ASUS ROG Phone 5 to launch globally on March 9th

The next gaming phone from ASUS is set to be unveiled next month. But it will be called the ROG Phone 5, the company is skipping the number 4 just like OnePlus did with its 4th generation.

ASUS ROG Phone 5 launch date

The Taiwanese OEM has a teaser page up on its official website, which mentions the ROG Phone 5 launch date. The device will be announced on March 9th.

We got a glimpse of the phone about a month ago in a leaked hands-on video. Later, the gaming handset was spotted on TENAA.

ASUS Rog Phone 5 display

The ASUS ROG Phone 5 has a secondary display on its back panel, which will display notifications. Thanks to rumours, we know that the phone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor, and runs on Android 11 out of the box.

ASUS Rog Phone 5 back panel

The device is expected to come in 2 variants with 8GB and 16GB of RAM. The ASUS ROG Phone 5 is said to sport a 6.78-inches AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate, and an in-display fingerprint scanner.

ASUS Rog Phone 5 tenaa image

The triple lenses on the back panel has a 64MP primary sensor. In terms of connectivity, the device will support 5G mobile networks. The ASUS ROG Phone 5 will be backed by a massive 6,000 mAh battery with support for 65W fast charging.

ASUS Rog Phone 5 tenaa image

The successor to the ROG Phone 3 seems to have  a secondary USB port on the side, when we learn more about the device.

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Ashwin Karthik
Originally a Business Grad, Ashwin is a natural at testing and reviewing apps & games for Windows and Android Apps, as well as flashing ROMs. A proud owner of a Redmi K20, he is also an avid gamer and loves playing on his Computer, PS4 & Nintendo consoles.

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