Asus ROG Phone 5 India launch tipped for next month, could offer 144Hz display, Snapdragon 888 SoC and more

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on 17 Feb 2021

Asus ROG Phone 5 could be launched next month.

ROG Phone 5 is tipped to be powered by a Snapdragon 888 SoC.

The phone could offer a 144Hz display.

Asus ROG Phone 5 India launch tipped for next month, could offer 144Hz display, Snapdragon 888 SoC and more
Asus ROG Phone 5 could offer a 144Hz display.

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After recently being spotted on Geekbench, Asus' ROG 5 is likely to launch in India in the coming weeks. In fact, the phone is tipped for a March 2021 launch. The information comes courtesy of known tipster, Mukul Sharma, who claims the Asus ROG Phone will launch "soon" in India and be available for purchase in March 2021.

As for the specifications of the device, we already know quite a lot about the upcoming phone. This is because the Asus ROG Phone 5 was recently spotted on Geekbench. As per the listing, the Asus ROG Phone 5 could be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset. The chipset is expected to be paired with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.

Apart from this, the phone is said to come with a 6.78-inch Full HD+ AMOLED panel and 144Hz high refresh rate. The listing shows that the display will be AniMe dot matrix panel that first debuted on the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14. With AniMe dot matrix, users can customize the screen to display any image or text message. For cameras, the Geekbench listing shows the phone will come with a triple-lens setup on the back. The lens set-up is reported to feature a 64MP primary lens.

The Geekbench listing shows that the phone comes with a dual 3,000mAh battery that totals to 6,000mAh of charge with support for 65W fast charging. For now, there's no official word on the launch of the device yet, however, if the latest reports are to be believed it won't be long before the Asus ROG 5 becomes real. In the lead up to that, we should receive more information about the device. As always, you can follow this space for all the latest updates.

Asus ROG Phone 5 Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Release Date: 03 Mar 2021
Variant: 256GB12GBRAM
Market Status: Rumoured

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    6.78" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera Camera
  • Memory Memory
    512 GB/12 GB
  • Battery Battery
    6000 mAh
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