Asus’ ROG Phone II is the most spec-heavy gaming phone yet

The ROG Phone I. | Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge

Asus’s first ROG gaming phone was one of the most maximalist takes on the concept to date, so it’s only appropriate that the company follow up with a new model to stay on the bleeding edge. The ROG Phone II sounds like a spec bump more than a design revolution — Asus hasn’t provided official press images of the device yet, which is why there’s a picture of the original model above — but as spec bumps go, it’s a pretty hefty one.

First off, the display has received a major upgrade. It’s a 6.59-inch 1080p OLED panel with an integrated fingerprint sensor, support for 10-bit HDR, and a Razer Phone 2-matching refresh rate of 120Hz. The touch sampling rate is twice that, at 240Hz, and Asus claims its touch latency of 49ms is the lowest of any…

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