Asus ROG Phone 5

Description

The Asus ROG Phone 5 models feature a custom-made 6.78-inch E4 AMOLED panel from Samsung with FHD+ resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate. The ROG Phone 5 comes equipped with the latest Snapdragon chipset - the 888 with an overclocked Adreno 660 GPU that delivers 35% better performance compared to the last generation of ROG Phone. We all know that RAM is important for gamers and the ROG Phone 5 has an insane amount of it. The Ultimate model features 18GB of RAM - more than many modern PC gaming rigs out there. The Pro and Ultimate models also feature 512GB of internal storage, while the vanilla ROG Phone 5 offers a range of RAM and storage options - starting from 8GB/128GB and going up to 16GB/256GB.

Pros

  • 5G ready
  • Big battery (6000 mAh)

Cons

  • Thick body (0.41 inches)

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Display

Benchmarks
Size: 6.8 inches
Resolution: 2448 x 1080 pixels, 20.4:9 ratio, 395 PPI
Technology: AMOLED
Screen-to-body: 82.12 %
Peak brightness: 1200 cd/m2 (nit)
Features: 144Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

Benchmarks
System chip: Snapdragon 888
Processor: Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
GPU: Adreno 660
RAM: 8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage: 128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (11), ROG UI Screenshots

Battery

Benchmarks
Capacity: 6000 mAh
Charging: Qualcomm Quick Charge 5
Max charge speed: Wired: 65.0W

Camera

Rear: Triple camera Camera samples
Main camera: 64 MP (PDAF)
Specifications: Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Second camera: 13 MP (Ultra-wide)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 11 mm
Third camera: 5 MP (Macro)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.0
Video recording: 7680x4320 (8K UHD) (30 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)
Features: HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
Front: 24 MP
Dimensions: 6.80 x 3.04 x 0.41 inches (172.8 x 77.2 x 10.29 mm)
Weight: 8.40 oz (238.0 g)
Biometrics: In-screen fingerprint
Keys: Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key, Other
Colors: Phantom Black, Storm White

Cellular

5G: n1, n3, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n41, n77, n78, n79
LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
LTE (TDD): Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 48(3600)
UMTS: Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 9(1700)
Data Speed: LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
Dual SIM: Yes
SIM type: Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker, Multiple speakers
Features: aptX, aptX-HD
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 5.2
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6); Multiple antennas, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
USB: Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Features: Charging, Mass storage device
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Buyers information

Price: € 799
In The Box: User guide, warranty card, SIM tray needle, Type-C to C Cable, USB power adapter (65W)

Availability

Officially announced: Mar 10, 2021
Scheduled release: (Official) Q2 2021
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Alternative variants

Asus ROG Phone 5

with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
RAM: 12GB
Internal storage: 256GB

Asus ROG Phone 5

with 16GB RAM and 256GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
RAM: 16GB
Internal storage: 256GB

Asus ROG Phone 5 Pro

Differences from the main variant:
RAM: 16GB
Internal storage: 512GB
Colors: Glossy Black
Price: € 1199

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate

Differences from the main variant:
RAM: 18GB
Internal storage: 512GB
Colors: Matte White
5G: n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79
LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
LTE (TDD): Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 48(3600)
UMTS: Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900), 19(800)
Price: € 1299

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