ASUS will be taking off covers from the ROG Phone 5 gaming smartphone on March 10. The global event could see the arrival of two variants of the phone such as ASUS_I005DB and ASUS_I005DA that were recently certified by the TENAA and 3C authorities of China. Today, the ASUS_I005DB paid visit to the Geekbench 5 benchmarking platform. The listing suggests that it could be arriving as the world’s first smartphone with 18 GB of RAM.
The Geekbench 5 listing shows that the I005DB has recorded a score of 1113 in the single-core test and 3468 in the multi-core test. The handset is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 chipset, which is mentioned with its ‘lahaina’ codename in the listing. The phone is running on Android 11 OS.
The major highlight of the listing is that the I005DB handset is equipped with 18 GB of RAM. There are a couple of phones with 16 GB of RAM that has released in the past such as Galaxy S20 Ultra, ROG Phone 3, Lenovo Legion, and Galaxy S21 Ultra. It remains to be seen whether ROG Phone 5 really debuts with 18 GB of RAM.
ASUS ROG Phone 5 Specifications (Rumored)
The ROG Phone 5’s TENAA listing revealed that it will be sporting a 6.7-inch OLED screen, a 6,000mAh battery, and Android 11 OS. It is expected to arrive with support for 66W fast charging. The back panel of the phone has a 64-megapixel triple camera system, and it has a dot-matrix secondary screen.
The above specs are said to be present on the I005DA model. However, its TENAA images revealed that it has a plain back as compared to the I005DB model. The ROG Phone 5 is now up for reservations through JD.com in China.