ROG PH Announces Launch of ROG Phone 5s Series

 
 
  

The ROG Phone 5s Series is coming to the country as ASUS schedules the announcement of its newest gaming smartphone. The ROG Phone 5s Series is a refresh of the company’s older model, the ROG Phone 5. Based on its previous announcements, it comes with two variants — ROG Phone 5s and ROG Phone 5s Pro.

Both the ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro sport a 6.78-inch (2448 x 1080px) 144Hz AMOLED display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, Adreno 660 GPU, 64MP f/1.8 rear camera, 24MP front camera, and 6000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 5.0 and PD Charging.

First, the vanilla 5s variant has Snapdragon 888 5G CPU, up to 16GB RAM, and up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. Next, the Pro version sporting a Snapdragon 888+ 5G CPU, up to 18GB RAM, and up to 512GB UFS 3.1 storage.

ASUS ROG also collaborated with the publisher of the newest game based on PUBG called PUBG: New State. A global series of elite show matches called ROG Phone 5s x PUBG: NEW STATE Elite Showmatch is currently ongoing this November. This features a 100-player online tournament across EMEA and APAC regions.

Lastly, there will be a total prize value of USD 50,000 for winners in the tournament. The overall champion will receive a full gaming hardware upgrade and a brand new ROG Phone 5s gaming smartphone. Here is the list of prizes:

  • 1st place = ROG Strix SCAR 17 + ROG Phone 5s Pro with AeroCooler
  • 2nd place = ROG Phone 5s with AeroCooler + ROG Delta Headset
  • 3rd place = ROG Phone 5s with AeroCooler
SpecificationsROG Phone 5sROG Phone 5s Pro
Display - 6.78" (2448 x 1080) 144 Hz / 1 ms AMOLED 10-bit HDR10+ display

- Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
- 6.78" (2448 x 1080) 144 Hz / 1 ms AMOLED 10-bit HDR10+ display

- Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G 2.84GHz Octa-core ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 888+ 5G 2.84GHz Octa-core Processor
GPUAdreno 660Adreno 660
RAMup to 16GBup to 18GB
Storageup to 256GB UFS 3.1up to 258GB UFS 3.1
Rear Camera64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm, 1/1.73", 0.8µm64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm, 1/1.73", 0.8µm
Front Camera24 MP, f/2.5, 27mm (wide), 0.9µm24 MP, f/2.5, 27mm (wide), 0.9µm
Audio- Dual front-facing 7-magnet speakers with Dirac HD Sound
- GameFX Audio System
- ASUS Audio Wizard
- High-end ESS DAC 9280AC Pro
- Quad microphones
- Dual front-facing 7-magnet speakers with Dirac HD Sound
- GameFX Audio System
- ASUS Audio Wizard
- High-end ESS DAC 9280AC Pro
- Quad microphones
Ports- Side USB Type-C 3.1, support for ROG accessories
- Bottom USB Type-C 2.0
- 3.5mm Audio Port
- Side USB Type-C 3.1, support for ROG accessories
- Bottom USB Type-C 2.0
- 3.5mm Audio Port
SIM- Dual-nano
- 5G Support
- Dual-nano
- 5G Support
Connectivity- 5G LTE, Dual-band WiFi (2,4GHz/5GHz)
- WiFi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
-Bluetooth 5.2
-NFC
-Wi-Fi Direct
- 5G LTE, Dual-band WiFi (2,4GHz/5GHz)
- WiFi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
-Bluetooth 5.2
-NFC
-Wi-Fi Direct
GPSGLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, GNSS, NavICGLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, GNSS, NavIC
Security- In-display Fingerprint Scanner
- Face Unlock
- In-display Fingerprint Scanner
- Face Unlock
Additional Features- AirTrigger 5 (Shoulder Buttons)
- Precision Motion Control
- Grip Press
- X Mode
- AirTrigger 5 (Shoulder Buttons)
- Precision Motion Control
- Grip Press
- X Mode
OSAndroid 11Android 11
Battery6,000mAh battery, supports Quick Charge 5.0 and PD Charging.6,000mAh battery, supports Quick Charge 5.0 and PD Charging.
Inclusions- Ejector pin (SIM tray needle)
- USB power adapter (65-Watt)
- USB-C to USB-C cable
- Aero/Transparent case
- Ejector pin (SIM tray needle)
- USB power adapter (65-Watt)
- USB-C to USB-C cable
- AeroActive Cooler 5
- Aero case

The ASUS ROG Phone 5s Series will be announced in the Philippines on December 8, 2021. No information yet on the official availability of the gaming smartphones. We’ll be sure to keep an eye out

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