Today, Asus has confirmed the launch of its latest smartphone ASUS ROG Phone 5 in India on March 10th at 4:15 PM IST just like ROG Phone 3 launch last year, and it will be sold on Flipkart as usual. Last week, the company already confirmed that ROG Phone 5 will be announced at the global launch event on the same day. The phone already got certified by TENAA with the model number ASUS_I005DA that revealed dot-matrix Aura Lighting on the back panel, which shows the ROG logo and might be it should be customizable using the software.
Now, the actual image of the phone has revealed by DxOMark where neither a screen nor a Tencent logo. The performance of the ROG Phone 5 earned category-leading sub-scores in the dynamic, spatial, and artifacts tests. There are some downsides, including slightly weak bass and issues cropping up at max volume. The phone’s recording capabilities are overall excellent.
The DXOMARK Audio overall score of 79 for the Asus ROG Phone 5 is derived from its Playback and Recording scores and their respective sub-scores. Audio protocol placed the Asus ROG Phone 5 at the top of our rankings, surpassing the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro by three points. While the ROG Phone 3 was, fittingly, the best score for playing games.
The DXOMARK also confirmed the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform with Symmetrical dual front-facing speakers (top- and bottom-centered), 3.5mm headphone jack with ESS DAC, Dirac tuning technology including frequency response correction, and virtual bass technology.
The ROG Phone 5 will have a 6.78-inch OLED display that should be an FHD+ AMOLED 144Hz screen, 6000mAh battery (2x 3000mAh batteries) that supports 65W fast wired charging, and works on Android 11. Geekbench listing already revealed Snapdragon 888 SoC with 8GB of RAM last year December, but the phone should also have a 12GB RAM version. The phone could come with 64MP triple rear cameras, but there are no details about the cameras.
We Should know more details and the full specifications of the phone with the exact price when it goes officially launch on March 10th.