Asus ROG Phone 5s and Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro will be launched in India on February 15, the Taiwan-based company’s Indian arm has announced. The smartphones were unveiled back in August 2021 with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ SoC. Both the Asus smartphones feature 6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED E4 displays with 144Hz refresh rate. The vanilla ROG Phone 5s comes with up to 18GB LPDDR5 RAM and the Pro variant comes in only a single 18GB LPDDR5 RAM configuration. There is no information on the specifications of the Indian variants.
Asus ROG Phone 5s, Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro launch livestream details
As per an media invite from the company, Asus ROG Phone 5s and Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro will be launched in India on February 15 at 12pm (noon) through a virtual event that will be livestreamed on the company’s YouTube channel. Asus hasn’t revealed any further information about the phone. It is to be seen whether the India variants will have the same specifications as the ones unveiled in August last year.
Asus is also holding a contest that will start at 5pm today. As per a tweet by the company, participants will have to “extract the lethal upgrades for the Ultimate Gaming Weapon that lay concealed.” They will have to crack a code in order to stand a chance to win an ROG Phone 5s.
— ASUS India (@ASUSIndia) February 10, 2022
Asus ROG Phone 5s, Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro specifications (global variant)
Asus ROG Phone 5s and ROG Phone 5s Pro run Android 11 with ROG UI skin on top. They sport 6.78-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,448 pixels) Samsung AMOLED E4 displays with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection and 144Hz refresh rate. The global models, announced last year, are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ SoCs paired with up to 18GB LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of onboard storage options.
For optics, Asus ROG Phone 5s and ROG Phone 5s Pro sport triple rear camera setup. The camera module comprises a 64-megapixel primary sensor, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor, and a 5-megapixel macro sensor. For selfies and video calls, a 24-megapixel primary sensor is present on both phones. Both the smartphones pack 6,000mAh batteries with 65W fast charging support. They also sport dual front-facing stereo speakers. Each phone features 5G, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC, 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C port for connectivity.