phone 2 features a 120Hz HDR 6.59-inch FHD+ display with 2,340 x 1,080 pixels along with an in-display fingerprint scanner with Gorilla Glass 6 used for protection. It runs on Android 9 Pie with the ROG UI skin on top. The gaming device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC processor with up to 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM along with up to 512GB UFS 3.0 of internal storage.
Asus ROG Phone 2 comes with a dual rear camera setup consisting of a 48-megapixel primary and a secondary 13-megapixel ultra-wide camera. It sports a 24-megapixel selfie camera on the front.
The gaming smartphone comes equipped with dual front-facing stereo speakers with DTS: X Ultra support and ultrasonic air triggers along with a 3D cooling chamber with a vent. It comes with a huge 6,000mAh battery with support for 25W fast charging.
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