Asus ROG Phone 5 Series “The Gaming Monster Unveiled”- See Full Specifications

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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Asus ROG Phone 5 along with its Pro & Ultimate series launched in India on 10th March
  • The Phone starting price is kept to be Rs 49,990.
  • The Phone will be live on sale via Flipkart from 15th April.
  • See some pros and cons of the Asus ROG Phone 5 series.
  • See Full Specifications of the Asus ROG Phone 5 series.

Asus has finally unveiled its monster gaming smartphone the ROG Phone 5 series. This is the first time ever that Asus ROG Phone 5 have got a series lineups that comprises Asus ROG Phone 5, Asus ROG Phone 5 Pro, Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate smartphones respectively. The three variants of smartphones shares almost same specifications, the only variation in the smartphones is seen in their storage options and secondary display, we will talk about it in detail. The Phone has been launched globally on 10th March and has quite improved ergonomics and performance from the previous ROG Phone 3. Its starting price is Rs 49,999 and will be put to sale on 15th April via Flipkart.

What are the Pros & Cons of ASUS ROG Phone 5?

PROS

  • Excellent processor
  • Outstanding sensors and connectivities.
  • 6000mAh Battery.
  • Supports Fast-Charging.
  • Good Speakers.
  • Super-AMOLED Display
  • Latest software and OS.
  • 144Hz Fast Refresh Rate.

CONS

  • The back body has Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
  • No Expandable storage options
  • Little bulky but reasonalble.

KEY SPECIFICATIONS


Price: Starting from INR Rs 49,990


Display: 6.78″ (17.22 cm)


Processor: Snapdragon 888


Front Camera: 24MP


Rear Camera: 64MP +13MP +5MP


RAM: 

  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5: 8GB / 12GB
  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5 PRO: 16GB
  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5 ULTIMATE 18GB

Storage: 

  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5: 128GB / 256GB
  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5 PRO: 512GB
  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5 ULTIMATE: 512GB

Battery: 6000mAh


Operating System: Android 11, ROG UI


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DESIGN

Asus ROG Phone 5 series smartphones have a glass body with a glossy matte finish, edges are curved and the side-frame is made of aluminium. Asus ROG Phone 5 series has got sRGB logo on the back of the smartphone which is even customizable as per the user’s needs. Also, the upper variants namely ROG 5 Pro and ROG 5 UltIMATE have got secondary and monochrome P-AMOLED display respectively.

Asus ROG Phone 5 series smartphones have got a weight of 244 grams, which is quite reasonable as per the specifications. Taking about the color variants of the smartphone, the ROG Phone 5 comes in two variants of Phantom Black, Storm White. Asus ROG Phone 5 series smartphones have got Gorilla Glass 3 protection on the back and Gorilla Glass Victus protection on the display.

Also See:- Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra


MODEL:

  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5
  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5 PRO
  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5 ULTIMATE

BRAND: ASUS


OTG Compatible: Yes


TOUCHSCREEN: YES


DIMENSION: 172.8×77.3×10.3 mm


WEIGHT: 244 grams


AVAILABLE COLOURS: Phantom Black, Storm White


WATERPROOF: No


DISPLAY

ASUS ROG Phone 5 comes with Samsung’s SUPER AMOLED display, one of the most decent and efficient display panels. Due to the AMOLED screen, the color accuracy is immersive and viewing angles are great with absolutely stunning multimedia and gaming experience. Users will not have any issue regarding its outdoor visibility as the phone’s maximum brightness can reach upto 1200 nits. 

ASUS ROG 5 Series smartphones have a 144Hz fast refresh rate with a 300Hz touch sampling rate. Asus claims that the phone provides 1 ms of response rate and we can feel it in real-time usage. Also, the phone has ultra-low latency of 24.3 ms which provides a smooth and snappy gaming experience. Additionally, the phone also comes with the latest HDR10+ display to take color adaptability and saturation to the next level. It is claimed that Asus ROG Phone 5 series smartphones bezels are decreased by upto 25% from the previous smartphones hence providing a large viewing screen.


SCREEN SIZE: 6.78″ (17.22 cm)


SCREEN RESOLUTION: 1080×2448 pixels


DISPLAY TYPE: SUPER AMOLED


PIXEL DENSITY: 395 PPI


BRIGHTNESS: 1200 nits (Max.)


