By: Tech Desk
Last Updated: February 15, 2022, 17:03 IST
Taiwanese brand Asus has launched its latest gaming smartphone, the Asus ROG Phone 5s in India today. The Asus ROG Phone 5s series comes with the ROG Phone 5s and the ROG Phone 5s Pro, both have been launched as the latest gaming smartphones in the country. The Asus ROG Phone 5s comes with several improvements over the Asus ROG Phone 5, and comes with features like a 144Hz display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ chipset, and much more.
The Asus ROG Phone 5s gaming smartphone has been launched at a price of Rs 49,999 onwards in India for the base 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, while the 12GB RAM + 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 57,999 in the country. The Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro, on the other hand, is priced at Rs 79,999 in India for the single 18GB RAM + 512GB storage option. The smartphones will go on sale starting February 18 at 12PM (noon) IST and will be sold via Flipkart.
In terms of specifications, the Asus ROG Phone 5s and ROG Phone 5s Pro come a 6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED display with a 2,488 x 1080 resolution and 144Hz refresh rate.
The Asus ROG Phone 5s series is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ chipset paired with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 18GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage for the Pro model. The vanilla model maxes out at 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The smartphones come with a 6,000mAh battery with support for up to 65W fast charging.
The smartphones also come with features like Haptic audio that uses the smartphones’ haptic motors to enhance the audio experience while gaming. Further, like other gaming smartphones, the Asus ROG Phone 5s models come with air triggers that can be mapped for sensitivity, number of buttons, and can be turned into sliders.
The camera on both the Asus ROG Phone 5s and ROG Phone 5s Pro is a triple rear camera setup that features a primary 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 sensor with f1/1.73 aperture. The Asus ROG Phone 5s comes with a 24-megapixel camera.