ASUS ROG Phone 3 and Strix Edition now in the Philippines, priced

The newest gaming phone is here

ASUS has officially launched the third-generation ROG Phone 3, alongside its Strix Edition, in the Philippines. Check out its pricing and pre-order details below.

This is ASUS’ first smartphone to feature 5G, LPDDR5 RAM, and a triple rear camera setup right out of the box. Gaming-wise, the improved AirTrigger now features dual-partition button emulation that lets you do taps and slide gestures, on top of a new motion sensor that allows you to shake the device as an input. ASUS also dropped in a new X Mode that can adjust even more system parameters, making it easier to unlock the phone’s full performance.

ASUS ROG Phone 3 specs:

  • 6.59-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, 2340 x 1080 px
    144Hz refresh rate, HDR 10+, Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • 3.1GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G
    Adreno 650 GPU
  • Up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • Up to 512GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • Triple-rear cameras with LED Flash:
    64MP f/1.8 Sony IMX686
    13MP 125-degree ultrawide
    5MP 27mm macro
  • 24MP front camera
  • 5G, 4G LTE, Dual-SIM
  • Dual-Band WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1 (BR/EDR+LE), GPS (L1/L5), NavIC, NFC
  • 2 x USB Type-C
    Side-mounted: USB 3.1 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4 (4K UHD), 30W fast charging support
    Bottom: USB 2.0, 30W fast charging support, direct charging
  • Dual-front speakers
    Dirac HD, dual NXP TFA9874 smart amp chip
  • Voice Wakeup, AirTrigger 3 system, Fingerprint scanner (in-display)
  • GameCool 3 cooling system, AeroActive Cooler 3 external fan
  • RGB Lights (customizable)
  • ROG UI (Android 10)
  • 6,000mAh battery
    30W HyperCharge

Official Philippines pricing and availability: The new ASUS ROG Phone 3 will retail in stores starting August 22 with these prices:

  • ROG Phone 3 Classic Edition 16GB/512GB: PHP 54,995 with free Aero Case, AeroActive Cooler 3, and Type C to 3.5mm Audio Jack dongle
  • ROG Phone 3 Classic Edition 12GB/512GB: PHP 49,995 with free Aero Case, AeroActive Cooler 3, and Type C to 3.5mm Audio Jack dongle

Meanwhile, a watered-down ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition bearing a Snapdragon 865, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage will retail for PHP 39,995 and will come with free Aero Case, AeroActive Cooler 3, and Type C to 3.5mm Audio Jack dongle.

Early purchases come bundled with an exclusive ROG Special Hoodie as well as the ROG Phone Bag, from participating ASUS and ROG accredited stores only. You may check out this link for more information. This special set will be on top of the already-bundled Aero Case, AeroActive Cooler 3, and Type C to 3.5mm Audio Jack dongle. As for the accessories, stay tuned to the ROG website and social media pages to keep updated on its local availability.

Carl Lamiel
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