ASUS Announces ROG Phone 5s with Snapdragon 888+ Chipset

ASUS has recently introduced its ROG Phone 5s series, which is an upgraded version of the ASUS ROG Phone 5 series. ASUS ROG Phone 5s series includes the ROG Phone 5s and the ROG Phone 5s Pro. Both the smartphones feature Qualcomm’s latest chipset, which is the Snapdragon 888+ chipset. It is an overclocked version of the original 5 nm-based SoC. Let’s have a detailed look at the ASUS ROG Phone 5s specifications, price, and availability.

ASUS ROG Phone 5s: Specifications & Features

The ASUS ROG Phone 5s sports a 6.78-inch Full HD+ hole punch-less AMOLED display with a high 144hz refresh rate and a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The ASUS ROG Phone 5s offers an adaptive refresh rate between 60,90,120 and 144hz refresh rate. This feature makes users switch refresh rates depending on the content that’s running on the smartphone. In addition, adaptive refresh is much more useful to save battery life.

Asus ROG Phone 5s

The ASUS ROG Phone 5s boots Android 11 OS and draws power from Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888+ 5G processor coupled with 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 6GB of virtual RAM. The ASUS ROG Phone 5s features up to 512GB UFS3.1 storage as well.

In terms of optics, the ASUS ROG Phone 5s is equipped with a triple camera setup at the rear comprising a 64MP primary camera, a 13MP ultra wide-angle, and a 5MP macro lens. At the front, the ASUS ROG Phone 5s features a 24MP front-facing camera for selfie-snapping and video chatting.

A massive 6000mAh battery backs the ASUS ROG Phone 5s with 65W fast charging support. The handset also features front-facing stereo speakers and supports sub-6GHz 5G, ultrasonic Air Trigger buttons, and an under-display fingerprint scanner for security.

The ASUS ROG Phone 5s run the latest version of ASUS’s skin on top of Android 11, ZenUI 8/ROG UI with gaming and software features like the Armoury Crate app, the Game Genie overlay, the AudioWizard app, and many more. The smartphone’s connectivity options include Wi-FI 6E. Bluetooth v5.2, a 3.5mm headphone jack for music playback, and a Type-c port for charging and file transfer.

ASUS ROG Phone 5s: Pricing & Availability

The ASUS ROG Phone 5s will be available in Phantom Black or a glossier Storm White, whereas the Pro version will be available in the only Phantom black. The pricing and availability for the mainland China and Taiwanese regions have been announced. According to the specifications, the ASUS ROG Phone 5s will be available at Rs. 65,000.

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