Last week ASUS confirmed that ROG Phone 5 will be introduced on March 10th in a global event. Today it has confirmed the launch of the phone in India alongside at 4:15PM IST just like it did for the ROG Phone 3 last year. As usual, the phone will be sold on Flipkart.
The phone recently got certified by TENAA with the model number ASUS_I005DA that revealed dot matrix Aura Lighting on the back that shows the ROG logo, but it should be customizable using the software.
The certification revealed the phone’s 6.78-inch OLED display, which should be a FHD+ 144Hz screen, similar to the predecessor, 6000mAh battery (2x 3000mAh batteries) and 65W fast wired charging. The listing also revealed Android 11 and 172.834 x 77.252 x 10.29 mm dimensions. Geekbench listing from December 2020 already revealed Snapdragon 888 SoC with 8GB of RAM, but there should also be a 12GB RAM and 16GB versions as well. The phone is said to come with 64MP triple rear cameras.
Announcing the launch event, S.Y. Hsu, Co-Chief Executive Officer at ASUS said:
Taking forward the legacy of the legendary ROG Phone, the new device is guaranteed to blow your mind with a stunning display, top-notch performance and audio, ultimate speed and control, and cutting-edge technology!