Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Review in 2021

this is the asus rog phone 5 ultimate edition this phone is every bit as ridiculous as it looks it’s kind of funny they’ve actually sort of been toning down the gamer phone aesthetic over the years but they have not been toning down how ridiculous the actual phone is.

so gaming phones when they were starting out were never supposed to be reasonable you know they’re huge phones with pretty striking designs RGB lights and the absolute bleeding edge maximum specs available,

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the rog phone has been at the forefront of that for a while and this new one definitely takes it even further so first of all it’s still got all the same big number fundamentals from before it is a massive phone

it’s got a gigantic 6.8 inch 144hz AMOLED display a snapdragon triple eight which while it’s not a plus version like they typically launch the phone with it is absolutely the latest and greatest right now still has a massive 6000 milliamp hour battery half a terabyte of ufs 3.1 and still has a huge pair of stereo

front-facing speakers that get louder than any other phone i’ve tested in a long time but now on top of all that there’s a lot of new there’s a surprising amount of upgrades actually

first of all you’ve probably noticed this back it’s a matte white kind of a pearl like finish with blue accents it’s not the grippiest thing in the world

but it does reject fingerprints really well and overall the looks not too crazy it’s still unmistakably an rog phone with those slanted lines and they just love printing text all over the phone so republic of gamer’s logo

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the number five for rog phone five the quad bear camera text and at the top it says for those who dare for some reason they love that text but i do think the sim card tray in blue is a super nice touch

and while the huge white phone still does stand out i do feel like the whole gamer phone aesthetic is maturing a little bit from just like rainbow puke now right in the middle and you might have caught that ther

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Battery life

The ROG Phone 5 Ultimate packs a large 6,000 mAh battery and supporting 65W Fast charging. especially with the screen set to 60Hz, it can deliver many hours of entertainment on a single charge, nearly 11 hours of gaming and over 13 hours of web browsing or watching YouTube videos,

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Gaming Accessories in ROG Phone 5 Ultimate

This asus rog 5 ultimate phone supports the same accessories most notably the Asus AeroActive Cooler 5 clip-on fan and the ROG Kunai 3 Gamepad, the AeroActive Cooler 5 out the box for free. Aside from the obvious cooling, it adds two physical shoulder buttons to the phone, as well as a kickstand.

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Secondary Display ROG 5 ultimate edition

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate has a secondary display on its backside, except here it’s a monochrome one It’s rather pixelated too, The secondary display is pretty much just for flare and is customizable. you can create your own little graphics to secondary display on it, like your name in a cool graphics font of your choosing.

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Designs and Features – ROG 5 ultimate

The Asus ROG Phone 5 ultimate aspirations to be the ultimate gaming phone in 2021, it’s actually the least gamer-looking handset Asus has put out thus far.

This is especially true of the phone’s Ultimate Edition, which features a stark white paint job, matte finish, and angular silver streaks, giving it the look of a futuristic building or space station. The only real gaming flare here is an azure blue tab on the side with the acronym GLHF etched into it.

There’s also a small monochromatic OLED screen on the back. By default, it cycles through a ROG logo animation, but you can customize it to display any image or animation of your choosing.

The headphone jack has made a triumphant return, and this time it comes with a Hyper Stream II Quad DAC. In other words, not only will you be able to pull your wired headphones and earbuds out of storage, but you’ll also get premium Hi-Res audio out of them.

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ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Review

The Asus ROG Phone 5 ultimate aspirations to be the ultimate gaming phone in 2021, it’s actually the least gamer-looking handset

PROS
  • Amazing speakers
  • Super-smooth AMOLED screen
  • Long battery life and 65W charging
  • Highly customizable
  • AirTriggers
  • Optional ROG gaming accessories
  • Striking, stylish design
CONS
  • Limited availability
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