TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 10, 2021 —ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today unveiled the powerful new ROG Phone 5 series and a lineup of gaming headsets and accessories at the For Those Who Dare virtual launch event. The event also featured a live all-star showmatch for leading gaming influencers from around the world to compete against each other.
ROG Phone 5 series, including ROG Phone 5, ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate, is the latest and most powerful incarnation of the world\^ds most advanced gaming smartphone. Unleashing the power of the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform with advanced 5G communications, ROG Phone 5 series offers a 144 Hz / 1 ms AMOLED HDR10+ certified display from Samsung, an upgraded GameCool 5 cooling system and a monster 6000 mAh battery. ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate also boost user experiences with the cutting-edge ROG Vision, a novel rear matrix display that shows animations in tune with the phone’s status.
“The ROG Phone 5 series is the ultimate gaming smartphone for the best mobile gaming experience,” said ASUS co-CEO, S.Y. Hsu. “It continues the legacy of ROG Phones as the leading gaming smartphones with exceptional performance, displays, audio, control and battery life.”
For incredible gaming audio to complement ROG Phone 5 series, the lineup also includes ROG Strix Go BT, a gaming headset that delivers exceptional wireless audio for immersive gaming experiences; ROG Cetra II, gaming headphones with Active Noise Cancelation, a USB-C® connector and liquid silicone rubber (LSR) drivers; and ROG Cetra II Core, gaming headphones with LSR drivers and extensive multiplatform compatibility.
The For Those Who Dare launch event brings the world a legendary new gaming smartphone with incredible peripherals and a crowd-drawing influencer all-star showmatch, demonstrating the ROG ethos of daring to push boundaries and lead mobile gaming as well as the entire global gaming ecosystem.
ROG Phone 5 series
The ROG Phone 5 series is powered to win by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform featuring advanced 5G communications. The upgraded GameCool 5 cooling system along with the all-new performance manager in Armoury Crate ensure maximum performance is available for any gaming scenario. For ultra-smooth and ultra-responsive gaming visuals, the ROG Phone 5 series is equipped with a Samsung-built 144 Hz / 1 ms AMOLED HDR10+ certified display with an industry-leading 300 Hz touch sampling rate and ultra-low touch latency. Gamers can play longer with the ROG Phone 5 series thanks to the monster 6000 mAh battery, and the phones come with a 65-watt HyperCharge adapter that tops up the battery in the shortest possible time. The ROG Phone 5 series continues the ROG built-for-gamers design philosophy with ROG Vision, a never-before-seen rear matrix display — available exclusively on ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate — that shows customizable animations in response to a variety of system and in-game events. ROG Phone 5 Pro features a color ROG Vision display, while ROG Phone 5 Ultimate has a monochrome version. There are also massive enhancements to the pioneering and still-unrivaled AirTrigger 5 control system, and the powerful GameFX audio system has also been overhauled to deliver even more captivating sound.
ROG Phone 5 modular accessories
Several modular accessories optimize gameplay experiences on ROG Phone 5 series. ROG Kunai 3 Gamepad adds console-like gamepad controls to ROG Phone 5 series, and for extra protection and style, the ROG Lighting Armor Case gives the gaming smartphone a striking appearance and features Aura lighting.