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Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)

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

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Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

24mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)Compare Asus ROG Phone 2 X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3060
mAh

(Removable)

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

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ROG Phone 2 (128GB)29 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)vsRedmi Note 2 (32GB)6 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
+2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Core20%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR4X5 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs2GB LPDDR3
+128GB (107GB user free)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (26GB user free)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
vseMMC 5.0
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD IPS
+1080x2340 pixels22%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.59"20%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(dual camera) 48MP + 13MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+Dual LED flashAdvantage
The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 24MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps7 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6000 mAh96%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3060 mAh
+2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)Advantage
With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+USB Type-C (reversible)Advantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+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
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 version A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
240 grams (8.4 ounces)vs+160 grams (5.6 ounces)50%
Lighter
9.78 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)18%
Thinner
391 PPIvs+401 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+FM with RDSAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

17 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
+10 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
ModelROG Phone 2 (128GB)Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Other model namesAsus ROG Phone II ZS660KL (128GB + 12GB RAM)Redmi Note 2 (2015051), Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Prime
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
China(Global, International)
China, (Global, International)
BrandAsusXiaomi
Release dateAugust, 2019August, 2015
Depth9.78 millimeters (0.39 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)77.6 x 170.99 millimeters (3.06 x 6.73 in)76 x 152 millimeters (2.99 x 5.98 in)
Weight240 grams (8.4 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SDM855 (7nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6795T Helio X10 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.96Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
2.2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 672MhzPowerVR G6200 MP4 700Mhz
RAM memory12GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (107GB user free)
UFS 3.0
32GB (26GB user free)
eMMC 5.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.59" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)391 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Mobile networksAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual 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
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps150/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
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 Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 7)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
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)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
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
CameraAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
48 megapixels
13MP ultrawide (f/2.4 11mm 125º)
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
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 registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
RadioNot supportedFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- 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
- Colors: White, Blue, Yellow, Pink, Green
- MIUI 7
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh3060 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)10V/3A=30W10W
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered690 minutes | 11.5 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registered8640 minutes | 144 hours | 6 days
Radiation rateAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered