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Asus ROG Phone 5s
Asus ROG Phone 5s
Asus ROG Phone 5s
Asus ROG Phone 5s

Informr score
The Asus ROG Phone 5s currently has an Informr score of 8.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 17 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.99 GHz
2.99 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
64+ MP, f/1.8
64+ MP, f/1.8
6000 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


The ROG Phone 5s is an excellent phone, that can easily handle anything you throw at it in daily life. It’s got really high specs, plenty of RAM and has a distinct look to it that may be a little “flashy” for some, but isn’t out of place even in professional settings. Probably the biggest problem wi...

- Phil Tann, Ausdroid
Tech Advisor
Tech Advisor

The ROG Phone 5S Pro is packed with all the bells and whistles that gamers would want, with fairly decent (but no longer ‘top’) specs, a fast, responsive display and a raft of gaming-focused features like touch-sensitive triggers and optional accessories. There’s also a huge 6,000mAh battery that’ll...

- Lewis Painter, Tech Advisor
Tech Buzz Ireland
Tech Buzz Ireland

Overall this phone is ideal for those who want it all, which is gaming audio camera power and more it is a solid phone not lacking where others do.

- Jim O Brien, Tech Buzz Ireland

From the moment you open the box, the all out gamer vibe, the buttery smooth gaming experience, amazing audio and visuals and the added control with the Ultrasonic sensors, the ASUS ROG Phone 5s Pro is all about the experience. No, gaming phones still aren’t for everyone, and thermals and battery li...

- Andre Ibarle, GadgetMatch

The gaming phone section still takes a small chunk in the Indian smartphone market. While many leading brands are sweating their palm off to bring gaming-focused phones across a varied price range, Asus’s ROG breed still takes up the sweet spot. ROG Phone 5s continues the legacy with its hefty specs...

- Meghna Dutta, BGR

Prices (Where to Buy)

Common Questions

Asus ROG Phone 5s prices will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. Asus's suggested retail price is $999.99. You can compare ROG Phone 5s prices from around the web here on The Informr.

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Asus backs up the ROG Phone 5s with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your ROG Phone 5s has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Asus support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Asus's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Asus ROG Phone 5s's screen size is 6.78 inches with 1080 x 2448 pixels resolution.

2.99 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888+ 5G (5 nm) Octa-core 2.99 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 11 operating system (OS).

64+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 64+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 24+ megapixels resolution.

512 GB

Internal memory is 512 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 6000 mAh battery.

ROG Phone 5s Specs

Release Date August 24, 2021
Regions Available USA, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 11

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Processor Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888+ 5G (5 nm) Octa-core 2.99 GHz
Internal Storage 512 GB
RAM 12/16 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.331 W/kg
Body: 1.561 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX Adaptive
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
64+ Megapixels, f/1.8
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (13 MP, F2.4, Ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (5 MP, F2.0, Macro)
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
8K (7680 × 4320 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
24+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.5
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 1 billion
Resolution 1080 x 2448 pixels
Pixel Density 395 pixels
Size 6.78 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, 144Hz refresh rate
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 6000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Storm White, Phantom Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 17.3 x 7.7 x 0.99 cm (6.8 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 238 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro


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