Weekly poll: Asus ROG Phone II - hot or not?

28 July 2019
A phone with plenty of specs to impress, including the first device with Snapdragon 855+.

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mattyc8787, 15 Feb 2020What phones are cheaper and have similar specs? I'm honestl... moreLatest Nubia Red Magic for example and uppcomming blackshark by Xiaomi.
Even the Razer 2 is great.

  • mattyc8787

tersemgt, 28 Jul 2019this phone not has micro sd slot , no DAC , , battery is sm... moreSince when is a 6000mAh battery small for a phone??? Regardless of the size of the display... get your facts straight

  • mattyc8787

CptPower, 29 Jul 2019Well there are better gamiing flagships or at least a lot c... moreWhat phones are cheaper and have similar specs? I'm honestly curious as I want this phone or one like it but cant addors another $800 phone

  • Anonymous

Ok... This phone is pretty impressive. But having it for more than 2 weeks I can say that all of ASUS gaming claims are true and the triggers/X Mode work really well. It is missing quite a few things though: No Wi-FI calling, a good dialler with Caller ID, no text wrap in browsers i.e everything is small in desktop mode, 4G only reaches half the speed of a Samsung Note 8 using the same sim in the same location, however is double the speed in 4G+ areas (wierd!?), Limited clipboard, no badges on apps (just a blue dot) for notifications,

  • elijah

is this sold with accessories?


It is useless for gaming cause any phone with 855 will do same job, but hood as a flagship phone without good camera

I was blown away the first time I try 120hz monitor. Now we have a phone capable of doing that?! But can the phone even run AAA games in 120hz? I have SD845 6gb phone that still cant run well HDR+Ultra PUGB, SD855 is like a minor upgrade to 845.

Well there are better gamiing flagships or at least a lot cheaper but with simmilar specs.

Brad, 29 Jul 2019Haha I agree with you, but every time I go to cafe or wifi ... morewhen we were in the high school and students later we spent a lot of time together in the sport courts, swimming pools, horse riding course, later in dancing rooms, beer rooms, coffee rooms, pubs, terraces, aso, but were ever we were we actually INTERACTED, as in playing real /physical games, racing, discussing, debating, changing ideas, joking, flirting, changing barbs, insulting and trading punches sometimes, all in all really seeing each other eye to eye and drinking elbow to elbow... but, well, matter of social and educational background... and even when playing games in my room I am not alone. you know, they invented those strange on-line games you can play in teams....

  • Brad

geekacontra, 29 Jul 2019"Asus ROG Phone II - hot or not?" for me a definitely NO! w... moreHaha I agree with you, but every time I go to cafe or wifi corner I always see bunch of guys hang out together playing pubg. Their screaming, laughs, swears, they look like really having fun compared to be alone in our room playing on PC sure we can have voice chat but still feels alone.

GrandMaster, 29 Jul 2019You can ask your government for official proof. Lol. Haven'... moreYeah, because YouTubers are so honest and not shills. /s

  • Anshul

Anonymous, 29 Jul 2019Not everyone is a fan of XDA.For the significant price cut on the Tencent version, anyone will be happy to pay less and get the full fledged experience of the global version via installing custom ROM. Use the brain.

  • AnonD-706668

Anonymous, 28 Jul 2019get the iPhone XS it has a great camera with excellent dyna... moreNo I don’t need any zoom, don’t need wide angle camera or portrait camera...I need a phone which gives me clear low light images...I have already trial iPhone XS camera in low light...it failed to impress me...

  • FarFan

I'm really considering it as next daily driver flagship phone, while never playing games on it

  • AnonD-794217

GrandMaster, 29 Jul 2019You can ask your government for official proof. Lol. Haven'... moreAs I say before to him, he doesn't have YouTube in his phone or doesn't know how to use it

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 29 Jul 2019Not everyone is a fan of XDA.It's easy or is everyone technically challenged?

  • Anonymous

120 Hz is the thing that attracts me the most about this, easily the most interesting spec. Nice hardware overall.

NotAnOpinion, 29 Jul 2019Again. Whitepaper specs. There's no official proof to these... moreYou can ask your government for official proof. Lol. Haven't you seen videos from MrWhoseTheBoss, Unbox Therapy, D2D, etc... If not, go check it out.

GrandMaster, 29 Jul 2019Lol! 90hz vs 120hz. Which is better? It's common sense. I'v... moreAgain. Whitepaper specs. There's no official proof to these claims about the Asus ROG 2. If you can believe what someone claims without FACTS, well, I can sell you a bridge.

  • Anonymous

Anshul, 28 Jul 2019Get the tencent version and install custom or global rom to... moreNot everyone is a fan of XDA.