ASUS ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro to launch in PH on December 8

The ASUS ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro is officially arriving in the Philippines on December 8, 2021. Both devices are minor updates to the ROG Phone 5 series with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ chipset, more RAM, and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage.

The launch of the ROG Phone 5s series will happen in collaboration with the introduction of PUBG: New State, a next-generation battle royal mobile title from global gaming publisher KRAFTON.

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Starting this month, ASUS and KRAFTON will present a global series of elite showmatches – ROG Phone 5s x PUBG: NEW STATE Elite Showmatch – with a combined prize pot of gaming gear worth USD 50,000.

The tourney will feature a series of 100-player online tournaments across the EMA and APAC regions. Over 20 of the top influencers around the globe will join in the battle ground and players can join the survival matches.

Representing the Philippines in the showmatch are DoNnn and Tricia Potato who will be using the ROG Phone 5s. They will be streaming the matches on their own social media accounts.

Prizes for the tourney will include:

  • 1st Place – ROG Strix Scar 17, ROG Phone 5s Pro with AeroCooler
  • 2nd Place – ROG Phone 5s with AeroCooler, ROG Delta Headset
  • 3rd Place – ROG Phone 5s with AeroCooler

ROG fans in participating regions, including Germany, France, UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Russia, Japan, and Taiwan, can also get unique in-game items — including ROG-branded parachutes and T-shirts — to put on their game characters. Visit the official microsite for more information.

ASUS ROG Phone 5s Specifications

ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 888+
Screen6.78-inch AMOLED, 2448 x 1080, 144Hz, 10-Bit Color
RAM8GB,  12GB, 16GB, 18GB LPDDR5
OSAndroid 11, ROG UI
Rear Camera64MP f/1.8 Main, 13MP f/2.4 Ultrawide, 5MP f/2.4 Macro
Front Camera24MP f/2.0
Storage128GB, 256GB, 512GB UFS 3.1
Network5G
ConnectivityDual-Band WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, 2x USB Type-C
Battery6,000mAh, 65W Fast Charging, 10W Reverse Charging
OthersShoulder Triggers, RGB Lighting, Stereo Speakers
ColorsPhantom Black, Storm White

ASUS ROG Phone 5s Pro Specifications

ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 888+
Screen6.78-inch AMOLED, 2448 x 1080, 144Hz, 10-Bit Color, 800nits, Gorilla Glass Victus
RAM18GB
OSAndroid 11, ROG UI
Rear Camera64MP f/1.8 Main, 13MP f/2.4 Ultrawide, 5MP f/2.4 Macro
Front Camera24MP f/2.0
Storage512GB UFS 3.1
Network5G
ConnectivityDual-Band WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, 2x USB Type-C
Battery6,000mAh, 65W Fast Charging, 10W Reverse Charging
OthersShoulder Triggers, PMOLED Rear Display, Stereo Speakers
ColorsPhantom Black, Storm White

ASUS ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro Price and Availability

Pricing for the ASUS ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro in the Philippines will be unveiled when they launch on December 8, 2021.