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Asus ROG Phone 3 launched in India: Snapdragon 865+ 144Hz display & More.

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Well, if it is still isn’t clear July is the month of new launches of the smartphone industry first it was Note 9 followed by Nord & Now its time for Asus as the company has launched the next iteration of gaming smartphone named the Asus ROG Phone 3.

Asus ROG Phone 3: Design & Specifications.

With each generation, Asus has been toning down the overall design language of the ROG gaming series phones like ROG Phone 3 has cleaner back while the first ROG phone looked rugged with the lines & big vents but still holds the glass back & metal frame.

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The design is similar to the ROG Phone 2 with the massive display at the front, single selfie camera, stereo speakers, minimal bezel all around & a noticeable chin at the bottom. On the rear, there’s a triple rear camera this time around. In the middle, there’s the Aura strip that lights up the logo & this time the vent are bit smaller than the predecessor.

One thing that’s missing in the Asus ROG Phone 3 which its predecessor had, is the lack of the 3.5mm audio jack despite being a gaming phone disappointing yeah? Well, to compensate for the missing 3.5mm audio jack the company is providing an AeroActive Cooler 3 which has the 3.5mm audio jack as well as the Type-C port in it.

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The device has an even bigger 3D vapour chamber & a large Heat Sink Plus the vents at the back helps in heat dispensation while consuming media or playing games for long hours.

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As for the specifications,  the device has a massive 6.59 inch AMOLED display with FullHD resolution & 114Hz refresh rate. The display has a touch sampling rate of 270Hz & has a peak brightness level of 1000nits. Als, it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6.

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Powering the gaming beast is the all-new Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset which is cloaked upto 3.1Ghz coupled 8/12GB LPDD5 RAM & 128GB/ 256GB UFS 3.1 Storage. Runs on ROG Ui on top of Android 10. The handset comes in only Black glare colour.

For the optics, there’s a triple rear camera setup at the back which includes a primary 64MP Sony IMX 686 sensor, a secondary 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens & a third 5MP Macro lens. Also, the 64MP primary camera record an 8K video at 30fps & 4K video at 60fps. On the front, there’s a 24MP selfie shooter.

Asus ROG Phone 3 comes a massive 6,000mAh battery with 30W hypercharge. Just like last year, with that being said the phone is quite heavy at 240gms.

Asus launched a few accessories with the phone like – AeroActive Cooler 3, Kunai 3 Gamepad, ROG Clip, Twin Dock 3, Mobile Desktop 2, Armor case, A Glass Screen Protector, Neon Aero Case, ROG Cetra Headset & ROG Cetra Core.

Asus ROG Phone 3: Price & Availability.

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The 8GB/128GB base variant of the ROG Phone 3 is priced at Rs. 49,999 & the 12GB/256GB top variant will be bundled with AeroActive Cooler 3 & is priced at Rs. 57,999.

The sale starts on 6th August & will be available on Flipkart.

Prices for Accessories are as follows:-

  • AeroActive Cooler 3 – Rs. 2,999
  • Kunai 3 Gamepad -Rs. 9,999
  • ROG Clip – Rs. 1,999
  • Twin Dock 3 – Rs. 19,999
  • Mobile Desktop 2 – Rs. 12,999
  • A Glass Screen Protector – Rs. 699
  • Armor Case – Rs. 2,999
  • A Neon Auro Case – Rs. 1,999
  • ROG Cetra Headset – Rs. 7,699
  • ROG Cetra Core – Rs. 3,999
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A tech enthusiast, a graduate in Bachelors of journalism & mass communication. Gagan loves to write about technology and when he's not writing, he's honing his landscape photography skills.

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