As you all know ROG series is the Gaming series from Asus and they provide you with max performance and max specifications. This year also Asus has launched its new Asus ROG Phone 5, ROG Phone 5 Pro, and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate. With that being said another contender ZTE also launched its gaming series smartphone; Nubia Red Magic 6 and Nubia Red Magic 6 Pro that directly competes with ASUS gaming smartphones. The specs in Rog phone 5 are mostly similar to the old Rog Phone 3. However, we can still expect some upgrades in this new phone. So let us know about the specs, availability, and expected price of the Asus Rog Phone 5 in Nepal.
Asus Rog Phone 5 Overview
Display and Design
In comparison to Rog Phone 3, the Asus Rog Phone 5 comes with a bigger 6.78 inches AMOLED panel that has a resolution of 1080 x 2448 pixels. The refresh rate of 144 Hz is also higher with an imposing aspect ratio of 20:9. Also, the touch sampling rate of up to 300Hz will take your gaming experience to the next height. It provides stunning visuals with world-beating color accuracy, and the new always-on HDR technology that improves non-HDR visuals is really impressive. The device is protected by a Corning Gorilla Victus and has DC dimming technology.
The phone has not gone through many upgrades in terms of design. Like its predecessor, the triple camera stands out in a horizontally extended camera module. It has got an appealing design that looks equally powerful and a perfect grip to hold it tighter. The Red magic logo is perfectly smashed at the back. The LED flash is placed just next to the camera module. There is a tiny circular notch right-aligned at the top where it accommodates its selfie shooter. The device features the under-display and the optical fingerprint scanner and is available in two different colors-Phantom Black, Storm White.
Performance and Memory
Moving on to the processor, the device ships with the latest Snapdragon 888 5G from Qualcomm. The graphics in this device is handled by the Adreno 660 GPU. No doubt, the combination of these two places Rog Phone 5 as a powerful gaming device. There are also Cooler buttons to protect your device from overheating during heavy gaming. The phone will ship with Rog UI that is based on Android 11.
Talking about the memory, Asus Rog Phone 5 is available in three RAM variants: 8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage and 12GB RAM with 128GB internal storage, and a last 16GB RAM with 256GB internal storage. The device does not support a card slot for expanding the phone’s storage capacity.
Speaking of the camera on this phone, it flaunts a triple camera array at the back where you get a 64MP primary wide camera, a 13MP ultrawide camera, and a last 5MP macro camera. The rear camera setup will help you capture your best moments with friends and family. For capturing selfies and making video calls, there is a 24MP front shooter available. It also supports a good-quality video recording where it can record 8K video at 30fps, 4k video up to 120fps, and 1080p video up to 240fps, and 720p video at 480fps. Similarly, the selfie shooter supports 1080p video at 30fps. Other highlights of the camera include a Pro video mode, Free Zoom, Wind Filter, and Acoustic Focus functions, etc.
Battery and Extras
The dual battery that provides a total power of 6000mAh battery stays the same in Rog Phone 5 Pro that supports a 65W HyperCharge adapter. The dual battery here is of 3000mAh each and is placed on either side of the hardware to distribute the phone’s weight more evenly in your hands. As advertised the phone will charge 70% in 30 min and 100% in just 52 min. Also, it comes with a 10W reverse charging. Other highlight includes stereo speakers for immersive audio, Gamespace, pro shoulder triggers, dual-band wifi, NFC, under-display fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth 5.1, 3.5mm headphone jack, hi-fi-grade ESS, dual-battery design, different other gaming features, etc.
Asus Rog Phone 5 Price in Nepal and Availability
Asus Rog Phone 5 has the price set at 800 Euros for the base variant(8/128GB). After it launches here in Nepal we expect the price of Asus Rog Phone 5 to be set at NPR 1,00,000 for the base variant (8/128GB)
|Asus Rog Phone 5 variant||Price in Nepal|
|8/128 GB||NPR 1,00,000 (Expected)|
|12/256 GB||NPR 1,30,000 (Expected)|
|16/256 GB||NPR 1,45,000 (Expected)|