Asus ROG Phone 5s and ROG Phone 5s Pro finally launch in India
The Asus ROG Phone 5s and ROG Phone 5s Pro introduced last August have finally made their debut in India, joining the ROG Phone 5 and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate already available in the country.
The ROG Phone 5s comes in Phantom Black and Storm White colors and has two memory options: 8GB/128GB priced at INR 49,999 ($665/€585) and 12GB/256GB priced at INR 57,999. ($770/€680). The ROG Phone 5s Pro, on the other hand, only comes in Phantom Black color and comes in a single 18GB/512GB configuration priced at INR 79,999 ($1,060/€935). Both smartphones will go on sale in India from February 18, 2022 through Flipkart.
The ROG Phone 5s duo comes with the ROG AeroCase 5, but only the ROG Phone 5s Pro comes with the AeroActive Cooler, which is priced at INR 2,999 ($40/€35) and is available on Flipkart.
Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro flanked by ROG Phone 5s in Storm White and Phantom Black colors
Other accessories sold separately on Flipkart include Armor Lighting Case, ROG Cetra II Core Headset and ROG Kunai 3 Gamepad priced at INR 2999 ($40/€35), INR 3999 ($55). / €45) and INR 9$999 ($130/€115), respectively.
The ROG Phone 5s and ROG Phone 5s Pro have identical specs, but the former has an RGB light on its rear panel, while the latter has a PMOLED display and touch sensor.
Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro
The rest of the specs on this pair of ROG Phone 5s include Snapdragon 888+ SoC, 6.78-inch 144Hz AMOLED display, Android 11, in-display fingerprint reader, stereo speakers, and a 24MP selfie camera. The triple camera system on the back consists of 64MP primary, 13MP ultra-wide, and 5MP macro units.
Both smartphones pack 6000mAh batteries with 65W charging, but the chargers provided by India only go up to 30W. Also, Asus does not sell 65W chargers separately in India, so customers will need to rely on third-party adapters to charge your ROG Phone 5s/5s Pro at 65W speeds.
You can read our Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro review here for more information or watch the attached review video.