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ROG Phone 5 Review: So Much Good, It’s Ridiculous

Updated: Aug 21, 2021

Asus really brought the big guns out for the ROG Phone 5; if you’re looking for a smartphone with all the features you could ask for, especially in terms of performance, then this is the phone for you. There’s so much to this phone, it’s ridiculous.

The ROG Phone 5 actually has three different models: The standard model, the Pro and the Ultimate. Although we reviewed the standard model, there are different configurations and the one we have is the most specced out, with 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 internal storage. These two components are the only difference from the phone’s many SKUs as the rest of the models are pretty much the same. All models come equipped with the same Snapdragon 8885G processor, 144Hz AMOLED display and. Make no mistake though: this phone is chock full of power regardless of which model you’re looking at.

As for design, Asus has noticeably decided to go minimalistic with the ROG Phone 5, if you compare