Like sticking a bone-rattling stereo in your hatchback or hanging an 85in TV on the wall of your bed room, some issues are fairly clearly overkill – however that doesn’t imply we don’t nonetheless need them. The smartphone equal is Asus’s new ROG Phone 5 (from £799) – an absurdly highly effective blower that’ll have hardcore players buying and selling of their liquid-cooled keyboards to purchase one. Underneath the 6.78in, 144Hz/1ms AMOLED show, which additionally has an extra-responsive 300Hz contact sampling charge, you’ll discover a beefy (*5*) 888 5G processor and as much as 16GB of RAM, which implies you’ll have the ability to pump up the settings with out worrying about it having a breakdown. It additionally comes with an AeroActive Cooler 5 fan to maintain the CPU good and chilled, whereas the whopping 6000mAh battery ought to imply you don’t end up in want of a charger on the improper time. If you do, the side-mounted USB-C port means you don’t even must cease taking part in, plus its 65W fast-charging expertise imply it’ll go from flat to virtually full in lower than an hour. Pick both the Ultimate or Pro model and also you additionally get a ROG Vision matrix show on the rear of the cellphone that may present customised animations. Overkill? Sure. But don’t fake you don’t need one.