Asus ROG Phone 5s Launched: Price, Specifications

asus rog phone 5s
asus rog phone 5s

Asus ROG Phone 5s series has been unveiled recently. The new gaming smartphone has been introduced in two models – Vanilla ROG Phone 5 and ROG Phone 5S Pro. Both come with the latest 5G-enabled Snapdragon 888 Plus chipset.

Asus ROG Phone 5s series has been unveiled recently. The new gaming smartphones have been introduced in two models – Vanilla ROG Phone 5 and ROG Phone 5S Pro. Both come with the latest 5G-enabled Snapdragon 888 Plus chipset. The Asus smartphone flaunts a 6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED E4 display with 144Hz refresh rate, 360Hz touch sampling rate, and 1200 nits maximum brightness. The new vanilla ROG Phone 5s comes with up to 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM while the ROG Phone 5s Pro only comes in the 18GB LPDDR5 RAM configuration.

Asus ROG Phone 5s

Asus’s latest gaming smartphones have just been listed on the official website. There is no information on the prices and availability of ROG Phone 5s and ROG Phone 5s Pro. The specifications of both the smartphones are almost the same. The only difference is that the ROG Phone 5s Pro gets the ROG Vision rear matrix color display and additional touch sensors on the back panel.

Asus ROG Phone 5s

Asus ROG Phone 5s, Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro Specifications

Both the vanilla ROG Phone 5s and the ROG Phone 5s Pro, gaming smartphones are powered by the latest Snapdragon 888 Plus SoC paired with Adreno 660 GPU. The first comes with 8GB, 12GB, 16GB and 18GB LPDDR5 RAM configurations while the latter is only offered with 18GB LPDDR5 RAM. The ROG Phone 5s has UFS 3.1 storage in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB options, while the ROG Phone 5s Pro only has 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. Both the models run Android 11 with ROG UI skin on top.

The Asus gaming smartphone flaunts a 6.78-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,448 pixels) Samsung AMOLED E4 display with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. It comes with 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, 360Hz touch sampling rate and 1200 nits peak brightness.

Asus ROG Phone 5s

For optics, both the ROG Phone 5s and ROG Phone 5s Pro get a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 64-megapixel primary sensor, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor, and a 5-megapixel macro sensor. 24-megapixel primary sensor for selfies and video calls. Both the Asus ROG smartphones pack a 6,000mAh battery with 65W fast charging support. They also have dual front stereo speakers.

Connectivity options include dual-SIM 5G and 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC, 3.5mm headphone jack, GPS and GLONASS, and USB Type-C port. Onboard sensors on the ROG Phone 5s Pro and ROG Phone 5s include in-display fingerprint sensor, face recognition, accelerometer, e-compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, ultrasonic sensor for AirTrigger 5 and grip press.

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Lingraj Sahu
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