Comparison: Asus Rog Phone 5 vs Rog Phone 5s vs Rog Phone 5s Pro

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After few leaks, Asus has finally added few more devices to the Asus Rog Phone 5 lineup. The new Asus Rog Phone 5s and Rog Phone 5s Pro were announced first in Taiwan. Later, the brand has also launched these devices in China. The new smartphones come with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 + chipset, which pairs with Qualcomm Adreno 660 GPU. While the older Rog Phone 5 sports the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 with the same GPU. Now, let us look into the differences or similarities between all the devices in Rog Phone 5 lineup.

Asus Rog Phone 5 vs Rog Phone 5s vs Rog Phone 5s Pro

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Similarities between Asus Rog Phone 5 v/s Rog Phone 5s v/s Rog Phone 5s Pro

All three smartphones feature the same display with a whopping refresh rate of 144 Hz. That is, it sports a 6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED display with a resolution of 2448 x 1080 pixels. It has an aspect ratio of 20.4:9. Further, the device receives protection from the same Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. Even though they have different RAM and storage options, it has the same LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage type. The newly launched Rog Phone 5s and Rog Phone 5s Pro have the same top-end model with 18GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. While the older Rog Phone 5 has the top-end variant with 16GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. All these devices run on Android 11 out of the box.

Other similarities are between the cameras of Asus Rog Phone 5, Rog Phone 5s, and Rog Phone 5s Pro. All the smartphones have the same camera setup. That is, it has a primary 64MP Sony IMX 686 sensor with an aperture value of f/1.8. It pairs with a 13MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with a field of view of 125 degrees, and finally, it gets a 5MP macro sensor. Upfront, all the devices have the same 24MP sensor. Other common areas are the dimensions and weight. Both have the same audio setup with support for Dirac HD sound. Further, all these sports Quad microphones with ASUS Noise Reduction Technology. 

Differences between Asus Rog Phone 5 v/s Rog Phone 5s v/s Rog Phone 5s Pro

Basis of DifferenceRog Phone 5Rog Phone 5sRog Phone 5s Pro
Display6.78-inch FHD+ Samsung AMOLED Display
144Hz refresh rate
360Hz touch sampling rate
HDR 10+
1200 nits Peak brightness
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
6.78-inch FHD+ Samsung AMOLED Display
144Hz refresh rate
360Hz touch sampling rate
HDR 10+
1200 nits Peak brightness
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
6.78-inch FHD+ Samsung AMOLED Display
144Hz refresh rate
360Hz touch sampling rate
HDR 10+
1200 nits Peak brightness
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G with Adreno 660 GPU

Android 11, ROG UI
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ 5G with Adreno 660 GPU

Android 11, ROG UI
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ 5G with Adreno 660 GPU

Android 11, ROG UI
Cameras64MP SONY IMX 686 sensor
13MP ultra-wide-angle sensor
5MP macro sensor

Front camera

24MP sensor
64MP SONY IMX 686 sensor
13MP ultra-wide-angle sensor
5MP macro sensor

Front camera

24MP sensor
64MP SONY IMX 686 sensor
13MP ultra-wide-angle sensor
5MP macro sensor

Front camera

24MP sensor
Battery6000 mAh battery with support for 65W fast charging

Reverse charging 10W
Power Delivery 3.0
Quick Charge 5
6000 mAh battery with support for 65W fast charging

Reverse charging 10W
Power Delivery 3.0
Quick Charge 5
6000 mAh battery with support for 65W fast charging

Reverse charging 10W
Power Delivery 3.0
Quick Charge 5
Dimensions and Weight173.00 x 77.00 x 9.90 mm

238g
173.00 x 77.00 x 9.90 mm

238g
173.00 x 77.00 x 9.90 mm

238g
Biometric optionsIn-display fingerprint scanner (optical)In-display fingerprint scanner (optical)In-display fingerprint scanner (optical)
Variants 8 / 128GB
12 / 256GB
16 / 256GB
RAM - LPDDR5
Storage - UFS 3.1
8/128GB
16/256GB
12/256GB
12/512GB
16/512GB
18/512GB
RAM - LPDDR5
Storage - UFS 3.1
18/512GB
RAM - LPDDR5
Storage - UFS 3.1
ConnectivityDual 5G
WiFi 6E
Wi-Fi Direct
NFC
GPS
Bluetooth 5.2
USB Type-C 3.1
Dual 5G
WiFi 6E
Wi-Fi Direct
NFC
GPS
Bluetooth 5.2
USB Type-C 3.1
Dual 5G
WiFi 6E
Wi-Fi Direct
NFC
GPS
Bluetooth 5.2
USB Type-C 3.1
ColorsPhantom Black
Storm White
Phantom Black
Storm White
Phantom Black

At first glance, you won’t identify any difference between Rog Phone 5s and Rog Phone 5s Pro. However, the Pro version comes with a PMOLED screen to the back. And it has two additional touch sensors to the rear. These are the difference between the three gaming smartphones from Asus. Do share the article with your friends or family members looking for a comparison between these devices.

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