ASUS ROG Phone II Dual-SIM 1TB Smartphone (Unlocked, Matte Black)

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ASUS ROG Phone II Dual-SIM 1TB Smartphone (Unlocked, Matte Black)
Key Features
  • GSM / 4G LTE Compatible
  • North American Variant
  • 2.96 GHz Snapdragon 855 Plus CPU
  • 6.6" 10-bit HDR 120 Hz AMOLED Display
Take your mobile gaming to the next level with the ROG Phone II Dual-SIM 1TB Smartphone from ASUS. The ROG Phone II is specifically designed for people who take their mobile games seriously. The huge 6.6" 10-bit HDR AMOLED display gives you vibrant colors and Delta-E<1 color accuracy. The stunning visuals are designed to run super smoothly thanks to a 120 Hz/1 ms refresh rate. Powering it all is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus 2.96 GHz octa-core CPU, Adreno 640 GPU, and 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
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ASUS ROG Phone II Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Android 9.0 Pie
  • 3GSM / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
  • 4North American Variant / US Compatible LTE
  • 5Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)
  • 6UltraSonic AirTriggers
  • 7Immersive Surround Audio
  • 8Aura RGB Illuminated Logo
  • 9Armoury Crate
  • 10Game Genie
  • 11In-Display Fingerprint Scanner

Take your mobile gaming to the next level with the ROG Phone II Dual-SIM 1TB Smartphone from ASUS. The ROG Phone II is specifically designed for people who take their mobile games seriously. The huge 6.6" 10-bit HDR AMOLED display gives you vibrant colors and Delta-E<1 color accuracy. The stunning visuals are designed to run super smoothly thanks to a 120 Hz/1 ms refresh rate. Powering it all is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus 2.96 GHz octa-core CPU, Adreno 640 GPU, and 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM.

With that much power under the hood of a slim, smartphone frame, ASUS incorporated the GameCool system to keep everything running smoothly. It offers 3D vapor chamber cooling, copper heat sink, vents in the back cover, and a detachable external AeroActive Cooler. Even the included Aero Case works to improve heat dissipation. To help ensure you have enough power to play longer, the ROG Phone II utilizes a massive 6000mAh battery with QuickCharge 4.0 support. Additional gaming features include DTS:X Ultra surround sound, UltraSonic AirTriggers, and more.

The ROG Phone II is built for more than just gaming. As a high-end smartphone, the ROG Phone II has a dual-camera system with huge 48MP wide-angle and 13MP ultrawide sensors. On the front, you have a 24MP camera for your selfie needs. The rear can snap videos up to 4K/60, while the front captures at 1080p/30. A beefy 1TB of storage provides you with plenty of space for hi-res selfies, 4K videos, and a library of the latest in mobile gaming.

The ROG Phone II us unlocked and runs the Android 9.0 Pie operating system with custom ROG UI. It's compatible with GSM/4G LTE networks, and if you travel a lot or have a separate work number, you can take advantage of the Dual SIM slots to access both accounts. Connect to the internet and other devices with built-in WiGig (802.11ad), Wi-Fi Direct, and Bluetooth 5.0. The ROG Phone II also supports NFC technology for making phone-to-phone data transfers or mobile payments where supported.

Android 9.0 Pie

The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your home screen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to millions of apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 9.0 Pie adds a variety of predictive capabilities, navigation changes, and digital well-being enhancements that let you take control of your Android experience. By learning how you use your phone over time, Pie will automatically adjust certain features for you, such as battery usage and display brightness. With App Actions, Pie uses what it learns to get you to your next task quickly. For example, plug in your headphones and Pie will automatically bring up your last playlist. With Dashboard and App Timers, Pie lets you see your phone usage in detail, allowing you to set timers and reminders so you can better manage the time you spend using your smartphone.

GSM / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity

This phone is designed to work on select GSM networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband Internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth and Wi-Fi networking connectivity, but not carrier-based Wi-Fi Calling.

Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports. You can check which bands this phone works with in the Specifications.

North American Variant / US Compatible LTE

The ROG Phone II is a US variant. It may be used in other parts of the world; however, LTE access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. Please choose your country/carrier above to confirm the network compatibility of this phone.

Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)

Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS) allows you to lower your mobile costs when traveling while staying connected. Once your SIM cards are installed, you will be able to receive phone calls and text messages from either without needing to manually choose which one is active. When you want to make a call or send an SMS message, you can select the correct SIM card. When one SIM card is being used for a phone call, the other will not be active until you hang up. Operator charges may apply.

UltraSonic AirTriggers

When using horizontal orientation while gaming, you can utilize additional UltraSonic AirTriggers for aiming, firing, inventory selection, steering, and more. The controls are fully programmable to activate any on-screen action. The controls are touch sensors built into the side of the ROG Phone II. When holding the phone horizontally, they are the "top" left/right controls that mimic what you'd experience on a console controller.

Immersive Surround Audio

The ROG Phone II has dual front-firing stereo speakers and support for DTS:X Ultra, for theater-quality surround-sound in compatible apps.

Aura RGB Illuminated Logo

The futuristic design of the ROG Phone II is capped off with the rear ROG logo that's illuminated with RGB LEDs that can display a rainbow of different colors. You can even select lighting schemes, such as breathing, strobing, color cycling, or you can just leave it static on your favorite color. The Aura RGB also works with the phone's basic functions, letting you program the lighting to be different for incoming calls, notifications, and more.

Armoury Crate

With ROG Armoury Crate, you can quickly browse your installed games, manage auto-launch game profiles, and configure game settings.

Game Genie

The Game Genie interface is designed to be easily accessible, providing you with a toolbar that lets you optimize game settings while gaming. You can turn off notifications, lock the brightness level, and more.

In-Display Fingerprint Scanner

Keep your games and other data safe by locking your phone and utilizing the in-display fingerprint scanner to securely and quickly unlock your phone when needed.

ASUS ROG Phone II Specs

Operating SystemAndroid 9.0
Memory12 GB
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon855 Plus
CPU2.96 GHz Kryo 485 Single-Core
2.42 GHz Kryo 485 Triple-Core
1.78 GHz Kryo 485 Quad-Core
GPU700 MHz Adreno 640
Storage1 TB
Native Resolution2340 x 1080
Display Colors1.1 Billion
Aspect Ratio19.5:9
Pixel Density391 ppi
Panel TypeOLED
Screen CoatingGorilla Glass 6
Input/Output Connectors
Ports1 x 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone (Analog Audio)
1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2)
Speaker2 x Front-Facing (81 dB)
Flash Media SlotNone
SIM Card Slots2 x Nano SIM
GSM 2GGSM, GPRS, EDGE: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
GSM 3G/3.5GUMTS, HSPA+: 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz
4G LTELTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66 Bands
Wi-FiYes, WiGig (802.11ad)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 + LE 
FM RadioYes
Rear Camera System
Rear CameraWide: 48 MP 1/2" Sensor with 26mm f/1.8 Lens
Ultra Wide: 13 MP Sensor with 11mm f/2.4 Lens
Pixel SizeWide Angle: 0.8 µm
Focus Type Wide Angle: Laser Autofocus, Phase-Detect Autofocus
Video RecordingUHD 4K at up to 60 fps
1080p at up to 60 fps
Slow Motion Recording240 fps in 1080p
480 fps in 720p
Front Camera System
Front CameraStandard: 24 MP with f/2.2 Lens
Video Recording1080p at up to 30 fps
Biometric AuthenticationFingerprint (Under-Screen)
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Proximity
Water ResistanceNone
BatteryInternal Lithium-Ion (6000.0 mAh)
Fast Charging TechnologyQualcomm Quick Charge 4.0
Wireless ChargingNone
Dimensions (W x H x D)3.1 x 6.7 x 0.4" / 77.6 x 171.0 x 9.5 mm
Weight8.47 oz / 240 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.555 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.5 x 4.9 x 4.4"

ASUS ROG Phone II Reviews

By far the best performing phone for the $$$!

Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2019-12-24

This is by far the best performing phone in the market. Its cheaper than the top of the line Galaxy or 11 Pro Max. A couple of things though: *Not waterproof *Camera could be better *No VoLTE (depends on your provider as well) But if you can overcome those things, specs vs specs you can't get any better peforming phone* (as of Dec 23, 2019)

Excellent phone, flagship destroyer.

