The Taiwan giant – Asus has unveiled the Asus ROG Phone 5 smartphone with Pro and Ultimate Variants in India. The lineup includes ROG Phone 5, ROG Phone 5 Pro, and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate (Limited) smartphones. Discussing the key specs, the devices come with a 144Hz Samsung AMOLED display and are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888.
Price and Availability
- Asus ROG Phone 5 carries the price tag of Rs. 49,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant and the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant is priced around Rs. 57,999.
- Talking about the ROG Phone 5, it is available only in the single variant – 16GB RAM + 512GB storage, and it costs around Rs. 69,999.
- Last but not least, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate costs around Rs. 79,999 for the sole 18GB RAM + 512GB storage.
In terms of availability, the ROG Phone 5 comes in Phantom Black and Storm White color options. At the same time, the ROG Phone 5 Pro is available in Phantom Black shade color. Lastly, the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is available only in one color – Storm White. Apart from these, the sale dates of the smartphones are not announced yet.
Asus ROG Phone 5 specifications
At the front, the devices feature a 6.78-inch FHD+ (1080 x 2448 pixels) AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 144Hz, 20.4:9 aspect ratio, 395 PPI density, and 1,200nits of peak brightness. Moreover, the display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. Under the hood, all three smartphones are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Chipset coupled with Adreno 660 GPU. On the board, the devices will be available in 8/12/16/18GB of RAM and 128/256/512GB of internal storage.
There’s a triple rear camera for photography combined with a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide lens, and a 5MP macro sensor. For selfies and video calling, it packs a 24MP single camera on the front side.
Similar to the ROG Phone 3, the new devices come with RGB light on the back ROG logo. The ROG Phone 5 Pro model comes with a color POMLED display, Whereas the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate model fuels a ROG Vision PMOLED display (monochrome).
The ROG Phone 5 Series run Android 11-based ROG UI and ZenUI custom Skin on the top. Moreover, the devices are backed by a dual-3000mAh (6,000mAh) battery with 65W fast charging support. The phone comes with other options like AeroActive Cooler 5, a kickstand, Wi-Fi 6, 5G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, etc. The smartphones measure 172.8 x 77.2 x 10.29 mm dimensions and weigh 238 grams.