Asus has officially launched the most awaited gaming smartphone named the Asus ROG Phone 3. On 22nd July, Asus launched the ROG Phone 3 on an online event. This gaming phone sets a separate standard for mobile gaming. Asus ROG Phone 3 tagged Game Changer by the company itself. It offers 64MP primary camera, 144Hz AMOLED display and 30W fast charging for 6,000mAh battery. Let’s jump into details what Asus has to offer in its new smartphone.

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Asus ROG Phone 3 Overview

Starting with the display, Asus ROG Phone 3 features a 6.59” AMOLED display with 144 Hz refresh rate. The panel has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixel and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The display supports sRGB and DCI-P3 display modes and is protected by Gorilla Glass 6. Similarly, display is HDR10 and HDR10+ certified.

Camera

Furthermore, the display has a tiny bezel on top holding the front camera, earpiece and other sensors. The front camera has 24MP sensor with 27mm focal length. Selfie camera features Portrait mode as well.

Additionally, there is a triple camera setup on the rear, where primary lens is of Sony IMX686 64MP sensor. Supporting the primary lens there is an 13MP ultra-wide 11 mm lens with 125° view-angle. The third rear camera is of 5MP macro lens having f/2.0 aperture.

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Performance

Under the hood, ROG Phone 3 is powered by Snapdragon 865+ 5G chipset which is of 3.1 GHz. The processor is based on 7nm fabrication process with support for 5G. Having Octa-core processor of 64-bit. There is another version of this smartphone with Snapdragon 865 chipset; Strix Edition.

The ROG Phone 3 is available in three different RAM configurations of 8GB, 12GB and 16GB. Similarly, there are two different storage options as 256GB and 512GB. The RAM is LPDDR5 whereas the storage is UFS 3.1. Jumping to the whole new level of smartphone generation. The 8GB variant is the only available as in Strix Edition with Snapdragon 865.

cooling fan

The phone operates on ROG UI based on Android 10 version. The Qualcomm Adreno 650 has been used for the GPU.

Battery

Moving on the phone, it packs a 6,000 mAh battery supporting 30W Fast Charging with Quick Charge 4.0. Also, there is no 3.5mm headphone jack in a Global version. but you will see a 3.5 mm headphone jack on Indian version. For global version, one can use Type-C connector headphones.

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Asus Rog Phone 3 Features

ROG Phone 3 has some other interesting features to offer. Sensors will be one of the most interesting thing to see on a smartphone. This gaming smartphone has AirTrigger 3 ultra-sonic sensors on the right side of the phone. Built-in stereo speaker on top and bottom of the phone. USB-C port on the bottom of the phone but also has additional port mounted on side.

For cooling the device, it uses AeroActive Cooler 3 with a air vent on the side of the phone. Additionally, external cooling fan can be attached on rear side with the help of clip. Which comes in a box.

Price and Availability

The ROG Phone 3 is offered in only one Color as previous, i.e. Black Glare. And it will be available for purchase from August as it was launched on July 22. The Strix Edition variant of ROG Phone 3 i.e. 8/256 GB is priced at €799. Likewise, the price of 12/512 GB is €999. Finally, the top-end with 16GB RAM and 256GB internal storage goes for sale for €1,099.

stereo speakers

In Nepalese market we expect the device to be priced at Rs. 1,09,999 for 8/256 GB variant. Similarly, Rs. 1,37,999 and Rs. 1,51,999 for the 12GB and 16GB variant respectively.

In India, the pricing starts at INR 49,999 for base variant which 8/128 GB. And then 12/256 GB has the price tag of INR 57,999.

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Asus ROG Phone 3 Full Specifications

Key Specs
Display 6.59 inches
Front Camera 24 MP
Back Camera 64+13+5 MP
Chipset Snapdragon 865+ / 865 (Strix Edition)
RAM 8 (Strix Edition)
12 / 16 GB
Internal Storage 128 GB (Indian Version)
256 GB (Strix Edition)
512 GB
Battery 6,000 mAh
Price in Nepal Rs. 1,09,999 (8/256 GB)*
Rs. 1,37,999 (12/512 GB)*
Rs. 1,51,999 (16/512 GB)*
Price in India INR. 49,999 (8/128 GB)*
INR. 57,999 (12/256 GB)*
Other Markets €799, €999, €1,099
General
Dimension 171 x 78 x 9.9 mm
Weight 240 g
Build Material Glass Front, Glass Back, Aluminum Frame
Sim Slot Dual SIM
Sim Size Nano-SIM
Resistance No
Operating System Android 10, ROG UI
Colors Black Glare
Display
Size 6.59 inches
Type AMOLED
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9
Pixel Density ~391 ppi
HDR10+ Yes
Refresh Rate 144 Hz
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Camera
Front Camera
Setup Single
Lens 24 MP, f/2.0, Wide lens (27 mm)
Flash No
Optical Image Stabilization No
Autofocus Yes
Features HDR, Panorama
Video [email protected]
Back Camera
Setup Triple
Lens 64 MP, f/1.8, Wide Lens (26 mm) 13 MP, f/2.4, Ultra-wide Lens (11 mm) 5 MP,  f/2.0, Macro Lens
Flash Yes, LED Flash
Optical Image Stabilization No
Autofocus Yes, PDAF
Features HDR, Panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected]; gyro-EIS
Performance
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (7 nm) [Strix Edition]
Processor Octa-core (x3.1 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 650
RAM 8 (Strix Edition)
12 / 16 GB
Storage
Internal Storage 128 GB (Indian Version)
256 GB (Strix Edition)
512 GB
Expandable Storage No
Type UFS 3.1
Multimedia
Audio Jack No
Loudspeaker Yes, DTS:X Stereo Speakers
Audio Features 24-bit/192kHz audio
FM Radio No
Network Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6
Wi-Fi Features Dual-Band, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX Adaptive, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, GNSS
NFC Yes
USB Type Two Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Accessory connector
USB version 2.0 (Bottom) 3.1 (Side)
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / 5G
Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Placement In-Display, Optical
Face Recognition Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Gyro Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass Yes
Barometer No
Battery
 
Capacity 6,000 mAh
Type Non-removable Li-Po
Charging 30W Fast charging
Power Delivery 3.0
Quick Charge 4.0
Reverse Charging Yes, 10W

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