Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate vs Sony Xperia Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate mobile phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 6000 mAh. On other side, the Sony Xperia Pro also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Sony Xperia Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.78 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System ROG Gaming X Mode UI ROG Gaming X Mode UI
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1644 x 3840 pixels
RAM 18 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 512 GB (gigabytes) 512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/13/5 MP 12/12/12/TOF MP
Front Camera 24 MP 8 MP
Battery 6000 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,GameCool 3 cooling system,3D vapor chamber,Large graphite film and 6x larger heat sink. Running on ROG Gaming X Mode UI operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the Sony Xperia Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,Elite Gaming and Game Enhancer. And it’s running on ROG Gaming X Mode UI OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Sony Xperia Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate battery capacity is 6000 mAh which is a 50% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Sony Xperia Pro. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual-cell battery, Qualcomm Quick Charge 5.0 and Power Delivery 3.0.
The Sony Xperia Pro battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Screen

The handset is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.78 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Sony Xperia Pro is featuring a P-OLED display with 1644 x 3840 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is a 4.3% bigger than Sony Xperia Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Sony Xperia Pro
106.87% NTSC 100% DCI-P3
111.23% DCI-P3 400 cd/m²
1200 cd/m² peak brightness Capacitive
144 Hz refresh rate Corning Gorilla Glass 6
150.89% sRGB Dynamic contrast enhancement
24.3 ms touch latency Dynamic Vibration system
300 Hz touch sampling rate HDR
800 cd/m² HBM brightness Motion Blur Reduction
Capacitive Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Peak brightness – 650 cd/m²
DC Dimming Scratch resistant
Delta-E < 1 Triluminos display for mobile
Display manufacturer – Samsung X-Reality display
Eye Care Display
Glove touch support
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is carrying a ram memory of 18 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Sony Xperia Pro is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate gives a 125% more ram memory capacity than Sony Xperia Pro.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate comes with or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 512 gigabytes.

Sony Xperia Pro gets you or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 64/13/5 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:26.6 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX686 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.0 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Sony Xperia Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:24 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX555 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

Sony
Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Sony Xperia Pro
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 960 fps
2160p @ 120 fps 3x optical zoom (#2)
2×1 On-chip-lens phase detection autofocus 720p @ 960 fps
3-axis electronic image stabilization Angle of view – 130° (#3)
720p @ 480 fps Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3)
Angle of view – 125° (#2) Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Continuous shooting
Autofocus Digital image stabilization
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization Dual Pixel PDAF
Digital zoom Dual Pixel PDAF (#3)
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 11 mm (#2) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3)
Geotagging Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2)
HDR Geotagging
ISO settings HDR
Macro mode ISO settings
Optical image stabilization OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2)
Panorama Optical image stabilization
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Panorama
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pro Video Mode Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2)
RAW Pixel size – 1.4 m (#2)
Scene mode Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Self-timer Self-timer
Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro) Sensor size – 1/2.6″ (#3)
Touch focus Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2)
White balance settings Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Touch focus
White balance settings
Zeiss lens

Front Camera – Selfie

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate comes with a 24 MP in the front.

The Sony Xperia Pro has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Sony Xperia Pro
24 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.5 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm
HDR Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Panorama

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Sony Xperia Pro
5G NSA 5G is market-dependent
5G SA 5G mmWave
Built-in 5G modem 5G NSA
EDGE 5G SA
GPRS 5G sub-6 Ghz
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) Built-in 5G modem
LTE Cat 20 EDGE
TD- GPRS
TD-SCDMA HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate price is $1500 and the Sony Xperia Pro price tag is $2500

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