Play to the max with ROG Phone 5 Ultimate, the gaming phone that takes no prisoners. Powered to win by the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform, this futuristic wonder packs an unbelievably responsive 144 Hz / 1 ms display, the unique ROG Vision rear matrix display, a monster 6000 mAh1 battery system, massively upgraded AirTrigger 5 game controls, and our iconic GameFX audio system. ROG Phone 5 Ultimate will take your gaming to a new dimension — if you dare.
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Pioneering rear matrix display
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform
Optimum thermal structure with AeroActive Cooler 5
ROG Vision is a daring new innovation that highlights the ROG creative spirit: it’s a pioneering rear matrix display that’s never been seen on any phone — until now. ROG Vision can display a variety of cool animations that show you whether ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is charging, if there’s an incoming call, whether X Mode is enabled and more. You can even create custom animations to make your phone even more personal. ROG Phone 5 Ultimate has a monochrome version of ROG Vision that complements the matte white color scheme. Dare to show your true style with ROG Phone 5 Ultimate!
DARE TO WIN
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform takes mobile processing power to a new level. With a stunning 35%2 increase in rendering performance, even the most demanding 3D games run smoothly with maxed-out settings. The all-new performance manager in Armoury Crate now packs the renowned X Mode, with multiple system profiles to give you even more performance settings and performance tuning tools, so you can instantly adapt ROG Phone 5 Ultimate to the task at hand.
latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G mobile platform
UFS 3.1 ROM
DARE TO COOL
The GameCool 5 cooling system on ROG Phone 5 Ultimate has an optimum thermal structure featuring a centered CPU with the battery split into two parts, one located on each side of the CPU. This ensures that the heat generated by the CPU is transferred to all the edges and corners of the chassis simultaneously for higher thermal efficiency. The reshaped vapor chamber and extensive graphite sheets also help to spread the heat evenly across the device to reduce heat build-up in the middle.
The all-new AeroActive Cooler 5 is completely revamped. It now intakes and expels an incredible amount of air directly on the center of the phone — right where the CPU is — to deliver an unbelievable 10°C drop in the CPU temperature.
lower CPU temperature5
DARE TO SEE
Boasting an industry-leading 300 Hz touch-sampling rate3, the 144 Hz / 1 ms AMOLED display — built by Samsung — gives you a super-smooth gaming experience, with an ultra-low 24.3 ms touch latency4. The supreme visuals are enhanced even further with world-beating color accuracy, the new always-on HDR technology8 that improves non-HDR visuals, and a screen that’s protected by the toughest ever Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™. ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is built to endure — and built to win.
DARE TO LISTEN
The GameFX audio system on ROG Phone 5 Ultimate now incorporates symmetrical 7-magnet dual speakers for truly balanced stereo sound effects. Optimized in collaboration with audio specialist Dirac, the projected sound quality will grab your aural senses and take them to a different world. There’s a 3.5 mm headphone jack, and a hi-fi-grade ESS DAC for lossless audio processing. GameFX audio on ROG Phone 5 Ultimate gives you the crystal-clear in-game sound effects and powerful aural soundscapes you’ve never dared to hope for in a phone.
symmetrical dual front-facing stereo speakers
3.5 mm headphone jack with high-end codec
DARE TO RULE
The massively upgraded AirTrigger 5 control system now gives you four distinct ways to interact with your ROG Phone 5 Ultimate — a unique feature that’s never been seen on a smartphone before. ROG Phone 5 Ultimate gives you a control experience that’s even beyond console-level gaming!
AeroActive Cooler 5
Delivering further increased airflow directly to hotspots on the back cover of ROG Phone 5 Ultimate, the AeroActive Cooler 5 clip-on external cooling fan can lower the surface temperature near the CPU by up to a stunning 15°C5. It also has two extra physical buttons to allow a genuine console-like control experience.
lower surface temperature5
Controlling a game by moving your phone is a cool and intuitive way to play. ROG Phone 5 Ultimate supports an unprecedented total of 10 different motion controls, so you can easily pick the moves to fit your game. In a racing game, for example, you can swivel the phone to steer or push it forward to accelerate. Game control has never been so easy.
The innovative hidden rear touch sensors on the back cover of ROG Phone 5 Ultimate give you L2/R2 trigger functions, just like a game console controller. These also work together with the ultrasonic sensors, the AeroActive Cooler 5 buttons and the motion controls to give you full control for a total gaming experience.
The ultrasonic side sensors — one of the most-loved features of ROG Phone — are still here, with support for all your favorite gestures.
DARE TO PLAY
The monster 6000 mAh1 battery inside ROG Phone 5 Ultimate now comes with a 65-watt HyperCharge adapter, so you can get a day’s use from just a short charge. The battery is separated into two with a PCB in the center, a design that keeps hotspots away from the grip area for more comfortable gaming.
