ASUS recently launched the ROG Phone 5, its next-gen gaming smartphone in India. The device is now set to go on its first sale in the country on April 15. Also Read - Asus ZenFone 8 Mini leaks again, this time revealing 2021 flagship-grade specifications
The main highlights of the device include a 144Hz display, the presence of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chip, and more. Here’s a look at the sale details. Also Read - Laptop guide: 5 best laptops under Rs 30,000 you can get for work from home
ROG Phone 5 price, availability, offers
The ROG Phone 5 will be available to buy in India, starting April 15 at 12 pm. The sale will take place exclusively via Flipkart. Also Read - Asus ROG Phone 5 pre-orders begin today in India at 12pm: Here's how you can pre-book
The device comes in two RAM/Storage variants, both of which will be available to buy via the sale. The 8GB/128GB model is priced at Rs 49,999 and the 12GB/256GB version is priced at Rs 57,999.
The smartphone gets two more variants: the ROG Phone 5 Pro with 16GB of RAM and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate with 18GB of RAM. However, there’s no word on when these variants will be up for grabs in the country.
ROG Phone 5 features, specs
As a reminder, the ROG Phone 5, which launched last month, comes with a 6.78-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a 144Hz high refresh rate. The screen also supports up to 1,200 nits of brightness and is layered to Corning Gorilla Victus. It is powered by a Snapdragon 888 SoC.
The device comes with GameCool 5 for better thermal management, AirTriggers 5 with multi-input motion gestures for better gameplay, dual front-firing speakers, quad-mic noise-cancelling array, and more.
Camera-wise, there are three rear cameras: a 64-megapixel main camera, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 5-megapixel macro lens. The front camera stands at 24-megapixel. The phone is backed by a dual-cell 6,000mAh battery with 65W fast charging and runs Android 11 with ROG UI and Zen UI on top.
The ASUS ROG Phone 5 comes with an RGB light in the logo at the back.