Asus ROG Phone 5

Released March 2021

Premium ($600-$800)
Asus ROG Phone 5

Summary


Pros

  • Overall audio playback, especially for gaming
  • Overall audio recording quality
  • Touch accuracy of display, offering good control when gaming

Cons

  • Intelligibilty of voices when recording in loud environments
  • Color casts and aliasing on display

Scores


116
display
34th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Display Score i
116
52
Realme C21
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Readability i
114
40
Realme C21
BEST 163
Color i
104
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 164
Video i
116
40
Realme C21
BEST 162
Motion i
118
54
Realme C21
BEST 159
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Touch i
144
40
Realme C21
BEST 170
Artifacts i
117
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 163
Top score
OnePlus Open
151
audio
2nd

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Audio Score i
151
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
152
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
148
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Use Cases

BEST 169

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 158

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

Specifications


173 x 77 x 9.9mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

No water protection
No IP rating

Protection

Wired only

Charging

128/256 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide, Macro

Main camera
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