- Asus ROG Phone 5 has two variants, the Pro and the Ultimate.
- There are discernible differences between the ROG Phone 5 Pro and Ultimate.
- Asus launched three smartphones in the ROG Phone 5 series.
Asus launched the ROG Phone 5 just yesterday. But this time, the ROG Phone range does not have a single smartphone. There are three smartphones spread across various price ranges, the standard ROG Phone 5, the ROG Phone 5 Pro, and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate. The differences between these three smartphones are clear, so you do not end up getting confused. And the best part about all three phones is that they all are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset, meaning all three phones offer the same level -- which is the highest in the Android world right now -- of performance.
Despite having the same processor and a couple of other specifications, the Asus ROG Phone 5 smartphones are still very much different. And the ROG Phone 5 Pro and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate are the most important ones in the series because they bring out the best that you need in a gaming phone. Below is the comparison between these two phones in terms of their specifications and their price.
Asus ROG Phone 5 Pro vs ROG Phone 5 Ultimate specifications
Display: Both the ROG Phone 5 Pro and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate come with the 6.78-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display with 144Hz refresh rate and 300Hz touch sampling rate. There is support for HDR10+.
Processor: Powering both the ROG Phone 5 Pro and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor.
RAM: The biggest difference lies with the RAM capacity. While the ROG Phone 5 Pro has 16GB of RAM while the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate comes with a whopping 18GB of RAM inside.
Storage: Storage-wise, both phones have 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage without support for a microSD card.
Rear Cameras: The Asus ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate feature three cameras on the back. There is a 64MP Sony IMX686 main sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 5MP macro sensor. The cameras are supported by an LED flash.
Front Cameras: Both the ROG Phone 5 Pro and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate have a 24MP selfie camera sat above the display.
Battery: Keeping the lights on is a 6000mAh battery on both ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate.
Operating System: The ROG Phone 5 Pro and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate both run on Android 11 with ROG UI skin on top.
Extras: Both the ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate have ultrasonic triggers on the back of the phone. But the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate comes in white colour while the ROG Phone 5 Pro just has a Phantom Black colour. And both these phones have the ROG Vision screen. It is just the Pro has it in colour while the Ultimate has a monochrome one.
Asus ROG Phone 5 Pro vs ROG Phone 5 Ultimate price in India
The difference between the price of the ROG Phone 5 Pro and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is huge. And it depends on what extent you are willing to go for a gaming phone. If you are a die-hard ROG fan, the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is the one for you and it costs a whopping Rs 79,999. The ROG Phone 5 Pro costs a little less at Rs 69,999.