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Asus ROG Phone 5

Asus ROG Phone 5
alaScore 97

41 reviews

Nov, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Asus ROG Phone 5. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the sound and battery. The design and screen are also appreciated. There are some critical views about the reliability and size. Opinions about the price and camera are different.

performance, screen, design, battery, sound

portability, usability, durability, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Asus ROG Phone 5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Basil Kronfli (

Asus ROG Phone 5 Review


Skipping the number four and going straight to five, Asus is dropping not one, but three versions of its latest gaming handset, the ROG Phone Phone 5.

Long-lasting, fast-charging battery;144Hz AMOLED screen;Fantastic stereo speakers

No telephoto camera;No wireless charging;Display resolution could be higher

Mar, 2021

Expert review by : David Lumb (

Asus ROG Phone 5 review


The Asus ROG 5 is the best gaming phone that appeals to non-gamers too

Remarkable performance Neat built-in gaming features Great display and speakers

Still no telephoto lens ‘Gamer chic’ looks might be too much for some Large, heavy and dense

The Asus ROG 5 is the best gaming smartphone you can buy with design features and software perks that augment the playing experience. Incremental improvements on its predecessor make it a superior choice that make the phone appealing to non-gamers as...

May, 2021

Expert review by : Chris Hall (

Asus ROG Phone 5 review: A gaming phone with little compromise


It's built for gaming, but this phone's skills go well beyond that.

Loads of power ; Good value for money ; An out of the box experience to savour ; Great display ; So much customisation for gamers

No optical zoom in camera setup ; Rubber bung on the side is just going to get lost ; It's huge

A phone built for gamers, offering loads of power, fantastic audio, and customisation of controls to give players the edge. But it's also a super phone outside of gaming: great for entertainment, with a smooth running system, although it can't quite...

May, 2021

Expert review by : Lewis Painter (

Asus ROG Phone 5 review


With benchmark results that leave most of the Android - and iPhone - competition in the dust, the Asus ROG Phone 5 is a mobile powerhouse perfect for the dedicated gamer.

Fast 144Hz AMOLED display ; Industry-leading performance ; Great gaming-focused features

Gets hot quickly ; Too tall and heavy to use one-handed ; Dot-matrix design not customisable

The Asus ROG Phone 5 is undoubtedly one of the most powerful smartphones available right now with a plethora of gaming-dedicated features that some will really enjoy, but with a large display and a weighty body, the heft and difficulty with one-handed...

May, 2021

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (

Asus ROG Phone 5 review


The ultimate beefcake blower for gaming on the go

Impeccable performance ; Gorgeous display and punchy audio ; Deep set of gaming features ; Full range of optional accessories

Not exactly cheap ; As portable as the average house brick

The ROG Phone 5 is our favourite gaming smartphone of 2021, thanks to those beefy specs, clever tools and impressive accessory support

Apr, 2021

Expert review by : Nathan Spendelow (

Asus ROG Phone 5 review: Mobile gaming doesn’t get better than this


It might be a bit of an ugly duckling, but the Asus ROG Phone 5's mobile gaming credentials are unmatched

144Hz display ; Top-notch gaming performance ; Long-lasting battery life

Garish design ; No IP rating ; Accessories sold separately

With just a handful of niggles, the ROG Phone 5 is no doubt the most impressive gaming phone we’ve ever reviewed. With a handful of well-thought-out gaming features, as well as unbeatable performance in a variety of Play Store titles, the ROG Phone 5...

Mar, 2021

Expert review by : John Nieves John Nieves (

ASUS ROG Phone 5 Review Philippines: Ultimate Overkill


Our ASUS ROG Phone 5 review for the Philippines is done! See if the Taiwanese brand's latest overpowered phone is worth the hype!

Snapdragon 888 processor ; 8GB/12GB/16GB LPDDR5 RAM ; 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storage ; 6.78-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display, 144hz refresh rate, 1ms response rate, 300hz touch sampling rate, 10-bit color ; 64-megapixel f/1.8 main camera with PDAF,...

Most powerful Android phone we’ve tested so far this year ; Design is well done ; Excellent battery life ; Excellent display

Apr, 2021

Expert review by : Andy Boxall (

Asus ROG Phone 5 Review: Mighty specs make gaming truly exciting


The Asus ROG Phone 5 has a mighty spec sheet and masses of game-related features, but does all this generate enough excitement to keep us playing? We find out.

Stunning screen ; The best audio on a smartphone today ; Masses of power and ability ; Very fast charging ; Effective, well thought-out gaming features ; Excellent software package

Big and heavy ; Camera doesn't match the competition ; No IP68 water resistance

Mar, 2021

Expert review by : GSMArena team (

Best gaming phones 2021 - buyer’s guide


Last updated: October 20, 2021 (Changelog) Phones have gradually replaced so many standalone devices we used to rely on, so why not take over our...

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Expert review by : Sean Riley (

Asus ROG Phone 5 review: The ultimate gamer’s phone


Asus ROG Phone 5 is a dream phone for gamers

Unmatched performance on Android ; Excellent battery life ; Beautiful responsive 144Hz display ; Headphone jack with Quad DAC ; Extensive software optimization

No wireless charging ; Weak camera performance ; Poor software support track record

The Asus ROG Phone 5 isn’t trying to compete with traditional flagships, it’s playing a different game —and winning.

Mar, 2021