Who’s hyped for the new ROG smartphone? ASUS has just launched their newest update to their ROG gaming smartphone series. The new ROG Phone 5s with Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ is now officially launched and available thorough nationwide stores and online store from RM2999 onward, setting a new performance benchmark on the top tier gaming smartphone.
The ROG Phone 5S/ 5S Pro desgin doesn’t vary much from its predecessor. One thing that catches attention is the Dotted Matrix design with RGB design which can be customized. The ROG Phone 5S comes in black and white while the ROG Phone 5S Pro is only available in Black.
Both are equipped with state of the art Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ SoC with 25% performance upgrade from its previous generation. It also brings up to 18GB RAM and 512GB ROM. Both uses 6.78 inches AMOLED panel with 144Hz refresh rate and response time at 1ms, on par with modern gaming monitors. This panel can achieve up to 1200 nits brightness and certified for HDR10 and HDR10+
ROG Phone 5s series comes with GameCool 5 heat management technology to dissipates heat. It also has a 64MP triple rear camera with 6000mAh battery, 65W quickcharge and supporting Air Trigger 5. There is also a USB Type C port with 3.5mm audio jack along with dual stereo sound support.
The base model (ROG Phone 5s) 8GB retails at RM2999 while 16GB retails at RM3799. it will be available on 21st October onward.