First things first, Yes, it is the ROG Phone 5 instead of 4. Do not worry about it you have not accidentally skipped an iteration along the way. The explanation is actually simple and one that we have encountered before with Chinese and Taiwanese naming conventions. The number 'four' in Chinese just happens to sound similar to their word for death, so naming products after this number is considered unlucky and is avoided.
ASUS ROG Phone 5 ZS673KS is a 2021 released fifth generation flagship smartphone from famous ASUS gaming phones series Rog Phone. This powerful smartphone is called the Game Changer by the manufacturer as it offers powerful specs for gaming as compared to its predecessors. It sports most advanced Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5nm chipset with clock speed of 1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680. The Octa-core processor in combination with 16GB of RAM offers seamless performance and runs even heavy games without any lags. Latest Adreno 660 GPU comes integrated for maximum graphics support for crisp and lifelike visuals so that you can enjoy your favorite games in true colours and graphics.
The ROG Phone 5 features Quad camera that includes 64MP (Wide), 13MP (Ultrawide) and 5MP (Macro) sensors along with a number of useful features such as LED flash, HDR, panorama, video recording up to 8K@30fps, 4K@30/60/120fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 720p@480fps, gyro-EIS and much more. Another 24MP sensor is also available at the front for selfies and video calling. As it is designed as a gaming smartphone so it has a huge 6000mAh battery with fast charging to fulfil the needs of the gamers.
Other prominent specs of ASUS ROG Phone 5 includes: Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), Glass back (Gorilla Glass 3), Aluminum frame, Dual SIM, RGB light panel, Pressure sensitive zones for (Gaming triggers), Android 11, Stereo speakers, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive, NFC, Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and 256GB internal storage.
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 1700|
|4G bands||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48|
|5G bands||n1, n3, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n41, n77, n78, n79 SA/NSA|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 1400/150 Mbps, 5G 4 Gbps DL|
|Announced||2021, March 10|
|Status||Release 2021, March|
|Dimensions||173 x 77 x 9.90 mm|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass 3), aluminum frame|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|RGB light panel (on the back)
Pressure sensitive zones (Gaming triggers)
|Type||AMOLED, 1B colors, 144Hz, HDR10+, 800 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)|
|Size||6.78 inches, 109.5 cm2 (~82.0% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2448 pixels (~395 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass Victus|
|OS||Android 11, ROG UI|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680)|
|Internal||256GB, 16GB RAM|
|Triple||64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.73", 0.8µm, PDAF
13 MP, f/2.4, 11mm, 125˚ (ultrawide)
5 MP, f/2.0, (macro)
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||8K@30fps, 4K@30/60/120fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 720p@480fps; gyro-EIS|
|Single||24 MP, f/2.5, 27mm (wide), 0.9µm|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with DTS:X stereo speakers (2 dedicated amplifiers)|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive|
|GPS||Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, GNSS, NavIC|
|USB||USB Type-C 3.1 (side), USB Type-C 2.0 (bottom), accessory connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Type||Li-Po 6000 mAh, non-removable|
|Charging||Fast charging 65W
Power Delivery 3.0
Quick Charge 5
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