Asus ROG Phone 5 with SD888, 144Hz AMOLED display, and up to 18GB RAM launched in India

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Asus has unveiled the ROG Phone 5 series featuring three models viz. Basic, Pro, and Ultimate. As expected, the phones bring a barrage of features to entice gaming prospects. This includes the latest high-end Snapdragon 888 chip, a 6000mAh battery, 65W fast charging, a 144Hz FHD+ AMOLED panel, up to a fricking 18gigs of RAM, and the flashy design elements and catalyzing gaming accessories.

There’s a lot to unearth here. So, let’s get straight into the details.

Asus ROG Phone 5 specs, features, and accessories

ProductAsus ROG Phone 5 (Basic | Pro | Ultimate)
Display 6.78-inch Full HD+ 144Hz OLED 10-bit HDR, 300Hz touch sampling rate, 1ms response time, 111% DCI-P3, sRGB : 150.89%, Delta E average <1%; Contrast ratio: 1,000,000:1, max 1200nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
Chipset5nm Snapdragon 888 with Adreno 660 GPU
RAMBasic: 8/12GB RAM with 128/256GB storage
Pro: 16GB RAM with 512GB storage
Ultimate: 18GB RAM with 512GB storage
SoftwareAndroid 11 based ROG UI/ ZenUI
Audio3.5mm audio jack with HyperStream II Quad-DAC,
Dual front-facing speakers with GameFX & Dirac HD Sound
Quad noise-canceling microphones
Rear camera 64MP SONY IMX686+ 13MP 125˚ ultrawide+ 5MP macro; Up to 8K30fps
Front camera24MP; Up to 1080p30fps
Battery6000mAh, 65W fast charging (included in the box)
Dimensions and Weight172.8×77.2×10.29mm; 238g
OthersNavIC, GPS, WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, USB 3.1 (Type-C), In-display fingerprint sensor, 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE

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As already mentioned, there are three variants this time around namely Asus ROG Phone 5, Asus ROG Phone 5 Pro, and Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate. Here are the differences between the three:

ModelsAsus ROG Phone 5Asus ROG Phone 5 ProAsus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate
Rear displayRed-lit RGB LogoROG Vision
ROG Vision
Monochrome PMOLED
Memory8/12GB RAM with 128/256GB storage16GB RAM with 512GB storage18GB RAM with 512GB storage
Additional SensorsAir Triggers 5Air Triggers 5
Two rear touch sensors
Air Triggers 5
Two rear touch sensors
ColorsPhantom Black
Storm White
Glossy BlackMatte White

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Asus ROG Phone 5 Price and Availability

Asus ROG Phone 5’s sale starts on 15th April 2021 at 12:00 p.m. via Flipkart.

Here are the prices of the different phone models and the accessories:

  • ROG Phone 5 8GB RAM / 128 GB Storage is priced at ₹49,999 while the 12GB RAM / 256 GB Storage comes at ₹57,999.
  • ROG Phone 5 Pro with 16GB RAM / 512GB Storage carries a price tag of ₹69,999.
  • ROG Phone 5 Ultimate with 18GB RAM / 512GB Storage is available at ₹79,999.
  • ROG Phone 5 Lighting Armor case: ₹2999/-
  • ROG Kunai 3 Gamepad: ₹9999/-
  • AeroActive Cooler 5: ₹2999/-
  • ROG Cetra II Core Headset: ₹4599/-
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