Asus launched its gaming-centric smartphone, the Asus ROG Phone 3 last year. The device debuted with Android 10-based ROG UI. At the time of launch, there was no doubt that this smartphone will be getting Android 11, however, ASUS didn’t share any timeline as in when this update will be available. Well, the company has now kick-started Android 11 beta program test, meaning that stable Android 11 update might be available on the Asus ROG Phone 3 pretty soon.
Asus ROG Phone 3 Android 11 Beta Program Started
The news of this upcoming update comes courtesy of ASUS France team member Olivier Vongxay. In his tweet, he revealed that the company has already started the Android 11 beta programme for Asus ROG Phone 3. He also shared a screenshot of the System Information page where we can see ROG Phone 3 running Android 11. If you are looking to enrol in the ROG Phone 3 Android 11 beta programme, you can follow these steps. First, head over to Settings >> System >> System updates and Click on the dial and then “Register for the beta test program”.
For now, ASUS has not mentioned as in how many slots are available for those who wants to test out Android 11 on the ROG Phone 3. However, one could expect the company to roll out the Android 11 update to the ROG Phone 3 globally when this beta testing ends. Earlier, the Taiwan-based manufacturer had recruited members for testing out Android 11 beta for the Asus ZenFone 6/6Z. These handsets saw many beta updates before the official stable release. In India, both the Asus ZenFone 6/6Z even has received Android 11 update few days ago.
Asus ROG Phone 3 specifications
To recap with the specs of the ROG Phone 3, the company launched this device with 6.59-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ OLED display, that offered 144Hz refresh ratio. Under the hood, the handset packs in octa-core Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC with Adreno 650 GPU. It comes in 8GB/12GB/16GB RAM variants with 128GB/256GB and 512GB storage options to choose from. For optics, the device offers three cameras at the rear, which has 64MP primary sensor, 13MP ultra-wide camera, and a 5MP macro sensor. The ROG Phone 3 houses in 6000mAh battery with 30W HyperCharge fast charging support. The handset features an in-display fingerprint sensor, and even has RGB logo at the back.