July is already has become one of the best months in terms of smartphone launches. OnePlus launched its new mid-range king OnePlus Nord on 21st, then followed by Lenovo Legion Gaming Phone on 22nd and now Asus ROG Phone 3 Launched with a hell lot of features that a gaming smartphone should have.
Last year’s ROG Phone II was a great success for the company and Asus didn’t allow to break that streak. Asus ROG Phone 3 Launched with specifications Like Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+, massive 6000 mAh battery, 144 Hz display, 64 MP Camera, and much more.
Asus ROG Phone 3 Launched with SD865+
With every ROG Phone, it looks like Asus is toning down the overall design. We saw how aggressive the first ROG Phone looked from the back with all the lines & the huge vent, but the ROG Phone 3 has a much cleaner back. The build materials remain the same, i.e., glass on the back & metal on the sides. The logo on the back has LEDs under it, so it lights up.
The only thing that the New ROG Phone 3 lacks is that it 3.5 mm headphone jack. In terms of gaming, wired headsets are much preferred by a gamer any day, although Asus packed a Type-C to 3.5 mm adapter but it could have been the only beast in the market if they included the headphone jack.
Asus ROG Phone 3 Specifications
The ROG Phone 3 sports a 6.59-inch AMOLED panel with HDR 10+ support. Combine that with the industry-leading 144Hz refresh rate and 25ms touch latency and you’ve got a panel tailor-made for gaming on the go.
After the ROG Phone 2 debuted with a souped-up Snapdragon 855 Plus, the ROG Phone 3 is doing an equivalent with a 3.1GHz Snapdragon 865 Plus CPU and overclocked Adreno 650 GPU combo for blazing-fast performance. There’s also a special cooling system to stay the warmth out of the case when overclocking for higher framerates. this is often an enormous phone and it’s to be to contain the huge 6,000mAh battery. There’s a charger bundled with support for 30W wired fast charging.
While cameras aren’t the simplest thing a few gaming phone, the Asus ROG Phone 3 packs a triple camera setup on the rear that has a primary 64 Megapixel Sony IMX686 sensor, a secondary 13 Megapixel ultrawide lens, and a 3rd 5 Megapixel macro camera. The 64 Megapixel camera is capable of 8K 30fps and 4K 60fps video. On the front, there’s a 24 Megapixel camera.
It runs on Android 10 out of the box with ROGUI on top. X-Mode gives you complete control over performance and even change the color of the ROG logo on the rear of the phone. Meanwhile, Armory Crate lets users tweak inputs and settings to optimize each individual game. Asus’ ultrasonic bumpers make a return on the Asus ROG Phone 3. The haptic shoulder buttons now support swiping and sliding gestures and may even be split to act as four bumpers rather than two.
Pricing and Availibility
Finally, talking about the pricing & availability, the ROG Phone 3 comes in a single Black Glare color option. Here is the pricing for the Snapdragon 865 Plus-powered variant –
- 12GB + 512GB – €1,000
- 16GB + 512GB – €1,100
The ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition with Snapdragon 865, 8GB RAM & 256GB storage will cost €800.
In the Indian market, the ROG Phone 3 comes with Snapdragon 865 Plus SOC & here it the pricing –
- 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM – Rs 49,999
- 12GB RAM + 256GB ROM – Rs 57,999
Here is the price of various accessories –
- Kunai 3 Gamepad – Rs 9,999
- TwinView Dock 3 – RS 19,999
- Mobile Desktop Dock 2 – Rs 12,999
- Aero Case – Rs 1,999
- Armor Case – Rs 2,999
- ROG Clip – Rs 1,999
- AeroActive Cooler 3 – Rs 2,999
The 12GB variant in India will come bundled with the AeroActive Cooler 3. The sale starts on August 6th & it will be available in India on Flipkart.