For the last few years, Asus has been trying to capture the attention of gamers with its ROG lineup of gaming phones. the ROG Phone 5 represents the ideal way forward for a premium gaming phone.
The Asus ROG Phone 5 comes with the latest snapdragon 888 and a large 6.8-inch AMOLED display along with the best speakers ever on a phone.
The smartphone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus while it comes in 172.8 x 77.3 x 10.3 mm dimension and it weighs 238 grams.
The smartphone comes with a screen size of 6.78 inches AMOLED that provides a resolution of 1080 x 2448 pixels.
It has 144Hz display & 300Hz touch sampling rate which offers an immersive experience while playing games and watching videos with clear and stunning visuals.
Processor & Storage:-
Asus ROG Phone 5 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (SM8350) processor. In AnTuTu test mobile phone Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate got a score of 733000 points.
This is due to the use of chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, having a main processor 1x 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3x 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78, 3x 1.8GHz Cortex-A55 that using 64 bits architecture and graphic processor Qualcomm Adreno 660.
In my opinion of DeviceRanks, a mobile phone got a score of ten for hardware performance and an overall score of ten AnTuTus.
It comes with 8GB/12GB LPDDR5 of RAM & 128GB/256GB of UFS 3.1 internal. The Asus ROG Phone 5 runs Android 11 which gives.
This smartphone boasts AirTrigger 5 and ultrasonic buttons to take your gaming sessions to the next level.
The AirTrigger 5 control system uses up to 9 sensors to offer enhanced accuracy/sensitivity, buttons, positioning (closer to the edge for smaller hands), and plenty of motion-sensing inputs, enabling a console-like gaming experience.
This ASUS smartphone is capable of mapping up to 14 specific touchpoints on the screen at the same time. Not only that, but the AeroActive Cooler 5 offers two additional physical buttons, offering up to a total of 16 touch inputs excluding the ones on the screen.
This smartphone comes with a main camera, with a 64 MP Sony IMX686 flagship sensor, that offers 16 MP main mode via a Quad Bayer color filter or a native 64 MP mode.
You can even enjoy the benefits of lossless 2x magnification during daylight. In low-light environments, this camera will switch to a 2x digital zoom based on the 16 MP mode, capturing enough light to ensure stunning photos.
Its secondary 13 MP 125° Ultra-wide angle camera, with real-time distortion correction, helps you capture photos with a wider view. This phone also includes a third 5 MP macro camera that helps you take close-up shots. Furthermore, the 24 MP front camera makes it a delight to capture selfies. Not only that, but you can also record videos with an astonishing resolution of up to 8K. You can also enjoy the benefits of recording up to 4K HDR videos with the dedicated Pro mode.
Equipped with a massive 6000 mAh battery, this smartphone lets you play games, browse the Web, and do more without having to keep it plugged in.
The battery uses an MMT design that comprises two 3000 mAh batteries. This design helps lower the charging temperature and even produces less heat during discharging. Also, this design enables a charging support of up to a maximum of 65 W.
Furthermore, this smartphone features a 2-cell design which allows the motherboard to be placed in the middle of the frame, helping in balancing the weight and also ensure enhanced cooling.
Connectivity & Sensors:-
Asus ROG Phone 5 includes Wi-Fi 802.11 Yes, GPS, Bluetooth v5.20, NFC, USB Type-C, 5G, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India) with active 4G on both SIM cards. To know more about 5G technology & how its works?
Sensors on the phone include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor.
Pricing & Launch Date:-
As per the Asus India website, both the variants of the Asus ROG Phone 5 will be available for purchase on April 15 at 12 pm (noon) via Flipkart. The price for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant is set at Rs. 49,999, while the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage model is priced at Rs. 57,999.
The ROG Phone 5 comes across as an incremental upgrade rather than a completely new smartphone. The flagship processor and design are refreshing but it’s not something new. The Asus ROG 5 is one of best gaming phones out there. But it’s also one of the best phones for enjoying any type of media given its great display, extensive battery life and charging speed, and excellent speakers.