Asus ROG Phone 3 has been in the news for a long time. The most awaited and praised Gaming phone series’s new edition - Asus ROG Phone III has finally launched. Asus ROG Phone 3 has been launched as the company’s latest gaming smartphone on Wednesday. The new model has almost the same dimensions as last year’s ROG Phone 2, yet it brings many upgrades in terms of hardware. According to the website, Asus ROG Phone 3 will have 6000 mAh battery, which was also available in its previous version Asus ROG Phone 2. The ROG Phone 3 launched in India at INR 49,999 for the base variant of 8/128GB and the price of Asus ROG Phone 3 in Nepal can be expected at Rs. 85,999 for the base variant.
Asus ROG Phone 3 Details
Talking about the features of Asus ROG Phone 3, it is equipped with Snapdragon 865+ processor and the company claims that it has a better-designed copper 3D wiper chamber with a GameCool 3 heat dispensing system. It also includes the larger graphite film available on the current model. The new phone also includes AirTrigger 3 ultrasonic buttons and dual front speakers. Asus ROG Phone 3 comes with a clip-on with an active cooler 3 accessory that has a kickstand and built-in fan to reduce the surface temperature to 4 ° C. It has 6.59-inch HD + display and has an 89.8% screen to body ratio. Asus ROG 3 will replace Asus ROG Phone 2 in the market. Let’s find out the details of Asus ROG 3.
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Asus ROG Phone 3 Display and Design
Asus ROG Phone III has a 6.59-inch full-HD + (1,080x2,340 pixels) AMOLED display with 19.5: 9 aspect ratios, 144Hz refresh rate, 270Hz touch sampling rate, and HDR10 + support. The display comes with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection and includes TUV Low Blue Light solution as well as Flicker Reduction-certified technology for eye comfort.
Talking about the design, the phone has a unique back panel design, in which the camera module is placed horizontally. Camera placement is done in the top left corner of the back panel. The back panel of Asus Rog Phone 3 is much like its old version Asus ROG Phone 2. Apart from this, there is a LED logo at the back with a black glossy finish.
Asus ROG Phone 3 Hardware and Specs
We can definitely say that the ROG Phones are specs king and this time also the ROG Phone 3 has maxed out specs with everything top of the line. Asus ROG Phone 3 is powered by Qualcomm’s latest and most powerful octa-core Snapdragon 865+ chipset, probably the first phone to be powered by this chipset. For the graphics, it packs Adreno 650 GPU which is coupled with LPDDR5 RAM up to 16 GB. The phone runs on Android 10 based on ROG UI which somehow looks like OnePlus’s Oxygen OS.
This phone will be available in three RAM variants - 8GB, 12GB, and 16GB. Along with this, there are three storage options - 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB. The storage is UFS 3.1 and is not expandable. However, the phone has NTFS support for external USB hard drives.
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Asus ROG Phone 3 Camera
For the camera department in the Asus ROG, Phone 3 comes with a triple camera setup at the rear. The primary camera is 64 megapixels and the secondary camera is of 8 megapixels. The secondary camera is an ultra-wide-angle lens with 119-degree FOV. The third camera is a macro lens with 5 MP and f/2.4 aperture. For the selfies, the phone comes with a 32MP shooter which is expected to take decent pictures.
Asus ROG Phone 3 Battery, Connectivity and Other Features
The phone packs a massive 6,000 mAh battery 30W with fast charging support. Sadly, it does not have support for wireless charging. Talking about other features, it includes an in-display fingerprint sensor and face recognition, etc. You will also get 5G support on the phone. There is a USB Type-C port at the bottom for charging on the phone, although the headphone jack is not placed at the bottom.
Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS / A-GPS / NavIC, USB Type-C and 48-pin side ports. The phone’s sensors include accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. It also has an in-display fingerprint sensor. Apart from this, the phone includes an ultrasonic sensor for AirTrigger 3 and grip press features.
The ROG Phone 3 has dual front-facing speakers, which come with ROG GameFX and Dirac HD sound technology. It also has high-res audio support. Apart from this, the handset has quad microphones with Asus Noise Reduction technology.
Asus ROG Phone 3 Specifications
- Display: 6.59 inches AMOLED, 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution, 1B colors, HDR10+, 144Hz refresh rate, 19.5:9 ratio, 391ppi
- Protection: Gorilla Glass 6
- Rear camera: Triple Camera
- 64 MP with f/1.8 aperture, (wide), 1/1.72”, 0.8µm, PDAF, PDAF
- 13 MP with f/2.4 aperture, 11mm (ultrawide)
- 5MP f/2.0, macro camera
- Front camera: 24 MP, f/2.0 aperture
- Chipset: Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+)
- OS: Android 10 with ROG UI on top
- Memory: Three Variants
- 128GB storage 8GB RAM
- 512GB storage 12GB RAM
- 512GB storage 16GB RAM
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 6000 mAh battery,Fast charging 30W, Quick Charge 4.0, Reverse charging 10W
- Connectivity: 5G, Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi 6, GPS/AGPS
- Other Features: Fingerprint (under display, optical)
- Colors: Black Glare
Asus ROG Phone 3 Price in Nepal, Availability
Asus ROG Phone III has already launched in the Indian market. Asus ROG Phone 3’s 8GB RAM 128GB storage variant costs INR 49,999 in India, while the phone’s 12GB RAM 256GB storage option costs INR 57,999. Both models come with an aero case in the retail box, although the top-end variant also includes the Aeroactive Cooler 3 accessory.
Along with ROG Phone 3, Asus has launched a ROG Kunai 3 gamepad for INR 9,999, Twin View Dock 3 for Rs 19,999, Mobile Desktop Dock 2 for INR 12,999, a Neon Aero Case for INR 1,999 and Lightning Armor Case for INR 2,999. The company has also launched a ROG clip, with the help of which you can connect the phone to PlayStation 4, Xbox, or Stadia Controller. It costs INR 1,999. Apart from this, the ROG Cetra headset has been launched for INR 7,699, ROG Cetra Core for INR 3,999, and Aeroactive Cooler for INR 2,999.
The phone hasn’t launched yet in Nepal and there is no official news regarding the launch. Asus ROG Phone II also didn’t launch officially in Nepal. The expected price of Asus ROG Phone III in Nepal is expected to be Rs. 85,999 for 8/128GB variant and the 12/256GB variant is expected to cost Rs. 99,999 in Nepal.
|Variants||Asus ROG Phone 3 Price in India||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|Aus ROG Phone III (8/128 GB)||INR 49,999||Rs. 85,599|
|Aus ROG Phone III (12/256 GB)||INR 57,999||Rs. 99,999|
If you are looking for cheaper gaming phones, Poco F2 Pro and Realme X3 SuperZoom might be the best option for this handset. OnePlus Nord is also officially avilable for prebooking in Nepal.