ASUS ROG Phone 3 Gaming Smartphone Launched in India with Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC: Price, Features

ASUS ROG Phone 3 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ processor, up to 16GB of RAM, and a 64MP primary rear camera.

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ASUS has finally taken the wraps off its ASUS ROG Phone 3 smartphone in India. The ASUS ROG Phone 3 is one of the world’s first smartphones, which run on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ flagship processor. The device will be sold across the country via Flipkart. Take a look at the full specifications, features, price, and everything else about the ASUS ROG Phone 3 smartphone and find out what it has in store for us.

ASUS ROG Phone 3: Price in India

The ASUS ROG Phone 3 is launched in two memory variants in the country – one with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB UFS 3.1 storage, which is priced at INR 49,999 and one with 12GB of RAM and 256GB internal storage, which is priced at INR 57,999. Other than the device, the brand has also unveiled several accessories that go alongside the ROG Phone 3, namely:

  • ROG Phone 3 Glass Screen Protector: INR 699
  • ROG Cetra Headset: INR 7699
  • ROG Clip: INR 1999
  • ROG Phone 3 Neon Aero Case: INR 1999
  • ROG Phone 3 Lighting Armor case: INR 2999
  • TwinView Dock 3: INR 19999
  • ROG Kunai 3 Gamepad: INR 9999
  • Mobile Desktop Dock: INR 12999

ASUS ROG Phone 3: Specifications and features

Starting with the display of the device, the ASUS ROG Phone 3 sports a 6.59-inch Full HD+ AMOLED panel with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, a 144HHz refresh rate, and a 270Hz touch sampling rate. At the front, the ASUS ROG Phone 3 features a 24MP selfie shooter, and at the back, the device comes with a 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor, a 16MP secondary lens, and a 13MP ultra-wide lens with f/2.4 aperture. The device can shoot 8K videos at 30 frames per second and 4K videos at 60 frames per second.

Under the hood, the ASUS ROG Phone 3 is powered by a 3.1GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus processor, which is coupled with an Adreno 650 GPU, up to 16GB of RAM and up to 512GB of internal storage. Sadly (pun intended), there is no scope for further storage expansion. In the software department, the ASUS ROG Phone 3 ships with the latest Android 10 OS out of the box with the company’s in-house ROG UI baked on top of it.

Coming to the battery of the device, the ASUS ROG Phone 3 features a 6,000mAh battery, which has support for up to 30W of fast charging over a USB Type-C charging port. The device has two ports for the USB Type-C connector, which could aid in a smoother gaming experience. The device measures 171mm (6.73 inches), 78mm (3.07 inches), 9.85mm (0.39 inches). The ASUS ROG Phone 3 has support for NFC and card mode support when the power is off.

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