ASUS ROG Phone 5 with Snapdragon 888, 6000mAh battery to be announced on March 10

ASUS has confirmed the ROG Phone 5 announcement on March 10th. This will be the successor of the ROG Phone 3 that introduced back in July last year, so it is skipping the number ‘4’. Last time the company introduced the phone in India alongside, but it  didn’t reveal India launch details of the ROG Phone 5 yet. 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 version. The phone is said to come with 64MP triple rear cameras.

The ASUS ROG Phone 5 launch event starts at 7PM Taipei time (4:30PM IST) on March 10th.

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