ASUS Announces More Affordable ROG Phone 2 Strix Edition

ROG Phone II goodness at a lower price

ASUS adds another variant to the ROG Phone II line with the Strix edition. This version has all the goodness of the vanilla ROG Phone II, save for having less RAM (8GB compared to 12GB) and less internal storage (128GB instead of 512GB). The best part? The Strix edition is more affordable than the vanilla ROG Phone II at Php 34,995. For reference, the vanilla ROG Phone II is priced at Php 49,995.

For its asking price, the ASUS ROG Phone II (Strix edition) also comes with an Aeroactive Cooler II and Aero Case to keep the phone protected and cool while you are busy playing graphics-intensive games with it.

ASUS ROG Phone II (Strix edition) Specs

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus processor
  • Adreno 640 GPU
  • 6.59-inch 120Hz/1ms AMOLED panel with 240Hz touch sampling rate, full HD+ resolution, 108% DCI-P3, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, 10-bit HDR (2340 x 1080)
  • 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM
  • 128GB of UFS3.0 storage
  • 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor with an f/1.79 aperture lens, 13-megapixel wide-angle secondary camera
  • 24-megapixel front camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, under-display fingerprint sensor
  • 6000mAh battery
  • Two USB Type C ports
  • Fast charging up to 30W using supplied charger and regular USB Type-C cable
  • Android 9 Pie

The ROG Phone II Strix edition is available at ROG concept stores and ASUS’ official online store. Don’t forget to check out our full review on the ROG Phone II:

ASUS ROG Phone II Review: The Gaming Phone, Perfected

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