Asus officially launches its Asus ROG Phone 5. The smartphone marks its official debut through a virtual event. The new gaming smartphone is available at a starting price of Rs 49999. The device comes with key highlights including 144Hz display, 18GB RAM and dual-cell battery. Asus has also tried to bring some design tweaks with this new gaming smartphone.
Asus ROG Phone 5: Price
The pricing for the latest Asus ROG Phone 5 starts at Rs 49999. Here is the list of pricing for other variants:
1. The 8GB RAM/ 128GB internal storage variant sells at Rs 49999
2. It’s 12GB/256GB internal storage variant will cost Rs 57999.
3. The Pro variant with 16GB RAM/256GB of internal storage sells for Rs 69999.
4. The top-end limited edition Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate version will cost Rs 79999
The latest Asus ROG Phone 5 series is a Flipkart exclusive smartphone series. The phones will be sold exclusively on Flipkart starting from April 15th. Also Read: Earlier, Asus ROG Phone 5 spotted on GeekBench, confirms specs and other details
Asus ROG Phone 5: Design
According to reports, The Gaming smartphone makers has made some important design tweaks in this new ROG Phone 5 series. The smartphone now offers a tall form factor. Additionally, the smartphone provides an interesting add-on in form of the dot-matrix technology. This technology comes built-in the smartphone. Also, The illuminated rear-end ROG logo appears in two colors and also support eight different lightings.
Meanwhile, Asus has incorporated rear matrix PMOLED display which is known as ROG Vision. This ROG Vision is available only in ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate. This PMOLED display shows customizable graphics while loading games or even while entering X mode.
Also, the limited edition ROG Phone 5 Ultimate will come with a monochrome PMOLED display. The company has also tried to bring the ROG PC concept to the ROG Phone. This X Mode will allow users to set performance parameters for its CPU, GPU, display refresh rate or touch sensitivity settings.
Asus ROG Phone 5: Gaming Features
One another major upgrade comes in form of GameCool 5 System, which comes along the new ROG Phone 5 series. The internal structure of the device is designed in such a way that PCB can be placed in middle of the device. The company claims that the new layout will improve the overall cooling efficiency.
Additionally, The new ROG Phone 5 retains the physical AirTrigger buttons. However, the upper variant including the Pro and the Ultimate version comes with AirTrigger touch sensors, which are present at the back. This AirTrigger 5 system will be used to activate actions or apps with a squeeze motion in portrait mode.
The ROG Phone 5 will also bring GameFX Audio feature. This feature promises immersive surround sound while playing throttling games. The dual front firing speakers are power by Cirrus Logic CS35L45 mono amplifiers. Additionally, The ROG Phone 5 comes with dual USB-C side mounted ports.
Asus ROG Phone 5: Specs
The new ROG Phone 5 series comes with 6.78-inch AMOLED display along with 1080 x 2448 pixel resolution. The display also supports 4:9 aspect ratio along with HDR 10+ display. The device will be power by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 chipset. This chipset is coupled with upto 18GB RAM.
Regarding camera, The smartphone offers a triple-rear camera setup. This camera setup compromises of a 64-MP Sony IMX686 sensor, a 13-MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 5-MP macro lens. For selfies, the device houses a 24-MP snapper with Quad Bayer Technology support. This camera comes with f/2.4 aperture. Also Read: Black Shark 4 appears on Google Play Console with key details and specifications
The device also comes with NTFS support for external HDD. It also includes quad microphone with OZO Noise Reduction Technology. The ROG Phone 5 packs in dual 3000mAh batteries along with 65W of fast charging technology. Additionally, the smartphone also bundles a 30W HyperCharge system out of the box. Along with smartphone, Asus has also showcase some gaming accessories. These accessories include ROG Kunai 3 Gamepad, an expansion dock, ROG clip with an adjustable arm, and lighting armor case.