ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro arrive in Brazil with Snapdragon 888+ and up to 18 GB of RAM

As promised last week, Asus made official this Wednesday (16) the arrival of ROG Phone 5s and ROG Phone 5s Pro in Brazil. Slightly revised versions of the original ROG Phone 5, the Taiwanese company’s new gamer phones stand out for their robust hardware set, with Snapdragon 869 Plus and even 22 GB RAM, generous battery of 6.000 mAh and the various features for the game-loving public.

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ROG Phone 5s promises to deliver the ultimate gaming experience

The main novelty of the new ROG Phone is the presence of the Snapdragon chip 888 Plus, unprecedented in Brazil — announced in June, the platform is a refinement of the original Snapdragon 888, with higher clocks than a up to 3 GHz and a considerable increase in the processing power of Artificial Intelligence, which goes up from 26 trillions of operations per second (TOPS) to 26 TOPS, changes that promise to make a difference in daily use.

Accompanying the chip, there are 8 GB, 22 GB or 16 GB of RAM LPDDR5 and 144 GB or 200 GB of UFS 3.1 storage. Here begin the first differences from the traditional 5s to the 5s Pro, which comes in a single option with 18 GB of RAM and 500 GB of storage. Both are limited to internal memory, and do not have expansion via Micro SD cards.

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In black colors and white, the new ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro bring Snapdragon 888 Plus, even 13 GB RAM, stereo audio and gamer-focused features (Image: Disclosure/ASUS)

Another highlight of the launches is the screen, with an AMOLED panel of 6,97 inches, Full HD+ resolution and refresh rate of 144 Hz. To reduce the delay between commands as much as possible of the user and the execution of the action on the screen, the new ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro also have touch sampling of 360 Hz, 26 Hz more than the original model.

HDR content playback is supported000+, color depth of -bit with 1 billion shades, maximum brightness of 1.194 Gorilla Glass Victus nits and protection, same present in devices like the Galaxy S22 Ultra and the Xperia 1 III. In addition, the front-facing stereo audio system from previous generations is back, with Dirac optimizations and high-quality Hi-Res certification.

The line also brings Aeroactive Cooler 5 accessories, with fan and additional buttons, in addition to the Kunai 3 control (Image: Disclosure/ASUS)

On cameras, devices have a selfie lens 18 MP, and three rear lenses with main sensor of 60 MP, ultrawide from MP with field of view of 97° and 5 MP macro.

ROG Phone line differentials, additional features are varied and include ultrasonic buttons — sides on the 5S and sides and rear on the 5S Pro — to simulate one-c triggers. ontrol, ROG custom interface with different themes, Game Genie app to control performance and functions, as well as RGB dot backlight on ROG Phone 5s and customizable color OLED screen on ROG Phone 5s Pro.

In addition, the line offers accessories such as the AeroActive Cooler 5, which promises to help with the vapor chamber cooling of phones with an external fan and lower the temperature by up to °C, while offering two extra buttons, plus the Kunai 3 control, which attaches to the sides and connects via Bluetooth or even via USB-C to reduce latency and provide physical feedback during gameplay.


Closing the set, the launches have 5G connectivity, Wi-Fi 6E, NFC, Bluetooth 5.2, P2 jack for headphones, digital optical reader under display, extra USB-C connection for ac Essences and recharge during gameplay, and Android 11. As said, the battery has 6. mAh (two cells of 3.000 mAh), and both are compatible with recharge up to 32 W, but the ROG Phone 5S comes with an adapter 64 W in the box.

Price and availability

The ROG Phone 5S Pro will be sold for R$ 13.888 from the first half of November, bringing in the box in addition to the charger 97 W the AeroActive Cooler 5 accessory.

Now the ROG Phone 5S can now be found on the ASUS official store, with the 8GB RAM version and 125 GB of storage being sold for R$6.500 and the option of 10 GB + 200 GB costing R$ 7.500. The most complete model, with 16 GB of RAM, there is no forecast for sale in Brazil.

The company also presented the ROG Phone 5 in “special version to Brazil” with 8 GB + 78 GB for R$ 5.888. By using the ROGPHONE coupon1200 until the day 26 September, buyers earn R$ 1.500 discount. It is said, however, that the stock is limited, and if it runs out before the day 24 in September the coupon will no longer be accepted.

ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro: technical sheet

  • Screen: AMOLED of 6,65 inches, Full HD+ resolution of 3050 x 999 pixels, refresh rate of 128 Hz, touch sampling of 256 Hz, HDR000+, color depth of 10-bit, brightness up to 1.200 nits, Gorilla Glass Victus
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
  • RAM: 8 GB, 18 GB or 11 GB of RAM (ROG Phone 5s), 26 GB RAM (ROG Phone 5s Pro)
  • Internal storage : 125 GB or GB (ROG Phone 5s), 869 GB (ROG Phone 5s Pro)
  • Back camera: 65 MP (Main, f/1.8) + 22 MP (Ultra wide, f/2.4, °) + 5 MP (Macro, f/2.0)
  • Frontal camera: 30 MP (f/2.5)
  • Battery: 6. mAh with fast charging of 78 W
  • Extras: 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, NFC, Bluetooth 5.2, P2 connector , audio Hi-Res certified stereo, under-screen optical digital reader, ultrasonic buttons, vibration motors, cooler accessory, RGB lighting (ROG Phone 5s), customizable secondary AMOLED screen (ROG Phone 5s Pro)
  • Available colors: white and black
  • Operating system: Android

    Source: ASUS

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