By Bryce
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2020-03-13

This phone is a wonderful piece of tech with many fun accessories. Best Pro: Versatility Worst Con: Matte Finish is very slippery.


By Brian
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-03-22

Switched to this from a Pixel 3XL and I love it. This phone has been rock solid, an excellent upgrade.


By Micheal
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-02-25

An absolute everyday, everyplay BEAST!

Got-Tier Phone!

By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2019-12-28

This phone is more powerful than anything on the market, and Asus really did a good job of making sure it delivers uninterrupted interaction during sustained usage. Pros: The battery lasts me 4 days of idle without having to recharge. I get absolutely bonkers WiFi speeds. Every CPU/GPU benchmark is maxed out. The display is just gob-smacking gorgeous when you unleash it at 120fps. The speakers are unbelievable and are probably the best I've ever heard on a phone. Cons: Some of the software for battery and power management is quite specialized from Asus, so it's a little complicated to figure out all the options when you're just starting out. But it is more than manageable if you like exploring. I'm still experiencing some minor hiccups with Bluetooth audio occasionally cutting out with my Android Auto civic, but it's improve significantly since the last few updates. Overall 10/10 -- if you have the urge to absolute annihilate every shred of concern you've ever had about specs, this phone will taunt you until the day you buy it.

I love this phone.

By Ofer
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-06-18

I really love this phone. The screen is beautiful. Everything seem to be working smooth. Somehow my internet seem to be faster, but that might be just psychological. The design of the phone itself is really nice to look at. Camera give bright and colorful pictures. It's pretty big, but mostly long and narrow. So even with my not so big hands it's not a problem to hold it. I actually appreciate it's a long phone. I love the 1TB storage, and since I also develop games on my free time, I love that I can test 120 Hz monitor and some features that all modern phones are going to have. The speakers are phenomenal. I sometimes feel like the sound comes from outside somehow, and I am not talking about headphones. Overall really nice phone so far.

The best phone

By Kovadis
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-04-06

I have used all the top phones before including Samsung and iPhone. This is by far the best phone. I love the 1tb of memory and the 6000 battery. Top quality and super fast. I don't game so this phone should last me a very long time.

Power House

By Troy
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2019-12-29

This phone is amazing. For work and games is just awesome. Came with clip on fan which works great and not even loud. Battery last for days and charge really fast.

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Is it international version?

Is it international version?
Asked by: Anonymous
No, this is the North America Variant.
Answered by: Asus_Answers
Date published: 2020-01-30

does this rog phone 2 ultimate edition come in a ...

does this rog phone 2 ultimate edition come in a hard case and all the accessories?
Asked by: Mark
Included In the Box would be the following ASUS ROG Phone II Dual-SIM 1TB Smartphone (Unlocked, Matte Black) Aero Case AeroActive Cooler Fan Dongle USB Type-C to USB Type-C Cable 30W USB Power Adapter ROG Bumper SIM Ejector Pin Limited 1-Year Warranty
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2020-01-13

On the back of the phone does it say &quot;Republic of ...

On the back of the phone does it say &quot;Republic of Gamers&quot; or &quot;Tencent Games&quot;? I think there are ultimate versions that says tencent games
Asked by: Timothy
Yes: &quot;Republic of Gamers&quot;
Answered by: Mark
Date published: 2020-01-02

Do we have any idea if this will be released in ...

Do we have any idea if this will be released in the North American variant this month or anytime soon?
Asked by: Kenneth
My phone has been delivered today~! One day earlier! Thanks B
Answered by: NICOLASITO
Date published: 2019-12-17

This is the ultimate edition with 2gb download ...

This is the ultimate edition with 2gb download speed not the Tencent's?
Asked by: Mohammed
I thought the Tencent edition is also just 128GB, 8GB RAM and has a Glass metal back cover
Answered by: NICOLASITO
Date published: 2019-12-13

mentioned color is matte black, but pics looks ...

mentioned color is matte black, but pics looks like glossy, can you confirm?
Asked by: Muhammad Zuaib
Yes it is a matte black finish as described.
Answered by: Mark
Date published: 2019-12-13
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