ASUS ROG Phone 5 India launch date officially announced; Flipkart availability confirmed

ASUS ROG Phone 5 is launching in India on March 10th.

Highlights
  • ASUS ROG Phone 5 India launch date is March 10th
  • Gaming accessories will be launched alongside the smartphone
  • ASUS ROG Phone 5 and the accessories will be available for sale via Flipkart

ASUS ROG Phone 5 India launch date has been officially confirmed by the Taiwanese company. The company promises that it will be launching “the ASUS ROG Phone 5 series,” meaning there might be more than one model on offer. The company has also revealed that it will launch accessories such as gaming headsets alongside the smartphone at the event. The brand will be releasing the phone via Flipkart, a listing page on the e-commerce site confirmed. We’ve been getting tips and rumours about the ASUS ROG Phone 5 specifications and launch timeline over the past few weeks. The phone will be the successor to the ROG Phone 3 from last year; there will be no ROG Phone 4 since the number ‘4’ is considered unlucky in Chinese culture.

ASUS ROG Phone 5 India launch date

The ASUS ROG Phone 5 India launch date is March 10th, with the event slated for 4:15pm IST. The launch will be simulcast in Taipei, Berlin, and New York, according to the company’s official website. The live stream link for the launch should become available as the unveiling date draws closer.

ASUS ROG Phone 5 specifications

  • 6.78-inch AMOLED display with 144Hz refresh rate
  • 6,000mAh battery with 65W fast-charging
  • Snapdragon 888 SoC
  • Up to 16GB RAM
  • 512GB storage
  • 64MP triple rear cameras
  • 5G support
  • Dedicated gaming mode

ASUS ROG Phone 5 will reportedly have a 6.78-inch AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate. This gaming smartphone is rumoured to have up to 16GB RAM backing the powerful Snapdragon 888 SoC. Buyers reportedly will be able to get the phone with up to 512GB internal storage. Another big flex for the upcoming ROG Phone will be the battery capacity — it’s said to have a massive 6,000mAh battery with 65W fast-charging support. ASUS ROG Phone 5 is expected to have a triple camera set-up with a 64MP primary lens. An additional button on the back might be to activate a dedicated gaming mode.

As for the other model in the lineup, it could be the rumoured ASUS ROG Phone 5 Strix Edition. This variant is said to be a little more affordable than the flagship ROG Phone 5 and feature Snapdragon 870 SoC instead of the flagship Snapdragon 888 chipset.

That’s all we’ve for today about the ASUS ROG Phone 5 India launch and specifications. We’ll keep you updated as there’s more news to spill.

Key Specs

Asus ROG Phone 5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 | 8 GBProcessor
6.78 inches Display
64 MP + 13 MP + 5 MPRear camera
24 MPSelfie camera
6000 mAh Battery
Asus ROG Phone 5 Video