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Ridiculously overpowered gaming phones Asus ROG 5S now available in the US


The Asus ROG Phone 5S and ROG Phone 5S Pro are finally available in the United States. You can snag the 5S model with 16GB of RAM for $ 1,099 on Amazon and Mobile Advance. The 5S model also has an option for 12GB of RAM, but there is currently no option to order this on either site.

At the high end of the scale, the 5S Pro packs 18GB of RAM and costs $ 1,299 on Amazon and Mobile Advance. Keep in mind that while you can get the 5S in black and white, the 5S Pro is only available in black.

Both gaming phones come equipped with the Snapdragon 888 Plus, which is expected to offer a slight performance improvement over the standard Snapdragon 888 that comes with the Asus ROG 5 and 5 Ultimate phones. The 5S and 5S Pro also offer an improved touch sample rate of 360Hz, compared to 300Hz in previous ROG Phone 5 models. Apart from that, the phones offer similar specs to the Asus ROG Phone. 5 Ultimate, such as a 6.78-inch display, 144Hz refresh rate, 6000mAh battery, and 64MP camera, which you can check out in our full review.

Before arriving in the United States, the ROG Phone 5S and 5S Pro initially went on sale in Taiwan in August, before reaching European markets in early November.

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