A couple of weeks ago, we were lucky enough to get an early hands-on with the ROG Phone 3. The brief wrap up of the device is that it’s a brilliant — if a little large — phone and does gaming at a very high level.
The specs are bleeding edge, so it makes sense that the device ticks all the boxes.
|Processing power||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ 5G at 3.1GHz
|Memory||12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 512GB UFS 3.1|
|Display||6.59in 2340 x 1080P AMOLED
1440Hz refresh rate
25ms touch latency
650nits HBM brightness & 1000 nits peak brightness
Gorilla Glass 6
|Connectivity||WiFi a/b/g/n/ac/ax dual band
2 x 2 MIMO
|Charging – Side USB-C||Headphone jack when the AeroActive Cooler is connected
Support USB 3.1 gen 2 / DP 1.4 4k, Quick Charge 4.0/PD 3.0/Direct Charge
30W ROG Hypercharge direct charging
|Charging – Bottom USB-C||support USB 2.0, PD3.0 30W
Output: 10V 3A, supports up to 30W QC4.0 / PD3.0 / Direct Charge adapter
|Camera||Front – 24MP f2.0
Rear Rear – 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor f1.8, 13MP (125deg ultrawide) f2.4 and 5MP Macro, F2.0
|Other||Dual front-facing speakers with GameFX & Dirac HD Sound
In-display fingerprint sensor, face recognition
Accelerator, e-compass, gyroscope,
Proximity sensor, Hall sensor, ambient light sensor, ultrasonic sensors for AirTrigger
If you’re keen on one, the wait is almost over with pre-orders now possible via the Asus website. The usual suspects (JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman) will have retail stock in coming weeks, with a starting price of $1,699.00 for the phone.