Asus updates ROG Phone 5 with July 2021 security patch

In April 2021, Asus unveiled the ROG Phone 5. Since then, the company has released a handful of updates that refresher the gaming experience. Once again, the smartphone is grabbing a similar update with the July 2021 security patch.

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The latest software update for the high-end smartphone arrives on firmware version JP_18.0840.2107.151. Concluding from the ‘JP’ in the build number, we can say that the software is presently live in Japan. The ROG Phone 5 units in other regions will hopefully get similar treatment soon.

Asus is one of the few companies in the gaming hardware business, the ROG series has been its feather on the cap. The introduction of ROG Phone 5 boosted up the gaming segment. Moreover, the device can handle extensive gaming hours, media playback, and any other activity along with super-responsive touch.

Regarding changes, the package enhances the device’s security by inculcating the July 2021 security patch. Moreover, it refines the user experience by improving the performance while playing videos. Also, the Air Triggers usage performance is now enhanced.


  • Google Security Patch Update (July 5, 2021)
  • Improved performance when playing videos
  • Improved performance when using Air Triggers

As most of the updates take place, this FOTA build is also unfurling to different serial numbers by batches. Accordingly, it may take a while to reach out to your device. Alternatively, you can navigate the update by heading to Settings > System updates > Download and install.

Read more: Asus releases a new update for ZenFone 8 with the July 2021 security patch
Shivani Sharma
Shivani Sharma
"Do anything, but let it produce joy" Tech freak, Android enthusiast, and a wanderer.


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