asus Rog phone 5 title
asus Rog phone 5 title

After debuting in March this year, ASUS is finally launching its game-focused ROG Phone 5 smartphone. The heavily overloaded smartphone with some flashy RGB effects to match its gaming appeal is now available from the ASUS official store for a cool $ 1,000.

This is the Vanilla ROG Phone 5 model we’re talking about here. The more powerful Pro and Ultimate variants with a slightly different design will be available later this year. Even the base model now available for purchase has top-notch specs, including a whopping 16GB of fast LPDDR5 RAM.

ROG phone 5 page

Let’s get to the internal hardware, The ROG Phone 5 has a 6.68-inch FHD + AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 144 Hz300 Hz touch sampling rate and is protected by a layer of Gorilla Glass Victus on top. The HDR10 + certified panel offers a peak brightness of 1,200 nits and is flanked by thin bezels at the top and bottom rather than opting for a notch or punch aesthetic.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 runs the show inside, ticking along with 16 GB of RAM and 256 GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The ROG Phone 5 supports dual SIM connectivity (5G + 5G) and runs Android 11 on the software side. There are a ton of game-centric user interface improvements such as: B. a special game improvement app called Game Genie to control functions such as floating windows, haptics, sound effects, notification behavior and much more.

ROG phone 5 colors

In the imaging department, you can find A 64 megapixel primary camera based on the Sony IMX686 sensor. It sits alongside a 13MP ultra wide angle snapper and a 5MP macro shooter. The ROG Phone 5 has a 24-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calls.

The phone has dual front stereo speakers and is equipped with a large one 6,000mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging. It also features capacitive air triggers that act as shoulder buttons while gaming. ASUS offers a variety of accessories such as a cooler attachment and a gamepad for the ROG Phone 5, but these will require you to spend extra money.

Nadeem Sarwar

I’ve been writing about consumer technology for over three years, having worked with names like NDTV and Beebom in the past. Leaving the latest news aside, I’ve checked out my fair share of devices that range from smartphones and laptops to smart home devices. I’ve also interviewed tech managers and appeared as a moderator on YouTube videos talking about the latest and greatest gadgets.


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