Asus’s latest overkill gaming phones arrive in Europe with up to 18GB of RAM

Jon Porter

The Verge

The ROG Phone 5S Pro, which has a small display on its rear. | Image: Asus

Asus has announced pricing for the ROG Phone 5S series in Europe, following their launch in Taiwan in August. The ROG Phone 5S costs €999 for 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage, while €1,099 gets you a step-up model with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. The top of the line 5S Pro has an excessive 18GB of RAM and the same 512GB of storage and retails for €1,299. Meanwhile in the UK, Pocket-Lint reports that the 16GB model will cost £999, and the 18GB Pro model will set you back £1,099, but there’s no mention of pricing for the 12GB model.

The ROG Phone 5S and 5S Pro are functionally minor updates to the ROG Phone 5 and 5 Ultimate that Asus released earlier this year. They have a faster Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus processor and their...

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