Republic of Gamers (ROG), a sub-brand of ASUS, a Taiwan-based, multinational consumer electronics company, today announced The ROG Phone 5 series – ROG Phone 5, ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate, the latest and most powerful incarnation of the world’s most advanced gaming smartphone.
The ROG Phone 5 series is powered to win by the flagship Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform featuring advanced 5G communications and premium Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming™ features. The upgraded GameCool 5 cooling system along with the all-new performance manager in Armoury Crate ensure maximum performance is available for any gaming scenario.
For ultra-smooth and ultra-responsive gaming visuals, the ROG Phone 5 series is equipped with a Samsung-built 144 Hz / 1 ms AMOLED HDR10+ certified display with an industry-leading 300 Hz touch sampling rate and ultra-low 24.3 ms touch latency.
Gamers can play longer with the ROG Phone 5 series thanks to the monster 6000 mAh battery, and the phones come with a 30-watt HyperCharge adapter that tops up the battery in the shortest possible time.
The ROG Phone 5 series continues the ROG built-for-gamers design philosophy with ROG Vision, a never-before-seen rear matrix display — available exclusively on ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate — that shows customizable animations in response to a variety of system and in-game events.
There are also massive enhancements to the pioneering and still-unrivaled AirTrigger 5 control system, and the powerful GameFX audio system that is further amplified by the large dual front facing stereo speakers tuned by Dirac. The ROG Phone 5 also bring back the 3.5mm audio jack that has also been overhauled to deliver even more immersive sound thanks to ESS Sabre DAC for audiophile listening.
“The ROG Phone 5 series is the ultimate gaming smartphone for the best mobile gaming experience,” said ASUS co-CEO, S.Y. Hsu. “It continues the legacy of ROG Phones as the leading gaming smartphones with exceptional performance, displays, audio, control and battery life.”
Speaking at the launch event, Leon Yu – Regional Director, System Business Group, ASUS India & South Asia said, “We are deeply inspired by the love for ROG Products from our Indian fans. Even during the tough pandemic, the ROG Brand continued to grow phenomenally in the Indian market in both segments, Smartphones as well as PCs. All thanks to our fans in India for this incredible support. We, promise to continues to redefine the gaming smartphone space for our enthusiastic consumers.” Mr. Yu further added, “We are strongly committed to bring the most cutting edge technology of our ROG Products to India in the very first wave of global release. Today we are delighted to introduce the ROG Phone 5, indisputable evolution in gaming smartphone industry.”
Dinesh Sharma – Business Head, Smartphone and Commercial PC, System Business Group, ASUS India said, “At ROG, we strive and craft for those who dare by bringing them the latest and greatest technology to deliver the ultimate flagship gaming experience to our customers consistently. That is why the ROG Phone is truly Worshipped by Gamers and Loved by Tech Gurus.” Commenting at the ROG Phone 5 launch, Mr. Sharma said, “The ROG Phone 5 is indeed like an advanced weapon built for those who wish to rule them all and deserve nothing but the ultimate best. I’ll even go so far as to say ROG Phone 5 is an answer to every gamer’s gaming dream, setting new standard for tomorrow’s mobile gaming devices.”
“In line with our vision to bring world-class technology to consumers across India, we are happy to celebrate the launch of the ultimate gaming smartphone by ASUS. With this launch, we continue to cater to evolving gaming and flagship premium smartphone needs” said Aditya Soni, Senior Director, Mobiles, Flipkart.