The ROG Phone series is bolstered with three variants of the ASUS ROG Phone 5: the ROG Phone 5, the ROG Phone 5 Pro, and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate. The phones are going to go on sale on April 15, 2021 and are poised to be the best and the strongest gaming smartphones out there.
First, let’s point out the common features in all three. The ROG Phone 5 series is powered by the mighty 2.84GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G which comprises a 5nm 64-bit octa-core processor, which is designed to provide sensational performance levels and handle heavy computing loads. With the Qualcomm Adreno 660 GPU, AeroActive Cooler 5 cooling tech, and the all-new performance manager in Armoury Create with the ‘X Mode’, the ROG Phone 5 has seriously upgraded gaming performance and speeds for enthusiasts.
More so, the ROG Phone 5 sports a 6.78 FHD+ AMOLED screen that offers a stunning refresh rate of 144Hz and a resolution of 2448×1080 at 395ppi. The screen offers a maximum brightness of 800 nits and a touch sampling rate of 300Hz with a 24.3ms touch latency. ASUS collaborated wt. Pixelworks for the display chip, which enables the ROG Phone 5 to offer visuals with an impressive Delta-E <1 colour accuracy. The display is also HDR10+ certified and is protected with a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass Victus in the front.
The new ROG Phone 5 series comprises a tri-camera system in the rear with a 64MP Sony IMX686 1/1.7” sensor. The second and third cameras consist of a 13MP, 125-degree ultra-wide lens, and a 5MP Macro F/2.0 lens, respectively. The ROG Phone 5 also houses a 24MP front camera. The main camera is capable of capturing 8K and 4K footage at 30 and 60fps, respectively, while the second camera is also equipped to capture 4K but at 30fps.
For content consumers and gamers, ASUS knows the importance of audio to create a much more immersive experience. The ROG Phone 5 is equipped with a superior Dual 7-magnet Linear 12x16mm front-facing speakers with GameFX and DiracHD Sound.
For better gameplay, the ROG Phone 5 series comprises the massively-upgraded AirTrigger 5 control system. More so the ROG Phone 5 Pro and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate also have innovatively hidden rear touch sensors on the back cover, which play the role of the L2/R2 triggers in consoles. The ROG Phone 5 also provides users with haptic feedback.
The ROG Phone 5 5G smartphones come with a 6000mAh battery and weigh just 238grams.
The ROG Phone 5 base model is available in two variants that offer an LPDDR5 RAM: an 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM and a 12GB+256GB, priced at Rs. 49,999 and Rs. 57,999. The base model also as a ROG (RGB light) logo on the back cover and the two variants are available in Phantom Black and Storm White (both glossy).
The ROG Phone 5 Pro offers a 16GB LPDDR5 RAM with a storage of 512GB. It is available in the Phantom Black (glossy) colour and sports a back cover with a ‘ROG Vision – Color PMOLED display’. The ROG Phone 5 Pro is priced at Rs. 69,999.
The ROG Phone 5 Ultimate offers a massive 18GB LPDDR5 RAM with an internal storage space of 512GB. It’s back cover sports a ‘ROG Vision – monochrome PMOLED display’. The ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is priced at Rs. 79,999.
In addition to the phone, charger, cable, user manual, and warranty cards, each smartphone’s box contains the following:
ROG Phone 5 (base model): ROG Aero Case, SIM Ejector Pin, ROG Sticker Set.
ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate: ROG Aero Case, SIM Ejector Pin, ROG Sticker Set, ROG AeroActive Cooler 5.
These astonishing smartphones will be available from noon on April 15, 2021 on Flipkart. For more information, please visit this page.