Asus has finally launched the ROG Phone 5s, the company’s latest flagship gaming smartphone, successor to the ROG Phone 5 launched last year.
Asus ROG Phone 5s features a 6.78-inch Full HD+ Samsung’s E4 AMOLED HDR display with 144Hz refresh rate, 300Hz touch-sampling rate, 24.3ms touch latency and has up to 18GB of RAM and up to 512GB storage, but this is powered by Snapdragon 888 Plus SoC.
The device comes in two versions which is the ROG Phone 5s and the ROG Phone 5s Pro versions.
Highlight Specifications of Asus ROG 5s
Display: 6.78-inch (2448 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 144Hz OLED 10-bit HDR 20.4:9 aspect ratio display, 300Hz touch sampling rate, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
Chipset: Up to 3GHz Octa Core Snapdragon 888+ 5nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 660 GPU
Storage: 16GB RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage / 18GB RAM with 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage
Operating System: Android 11 with ROG UI
SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
Rear cameras: 64MP rear camera with Sony IMX686 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, 13MP 125˚ ultra-wide camera, 5MP macro sensor, 8k video at 30 fps, 4k at 60fps, slow-motion 4K at 120 fps, 1080p at 240fps
Front camera: 24MP front-facing camera with 0.9µm pixel size
3.5mm audio jack, ESS Sabre ES9280AC Pro with HyperStream II QUAD DAC architecture, Dual 7-magnet Linear 12x16mm front-facing speakers with GameFX & Dirac HD Sound, Powered by dual Cirrus Logic CS35L45 Mono AMP, Quad microphones with OZO Noise Reduction Technology
Sensor: In-display fingerprint sensor, Ultrasonic sensors for AirTrigger 5 and grip press detection
Dimensions: 172.8×77.2×10.29mm; Weight: 238g
Network: 5G, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Galileo(E1+E5a), QZSS(L1+L5), NavIC(L5), USB Type-C, NFC
Battery: 6000mAh battery with 65W HyperCharge fast charging, supports up to 30W QC4.0 / PD3.0 / Direct Charge adapter
The AUS ROG Phone 5s comes in Phantom Black and Aurora White colors with the 16GB + 256GB starting at NT$ 29,990 (US$ 1,077) and 18GB + 512GB version costs NT$ 33,990 (US$ 1221). The ROG Phone 5s Pro comes only in Phantom Black color priced at NT$ 37,990 (US$ 1,365) for the 18GB + 512GB version and also comes with AeroActive Cooler 5 in the box.