ASUS, the Taiwanese electronics giant, has introduced its next flagship gaming smartphone in Taiwan. The ASUS ROG Phone 5s, as well as the ROG Phone 5s Pro, are the best gaming smartphones to date.
The Pro version not only has an FHD+ AMOLED screen with a 144Hz refresh rate, but it also has the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ CPU and up to 18GB RAM.
The devices are the successors of the ROG Phone 5, which was released earlier this year. The ROG Phone 5 has a 6.78-inch Full HD+ Samsung E4 AMOLED HDR display with a 144Hz refresh rate, whereas the ROG Phone 5 has a 6.78-inch Full HD+ Samsung E4 AMOLED HDR display with a 144Hz refresh rate.
Touch-sampling rates of up to 300Hz are supported by the smartphones’ displays, with a touch latency of 24.3ms. The ROG Phone 5 Pro has up to 18GB of RAM and up to 512GB of storage.
The ROG Phone 5s has the same design as the ROG Phone 5, with the addition of an RGB illuminated ROG logo. The ROG Phone 5s Pro, on the other hand, comes with a ROG Vision Color PMOLED display.
The RGB backlit ROG logo on the back is also present. Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection is used to protect the display on both models.
There is a 64MP rear camera with a Sony IMX686 sensor, 0.8m pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, paired with a 13MP 125 ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture, and a 5MP macro sensor with f/2.0 aperture for photography. A 24MP front-facing camera with 0.9m pixel size and an aperture of f/2.0 is available for selfies.
The ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro are powered by the latest Android 11 operating system with ROG UI. The phone has dual SIM (nano + nano) support and dual 7-magnet Linear 12x16mm front-facing speakers with GameFX & Dirac HD sound powered by dual Cirrus Logic CS35L45 Mono AMPs.
It also has quad microphones and OZO Noise Reduction Technology. There is also a 3.5mm audio jack for those who want to use a wired gaming headset.
The phone also has an in-display fingerprint sensor, ultrasonic sensors for AirTrigger 5, and grip press detection. It also has Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, and NFC support.
The ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro are powered by a 6000mAH battery with 65W HyperCharge fast charging via USB Type-C.
ASUS ROG PHONE 5s and ASUS ROG PHONE 5s Pro PRICE
The ASUS ROG Phone 5s 16GB + 256GB version costs NT$ 29,990 ($1,077), while the 18GB + 512GB version costs NT$ 33,990 ($1221). Phantom Black and Aurora White are the two colors available.
The ASUS ROG Phone 5s Pro, on the other hand, will cost NT$ 37,990 ($1,365) for the 18GB + 512GB version. It will be available only in Phantom Black.
The Pro version also includes an AeroActive Cooler 5.
The models are already on the market in Taiwan, and shipping will begin on August 24.