ASUS had launched the ROG Phone 2 in 2019 with Android 9 Pie on board. Last year, the gaming smartphone had received the Android 10 update. ASUS had released the new software update for the ROG Phone 2 a few weeks ago and it included the August 2021 security patch. Now, it looks like the Taiwanese firm is finally aiming to release the Android 11 update to the ROG Phone 2. ASUS has opened the Closed Beta Android 11 Update Program for the ASUS ROG Phone 2. This is almost one year late compared to most other Android smartphone brands. For comparison, high-end smartphones OnePlus, Samsung, and Xiaomi received the Android 11 update earlier this year.
Let us check out how you can enrol into this program if you want to test the beta version of the Android 11 update for your ROG Phone 2.
ASUS ROG Phone 2 Android 11 Update Could Be Released Soon
If you are using the ASUS ROG Phone 2 and want to experience the Android 11 on your device before the stable update has been released, you can enrol the device in ASUS’ Android 11 Closed Beta Program by clicking the link here. If you take a part in this beta program, your device will not lose the original warranty. Additionally, you can leave the Android 11 beta program anytime you want. If you wish to leave this program, you will have to submit your request by posting a thread on the specific board or by sending a personal message to the moderators.
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If you have enrolled in this program, ASUS will send you an email, confirming your enrollment. Since this is a beta update program, the initial software build may contain some bugs and performance issues. You can submit bug reports and ask questions on a new board on ASUS’ official forum, ZenTalk. The new board will be exclusively accessible to users who have participated in the Android 11 program.
ASUS ROG Phone 2 Specifications
The ASUS ROG Phone 2 features a 6.59-inch AMOLED display that has Full HD+ resolution (2,340 x 1,080 pixels) and a 120Hz refresh rate. Powering the device is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor. It packs up to 12GB of RAM and 1TB of internal storage. In the imaging department, the gaming smartphone features a 48MP+13MP dual-camera setup at the rear and a 24MP selfie camera at the front. It also features stereo speakers, an in-display fingerprint sensor, two USB Type-C ports, a 6,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging support, and plenty of gaming optimisations and accessories.