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Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB) vs Motorola Edge (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Asus ROG Phone 2 vs Motorola Edge phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Edge XAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)11Points
Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

24mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Motorola Edge (256GB)
6.7"
OLED

1080x2340

64
MP

25mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Edge (256GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

ROG Phone 2 (128GB)11 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)vsEdge (256GB)14 Advantages Motorola Edge (256GB)
+2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Core12%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+120Hz33%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs90Hz
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+391 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs385 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+6000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4500 mAh
+30W67%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs18W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
128GB (107GB available)vs+256GB (235GB available)120%
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
240 grams (8.4 ounces)vs+188 grams (6.58 ounces)28%
Lighter
9.78 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)5%
Thinner
6.59"vs+6.7"2%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 48MP + 13MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 16MP + 0.3MP45%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
1/2" inchesvs+1/1.72" inches16%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 24MPvs+(front) 25MP5%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps67%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

31 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back
AMOLED / OLED
HDR10
1080x2340 pixels
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+24 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
ModelROG Phone 2 (128GB)Edge (256GB)
Other model namesAsus ROG Phone II ZS660KL (128GB + 12GB RAM)Motorola Edge XT2063-3, Lenovo Moto Edge 5G (6GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandAsusMotorola
Release dateAugust, 2019May, 2020
Depth9.78 millimeters (0.39 inches)9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)77.6 x 170.99 millimeters (3.06 x 6.73 in)71.1 x 161.6 millimeters (2.8 x 6.36 in)
Weight240 grams (8.4 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.96Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 672MhzQualcomm Adreno 620
RAM memory12GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
UFS 3.0
256GB (235GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Display typeAMOLEDOLED
Screen size6.59" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~95.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)391 PPI385 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 5
Display features120Hz, 600 nits, HDR1090Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 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)
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 25, 28, 38, 41, 66, 71, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
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
CameraAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
48 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.411mm125º
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP telephotof/2.452mm1.12µmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.0µm
0.3MP TOF 3D
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels25 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.9µm pixel
MultimediaAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black
- Front/back Gorilla glass
- 120Hz display (1ms response time)
- DCI-P3 108% display
- ROG UI
- Sony IMX586 back camera sensor
- DTS:X Ultra sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Solar Black, Midnight Magenta
- Dual stereo speakers tuned by Waves
- Moto Actions
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts30W (10V/3A) Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 4
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.79W/kg (head) | 1.68W/kg (body)
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