Asus ROG Phone 5 is all set to launch in China on March 10 and the event will kick off at 4:30PM IST. The company has confirmed the launch date of its upcoming gaming phone via its Weibo account. The brand has also published a dedicated Asus ROG Phone 5 launch page on its website, which says only 18 days are left for the event. Nubia is also gearing up to launch its latest Red Magic 6 gaming phone in China on March 4. Both the gaming phones are expected to offer support for 5G.
Asus ROG Phone 5: Specifications (expected)
The Asus ROG Phone 5 new gaming phone will be a successor to the Asus ROG Phone 3 that was launched in July 2020. The India launch of Asus ROG Phone 5 is said to take place in March. Asus hasn’t confirmed any key specification of the device, but the rumour mill suggests that the flagship phone will pack a 6.78-inch display.
It will likely be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor. The phone is expected to feature a 6,000mAh battery. Asus will likely bundle a 65W fast charger in the box. The device will likely ship with Android 11 out-of-the-box.
It could be offered with up to 16GB RAM option, as suggested by a recent Geekbench listing. A recent TENAA listing hinted that there will be a triple rear camera setup, comprising of a 64MP primary sensor. The rear camera setup is housed in a horizontal camera module.
The leaked images suggest that the gaming device will feature an extra button, which could for gaming purpose. The ROG Phone 5 will arrive with a glass-aluminium unibody design. It could sport a dot matrix panel at the back with the ROG logo lit up.
Nubia Red Magic 6: Specifications (expected)
The upcoming Nubia Red Magic 6 will also draw power from Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 888 processor. If leaks and rumours are to be believed, the 2021 gaming smartphone will feature a Full HD display with 144Hz refresh rate.
It is tipped to come with a 4,500mAh battery with support for 120W Gallium Nitride fast charging tech. The charger is said to deliver a full charge in just 15 minutes. It is being said that Nubia will leverage the dual-battery solution for faster-charging tech.