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Apple iPhone X (256GB) vs Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple iPhone X vs Asus ROG Phone 2 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Apple iPhone X (256GB)
5.8"
AMOLED

1125x2436

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2716
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14PointsAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Compare Apple iPhone X X
Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

24mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)

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iPhone X (256GB)14 Advantages Apple iPhone X (256GB)vsROG Phone 2 (128GB)14 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
+256GB (245GB user free)129%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (107GB user free)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
vsUFS 3.0
+174 grams (6.09 ounces)38%
Lighter
vs240 grams (8.4 ounces)
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)27%
Thinner
vs9.78 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum frame, glass front/back
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+1125x2436 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+463 PPI18%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs391 PPI
+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsDual LED flash
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.39Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs+2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Core37%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+12GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
5.8"vs+6.59"14%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MPvs+(dual camera) 48MP + 13MP154%
Higher resolution main camera
1/3" inchesvs+1/2" inches50%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
(front) 7.1MPvs+(front) 24MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps17%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
proprietary audio outputvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2716 mAhvs+6000 mAh121%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slotvs+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) is newer and faster
USB 2.0 Proprietary connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPhone X (256GB)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
ModeliPhone X (256GB)ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
Other model namesiPhone 10, iPhone Ten A1865, A1901, A1902Asus ROG Phone II ZS660KL (128GB + 12GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleAsus
Release dateSeptember, 2017August, 2019
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)9.78 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)70.9 x 143.6 millimeters (2.79 x 5.65 in)77.6 x 170.99 millimeters (3.06 x 6.73 in)
Weight174 grams (6.09 ounces)240 grams (8.4 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPhone X (256GB)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
Operating systemiOS 11Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateiOS 13feature not registered
HardwareApple iPhone X (256GB)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A11 Bionic (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.39Ghz Dual-Core Monsoon
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Mistral
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.96Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP3Qualcomm Adreno 640 672Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (245GB user free)
NVMe (SSD)
128GB (107GB user free)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPhone X (256GB)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches6.59" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1125x2436 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)463 PPI391 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6
Mobile networksApple iPhone X (256GB)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1865 model), GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkA1865 model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1901 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 32, 34)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingApple iPhone X (256GB)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraApple iPhone X (256GB)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.4" 52mm 1.0µm 2x-zoom OIS PDAF)
(dual camera)
48 megapixels
13MP ultrawide (f/2.4 11mm 125º)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPhone X (256GB)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)7.1 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution3072x2304 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length32mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone X (256GB)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPhone X (256GB)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone X (256GB)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver
- Face ID
- 3D Touch
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- Apple Pay
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black
- Front/back Gorilla glass
- 120Hz display (1ms response time)
- HDR10 display
- DCI-P3 108% display
- ROG UI
- Sony IMX586 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 4.0
- USB Power Delivery 3.0 (10W)
- DTS:X Ultra sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone X (256GB)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity2716 mAh6000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W10V/3A=30W
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone X (256GB)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.09W/kg (head) | 1.17W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered