ASUS ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro launched with 6.78-inch FHD+ 144Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888+ SoC, up to 18GB RAM

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ASUS ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro launch

ASUS has launched its latest flagship 5G gaming smartphone the ROG Phone 5s in Taiwan as the successor of the ROG Phone 5 that was launched earlier this year. It has the same specifications as ROG Phone 5 including the 6.78-inch Full HD+ Samsung’s E4 AMOLED HDR display with 144Hz refresh rate, 300Hz touch-sampling rate, 24.3ms touch latency, up to 18GB of RAM, and up to 512GB storage, but this is run on the latest Snapdragon 888 Plus processor.

ASUS ROG Phone 5s Pro

It comes in two models the ROG Phone 5s and the ROG Phone 5s Pro. The 5s model is the same as the ROG Phone 5 with a ROG (RGB light) logo and the 5s Pro comes with ROG Vision Color PMOLED display, and even the logo on the back has an RGB light, which can be changed to your favorite color.

ASUS ROG Phone 5s

ASUS ROG Phone 5s Specifications -

Display6.78-inch (2448 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 144Hz OLED 10-bit HDR 20.4:9 aspect ratio display, 300Hz touch sampling rate, 111% DCI-P3, sRGB : 150.89%, Delta E average <1%; Contrast ratio: 1,000,000:1, 10-bit HDR, 5 nits to 800nits @ APL100 + HBM or 1200nits @ APL1, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
ProcessorUp to 3GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 888+ 5nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 660 GPU
RAM/Storage16GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage /  18GB LPDDR5 RAM with 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage
OS/UIAndroid 11 with ROG UI
SIMDual SIM (nano + nano)
Rear Cameras64MP rear camera with Sony IMX686 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, 13MP 125˚ ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture, 5MP macro sensor with f/2.0 aperture, 8k video at 30 fps, 4k at 60fps, slow-motion 4K at 120 fps, 1080p at 240fps
Front Camera24MP front-facing camera with 0.9µm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture
Audio3.5mm audio jack, ESS Sabre ES9280AC Pro with HyperStream II QUAD DAC  architecture, Dual 7-magnet Linear 12x16mm front-facing speakers with GameFX & Dirac HD Sound, Powered by dual Cirrus Logic CS35L45 Mono AMP, Quad microphones with OZO Noise Reduction Technology
FeaturesIn-display fingerprint sensor, Ultrasonic sensors for AirTrigger 5, and grip press detection
Dimensions172.8 × 77.2 × 10.29 mm
Weight238 g
Connectivity5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Galileo(E1+E5a), QZSS(L1+L5), NavIC(L5), USB Type-C, NFC
Battery/Charger6000mAh (typical) / 5800mAh (minimum) battery with 65W HyperCharge fast charging, supports up to 30W QC4.0 / PD3.0 / Direct Charge adapter

The AUS ROG Phone 5s comes in Phantom Black and Aurora White colors, and The ROG Phone 5s Pro comes only in Phantom Black color and also comes with AeroActive Cooler 5 in the box. These will be available from August 24 in Taiwan and the pro-order has started from today.

AUS ROG Phone 5s Prices are -

  • 5s - 16GB RAM/256GB storage version -  NT$ 29,990 (US$ 1,077 / Rs. 79,900 approx.)
  • 5s - 18GB RAM/512GB storage version - NT$ 33,990 (US$ 1221 / Rs. 90,580  approx.)
  • 5s Pro - 18GB RAM/512GB storage version - NT$ 37,990 (US$ 1,365 / Rs. 1,01,230 approx.)