It’s finally here! The ASUS ROG 5 was just recently launched in the Philippines showcasing a new powerful line of gaming phones. The ROG 5 series is equipped with the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform and your choice of RAM and Storage which starts at a whopping 8GB and 128GB respectively, and that’s just the specs for the lowest variant of the ASUS ROG 5.
Take your Mobile Gaming Experience to the Next Level
Gamers will definitely love the powerful specs of the ASUS ROG 5 phones, but one may ask, why do you need to buy such a high-powered phone? As they say “you do not bring a knife into a gunfight” (except for Call of Duty Mobile where one slash gets you an instant kill). For serious gamers, the investment is in the equipment that they use. In this case, you should bring the best or one of the best equipment into the battle and that’s the ASUS ROG 5 phone.
The ASUS ROG 5 phone, judging from the specs, would definitely give you the edge you need in Mobile Gaming. Aside from providing a powerful processor, RAM, and storage. The ASUS ROG 5 is also equipped with a long-lasting battery at 6,000 mAh as well as a cooling system that maintains normal device temperature for longer gameplay without lag.
ASUS ROG 5 Phone Variants
The ASUS ROG 5 phone series comes in three variants, the Classic, PRO, and Ultimate.
The ASUS ROG 5 Classic
There are two classic editions for the ASUS ROG 5. These are the ASUS ROG 5 Classic with 8GB RAM and 128 GB Storage and the ASUS ROG 5 Classic with 16GB RAM and 256GB storage. Note that all ASUS ROG 5 versions are equipped with the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor.
The classic edition comes in two colors, the Phantom Black and the Storm White.
The ASUS ROG 5 PRO
The ASUS ROG 5 PRO while also equipped with the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor, it has a higher memory and storage capacity compared to the classic edition. The ASUS ROG 5 PRO has 16GB RAM and 512GB storage.
The ASUS ROG 5 PRO comes only in Phantom Black color.
The ASUS ROG 5 Ultimate
The highest version of the ASUS ROG 5 is the Ultimate edition. It packs a powerful 18GB RAM and 512GB storage to enhance the power of its Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor.
The ASUS ROG 5 comes in bundles
That’s not all that the ASUS ROG 5 has, of course, when you buy one of these editions, it comes with a bundle of accessories. Here are the bundles for each of the variants:
- ASUS ROG 5 Classic (8GB/16GB RAM)/(128 GB / 256 GB storage) – each variant comes with a 65W charger, aero case and an aero active cooler 5. Aside from these, first owners of the ASUS ROG 5 16GB RAM / 256GB storage versions will get an exclusive bundle which contains a ROG Kunai gamepad and a ROG Akira oversized tee, the exclusive bundle price is P10,485.00
- ASUS ROG 5 PRO (16GB RAM / 512 storage) – this variant comes with a 65 W charger, aero case, and an aero active cooler 5.
- ASUS ROG 5 Ultimate (18GB RAM / 512 storage) – the ultimate edition comes with a 65 W charger, aero case, and an aero active cooler 5. First owners will also receive a special gift box.
Both the ASUS ROG 5 PRO and Ultimate version will come with the highly customizable ROG Vision and additional rear trigger buttons.
ASUS ROG 5 Price and Availability
Here is the ASUS ROG 5 price and availability for each of the variants.
a. ASUS ROG 5 8GB RAM / 128 storage is priced at P39,995. The Phantom Black color will be available in April of 2021, while the Storm white color will be available in May 2021.
b. ASUS ROG 5 16GB RAM / 256 storage is priced at P49,995. The phantom black version will be available in April 2021 while the storm white version will be available in May of 2021.
c. ASUS ROG 5 PRO is priced at P54,995 and it will be available at the end of May 2021.
d. ASUS ROG 5 Ultimate is priced at P59,995 and it will be available at the end of May 2021.
The accessories such as the ROG Kunai Gamepad and the ROG Lighting Armor Case may be bought separately and here are their prices and availability respectively.
- ROG Kunai Gamepad is priced at P6,995.00 and it will be available this April 2021.
- ROG 5 Lighting Armor Case is priced at P2,495.00 and it will be available in May of 2021.