Asus ROG Phone 2

Asus had given us a surprisingly good gaming phone in the form of ROG Phone 2. So, when its successor specs appear online, you ought to give it a look. That’s what we did and it’s mostly exciting with just a small 3.5mm disappointment.

Recently, a few ROG Phone 3 renders made a visit to Chinese regulatory agency TENAA. Thanks to it, we have got a look at the…

Asus ROG Phone 3 renders and expected specs

For one, it looks a lot like the ROG Phone 2 (review), which is not a bad thing. It will be a sturdy rectangle slab with a full forehead and distinct bearing. By the back, you’ll see a new camera, probably a telephoto lens. Meanwhile, the main camera is said to be a 64MP sensor.

Rest, it inherits the dual front-firing speakers and RGB-lit ROG logo. The one thing that’s missing, at least as per the TENAA listing is — a headphone hole. Instead, what you get is a USB Type-C port that doubles as a jack and charging socket.

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Moving on to the specs, ROG Phone 3 is expected to sport a 6.59-inch FHD+ AMOLED display. There’ll be a fingerprint reader underneath. A higher refresh rate up to 120Hz or even more is likely.

Asus ROG Phone 2

Inside, the phone’s going to house Snapdragon 865 SoC, something which we already know. The gaming mode called X-mode would also make the cut, which enables the user to overclock hardware efficiency. This along with the listed 16gigs of RAM (max) should warrantee top-of-the-line performance.

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The ROG Phone 3 is expected to be out in 128, 256, or 512GB SKUs and 6000mAh battery, that’ll be powered by a 30W wired fast charger. TENAA also suggests Sub-6GHz 5G support.

ModelASUS ROG Phone 3
Dimensions & Weight171 x 78 x 9.85 mm240g
ColorsBright Black
CPU & GPUQualcomm Snapdragon 865 (top speed at 3.091GHz)
Adreno 650 GPU
RAM8GB, 12GB, 16GB (probably LPDDR5)
Storage128GB, 256GB, 512GB (probably UFS 3.X); Non-expandable storage
Cameras64MP + 13MP + ?MP telephoto camera (up to 8X zoom?)
Front Camera details not known
Display6.59-inch, FHD+ resolution (2340×1080), AMOLED
Battery 6000mAh with 30W wired fast charging
PortsUSB Type-C, no 3.5mm audio jack
SoftwareAndroid 10 with ROG UI (and gaming features
SecurityIn-display fingerprint scanner


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