If you’re promoting high-spec gaming-focused telephones, it is smart to have probably the most highly effective processor doable. Not less than, that’s the one rationalization I can provide you with for why Asus would announce its new Snapdragon 888 Plus-powered ROG Telephone 5S lineup, simply months after releasing the unique ROG Telephone 5.
There are two new S-branded telephones, the ROG Phone 5S and the ROG Phone 5S Pro. Other than its 888 Plus processor, extra responsive 360Hz touch-sampling fee, and elevated maximums of 18GB RAM and 512GB of storage, the 5S seems to be a very similar device to the ROG Phone 5. Meaning it’s additionally bought a 6.78-inch 144Hz show, 6,000 mAh battery, and triple rear cameras with a 64-megapixel most important sensor.
The ROG Telephone 5S Professional is an analogous improve. It’s additionally been bumped as much as the 888 Plus, has the identical quicker touch-sampling fee, and as much as 18GB of RAM. In any other case this can be a very comparable gaming-focused telephone to the 5 Professional, full with neat additions like further contact sensors on its again and aspect to supply extra controls whereas gaming. Take a look at our overview of the ROG Telephone 5 Final from earlier this 12 months for an thought of how these options work in follow.
According to Gizmochina, the 2 new telephones are solely accessible to order within the Taiwanese marketplace for now, the place they’ll ship subsequent week on August twenty fourth. The Asus ROG Telephone 5S begins at NT$ 29,990 (round $991), whereas the 5S Professional begins at NT$ 37,990 (round $1,364).