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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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