over in the "Review: Asus ROG Phone II for Non-Gamers" discussion:
6450 mAh using Moto mod
TurboPower Pack Moto mod + Moto Z3 (more mAh with Z4) gives similar freedom (and bulk) without being unreasonably tall. But that combo is nowhere near as powerful with only a Snapdragon 835 and 4GB of RAM.
over in the "Hands On with the Asus ROG Phone II" discussion:
This certainly looks like a beast (12GB RAM? I don't own ANYTHING with 12GB, not even a computer), but I'm not quite sure if there's a North American market for something this...beastly. Is this aimed primarily at Asia, or what?
For the presumed price of this phone ($900+) you could get a decent low-midrange gaming PC, and if you buy a peripheral or three, you're getting into solid i7-8700K range. Or if mobility is really your thing, a Switch and about ten full-priced games could be had for a similar amount.
(Either way, and as an aside, I must say that I've been enjoying Phonescoop's coverage these last few months. The new "Hands-On" features are miles better than the old review format, with much more objectivity and even-handed repo... (continues)