Asus ROG Phone 5 will start its first sale in India on April 15 at 12:00 (noon) via Flipkart. The gaming phone was released in three different models – the regular ROG Phone 5, ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate. All three models come with a 144Hz Samsung AMOLED display and are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. The vanilla ROG Phone 5 is available in 8GB RAM and 12GB RAM options, the ROG Phone 5 Pro comes with 16GB RAM, and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate has 18GB RAM.
Asus ROG Phone 5 price in India
According to Asus India website, both variants of Asus ROG 5 phone will be available for purchase on April 15 at 12:00 (noon) via Flipcart. The price for 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option is set at Rs. 49,999, while the 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage model is priced at Rs. 57 999. Both options will be available in color options Phantom Black and Storm White. At the moment, the sales offers include 5% unlimited cashback on a Flipkart Axis Bank credit card. Customers can also receive up to Rs. Discount of 16,500 when exchanging an old smartphone.
Asus ROG Phone 5 specifications
Started in March, the Asus ROG Phone 5 with two SIMs (Nano) runs on Android 11 with the ROG UI and ZenUI user interface. The phone has a 6.78-inch Full-HD + (1080×2,448 pixels) AMOLED display with a ratio of 20.4: 9, a refresh rate of 144Hz and up to 1200 nits of peak brightness. Its display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC processor combined with an Adreno 660 graphics processor.
To keep the phone’s temperature under control, it comes with a thermal design from Asus called the GameCool 5. The Asus ROG Phone 5 also comes with an AirTrigger 5, dual front speakers, Wi-Fi with multiple antennas and a four-microphone noise canceling array. You’ll also get ultrasonic buttons for an enhanced gaming experience.
In the camera department, the Asus ROG Phone 5 comes with a triple rear camera setting that houses a 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 primary sensor with f / 1.8 lens, a 13-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide f / 2.4 lens and a 5-megapixel lens. macro shooting. At the front is a 24-megapixel selfie camera sensor with f / 2.45 lens.
Asus ROG Phone 5 connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS / A-GPS, NFC, two USB Type-C ports (one on the bottom and one on the side) and a 3.5mm jack for headphones. There is also a Pogo pin connector for external accessories. Asus has provided RGB light under the ROG logo on the back of the phone. It has a dual-cell 6000 mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging. The phone measures 172.8×77.2×10.29 mm and weighs 238 grams.
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