ASUS ROG Phone 3 now official

New and improved!

ASUS’ third-generation gaming-focused smartphone is now official! Meet the new ASUS ROG Phone 3.

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

Like with the ROG Phone 2, the ROG Phone 3 also has a Strix Edition with less-but-still-packed hardware including a 5G-enabled 2.84GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865chip, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of internal storage.

The new ASUS ROG Phone 3 series will ship out with an exclusive 3-month free trial of Stadia Pro in supported countries, and it comes with these configurations and prices to boot:

  • ASUS ROG Phone 3 (16GB + 512GB) – EUR 1,099
  • ASUS ROG Phone 3 (12GB + 512GB) – EUR 999
  • ASUS ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition (8GB + 256GB) – EUR 799
Carl Lamiel
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