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ASUS ROG Phone 5

ASUS ROG Phone 5
$689.00
SKU: AS-U67
Brand: Asus
Category: mobile phones
  • Processor Snapdragon 888
  • RAM 8GB, 12GB, 16GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, 256GB
  • Camera Triple-
  • Display 6.78 inches, 1080 x 2448 pixels
  • Battery Li-Po 6000 mAh

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8.8
  • Design 9 / 10
  • Performance 10 / 10
  • Display 8 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Connectivity 8 / 10
  • Features 9 / 10
  • Usability 8 / 10

The Asus ROG Phone 5 was officially announced on March 10 and will be launched this month but the actual date has not been announced yet.

This smartphone is a very fascinating smartphone with a lot of cool features. It spots 6.78 inches AMOLED display with a blazing 144Hz dynamic refresh rate. The display features 1080 x 2448 pixels HDR10+ compatible, 395ppi density and 1200nits max brightness.

This smartphone is powered by the best processor when it was released, the Snapdragon 888 octa-core processor with Adreno 660 GPU. The phone runs on Android 11 OS and ROG UI user interface.

The rear of the device packs a triple camera set-up with 64MP primary camera, 13MP ultrawide and 5MP macro. The front packs a single selfie camera with 24 mega-pixels housed in the top bezel of the phone.

Packed in this smartphone is an option of 8GB, 12GB or 16GB of RAM and 128GB or 256GB of internal storage. Fueling this smartphone is a Li-Po 6000mAh battery with 65W fast charging and 10W reverse charging.

Asus ROG Phone 5 Price and Availability

The Asus ROG Phone 5 starting price in Nigeria is around NGN 262,509, which is equivalent to KSH 75,550 in Kenya and GHS 3,960 in Ghana.

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ASUS ROG Phone 5 - Specs

General

Brand ASUS
Models All available models and/or other names ROG Phone 5
Announced March 10, 2021
Released Exp. Release March
Status Coming Soon

Design

Dimension 172.8 x 77.3 x 10.3 mm
Weight 238 g
Make Make => refers to the built quality, including the materials used to make the back, front and frame of this device. Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass 3), aluminum frame
RGB light panel (on the back)
Pressure sensitive zones (Gaming triggers)
Colours Phantom Black, Storm White

Display

Display Type Display Type => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED). AMOLED, 1B colors, HDR10+, 800 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)
Size 6.78 inches, 109.5 cm2 (~82.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2448 pixels
Refresh Rate 144Hz
Pixel Density Pixel Density is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. ~395 ppi density
Aspect Ratio -
Touch Screen Touchscreen => is of two types; Resistive and Capacitive touchscreen. Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive touchscreen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) Yes, capacitive touchscreen
Protection Display Protection => The widely used and best display protection is Gorilla Glass. Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, it is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind. Corning Gorilla Glass Victus

Performance

Chipset Chipsetis a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm)
CPU CPU => (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets. Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
GPU GPU => A graphics processing unit (GPU) is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display device. This include things such as lighting effects, object transformation and 3D motion. Adreno 660
RAM RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 8 GB, 12 GB, 16 GB
Storage 128 GB, 256 GB
Expandable Storage Expandable storage or Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. No

Software

OS OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 11, ROG UI
User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface. Yes

Camera

Rear Camera Camerais able to capture photographs and usually videos, the most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality. Rear cameras are the cameras at the back of the phone. Triple- 64 MP (f/1.8, 26mm, wide) + 13 MP (f/2.4, 11mm, 125˚, ultrawide) + 5 MP (f/2.0, macro)
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Front Camera Single- 24 MP (f/2.5, 27mm, wide)

Battery

Capacity Li-Po 6000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 65W, 70% in 30 min, 100% in 52 min (advertised)
Reverse charging 10W
Power Delivery 3.0
Quick Charge 5

Network

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
Bands Bands =>A key part of any mobile phone specification is its operating frequency bands. The supported frequency bands determine whether a certain handset is compatible with a certain network carrier. The available Bands on Mobile phones are 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G. 5G has the fastest network 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Speed Speed of a network shows how fast it takes that network to connect to the internet calculated in Mbps. Diferrent networks band have their own unique speed. HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 1400/150 Mbps, 5G 4 Gbps DL
SIM SIM(Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Connectivity

GPS GPS => The Global Position System is a satellite base radio navigation. GPS receiver uses the data from these signals to triangulate where you are and what time it is Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, GNSS
WLAN WLAN or Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB USB Type-C 3.1 (side), USB Type-C 2.0 (bottom), accessory connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches. No
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. Yes
Headphone Jack Yes, 3.5mm Jack

Entertainment

Loudspeaker Yes, with DTS:X stereo speakers (2 dedicated amplifiers)
24-bit/192kHz audio
FM Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Music player Yes

Features

Sensor Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email
Browser HTML 5

Price

Price in Nigeria NGN 262,509

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