Republic of Gamers (ROG), a sub-brand of ASUS, a Taiwan-based, multinational consumer electronics company, today announced the sale of ROG Phone 5 Ultimate, the special edition smartphone in the ROG Phone 5 line-up and most powerful incarnation of the gaming smartphone sporting the world’s first 18GB of high-speed RAM. The smartphone comes with a unique special edition ammo-box, unique AR unboxing experience, special edition frosted glass and Storm White color scheme on the back that incorporates the unique ROG Vision monochrome matrix display. The device also comes with the ROG AeroCooler 5 active cooling accessory that has physical trigger buttons, and with the special edition white ROG AeroCase.
Commenting on the occasion Mr. Dinesh Sharma, Business Head, Commercial PC and Smartphone, System Business Group, ASUS India, said, “We are dedicated to bring the best of the gaming phones under the ROG brand and with ROG Phone 5 Ultimate, we remain consistent on our promise. The ROG Phone 5 Ultimate, as the name suggests, will strive to offer the ultimate and cutting edge experience not just for gaming but also for other smartphone use cases. ROG Phone 5 Ultimate also makes an Ultimate Style Statement with its cutting edge futuristic design incorporating the rear ROG Vision Display. As we know, we stand at an interesting phase of apps and soon we will see a surge of super apps entering our phones, ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is prepared to give that seamless experience because of its rich specs.”
The ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is powered to win by the flagship Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform featuring advanced 5G communications and premium Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming™ features. It also features the world’s first 18GB LPDDR5 RAM on a gaming smartphone, that allows for enthusiast-level android gaming experiences. The storage on the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is a massive 512GB that is powered with UFS 3.1 class memory, which ensures super-fast app loading speeds and multi-tasking like you’ve never seen before. The upgraded GameCool 5 cooling system along with the all-new performance manager in Armoury Crate ensure maximum performance is available for any gaming scenario. The smartphone also features a special edition ROG Vision display with a monochrome PMOLED matrix display that matches the rear frosted white glass color scheme.
For ultra-smooth and ultra-responsive gaming visuals, the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is equipped with a Samsung-built 144 Hz / 1 ms AMOLED HDR10+ certified display with an industry-leading 300 Hz touch sampling rate and ultra-low 24.3 ms touch latency. Latest Gorilla Glass Victus for the best-in-class scratch resistance. Gamers can play longer with the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate thanks to the massive 6000 mAh MMT technology based battery, and the phone come with a 30-watt HyperCharge adapter that tops up the battery in the shortest possible time.
The massive feature on the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is the still-unrivaled ‘AirTrigger 5’ control system now with additional rear touch trigger buttons for more physical control over the games, and also features 10 motion-control input gestures all available for input at the same time, all delivering console-like gaming experience. The powerful ROG GameFX audio system is further amplified by the large dual front facing stereo speakers tuned by Dirac. The ROG Phone 5 Ultimate being an ultimate enthusiast flagship still features the 3.5mm audio jack that has also been overhauled to deliver even more immersive sound thanks to ESS Sabre DAC for audiophile listening.
The gaming flagship device also has true flagship-grade cameras with 64MP F1.8 Sony IMX686 main sensor capable of 8K and 4K HDR pro video-recording capabilities. The main camera is coupled with a 13MP Ultra-wide camera and a 5MP Macro camera. On the front, it has a 24MP Quad-bayer sensor for impeccable selfies and HD video stream.
Accessories: A range of ROG original accessories for the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate makes gaming experience truly world-class: The bundled AeroActive Cooler 5 intakes and expels an incredible amount of air directly onto the center of the phone — right where the CPU is — to deliver up to an amazing 10°C drop in the CPU temperature. AeroActive Cooler 5 also features two extra physical buttons to allow a genuine console-like gaming experience, and also features a 3.5mm Headphone jack; For incredible gaming audio to complement ROG Phone 5 Ultimate, the lineup also features ROG Cetra II Core, premium gaming earphones with LSR drivers and extensive multiplatform compatibility