Back in March, Asus launched the ROG Phone 5 lineup powered by Snapdragon 888 chipset. However, since Qualcomm has already launched the SD 888+ chipset, Asus has updated the lineup with new models. Here, we will be discussing the key features of Asus ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro, along with the specs and expected price in Nepal.
Asus ROG Phone 5s, 5s Pro Overview:
ROG Phone 5s series consists of vanilla 5s and a Pro model. There is not Ultimate variant this time around.
Performance and Memory
The biggest difference lies on the inside of the phone. The ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro are equipped with the latest Snapdragon 888+. It boasts a maximum clock speed of up to 2.995 GHz, up from 2.84 GHz on the Snapdragon 888. AI performance also gets a boost from 26 TOPS to 32 TOPS.
Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
Asus ROG Phone 5s
You can configure the ROG Phone 5s lineup with up to 18GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage.
Moving on, Asus has also increased the touch sampling rate from 300Hz to 360Hz on the new models. This should make the phones more responsive during gaming.
Asus has even added a color AMOLED panel at the back of the ROG 5s Pro. On the other hand, ROG Phone 5s features an RGB logo.
Rest of the Specs
The rest of the specs have remained unchanged. You get a 6.78-inch Super AMOLED FHD panel with a 144Hz refresh rate.
Feuling the phone is a 6,000mAh battery, and you get support for 65W charging. The Pro model comes with an AeroActive Cooler 5. It’s a chip-on cooling fan that also adds two shoulder buttons.
Even without the cooler, the ROG Phone 5s lineup two ultrasonic buttons. The Pro model also has two additional sensors at the back, which are not available on the vanilla model.
Asus ROG Phone 5 Specifications:
- Display: 6.78-inch AMOLED, 144Hz refresh rate, 360Hz Touch sampling rate 111.23% DCI-P3, 10-point multi-touch, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ (5nm)
- Memory: up to 18GB RAM and 512GB storage
- YOU: Android 11
- Rear Camera: 64MP Sony IMX686, 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 5MP macro lens
- Front Camera: 24MP selfie camera
- Audio: Front-FacingStereo speaker, Dirac HD, 3.5mm headphone jack, Hi-Res (384kHz / 32-bit), ESS DAC 9280AC Pro
- Connectivity: 5G, Wi-Fi 6E a/b/n/ac/ax (2.4GHz, 5GHz), 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, dual-Type-C port (bottom & side)
- Battery: 6000mAh with Quick Charge 5.0 & PD Charging 3.0
Asus ROG Phone 5s, 5s Pro Price in Nepal & Availability
Asus ROG Phone 5s series is available for pre-order in Taiwan. The price starts at NTD 29,990 for the ROG Phone 5s and NTD 37,990 for the Pro variant.
We expect the price of Asus ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro in Nepal to start at NPR 135,000 and NPR 167,000 respectively, if and when they are launched here.
|Asus ROG Phone 5s Series||Price in Taiwan||Price in Nepal [Expected]|
|ROG Phone 5s||16/256GB||29,990||NPR 135,000|
|ROG Phone 5s Pro||18/512GB||37,990||NPR 167,000|
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