Asus ROG Phone 5 Review


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Asus ROG Phone 5 Review

Sure, gamers do not need a gaming phone to play mobile games for most just run fine on any phones, cheap or expensive. But, the Asus' new smartphone, the ROG Phone 5 raw power, and supportive add-ons would surely go a long way. The ROG Phone 5 makes mobile gaming more tactile, enjoyable, and fun. You can spend hours playing with this phone. Also, ROG Phone 5 is part of a series that includes the ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate.

Moreover, the ROG Phone 5 has two built-in touch-sensitive buttons on the phone’s side thereby improving the gaming experience. So does a helpful software that makes physical controllers compatible with any game, plus custom accessories, like the clip-on fan to keep things cool. Thus, Asus' Game Genie software makes mapping a game's touchscreen controls to a controller incredibly easy.

This base model smartphone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. It measures 172.8 x 77.3 x 10.3 mm in size, and it weighs around 238 grams. This smartphone also comes with a screen size of 6.78 inches, 144Hz AMOLED screen providing a resolution of 1080 x 2448 pixels. Furthermore, this smartphone is powered by 2.84 GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform with 5nm, 64-bit Octa-core Processor and runs on Android 11 + ROG 11 operating system. It has a storage capacity of UFS3.1 256GB and an LPDDR5 16GB memory. The battery is a massive Li-Po 6000 mAh high-capacity battery. Also supports Quick Charge 5.0 and PD Charging.

Asus ROG Phone 5 was formally announced on March 10, 2021.

Phone Specification

Model: Asus ROG Phone 5

Released: March 2021

Design Type: Bar

Dimensions: 172.8 x 77.3 x 10.3 mm (6.80 x 3.04 x 0.41 in

Weight: 238 g (8.40 oz)

Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass 3), aluminum frame

SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display Type: AMOLED

Resolution: 1080 x 2448 pixels

Color Display: 16M Colors

Pixel: ~ 395 PPI Pixel per inch

Touch Screen: Capacitive touchscreen

CPU: Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 + 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 + 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680)

GPU: Adreno 660

RAM (Memory): 8 GB, 12 GB, 16 GB

Internal Storage: 128 GB, 256 GB

Memory Card Slot: No

Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Operating System: Android 11 + ROG UI

Rear Camera: 64 MP (wide) + 13 MP (ultrawide) + 5 (macro)

Image: 4320p

Flash: LED flash, HDR, panorama

Front Camera: 24 MP (wide)

Video: 8K@30fps, 4K@30/60/120fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 720p@480fps; gyro-EIS          

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

USB: USB Type-C 3.1 (side), USB Type-C 2.0 (bottom), accessory connector, USB On-The-Go


Wireless Charging: No

Headphone Jack: Yes

Battery: Li-Po 6000 mAh battery + Fast charging 65W + Power Delivery 3.0 + Quick Charge 5 + and Reverse charging 10W + Power Delivery 3.0 (Non-Removable)

About the Author-Writer

The Author is a Non-voice BPO/DAS Tech Services project contractor and a Media Tech writer. Studied engineering in the fields of Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics & Communications Engineering with a Master’s in Business Administration. Experiences encompass Travel, Industrial, and Telecommunications actual processing, writing, and analytics. The Author has been in this profession for over 15 years.

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