This Asus is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 64-bit chip with a 2,84 Ghz Single-Core + 2,42 Ghz Tri-Core + 1,8 Ghz Quad-Core core distribution. By using multiple cores, the device is energy efficient and can scale up for speed.
This combination therefore gives a maximum power of an octa-core processor with 12288 MB RAM. With a thickness of 9.9 millimeters, the device is not too thick. This phone weighs 239 grams.
The ROG Phone 5 5G 12GB 256GB has a 64,2 megapixel camera. This number of megapixels is so large that every photo is suitable for billboard format. You can zoom in fantastic on these photos without losing focus. You can also use the 23,8 megapixel selfie camera for video calling, for example. Please note that this device does not have expandable memory and that you regularly transfer the photos to the computer or the cloud to have enough space.
- 64,2 megapixel camera
- Fast 64-bit octa-core processor
- Not too thick with 9.9 millimeters
- One of the newest operating systems: Android 11
- HSDPA, LTE-A and 5G support for super fast internet
- A huge amount of RAM (12GB)
- With a 6000 mAh battery you can use your device for more than a day
- Dual SIM
- No expandable memory
- A bit heavy to use for a long time
Call & data functions
The Asus ROG Phone 5 5G 12GB 256GB supports frequencies from international networks with which you can use the fastest 5G network (not yet available in Europe). The speed of 5G is perfect for watching video on the go via your mobile network where the speed is many times higher than the WiFi connection at home. Choose a large data package with this device. You do have to wait until 5G is rolled out in Europe, but you are prepared for the future. You can also connect via WiFi at home or at the office.
This phone is a dual sim device, so you can store two SIM cards in it.
Memory and connection options
The Asus has 12288 MB of RAM (12 GB) and 12288 MB internal storage There is a USB connection, you can use this to exchange data with your laptop or to charge your device. Connecting Bluetooth headsets or car kits is no problem.
Do you take a lot of photos and videos? Then you can go ahead with the Asus. With a storage of 256 GB, most users often have no storage problems. Furthermore, there are of course possibilities to expand storage in the cloud, such as with Google Drive or Dropbox.
Screen & operation
The phone is operated via the huge 6,78 inch touchscreen.The Asus ROG Phone 5 5G 12GB 256GB can display up to a 16 millions colors. This screen has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. It is claimed that the human eye can distinguish a maximum of 477 pixels per inch at 30 cm. With 380 pixels per inch, this Full HD screen is super sharp and true to life, even at close range. This does not get your eyes tired and you can easily enjoy the highest resolution images.
Android 11 is the latest Android version. The big changes from the previous version are
- Improved privacy
- Easily record and share screen video
- Predictive tools: Smart Reply, app suggestions and smart folders
- Control phone with your voice
- strong> Control connected devices such as smart lights
- Android auto-mode