Asus ROG Phone 5s gets new software update with fixes

Asus has released a new software update for the ROG Phone 5s to address a few issues. The update, version 18.1220.2109.146, is deployed to global phone units with model number “ZS676KS”.

The latest ROG UI based update fixes the issue where app icons would sometimes display incorrectly, as well as the issue causing Airplane Mode / Do Not Disturb Mode to automatically turn off after using the programmed charge.

Here’s the full changelog for the latest ROG Phone 5s update:

  1. Fixed an issue where app icons would sometimes display incorrectly
  2. Fixed an issue where some in-game graphics would disappear after lowering the system notification bar during gameplay
  3. Fixed an issue where Airplane Mode / Do Not Disturb Mode was automatically disabled after using Scheduled Load

In a post on the ZenTalk forums, Asus said that the update is rolling out in batches and you might need a few days to receive it. To check for the update manually, go to Phone settings> System> System updates.

Asus ROG Phone 5s: Specifications / Features

The Asus ROG Phone 5s features a 6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus glass on top. Under the hood, the gaming smartphone features the Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G mobile platform, paired with up to 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage.

The smartphone is backed by a 6000mAh battery with support for 65W fast charging. For quick authentication you have a fingerprint sensor built into the display.

On the front of the camera, the Asus ROG Phone 5s comes with a triple rear camera setup that houses a 64-megapixel main sensor, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor, and a 5-megapixel macro sensor. For selfies, there is a 24 megapixel sensor on the front.