The ASUS ROG Phone 5 is due to be unveiled on March 10, and it already occupies the first place in the DXOMARK audio ranking, dethroning the Mi 10 Pro .
ASUS Rog Phone 5 audio on DXOMARK - Credit: DXOMARK
The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro has dominated the DXOMARK audio rankings for over a year now with 76 points . This is an incredible performance from Xiaomi's share, since smartphones are usually regularly dethroned by competitors during the year.
With a set of four microphones, a headphone jack and two balanced front speakers, the ROG Phone 5 obtained 79 points in total : 79 for recording and 78 for reading. This is a record in both categories.
ASUS ROG Phone 5: the audio part impresses DXOMARK
According to DXOMARK, the smartphone has a excellent dynamics , but the site also praises the performances in terms of spatialization and artefacts . Regarding the sound volume, it is not at the top of the ranking, but offers a uniform distribution of sound, despite a little lower bass .
Regarding the 'recording, DXOMARK notes excellent tonal fidelity, realistic spatial features, precise rendering, a very good maximum recording level and very few artifacts, even in the noisiest environments.
The smartphone will therefore be very interesting for gamers, but also for other users who just want to enjoy excellent sound.for multimedia use. The gaming smartphone could soon be dethroned by Xiaomi again soon and his Mi 11, which was designed in partnership with Harman Kardon . However, due to the smoothness of the smartphone, it is possible that the sound volume is not high enough to claim the first place in the ranking, it will probably be necessary to wait for the Mi 11 Pro or the Mi 11 Ultra .
What do we know about the ASUS ROG Phone 5?
The smartphone will be powered by the new Snapdragon 888 from Qualcomm and 8 GB of RAM For the most affordable version. Gamers should be able to enjoy an FHD + display with a refresh rate of 144 Hz . It will be powered by a battery massive 6000 mAh , compatible with 65W fast charging.
DXOMARK website confirms the design of the smartphone that we could see when it had been taken in hand by a user. We will therefore find an RGB screen on the back of the gaming smartphone, as well as 3 photo sensors . It should be available from the 10th next March.