Launched on March 10, the Asus ROG Phone 5 series will finally go on sale for the first time today (April 15) at 12 pm on Flipkart. It looks like a pre-order at this point, so delivery could take a little longer. For now, only the standard variant will be available – with the ROG Phone 5 Pro and Ultimate coming later.
Asus ROG Phone 5 price in India starts at Rs 49,999 for the base variant with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, and goes up to Rs 57,999 for the 12GB + 256GB model. Colour options include black and white.
Along with the 30W charger and cable, the box will also include a free ROG Aero case.
Asus ROG Phone 5 specs and features
The Asus ROG Phone 5 is powered by the latest Snapdragon 888 chipset with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. To sustain this performance, it has a multi-layer cooling system with a 3D vapour chamber. Users can also attach the AeroActive 5 cooler (sold separately) to keep the core cooler.
The Asus ROG Phone 5 comes with a custom 6.78-inch AMOLED display with HDR10+ certification, 144Hz touch response rate, 300Hz touch sampling and Gorilla Glass Victus protection. Along with a headphone jack, it also boasts of dual front-firing loudspeakers.
Apart from that, it houses a large 6,000mAh battery with support for 65W fast charging. Since the phone has two USB Type-C ports, either can be used to recharge the device based on your orientation preference.
For photography, the Asus ROG Phone 5 has three cameras on the back, with a 64MP f/1.8 primary sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide lens and a 5MP macro shooter, as well as a 24MP selfie camera. It can record videos at up to 8K resolution.
Other features include an RGB matrix on the back, shoulder trigger for gaming, Android 11, etc.