SCREEN TO BODY RATIO: 82.0%


PROTECTION: Gorilla Glass Victus (Display); Gorilla Glass 3 (Body)


SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE

Asus ROG Phone 5 series smartphones are the first in India to run on a powerful Snapdragon 888 processor. The phone gives an exemplary gaming performance with almost 10-15º less heat dissipation and upto 35% more rendering performance than the previous ROG Phone 3. Asus ROG 5 comes with Armoury Crate mode to further customize the performance settings. The LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage options make it ultra-smooth and fast.

Asus has also launched Aerospace Cooler 5 which comes inside the box in Pro and Ultimate variants whereas for the lower ROG Phone 5 variant users have to spend some pennies. The Aerospace Cooler 5 can be used to lower the phone temperature upto 15º C. The phones come with a near-stock Android experience to avoid unnecessary bloatware although it has a lot of customization options available.


RAM: 

  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5: 8GB / 12GB
  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5 PRO: 16GB
  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5 ULTIMATE: 18GB

Storage: 

  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5: 128GB / 256GB
  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5 PRO: 512GB
  • ASUS ROG PHONE 5 ULTIMATE: 512GB

USB OTG Support: YES 


CPU: Octa-core (4×2.84 GHz Kryo-680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680)


PROCESSOR: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888


OPERATING SYSTEM: Android 11, ROG UI


PRIMARY CLOCK SPEED: 2.84 GHz


GPU: Adreno 660


EXPANDABLE STORAGE: No


CAMERA

REAR CAMERA: Asus ROG Phone 5 series smartphones have got a triple-camera setup with 64MP of Sony IMX primary sensor which supports upto 8k video-recording with good video-stabilization. The phone also supports night-mode to click clear and detailed photos at low-light. Also, some additional camera features are provided to enhance our photos and videos.

Selfie Camera: Asus ROG Phone 5 has got 24MP of selfie camera to snap perfect selfies with a lot of customization options. The phone also captures excellent group selfies with many selfies filters.


REAR CAMERA: 64MP (f/1.8, Wide)+ 13MP (f/2.4, Ultrawide)+ 2MP (f/2.4, Macro)


FRONT CAMERA: 24MP (f/2.5, Wide).


Autofocus: YES 


FLASH: YES (LED flash)


FLASH POSITION: Rear


VIDEO RECORDING: [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, [email protected]


REAR-CAMERA FEATURES: Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face Detection, HDR, Continuous Shooting, Night Mode, etc.


FRONT-CAMERA FEATURES: AI Beauty Mode, Portrait Mode, HDR, Panorama, etc.


BATTERY

The Gaming Beast is powered by a 6000mAh battery which comes in two pairs of 3000mAh battery. The Phone has got a 65W Fast-Charger, it is claimed that 70% of the battery will be charged just in 30 minutes and the phone will be charged fully in just 52 minutes. Asus ROG Phone 5 series have got dual USB Type-C charger to provide efficient charging while gaming. There is also a lot of battery customization features present to further enhance battery life as well as performance.


BATTERY CAPACITY: 6000 mAh


BATTERY TYPE: Li-ion battery


REPLACEABLE: NO


BATTERY CHARGER: 65W fast-charging.


USB Type C: Yes


WIRELESS CHARGING: No


REVERSE CHARGING: 10W


CONNECTIVITIES

Asus ROG Phone 5 comes on the top-notch when it comes to connectivities and sensors. The Phone seems to be unbeatable in the gaming field with almost all major sensors present. The phone has got decent Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 which provides high network susceptibility and bandwidth to provide a smooth and fast broadband connection. Also, it comes with NFC for nearby data transfer and wireless money transactions.


Wi-fi: YES (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e)


OTHER Wi-fi RELATED FEATURES: ,Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot.


GPS: Yes (A-GPS, GLONASS,BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, GNSS)


NFC( Near Field Communication ): YES


BLUETOOTH: YES (v5.2)


USB: YES (Side:-USB Type-C 3.1; Bottom:-USB Type-C:- 2.0)


USB RELATED FEATURES: Data Transfer, USB Charging


5G READY: YES


HEADPHONE JACK: YES


SENSORS AVAILABLE


GYROSCOPE: Yes


ACCELEROMETER: YES


PROXIMITY SENSOR: Yes


LIGHT SENSOR: YES


UNLOCK FEATURES: Inbuilt fingerprint sensor, Face Unlock, etc.