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Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52) vs Asus ROG Phone 5s

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 5 III vs Asus ROG Phone 5s phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Asus ROG Phone 5s XSony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)12Points
Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2520

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Asus ROG Phone 5s
6.78"
AMOLED

1080x2448

64
MP

24mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)12 Advantages Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)vsROG Phone 5s11 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 5s
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+168 grams (5.88 ounces)42%
Lighter
vs239 grams (8.37 ounces)
+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)21%
Thinner
vs9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+1080x2520 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2448 pixels
+449 PPI14%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+1/1.7" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/1.73" inches
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3GHz 64bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
8GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
UFS 3.0vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
120Hzvs+144Hz20%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
6.1"vs+6.78"11%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MPvs+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP128%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 24MP198%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4500 mAhvs+6000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
30Wvs+65W117%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.

35 Common items in both devices
128GB (109GB available) / 128GB (104GB available)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
OLED / AMOLED
HDR10+
1 billion
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
BSI sensor
+28 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)Asus ROG Phone 5s
ModelXperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)ROG Phone 5s
Other model namesSony Xperia 5 III XQBQ52G.UKCX (128GB + 8GB RAM)Asus ROG Phone 5s ZS676KS
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyAsus
Release date6/1/20218/24/2021, Announced: 8/16/2021
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)68 x 157 millimeters (2.68 x 6.18 in)77 x 173 millimeters (3.03 x 6.81 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)239 grams (8.37 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)Asus ROG Phone 5s
System versionAndroid 11Android 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)Asus ROG Phone 5s
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (SM8350) (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ (SM8350-AC) (5nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 680
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 680
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3GHz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 680
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 680
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)Asus ROG Phone 5s
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)Asus ROG Phone 5s
Display typeOLEDAMOLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.78" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2520 pixels (21:9)1080x2448 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)449 PPI395 PPI
Colors1 billion1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass Victus
Display features120Hz
HDR10+
144Hz, 800nits[typ], 1200nits[peak]
HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)Asus ROG Phone 5s
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)SA/NSA (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)Asus ROG Phone 5s
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.3|70mmf/2.8|105mm1/2.9"PDAFOIS4.4x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124°16mm1/2.6"PDAF
(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.411mm125°
5MP macrof/2.0
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/1.73" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)Asus ROG Phone 5s
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.9µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)Asus ROG Phone 5s
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)Asus ROG Phone 5s
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)Asus ROG Phone 5s
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)Asus ROG Phone 5s
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
65W Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 5
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)Asus ROG Phone 5s
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Green, Pink
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- Colors: Phantom Black, Storm White
- ROG UI
- Stereo dual-speakers
- Sony IMX686 sensor on back camera
- Dirac HD sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- AirTrigger 5: physical gaming triggers
- Aero case
- AeroActive Cooler 5
- RGB light panel on the back

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)Asus ROG Phone 5s
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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