Asus has launched its latest gaming smartphone ‘Asus ROG Phone 5’ in India. As expected, it is powered by the latest and most powerful octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. The design of the device is very modern. It has a subtle red accent on the side and a Cyberpunky retro pixel-dot design at the rear. It is a 5G supportive device that comes with a large battery of 6,000mAh. Let’s take a complete look at the specifications and price of the Asus ROG Phone 5.
Asus ROG Phone 5 Specifications
The Asus ROG Phone 5 comes with a 6.8-inch Samsung AMOLED display with support for 144Hz refresh rate and 300Hz touch-sampling rate. The screen is protected with the covering of Gorilla Glass Victus. Its display supports HDR10+ and comes with a Pixelworks i6 image processor to enhance viewing quality for the user.
The device is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 888 SoC coupled with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Interestingly, Asus included a 3.5mm headphone jack on the device, which none of the other flagship smartphones launched recently come with. The Asus ROG Phone 5 comes with the latest AirTrigger 5 control method for allowing a better gaming experience for the user.
There is a triple-camera setup at the rear with the same Sony IMX 686 64MP primary sensor as in the ZenFone 7 Pro. There is also an ultra-wide-angel lens and a macro lens at the rear.
It has a dual-cell 6,000mAh battery with support for 65W fast-charging. The ROG Phone 5 retains the side-mounted charging port for allowing gamers to keep playing while charging their device. It will be available in two colours - Black and White.
Asus ROG Phone 5 Pro Specifications
The ROG Phone 5 Pro comes with the same specifications as the ROG Phone 5. However, there are a few key differences between the two. First of all, the ROG Phone 5 Pro gets the ROG Vision display with various pre-loaded animations. Users can also create custom animations to personalise their smartphone experience.
It also comes with two additional buttons at the lower back of the phone. The ROG Phone 5 Pro comes with up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage.
Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Specifications
The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate comes with a stunning white matte finish. It has all the features of the ROG Phone 5 Pro. The device is the world’s first smartphone to come with 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM.
Asus ROG Phone 5, ROG Phone 5 Pro, and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Price
The ROG Phone 5 comes in two variants. Its 8GB+128GB variant is priced at Rs 49,999 and 12GB+256GB variant is priced at Rs 57,999. The ROG Phone 5 Pro with 16GB+512GB is priced at Rs 69,999. Lastly, the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate with 18GB+512GB is priced at Rs 79,999. The ROG Phone 5 series will go on sale from April 15, 2021, via Flipkart.