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Asus ROG Phone 5

From $965 From 73 774 ₽ From 27 165 ₴
Status: Announced and coming soon.
Announced: March 2021.OS: Android 11. VDRD caring review: We advise you to buy!
  • Screen 6.78" AMOLED
  • Second Screen 0" RGB light panel
  • Rear сamera 64 MP Wide 3 modules
  • Selfie camera 24 MP Wide
  • CPU 8 cores Snapdragon 888 (5 nm)
  • Memory 8/16 GB RAM
  • Storage 128/256 GB ROM
  • Memory cards
  • Battery 6 000 mAh
  • Thickness 10.3 mm
  • Sim Cards 2 items dual sim
  • 5G network
All characteristics

Short description Asus ROG Phone 5

This is a smartphone on Android 11 with a very fast and productive processor, with a huge touchscreen size, with a very cool camera that has 3 modules (64 MP Wide, 13 MP UltraWide, 5 MP Macro), and the front camera here turned out to be very high quality, which can make beautiful selfies. And Asus ROG Phone 5 has such features: additional small screen with a diagonal 0" RGB light panel, a slot for two SIM cards.

Also known as: Asus ROG Phone 4 (skipped).

Versions: ZS673KS, ZS673KS-1B048IN, ASUS_I005DB, ASUS_I005DA, I005DA, I005DB.

Disclaimer. The table shows the main technical characteristics of the device. For a full list of features and capabilities of this model, see the manufacturer’s website. We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct.

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Android version and market relevance

Announcement! We need more new products from Asus. This time these guys announced Asus ROG Phone 5. This is a 5G-smartphone on Android 11 in 2021.

More detailed characteristics of this smartphone you can see below on the page, and in short we will describe the most important of them. So, firstly, there are no updates for this model the manufacturer does not release, so feel free to search for other smartphones in 2021 and choose from them. And, secondly, Asus ROG Phone 5 has a slot for two SIM cards and supports their mutual work (all smartphones with 2 sim cards). And thirdly, Asus ROG Phone 5 it works in the fifth generation (5G) networks, so you can work on a smartphone in the mobile Internet with the same high speed as at home on a Wi-Fi connection (up to 100 Mb/s). Next about the screen, the camera and the processor with memory.

Screen, body and battery

AMOLED edge to edge touchscreen with a diagonal 6.78″ and refresh rate 144 Hz mounted on the front panel Asus ROG Phone 5, thickness 10.3 mm.

The battery in Asus ROG Phone 5 is installed on 6 000 mAh. It can be said that by today′s standards, such a volume is very good. Such models we refer to the segment of smartphones with powerful batteries, and we advise you to choose and buy them.

Main camera and selfie camera

A few words about the cameras that have Asus ROG Phone 5. The main camera, located on the back, received several modules (triple camera smartphones): 64 MP Wide + 13 MP UltraWide + 5 MP Macro. And by the way, the camera’s multiple lenses are an interesting feature. What does it give you? Additional modules also take a picture during the «shutter release». And then the smartphone, using special algorithms, processes images from all cameras to optimize and improve the final photo. And with several cameras, you can shoot more interesting photos, for example, with the bokeh effect (this is when the subject in the foreground is in focus, and the background is blurred). The main camera we would rate perfectly for being one of the best cameras on the market.

The frontcamera is also in Asus ROG Phone 5. It is located in front of the screen and has one module: 24 MP Wide. These characteristics you will definitely have enough to make your selfie photos in different lighting conditions. This model does not really stand out in terms of body design (in the context of the front camera). Therefore, I would like to tell you that there are smartphones with pop-up front camera. How it works? The front camera is located inside the body and slides up only when you activate the front camera mode. You take a selfie photo or video, exit the «Camera» application and the camera panel begins to slide down into the body. Everything is simple and interesting enough.

Processor and Internal Memory

A smartphone that always works fast, smoothly and does not overheat is a smartphone-dream! You can see how fast our Asus ROG Phone 5 works in video reviews, and now let′s talk briefly about the characteristics of the processor and memory. This model received 8-core processor on the chipset Snapdragon 888 (5 nm). Two options for the amount of RAM: 8 GB or 16 GB.

The built-in memory on which you will store photos, videos, music and all your data, has a volume of 128 GB.But there are versions with more memory on 256 GB.

Price for Asus ROG Phone 5: buy or not to buy?

In March 2021 begin sales of a new smartphone Asus ROG Phone 5. The manufacturer said the price of $760 without taxes and fees. And what we get for this money, let′s summarize all the main characteristics. The smartphone has a huge touch screen, a very cool main camera, a very high quality front camera, a super capacious battery and a cherry on the cake is a powerful processor.

