Update (16/06/2020, 7:00 AM IST):
There has been an interesting development in the TENAA listing of the Asus ROG Phone 3. It has now been updated with full specifications and images of the smartphone.
Asus ROG Phone 3 TENAA listing updated with full specs and images
According to the listing, the 6.59-inch display of the ROG Phone 3 is an AMOLED unit with Full HD+ resolution and an in-display fingerprint scanner. The image of the smartphone shows that the display will have bezels at the top and the bottom just like the ROG Phone 2. So, there is no notch and no punch-hole to obstruct the content on the display. That is some good news for gamers.
The ROG Phone 3 has a triple-camera setup at the rear with a 64MP main camera. The resolution of the other two cameras has not been listed yet. The listing says that the phone supports 4K video recording. The front-facing camera of the smartphone is a 13MP unit. The TENAA listing also says that the phone has an iris scanning option but we couldn’t spot an iris sensor on the device.
Coming to the processing power, the TENAA listing says that the ROG Phone 3 has a chipset with 8 cores and a 3.01GHz clock frequency. Now, everyone has been expecting the ROG Phone 3 to have Qualcomm’s current flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 865. However, that doesn’t seem to be the case as the Snapdragon 865 has 2.84GHz clock frequency. So, whichever processor the ROG Phone 3 is using, it is not Snapdragon 865 but an even more powerful SoC. Could it be the Snapdragon 865+? Well, it is possible since ROG Phone 2 surprised everyone by being the first phone to offer the plus version of the Snapdragon 855.
Another interesting aspect of the ROG Phone 3 that the TENAA listing reveals is that this gaming-centric smartphone will come with up to 16GB of RAM, leaving all other smartphones in the dust. There will also be 8GB and 12GB RAM options, according to TENAA. The device will be available in three storage options, 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB. On the software side of things, the ROG Phone 3 has Android 10 OS. Last but not the least, the images of the ROG Phone 3 show that it will have a design similar to that of the ROG Phone 2 with right-mounted power and volume buttons and a glossy back panel with an ROG logo.
Asus ROG Phone 3 visits AnTuTu
The Asus ROG Phone 3 has made a visit to AnTuTu as well. According to its listing on AnTuTu, the phone has the Snapdragon 865 SoC albeit with a max frequency of 3.09GHz (it could be Snapdragon 865+ as I said earlier). It shows that the phone comes with 16GB LPDDR5 RAM, 512GB UFS 3.0 storage, and Android 10 OS. The powerful hardware has helped the ROG Phone 3 to score 64,6310 points in the AnTuTu benchmarking test, taking the crown for the most powerful smartphone to the date.
The original story follows…
The next-generation gaming-centric smartphone from Asus, the ROG Phone 3, has been in the news lately. The smartphone was recently spotted on Wi-Fi Alliance, EEC, and Geekbench platforms. Today, we come to know more about the device as it has now been certified through TENAA, leaving behind a trail of specifications. Let us have a look at what the TENAA listing of the ROG Phone 3 reveals.
Asus ROG Phone 3 certified by TENAA
The TENAA listing that we are talking about is for the Asus I003DD, which, we know from the earlier leaks, is the ROG Phone 3.
The most important information the TENAA listing of the ROG Phone 3 reveals is that the smartphone has a 5800mAh battery, a 6.59-inch display, and 5G connectivity with SA/NSA support. The listing also reveals that the phone will have two SIM card slots and that it measures 171 x 78 x 9.85mm. While the listing states that the ROG Phone 3 runs on the Android operating system, it doesn’t mention the version of the OS. Hopefully, it will come with Android 11 OS out of the box.
The TENAA listing of the ROG Phone 3 has a tab for product images but it is currently empty. Usually, the pictures of the phone are uploaded soon after the listing goes live. So, expect to see the images of the ROG Phone 3 soon. There is also a high possibility that the listing will soon be updated with the full specifications of the phone. So, you can expect to know all the features of the ROG Phone 3 along with its images soon.
Asus ROG Phone 3 specifications that we know so far
From the Geekbench listing of the ROG Phone 3, we know that the smartphone will feature the Snapdragon 865 SoC, 12GB RAM, and Android 10 OS. Whereas, its Wi-Fi Alliance listing shows that the phone has a dual-band Wi-Fi ax. Lastly, the 3C certification of the ROG Phone 3 reveals that the smartphone will support 30W fast charging.
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