ASUS ROG Phone II Strix Edition Lands in PH

Ciara Alarcon
ASUS has officially launched newest gaming smartphone in the Philippines – the ROG Phone II Strix Edition, allowing consumers to get one of the most affordable gaming handsets in the local market that doesn’t compensate its offerings.

ASUS ROG Phone II Strix Edition Lands in PH
ASUS ROG Phone II Strix Edition Lands in PH

Technically, the ROG Phone II Strix Edition and the ROG Phone II are almost identical, but the former comes with a smaller 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The rest of the specs are the same, though.

ASUS also equipped it with an immersive 6.59-inch AMOLED screen with an FHD+ 2340 x 1080 resolution. It has an impressive 120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, and 1ms response time, making sure that users can enjoy watching videos or playing games with heavy graphics using the device.

Under the hood, the ROG Phone II Strix Edition is geared with a powerful Snapdragon 855+ processor, Adreno 640 graphics, and a whopping 6,000mAh battery that supports USB-C 30W ROG HyperCharge technology.

Moving on to its photography department, the phone sports a dual-rear camera setup, consisting of a 48-megapixel main shooter and 13-megapixel 125-degree ultra-wide lens. For selfies, it is mounted with a 24-megapixel snapper.

Other notable features include its in-display fingerprint scanner, AirTriggers 2.0, 3x USB Type-C ports, and front facing stereo speakers.

It runs on Android 9 Pie OS with ZENUI/ROG UI skin on top.

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The ASUS ROG Phone II Strix Edition is priced at Php34,995. Consumers who will score the device will also receive an AeroActive Cooler II and an Aero Case.

So, are you getting one? Let us know what you think in the comment section below!

ASUS ROG Phone II Strix Edition Specs (Philippines):

  • Dual SIM, supports 4G LTE connectivity
  • 6.59-inch AMOLED FHD+ (2340 x 1080) display, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, HDR support, 120Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Dimensions: 170.99 x 77.6 x 9.48mm
  • Weight: 240g
  • Android 9 Pie with ROG UI/ZENUI
  • 2.96GHz octa-core CPU, Snapdragon 855+ chipset, Adreno 640 GPU
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB storage
  • 48MP f/1.79 + 13MP 125-degree ultra-wide dual rear camera
  • 24MP front camera
  • Multimedia Player
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • NFC
  • 3x USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • AirTriggers 2.0
  • Front-facing stereo speakers
  • ARCore support
  • In-display fingerprint scanner, Face Unlock
  • Battery: 6,000mAh non-removable with 30W ROG HyperCharge technology, Qualcomm QuickCharge 4.0
  • Price: Php34,995

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