The Asus ROG Phone 5 will make its first sale in India on April 15 at 12 p.m. (noon) via Flipkart. The gaming phone was launched in three separate models: the classic ROG Phone 5, the ROG Phone 5 Pro, and the 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 comes in 8 GB RAM and 12 GB RAM options, the ROG Phone 5 Pro comes with 16 GB of RAM and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate has 18 GB of RAM.
Asus ROG Phone 5 price in India, sale
According to the Asus India website, both variants of the Asus ROG Phone 5 will be available for purchase on April 15 at noon (noon) through Flipkart. The 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 49,999, while the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage model is priced at Rs. 57,999. Both variations will be available in Phantom Black and Storm White color options. From now on, sales offers include unlimited 5% refund to the Flipkart Axis Bank credit card. Customers can also get up to Rs. 16,500 discount on exchanging an old smartphone.
Flipkart has also listed Asus’ ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate gaming smartphones. However, there is no information on when these variants go on sale.
Specifications of the Asus ROG Phone 5
Launched in March, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Dual SIM (Nano) runs on Android 11 with custom ROG UI and ZenUI interfaces. The phone sports a 6.78-inch Full HD + AMOLED display (1080 x 2448 pixels) with an aspect ratio of 20.4: 9, a refresh rate of 144 Hz and up to 1200 nits of peak brightness. Its screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 octa-core SoC, paired with an Adreno 660 GPU.
In order to keep the phone’s temperature under control, it comes with a thermal design from Asus called GameCool 5. The Asus ROG Phone 5 also comes with AirTrigger 5, two front speakers, multi-Wi-Fi connection. antenna and a noise-canceling quad-mic network. You will also get ultrasonic buttons for enhanced gaming experience.
In the camera department, the Asus ROG Phone 5 comes with a triple rear camera setup that houses a primary 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 sensor with an f / 1.8 lens, a secondary 13-megapixel sensor with an ultra wide angle f / 2.4 lens; and a 5 megapixel macro shooter. Up front is a 24-megapixel selfie camera sensor with an f / 2.45 lens.
Asus ROG Phone 5’s 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 headphone jack. There is also a pogo pin connector for external accessories. Asus provided an RGB light under the ROG logo on the back of the phone. It packs a 6000mAh dual cell battery that supports 65W fast charging. The phone measures 172.8×77.2×10.29mm and weighs 238 grams.
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