Asus ROG Phone 5 launches with new Pro and Ultimate variants in India

Asus finally launches its gaming phone series ROG Phone 5. The Asus ROG Phone 5 series comes with three variants: The Base variant, The Pro variant, The Ultimate edition.

Asus has officially launched its latest gaming powerhouse, the Asus ROG Phone 5, in a virtual event that was attended by tech enthusiasts worldwide. This new entrant in the gaming smartphone market is priced from Rs 49,999, making it a competitive offering in its segment.

Asus ROG Phone 5 in India

The Asus ROG Phone 5 boasts a 144Hz display, ensuring smooth and lag-free visuals, a critical aspect for an immersive gaming experience. The display is likely to offer vibrant colors and deep blacks, enhancing the overall visual experience.



One of the standout features of the Asus ROG Phone 5 is its whopping 18GB RAM. This massive memory capacity ensures seamless multitasking and smooth gameplay, even with the most demanding games. This is a feature that hardcore gamers will certainly appreciate. Also Read – Asus ROG Phone 6, ROG Phone 6 Pro with up to 18GB RAM launched; full review

The device also features a dual-cell battery, which is designed to offer extended battery life, allowing for long gaming sessions without the need for frequent charging. This is a crucial feature for gamers who enjoy playing for extended periods. Also Read – Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite, Mi 11 Ultra with ultimate camera could launch global

In terms of design, Asus has introduced innovative modifications with this new gaming-centric smartphone. While the specifics of these design tweaks are not mentioned, they are likely to enhance the gaming experience, possibly through improved ergonomics for comfortable gaming or unique aesthetic elements that appeal to gamers.



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.

Asus Rog Phone 5 Series: Pricing
Asus ROG Phone 5 Series: Pricing

The newly launched Asus ROG Phone 5 series, an exclusive offering on Flipkart, is set to hit the online shelves starting April 15th. This exclusive partnership underscores Flipkart’s commitment to bringing the latest and greatest in smartphone technology to its customers. Also Read – Earlier, Asus ROG Phone 5 spotted on GeekBench, confirms specs and other details

Asus ROG Phone 5: Design

Reports suggest that the creators of the gaming smartphone have introduced significant design modifications in the new ROG Phone 5 series. The smartphone now boasts a sleek, tall form factor. An intriguing feature of this smartphone is the built-in dot-matrix technology.



Additionally, the illuminated ROG logo at the rear end of the smartphone is a visual treat, appearing in two colors and supporting eight different lighting effects. Also Read – Asus ROG Phone 5 design leaked along with key specs

Asus ROG Phone 5 Pro: Pricing
Asus ROG Phone 5 Pro: Pricing

In the meantime, Asus has integrated a rear matrix PMOLED display, dubbed as ROG Vision, into its design. This innovative feature is exclusive to the ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate models. The PMOLED display showcases customizable graphics, adding a visual flair during game loading or when activating the X mode.



The Limited Edition ROG Phone 5 Ultimate comes with a unique monochrome PMOLED display. ASUS has ingeniously integrated the ROG PC concept into this smartphone. The innovative X Mode feature offers users the flexibility to customize performance settings. Also Read – Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S with new purple colour option to debut soon

Additionally, users can now optimize CPU and GPU performance, adjust the display refresh rate, and fine-tune touch sensitivity settings to their preference. Also Read – Poco X3 Pro to launch as the successor to Poco F1

Asus ROG Phone 5: Gaming Features

The all-new GameCool 5 System is a significant upgrade feature in the new ROG Phone 5 series. The device’s internal structure is ingeniously designed to position the PCB in the center. Furthermore, ASUS asserts that this innovative layout enhances the cooling efficiency of the device.

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate: Pricing
Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate: Pricing
  • Physical AirTrigger Buttons

Furthermore, the new ROG Phone 5 continues to feature the physical AirTrigger buttons. The superior variants, including the Pro and Ultimate versions, are equipped with AirTrigger touch sensors located at the back. These sensors form part of the innovative AirTrigger 5 system. Thus, enabling users to activate actions or apps with a simple squeeze motion in portrait mode.



  • GameFX Audio Features

Moreover, the ROG Phone 5 introduces the GameFX Audio feature, promising an immersive surround sound experience during intense gaming sessions. The device boasts dual front-firing speakers, powered by Cirrus Logic CS35L45 mono amplifiers. Also Read – Samsung India to Launch Galaxy F62, Second Member of the Galaxy F Series, on February 15

In addition, the ROG Phone 5 also comes with dual USB-C ports, conveniently located on the side. Also Read – Realme GT 2 Fold, the company’s first foldable concept in works

Asus ROG Phone 5: Specs

The newly launched ROG Phone 5 series comes with a large 6.78-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2448 pixels. Furthermore, the display supports a 4:9 aspect ratio and HDR 10+ for enhanced visuals. Powering the device is the high-performance Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset, paired with up to 18GB RAM for seamless multitasking.



  • Triple Rear Camera Features

In terms of photography, the smartphone boasts a triple-rear camera setup. This includes a 64-MP Sony IMX686 sensor, a 13-MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 5-MP macro lens. For selfie enthusiasts, the device features a 24-MP front camera with support for Quad Bayer Technology.

This camera is equipped with an f/2.4 aperture for superior image quality. Also Read – Black Shark 4 appears on Google Play Console with key details and specifications

  • External HDD Support on ROG Smartphone

The ROG Phone 5 also gets NTFS support for external HDD, enhancing its storage capabilities. It also features a quad microphone system with OZO Noise Reduction Technology for clear audio. The device is powered by dual 3000mAh batteries and supports 65W fast charging technology. Also Read – Mi 11 Lite could launch in India soon, IMEI number spotted

Additionally, it comes with a 30W HyperCharge system included in the box. ASUS has also unveiled a range of gaming accessories alongside the smartphone. Additionally, these include the ROG Kunai 3 Gamepad, an expansion dock, the ROG clip with an adjustable arm, and a lighting armor case.

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