ASUS ROG Phone 5: Price, Availability in the Philippines

With up to a whopping 18GB of RAM

ASUS Philippines has officially launched the all-new ROG Phone 5, its newest gaming smartphone packed with a flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon chip, up to a whopping 18GB of RAM, and 65-watt fast charging.

This year’s iteration of the Taiwanese tech juggernaut’s gaming flagship mobile device features the newly-announced Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset, plus a nearly 7-inch AMOLED display with high touch sampling and refresh rates to assist you in games. It’s protected by Corning’s strongest Gorilla Glass Victus, and features dual front facing speakers by Dirac and Cirrus Logic for a more spatial gaming experience.

The Classic version comes in two versions of varying storage and RAM capacities at different price points.

ASUS ROG Phone 5 Classic
Full specifications

  • 6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED display, 2448 x 1080 px
    HDR10+ certified, 300Hz touch sampling rate
    Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
    144Hz refresh rate
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G CPU
    Qualcomm Adreno 660 GPU
  • 8GB or 16GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • 128GB or 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • Triple rear cameras with LED Flash:
    64MP Sony IMX686
    13MP ultrawide
    5MP macro
  • 24MP front camera
  • 5G, Single SIM
  • WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, NavlC
  • In-display fingerprint scanner (In-display), Face recognition
  • Dual front-facing speakers by Dirac technologies
    7-magnet stereo speaker with Cirrus Logic amplifier
    3.5 mm headphone jack
  • USB Type-C
  • ROG UI (Android 11)
  • 6,000mAh battery
    65W HyperCharge
  • Colors: Phantom Black, Storm White

ROG Phone 5 Classic
8GB + 128GB

PHP39,995

PHANTIOM BLACK – APRIL 2021
STORM WHITE – MAY 2021

Early Buyers Perk:
FREE Aero Case
FREE AeroActive Cooler 5
(worth PHP 2,495)

ROG Phone 5 Classic
16GB + 256GB

PHP49,995

PHANTIOM BLACK – APRIL 2021
STORM WHITE – MAY 2021

Early Buyers Perk: FREE AKIRA oversized T-shirt, Aero Case, AeroActive Cooler 5, and ROG Kunai Gamepad
(worth P10,485)

The Pro and Ultimate versions have active matrix LEDs at the back called ROG vision, which you can customize to fit your personality, and even alert you of notifications. They also sport hidden touch sensors at the rear that can act as R1 and R2 buttons, similar to a console controller.

ASUS ROG Phone 5 Pro
Full specifications

  • 6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED display, 2448 x 1080 px
    HDR10+ certified, 300Hz touch sampling rate
    Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
    ROG Vision, 144Hz refresh rate
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G CPU
  • Qualcomm Adreno 660 GPU
  • 16GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • 512GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • Triple rear cameras with LED Flash:
    64MP Sony IMX686
    13MP ultrawide
    5MP macro
  • 24MP front camera
  • 5G, Single SIM
  • WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, NavlC
  • In-display fingerprint scanner (In-display), Face recognition
  • Dual front-facing speakers by Dirac technologies
    7-magnet stereo speaker with Cirrus Logic amplifier
    3.5 mm headphone jack
  • USB Type-C
  • ROG UI (Android 11)
  • 6,000mAh battery
    65W HyperCharge
  • Colors: Phantom Black

ROG Phone 5 Pro
16GB + 512GB

PHP54,995

AVAILABLE END OF MAY 2021

Early Buyers Perk:
FREE Aero Case
FREE AeroActive Cooler 5
(worth PHP 2,495)

The ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is an iconic smartphone in the sense that it’s launching with the highest RAM of any phone as of the time of publishing, at a whopping 18GB.

ASUS ROG Phone 5 Ultimate
Full specifications

  • 6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED display, 2448 x 1080 px
    HDR10+ certified, 300Hz touch sampling rate
    Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
    ROG Vision (Monochrome), 144Hz refresh rate
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G CPU
  • Qualcomm Adreno 660 GPU
  • 18GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • 512GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • Triple rear cameras:
    64MP Sony IMX686
    13MP ultrawide
    5MP macro
  • 24MP front camera
  • WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, NavlC
  • In-display fingerprint scanner (In-display), Face recognition
  • Dual front-facing speakers by Dirac technologies
    7-magnet stereo speaker with Cirrus Logic amplifier
    3.5 mm headphone jack
  • USB Type-C
  • ROG UI (Android 11)
  • 6,000mAh battery
    65W HyperCharge
  • Colors: Storm White

ROG Phone 5 Ultimate
18GB + 512GB

PHP59,995

AVAILABLE END OF MAY 2021

Early Buyers Perk:
FREE Aero Case
FREE AeroActive Cooler 5
FREE ASUS Special Gift Box
(worth PHP 5,990)

Check where you can purchase the new ROG Phone 5 by clicking the buttons above. A ROG AeroActive Cooler 5 along with a year of official ASUS Global warranty is included with every ROG Phone 5 purchase.

Carl Lamiel
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