The newest gaming smartphones of ASUS are here and these the ASUS ROG Phone 5, ROG Phone 5 Pro and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate. Unlike before, the three variants now comes with a different aesthetic and of course both smartphones will feature more powerful internals that will make sure that the smartphone can run the latest games and also some additional new features that you would surely love on the smartphone.
First, let’s discuss the hardware. The ASUS ROG Phone 5 series comes in a powerful Snapdragon 888 5G mobile platform which is currently Qualcomm’s most powerful CPU inside and as for the display, we got here a 144Hz Samsung AMOLED HDR10+ display with 300Hz touch sampling rate and also a Delta-E<1 color accuracy. For the memory, this one comes with an up to 18GB LPDDR5 RAM for the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate.
Inside the smartphone is a 6000mAh battery and the charging has been upgraded as we now have a 65W HyperCharge adapter that can charge your smartphone really fast. The best part about the smartphone is that the smartphone now comes with ROG Vision, a rear matrix display that is exclusive to the ASUS ROG Phone 5 Pro and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate. You can customize the animation of the display and it can also show you whether the phone is charging or an incoming call or whether the X Mode is enabled.
The features that we loved on the previous ROG Phones are still here including the trigger buttons which are helpful for FPS games. There’s the upgraded AeroActive cooler 5 too that will provide a cooler and better performance for the smartphone. Unlike the ROG Phone 3, the ASUS ROG Phone 5 series comes with a 3.5mm audio jack again so you can plug in your earphones to the smartphone and also charge it at the same time.
Another addition to the smartphone is the availability in two colors — Phantom Black and the Phantom White. The Phantom Black is available on the ASUS ROG Phone 5 and ROG Phone 5 Pro while the white variant is available on the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate.
For the accessories, there’s the ROG Kunai 3 Gamepad, ROG Clip to clip the smartphone to an Xbox controller, the Aero Case, lightning armor case, ROG Strix Go BT headset and the ROG Cetra II
ASUS ROG Phone 5 Specs
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform
- 6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED display, HDR10+, Delta-E<1, 800 nits brightness, 144Hz, 2448×1080
- ROG Phone 5 and ROG Phone 5 Pro: Up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM
- ROG Phone 5 Ultimate: 18GB LPDDR5 RAM
- ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate: 512GB UFS 3.1 ROM
- ROG Phone 5: Up to 256GB UFS 3.1 ROM
- 64MP Main camera Sony IMX686 + 13MP ultrawide lens + 5MP Macro rear cameras
- 24MP selfie camera
- LTE, 5G
- WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2
- USB-C (side and bottom)
- 7-magnet stereo speaker with Cirrus Logic Amplifier
- NFC Support
- 6000mAh battery
- 65W Charging
- ROG Phone 5: Phantom Black and Storm White
- ROG Phone 5 Pro: Phantom Black
- ROG Phone 5 Ultimate: Storm White