As a result, in 2021 this was a good smartphone in terms of price-performance ratio, and now we advise you to see other smartphones from the same price segment “Flagships smartphones from $500” or go to DROID smartphones page, where we always keep the current (Android OS) models of smartphones on sale. And before buying, we always advise you to go to an offline electronics store to hold the smartphone in your hands and be sure that you like it. Why do we advise so? Because creating this catalog of smartphones and filling it with photos of models, we are very well aware of the differences between beautiful selling photos from real smartphones, which then the buyers hold in their hands.

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10 March 2021

Asus unveils ROG Phone 5 series of gaming smartphones with a price tag from $965 to $1,570

Asus today updated its line of gaming smartphones and released three new models at once: ROG Phone 5, ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate. In fact, this is one model with different characteristics in terms of the amount of RAM, the functionality of the rear panel of the case, and the package kit. Let’s take a closer look at what you get with each model and why the cost of a gaming smartphone can push the $ 1,500 mark.

Asus ROG Phone 5
A series of Asus ROG Phone 5 smartphones, the design of which is distinguished by elements on the back cover. Left – the basic version of the ROG Phone 5 with the RGB logo. Center - ROG Phone 5 Pro with ROG Vision color bar. Right - ROG Phone 5 Ultimate with monochrome ROG Vision panel.

The base model ROG Phone 5 in this series received a 6.78-inch AMOLED E4 screen with an aspect ratio of 20.4: 9 and a refresh rate of 144 Hz. The screen is covered by a protective Gorilla Glass Victus glass. The screen and dedicated Pixelwork i6 display processor with Always On HDR deliver excellent picture quality in both game mode and normal use. In addition, various additional chips are built into the case, for example, the AirTrigger 5 system. It includes ultrasonic triggers at the end to make it easy to play. There is also a special motion sensor in the body. There is an RGB backlit logo on the back of the case. The base model has two body colors: Phantom Black, Storm White.

ROG Phone 5 runs on the most modern Snapdragon 888 processor, together with one of the available memory options (8/128 GB, 12/256 GB, 16/256 GB). In addition to its gaming capabilities, the smartphone received a good setup of the main camera (three modules 64 MP + 13 MP + 5 MP) and a front camera with one 24 MP module.

The smartphone is powered by two batteries, each 3000 mAh, which have support for 65 W fast charging via USB-C ports. By the way, there are two such ports, as in last year’s models. The manufacturer said that on a single battery charge, you can play Call Of Duty Mobile for 6.5 hours.

The Android 11 software shell has been significantly improved with the ROG UI interface, so that the smartphone user can work comfortably for a long time.

The base model ROG Phone 5 will go on sale in March 2021. The price depends on the option chosen: 8/128 GB — 800 euros, 12/256 GB — 900 euros, 16/256 GB — 1000 euros. The package will include an Aero case and a HyperCharger.

Source: rog.asus.com
19 January 2021

First rumors about Asus ROG Phone 5: 6000mAh battery, Android 11, Snapdragon 888 chipset, scheduled to be announced in March

One important question — what will the name of the next version of Asus’ gaming smartphone be? There are two versions: ROG Phone 4 and ROG Phone 5. Recently there was a photo of the back of this smartphone with the number «5». So it might be a little hint. Moreover, in Chinese culture, the number «4» has a slightly negative connotation.

Asus ROG Phone 5
Backside of Asus ROG Phone 5 (or Asus ROG Phone 4)

Therefore, we will assume that Asus will skip one digit in the numbering of generations of its most popular gaming smartphone, and in the spring of 2021 will present the updated ROG Phone 5. From various sources, bit by bit, you can collect the following list of characteristics of this new product with the number ASUS_I005DA: battery with 6,000 mAh and fast charging (65 W), a triple camera on the back with a 64 megapixel main sensor, a Snapdragon 888 processor, 8 GB of RAM (the amount of internal storage is not yet known). Out of the box, the Asus ROG Phone 5 will run Android 11.

The photo shows that the side of the smartphone has a new red button, which was not present in previous generations. There is no exact information yet about what this button is for. Perhaps pressing the red button will activate the game mode or launch your favorite game. There is another version — the button can perform different functions depending on the open application on the smartphone.

A poster about the next generation of Asus gaming smartphone was published on the Chinese social network Weibo. It depicts the constellation Aries. Perhaps this is a hint about the date of the announcement, which may take place during this period (from March 21 to April 19, 2021). We look forward to information on all ROG Phone 5 features, to share it with you on this page.

We picked up these models at a similar price.

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