The ASUS ROG phone 3 was the best Android gaming smartphone till today, and it has been dethroned by none other than the ASUS ROG Phone 5 series. Yesterday ASUS launched ROG Phone 5, ROG Phone 5 Pro, and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate. ASUS designed all the devices to deliver pure power for gaming. Although the names of the three smartphones are different, they share the majority of the specifications.
ASUS ROG Phone 5, ROG Phone 5 Pro, and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate share similar SoC, Display, Battery, Camera, and Software. However, the difference lies in the RAM, Storage, Secondary display, and a pair of additional Ultrasonic buttons.
Similarities in ROG Phone 5 Series
So, let’s talk about the similarities first. The ASUS ROG Phone 5 series packs the flagship Snapdragon 888 SoC. Which is paired with Adreno 660 GPU, LPDDR5 RAM, and UFS 3.1 storage. When it comes to the camera, the ROG Phone 5 series features a triple rear camera setup. Also, The camera includes a 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor, 13MP ultrawide camera, and 5MP macro camera. For the front side, a 24-megapixel selfie camera with a punch-hole design. The battery in the ROG Phone 5 series is a notable spec. The battery in ROG Phone 5 packs a 6000 mAh battery divided into 3000 mAh even cells. The ROG Phone 5 series runs on Android 11 out of the box with both ROG UI custom interfaces.
Finally, the display in ROG Phone 5 is the most highlighted specification. The ROG Phone 5 sports a massive 6.78-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,448 pixels) 144Hz AMOLED display with a 20.4:9 aspect ratio. Not just that, the display features 24.3ms touch latency which is twice the responsiveness of any other flagship. Also, the display comes with Gorilla Glass Victus protection. Other features including 5G, WIFI 6, front-firing stereo speakers, HDR 10+, adaptive refresh rate, 65-watt fast charge support, and 3.5mm audio jack.
Differences in ROG Phone 5 Series
Now, let’s look at the major differences. The ROG Phone 5 comes in two variants. 8GB RAM LPDDR5 + 128GB storage and 12GB RAM LPDDR5 + 256GB storage. The ROG Phone 5 features two ultrasonic buttons and RGB lighting on the back. It is priced at Rs 49,999 for the 8GB variant and Rs 57,999 for the 12GB variant. ROG Phone 5 Pro comes with 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and a 512GB storage option. The ROG Phone 5 Pro also includes a secondary display at the back. Which is a PMOLED color display. Additionally, the ROG Phone 5 Pro features an extra set of Ultrasonic buttons at the back of the smartphone. The ROG Phone 5 Pro is priced at Rs 69,999.
Finally, the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate. It is said to be a limited edition smartphone with a white matte finish. The ROG Phone 5 Ultimate packs an 18Gb LPDDR5 RAM and a 512 GB storage option. It also features a secondary display. Which is a Monochrome PMOLED display. The ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is priced at Rs 79,999.
ASUS launched ROG Phone 5, ROG Phone 5 Pro, and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate at aggressive pricing. The ROG Phone 5 will go on sale from 15th April on Flipkart. The other two devices will go on sale after the sale on the ROG Phone 5.