Asus ROG Phone 5

Asus ROG Phone 5 (ZS673KS-1A007EU)
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Pro and cons Asus ROG Phone 5

  • Powerful performance
  • Many features for gamers
  • Available accessories
  • Excellent image & sound
  • A bit on the heavy side

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Asus ROG Phone 5 product description

The Asus ROG Phone 5 is a powerful gaming phone from Asus. It is the successor to the ROG Phone 3 from 2020. The reason why it skipped from 3 straight to 5 is because 4 is seen as an unlucky number in China. But luck can also be enforced thru impressive specifications, and that's exactly what this ROG Phone 5 does.

AeroActive keeps you cool

Gamers will recognise the name ROG. It stands for 'Republic Of Gamers' and it is a sub-brand of Asus. Under this name, Asus releases many products specifically aimed at gamers, including laptops, keyboards and mice. But sometimes you want to be even more mobile as a gamer, which is why there are now ROG phones. And this ROG Phone 5 is one of the better gaming phones. This is not only because of the specifications, about which more later, but also because there are specific gaming features. For example, on the side you will find various buttons and ultrasonic sensors that you can use to control a game. You can also connect separate accessories such as the AeroActive Cooler 5. This active cooling provides a temperature reduction of 15°. The cooler the CPU, the higher the frame rate. The AeroActive Cooler also has physical buttons which make it a kind of controller.

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High-end gaming specifications

A gaming phone must of course have the latest and greatest specifications. Of course, you want to experience your game to the max. Inside the ROG Phone 5, we find the latest and most powerful Qualcomm processor of the moment; the Snapdragon 888. Combined with 8, 12 or 16 GB of RAM memory and a sturdy 6000mAh battery, this ensures high and lasting performance. The screen measures a generous 6.78 inches using an AMOLED panel. This ensures colourful images with great contrast. The refresh rate, not unimportant in gaming, is 144 Hz and has a response time of 1ms. Sound is provided by dual front-facing speakers and otherwise via its own headphones that you can plug directly into your ROG Phone 5 thanks to the 3.5mm audio jack.

Main Asus ROG Phone 5 specifications

  • 6.8-inch 144Hz AMOLED display with low 1ms response time
  • Powerful Snapdragon 888 processor running at up to 2.84GHz
  • Choose between 8, 12 or 16GB of RAM memory and 128 or 256GB of storage
  • 6000mAh large battery with Quick Charge 5.0 fast charging
  • Symmetrical dual front-facing speakers with Dirac HD sound
  • Triple camera with 64MP main camera, 13MP ultra-wide-angle macro lens and 8K video
  • 24MP selfie camera for group selfies and live streaming
  • Fast 5G and WiFi 6E internet support
  • AirTrigger accessories including AeroActive Cooler 5
  • Numerous sensors to make gaming better and easier

Also a phone

You would almost forget that the Asus ROG Phone 5 is also just a phone. Running under Android and released with version 11, you have full control over the apps you want to use. On the back, we find a triple camera system consisting of a 64MP main camera, a 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera and a macro camera. Video shoots in up to 8K and the selfie camera shoots in 24MP; high enough for a razor sharp live stream. There is WiFi 6E support for blazing fast mobile internet and there are plenty of gaming apps to be found. It doesn't get much more complete than this.

Asus ROG Phone 5 specification summary

Dimensions 173 x 77 x 9,9 mm
Weight 239 gr
Product code ZS673KS-1A007EU
EAN code 4711081269045, 4711081269038, 4711081114635, 4711081111306, 4711081111290, 4711081111283, 4711081105022, 4711081105015, 0195553114639, 0195553111294, 0195553105026, 0195553105019
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Operating system
Android 11
Colour display 6.78 inch, AMOLED
Camera 13 MP, 5 MP, 64 MP
Front camera 24 MP
Processor 2.84 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, octa core
Dual SIM
Data network
4G (LTE)
Build-in memory
Internal memory 128 GB (Storage), 256 GB (Storage), 512 GB (Storage)
Memory card slot
Power supply
Battery 6000 mAh
Fast charging

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Videos about the Asus ROG Phone 5

Asus is asking some gamers what they think of the ROG Phone 5. This is the target group, so who better to ask for a hands-on and unboxing?

Who dares? Asus has announced the ROG Phone 5 for gamers. You can watch the unveiling again in this video

Asus ROG Phone 5 alternatives

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Asus ROG Phone 5 (ZS673KS-1A007EU)
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (N975)
OnePlus 7 Pro
OnePlus 8 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

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 Current product    
Fingerprint recognition
Android119.0 (Pie)
Colour display6.78 inch, AMOLED6.8 inch, Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display6.67 inch, Fluid AMOLED6.78 inch, Fluid AMOLED, hole-punch display6.53 inch, Dot Drop Full Screen Display, notch
Camera13 MP, 5 MP, 64 MP12 MP, 12 MP, 16 MP, VGA camera16 MP, 48 MP, 8 MP48 MP, 48 MP, 5 MP, 8 MP2 MP, 2 MP, 64 MP, 8 MP
Front camera24 MP10 MP16 MP16 MP20 MP
Processor2.84 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, octa coreOcta core2.84 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, octa core1.8 GHz, 2.42 GHz, 2.84 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, octa core2.0 GHz, 2.05 GHz, MediaTek helio G90T, octa core
Dual SIM
4G (LTE)
Internal memory128 GB (Storage), 256 GB (Storage), 512 GB (Storage)256 GB (Storage), 512 GB (Storage)128 GB (Storage), 256 GB (Storage)128 GB (Storage), 256 GB (Storage)128 GB (Storage), 64 GB (Storage)
Memory card slot
Battery6000 mAh4300 mAh4000 mAh4510 mAh4500 mAh
Fast charging

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