Asus ROG Phone II vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active - specs comparison - PhoneArena

Asus ROG Phone II vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

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Display

Size:

6.6 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 391 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 568 PPI

Technology:

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz

Screen-to-body:

80.24 %
74.89 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SM8150-AC (7 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 2960 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 640
Adreno 540

RAM:

12GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

512GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

6000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

48 MP (Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

13 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 11 mm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

24 MP (HDR)
8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
2560x1440 (QHD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.73 x 3.06 x 0.37 inches (170.99 x 77.6 x 9.48 mm)
5.99 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches (152.1 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm)

Weight:

8.47 oz (240.0 g)
7.34 oz (208.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black Glare
Gold, Gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0, EDR
5.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ad, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, i; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, OTG, Video out
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 13, 2019
Jun 30, 2017

FCC ID value:

MSQI001D
A3LSMG892A

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.04 W/kg
0.57 W/kg

Body:

0.83 W/kg
0.37 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.19 W/kg
0.44 W/kg

Phablet:

3.88 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 850

In The Box:

AeroActive Cooler II, ASUS ZenEar Pro Hi-Res earphone with microphone (optional), Transparent case / Aero case, Type-C to C Cable (120cm), Ejector pin (SIM tray needle), USB power adapter (18W / 30W), Documentation (user guide, warranty card)

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 22, 2019
Aug 07, 2017
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