ROG Phone 5s Series Launched, will be Available December 2021

ROG Phone 5s Series Launched, will be Available December 2021

The wait is over! ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Philippines officially announces the availability and pricing of the ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro.

Power Overwhelming

The king of gaming smartphones is now souped up and powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ 5G. It packs industry-leading innovations in 5G, Ai, gaming, and camera technologies. It will also come with a Kyro 680 CPU Prime core clock speed at up to 3.0 GHz and the 6th generation Qualcomm AI Engine. The gaming phone also boasts an improved 360Hz touch sampling rate, 144Hz refresh rate AMOLED HDR display.

GameCool 5 cooling system in the new gaming phone has an optimum thermal structure. This features a centered CPU with the battery split into two parts, one located on each side of the CPU. This design ensures that the heat generated by the CPU is transferred to all the edges and corners of the chassis simultaneously.

For truly balanced stereo sound effects, its GameFX audio system now incorporates symmetrical seven-magnet dual speakers. They are optimized in collaboration with audio specialist Dirac. There is also a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a HiFi-grade ESS DAC for lossless audio processing worthy of audio enthusiasts.

Lastly, the AirTrigger 5 control system and 10 different motion controls gives gamers up to 4 distinct wats to interact with the ROG Phone 5s. And to extend both screen-on time and the lifespan of its 6000mAh battery, it is optimizes using software optimizations and power-saving mechanisms. This include charging upper limit, steady charging, and enhanced scheduled charging. A 65W HyperCharge adapter is also bundled which supports rapid charging to juice up the device in the fastest possible time.

ROG Phone 5s Pro – Complete with ROG Vision

ROG Vision

The ROG Phone 5s Pro let gamers make their presence known to the world with the exclusive ROG Vison. It’s a pioneering rear matrix display unique to the ROG Phone lineup.

ROG Vision can display a variety of cool animations that show whether the phone is charging, if there’s an incoming call, whether X Mode is enabled, and more. Users can also create custom animations to make their phone even more personal.

Additionally, the 5s Pro also features innovative hidden rear touch sensors on the back cover. This provide L2/R2 trigger functions just like a game console controller. It will also come with 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM for increased overall gaming performance.

Price and Availability

ROG Phone 5s Series Price
ModelVariantColorsAvailabilitySRPOut of Box
5s Pro18GB+512GBPhantom BlackMid-December 2021₱59,995Aero Active Cooler 5 (₱2,495)
5s16GB+512GBPhantom Black
Storm White
End of December 2021₱49,995
5S12GB+256GBPhantom Black
Storm White
End of December 2021₱42,995

The ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro will be available in participating dealers nationwide, full list on the link below.

Exclusive PUBG: NEW STATE In-Game Gear

ASUS Republic of Gamers ahs partnered with PUBG: NEW STATE to bring gamers exclusive downloadable in-game items. Included are the ROG Phone parachute, and ROG Phone T-shirt. These can be redeemed by signing up at the website (link below) and use the promotional code “iloverogphone5s” to claim their serial number. The promotion is valid until May 12, 2022.

ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro Specifications

ROG Phone 5sROG Phone 5s Pro
Dimensions173.00 x 77.00 x 9.90 mm173.00 x 77.00 x 9.90 mm
Weight238 g238 g
ChipsetQualcomm® Snapdragon® 888+ 5G Mobile PlatformQualcomm® Snapdragon® 888+ 5G Mobile Platform
CPUOcta-core
1×2.99 GHz Kryo 680
3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680
4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680
Octa-core
1×2.99 GHz Kryo 680
3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680
4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680
GPUQualcomm® Adreno™ 660Qualcomm® Adreno™ 660
RAM12GB/16GB LPDDR518GB LPDDR5
Storage256GB/512GB UFS3.1512GB UFS3.1
Display6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED
2448 x 1080
144 Hz / 1 ms
Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus
6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED
2448 x 1080
144 Hz / 1 ms
Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus
Rear CameraSony® flagship IMX686 64 MP, f/1.8Sony® flagship IMX686 64 MP, f/1.8
Front Camera24 MP24 MP
OS Android 11Android 11
Battery6000mAh (typical)
Quick Charge 5.0
PD Charging
6000mAh (typical)
Quick Charge 5.0
PD Charging
ConnectivitySupports Qualcomm® aptX™ Adaptive
Bluetooth® 5.2
Wi-Fi Direct
NFC
4*4 MIMO
Supports Qualcomm® aptX™ Adaptive
Bluetooth® 5.2
Wi-Fi Direct
NFC
Other FeaturesAirTrigger 5
10 different motion co
Centered CPU Design
Symmetrical dual front-facing speakers with Dirac HD Sound
7-magnet stereo speaker with Cirrus Logic amplifier
Quad microphones with ASUS Noise Reduction Technology
Dual 5G SIM (Dual Standby)
ROG Vision
AirTrigger 5
10 different motion co
Centered CPU Design
Symmetrical dual front-facing speakers with Dirac HD Sound
7-magnet stereo speaker with Cirrus Logic amplifier
Quad microphones with ASUS Noise Reduction Technology
Dual 5G SIM (Dual Standby)
ColorsPhantom Black
Storm White
Phantom Black
Price₱42,995/₱49,995 SRP₱59,995 SRP
Josef Cagas
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