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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  • Anonymous

It's HOT alright!

[deleted post]And what material should be used for gaming phones?
Damascus steel?
Even if its maded from kryptonite its gonna be enough for ungrateful peopole like you.
Get out and stop trolling

  • Eddie

Well I would say cool :D
(It has cooling fan)

  • User1234

If this comes with android one and a little ROG tweaks would be amazing.

Heavy customized android is just not my cup of tea

Price too hot to touch though that Tencent version/price is really good

Probably the HOTTEST phone launch of 2019...

Love the Community, 28 Jul 20191. Dude, who cares? No flagship has done a Removable Battery and... more1) The Flagship/Luxury phones of the LG V20 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4-Exynos beg to differ with you. A removable battery is super useful. You can practically turn a 2-day battery life phone into a 1-week battery life phone. You don't need to fumble with Wireless Charging or even Fast Charging, just swap, and it's done. Just because you personally do not like practical features, and you want a bad phone, doesn't mean the rest of us who care should suffer.
1B) Adding IP67, IP68, or IP69K does NOT mean losing the "gaming" portion. In fact, look at the OnePlus 7 Pro which is just as good as the Nubia RedMagic 3 when it comes to throttling and the OnePlus has some uncertified waterproofing (around IP67 level). So there's literally no excuse. Even if there was some thermal loss, its worth the trade-off to get proper protection from moisture: the second biggest killer of phones.

2) The point was the 6,000mAh is overkill if it makes the experience worse with the heft. Reduce it back down to 5,000mAh and enjoy a 180 gram phone instead. Still "heavy" but much more mobile.

4) I wouldn't mind the asking price if they released the device in March like Samsung. Or if they fixed the issues I have with it, and also included inside the box these two accessories: the TV-Dock and the GamePad. Currently, it's a bitter pill to swallow, what looks to be a USD $999 all the way in November, where its too close to the next year phones that come with better chipsets/cameras. Plus it will have competition from the likes of the Note10, Pixel 4XL, iPhone XII.

  • Anonymous

It is hot, but with the price I can't afford it.. Gonna go for zenfone 6..

It is simply the best phone at the moment Period
most powerful phone ever made

  • Love the Community

Kangal, 28 Jul 2019It's almost the "perfect" phone, with some gaping issues: - N... more1. Dude, who cares? No flagship has done a Removable Battery and gaming phones need some airflow. If you want iP68, look for non-gaming phones. But really, who goes to a pool or beach to game. This is more likely for inside building use like home or office.
2. 6000mah battery makes it heavy so it's all good.
3. Agreed considering the first RoG Phone has yet to be updated consistently. With them making ZenUI 6 almost stock like, it can be possible.
4. Well, ROG is a Premium Gaming sub-brand of Asus. It's always expensive.

Performance - yup
Gaming design - yup
Big battery + fastcharge - yup
Accessories - yup
Front firing speaker - yup
Headphone jack - yup
Stunning display - yup
Lots of cooling - yup

Plus with own Asus ROG ecosystem & bunch of own accessories, its the true definition of a gaming smartphone. Yes, ROG 2 is a hot stuff.

  • Anonymous

gaming phones are definitely hot but I'd rather have a good balanced phone with great cameras ex. P30 Pro, Galaxy S10+, Xperia 1

  • Anonymous

Asus ROG Phone II - hot or not?
answer: yes, its HOT especially when you gaming!

I don't like gaming on phones or gaming phones in general , but I guess it's a great device for those who like that kind of stuff.

It's almost the "perfect" phone, with some gaping issues:

- No Removable Battery and/or IP68 waterproof
- too heavy, thick, large, including the controller-case
- Locked Bootloader and Poor software support, hopefully this changes for consumers
- limited availability and too expensive (US $999), hoping for a cheaper widespread launch

PS: A "gaming" phone should also include a microSD slot to store all your content.

Definitely hot. It's perfect phone. with everything anyone'd need! the MSD is a little downside. but WHO THE [Redacted] CARES!? IT'S PERFECT! Aah~!

Definitely hot! Though the price is repulsive to me, I totally against spending over 600 USD for a phone.

  • Dishonored

I never honnestly call a "phone" liké a true gaming device

...but what Asus dis IS just ... respect just compar what they gave u (accessoir headphone and second USB C charge port so the other one with wont bother you while gaming and more )

Other phone should at least do the second USB C port and thé "kunaï"

HOT, definitely hot. Can image how much heat it will be producing after a long hours of gaming :P