BUILT FOR GAMERS
DARE TO GAME
With our in-depth knowledge and understanding of mobile gaming, the ROG design and development team creates features that truly solve your gaming needs.
Gamers love to use characters and screens from their favorite games to show off your style. We’ve teamed up with some of the most popular game titles to give you a series of different theme packs that you can use to turn your ROG Phone 5 Ultimate into a truly unique phone.
ROG Connect is a built-in community for mobile gamers to share, discuss, interact, and have fun together. You can exchange game information, discuss products, receive rich official content and much more.
Constant and reliable wireless connections are vital for multiplayer games. ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is one of first devices with WiFi 6E7 support, which delivers much more stable connections even in crowded networks. The multiple antenna setup with upgraded HyperFusion technology allows simultaneous connections to WiFi and the mobile network, with intelligent redirection to whichever has the best signal.
Pair your ROG Phone 5 Ultimate with an ASUS WiFi 6E router to experience the full networking potential of WiFi 6E7.
The most advanced gaming enhancement app is now even better. As well as all your favorite features like floating window, marked clips, and bypass charging, we’ve added even more gaming-specific features like quick control so you can set up toggles for different actions; haptic audio for vibration based on in-game sound effects; and scout mode to let you see the target more easily. Enjoy a better gaming experience, and a better chance of winning!
ROG Phone 5 Ultimate cares for your gaming comfort. The unique side-ported design is specifically designed to keep cables out of the way of your gameplay, so it never compromises your skills.
DARE TO CAPTURE
The triple-camera system on ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is designed to produce superb-quality photos in any setting. It features a flagship Sony® IMX686 64 MP main wide-angle camera, an ultrawide 13 MP second camera, and a macro camera. Enhanced software features include a Pro Video Mode as well as Free Zoom, Wind Filter and Acoustic Focus functions to make your video quality stand out. There’s also a 24 MP front camera for high-quality group selfies and live-streaming videos.
Typical capacity is 6000 mAh.
Manufacturer’s performance data.
Actual performance may vary depending on conditions.
Test result provided by ASUS labs, actual performance may vary depending on conditions.
Test result provided by ASUS labs, compared to the skin temperature of ROG Phone 5 without AeroActive Cooler 5.
Test result provided by ASUS labs, actual performance may vary depending on conditions.
WiFi 6E availability and features are dependent on regulatory limitations and co-existence with 5 GHz WiFi. The number of available extra 160 MHz channels may be less than 7.
* All images are simulated for illustration purpose.
ROG Vision Animations
ROG Vision includes various pre-configured animations for each of six different system events. ROG Phone 5 Ultimate constantly monitors these events and plays your chosen animation, so everyone knows when you’re calling, chilling, or winning!
Advanced System Performance Manager
For faster and easier controls, we’ve designed an all-new one-touch performance manager, with different modes in Armoury Crate. You can manually select the best mode for your current needs. For hardcore gamers, the famous X Mode boosts your gaming experience, and attaching AeroActive Cooler 5 unleashes maximum power with X Mode+. You can also customize lots of system parameters in Advanced mode. ROG Phone 5 Ultimate gives you total control!
During intensive combat, every tap and slide on the screen counts. The specially calibrated display on ROG Phone 5 Ultimate gives you a world-leading 300 Hz touch-sampling rate3, so the screen records your touch input 300 times per second3. ROG Phone 5 Ultimate registers every touch and slide you perform with precise responsiveness, just the way you want it to.
Delta-E is a color-accuracy measurement widely adopted by professional monitor manufacturers. ROG Phone 5 Ultimate’s display has a world-beating Delta-E value of less than unity, meaning it displays the most accurate colors possible for a superb visual experience.
Delta-E < 1
The key to great headphone performance on a phone is a top-quality DAC, which converts digital audio signals to the analog signals required by headphones. ROG Phone 5 Ultimate uses an audiophile-grade ESS DAC to ensure top-notch audio reproduction and deliver premium crystal-clear sound to your headphones via the 3.5 mm audio jack.
Our renowned audio-tuning software, AudioWizard, has been completely revamped to optimize sound for different audio styles, including Game, Cinema, and Music settings. In-game sound effects like footsteps and gunshots are enhanced in Game mode, while boosted bass and a wider sonic soundstage are enabled for movies. Deep customizations and optimizations — the result of collaboration with audio specialist Dirac — ensure that AudioWizard gives you the ultimate sound experience.
To extend both screen-on time and the lifespan of the monster 6000 mAh1 battery, we’ve added even more software optimizations, including a charging upper limit, steady charging, and enhanced scheduled charging. There are also passive power-saving mechanisms to limit inactive apps and deliver up to 67% more power savings6. ROG Phone 5 Ultimate always optimizes itself for the best power efficiency, however you’re using it.