8.5/10
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The Asus ROG Phone 3 currently has an Informr score of 8.5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 20 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
3.1 GHz
Screen Size
6.59"
Camera
16+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Tom's Guide

The Asus ROG Phone 3 is a powerful and robust Android gaming phone, although it gets hot easily and can be cumbersome to use. It’s surprisingly well rounded for a gaming-focused handset, though buyers interested in other luxuries, like camera quality, may want to consider a more traditional flagship...

- Marshall Honorof, Tom's Guide
TechPP

Unless you particularly want flagship cameras, wireless charging, and water resistance, the ROG Phone 3 offers good value for your money and should be your pick, even if you are not a gamer per se. Reiterating the fact though, that of all the big numbers that the ROG Phone 3 boasts of, the most impo...

- Sumukh Rao, TechPP
Gizbot

The ROG Phone 3 is not just an excellent gaming device, it also qualifies as a very good daily driver if you are ready to compromise on features such as IP rating, wireless charging, OIS and ease-of-use. If you were eyeing a gaming device for quite some time, the Asus ROG Phone 3 is the answer.

- Rohit Arora, Gizbot
The Indian Express

The ROG Phone 3 is an attractive gaming-focused smartphone. The combination of sci-fi looks, powerful performance, 144Hz screen, the speakers are loud and spatial, and long battery life makes the ROG Phone 3 a powerhouse.

- Anuj Bhatia, The Indian Express
Hothardware

If you're interested in a gaming phone, the ROG Phone 3 is probably the one to get. And even if you are not a hardcore gamer, its superior battery life, blazing fast performance, burly specifications, and acceptable camera performance make this worth considering in light of other expensive flagships...

- Paul Lilly, Hothardware


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Screen Size
6.59"

The Asus ROG Phone 3's screen size is 6.59 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution.

Processor
3.1 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+) Octa-core 3.1 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 10 operating system (OS).

Camera
16+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 16+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 24+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
128/256/512 GB

Internal memory is 128/256/ 512 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
6000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 6000 mAh battery.

ROG Phone 3 Specs

Overview
Release date August 31, 2020
Regions available USA, Canada
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
5G:
600/700/850/1700 /1800/1900/2100/2500/3500/3700/4700 MHz
LTE:
700/800/850/900 /1500/1800/1900/2000/2100/2300/2600/3500/3600 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
Data:
HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 10

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Processor Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+) Octa-core 3.1 GHz
Internal Storage 128/256/ 512 GB
RAM 12/16 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 6000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Black Glare
Dimensions [H x W x D] 17.1 x 7.8 x 0.985 cm (6.7 x 3.1 x 0.4 in)
Weight 240 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density 391 pixels
Size 6.59 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, HDR10 and HDR10+ certified, 144Hz refresh rate, In-display fingerprint sensor
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX, aptX HD
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
Resolution
16+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (13 MP, F2.4, Ultra-wide), 3rd camera feature (5 MP, F2.0, Macro), HDR, Slow motion recording (4K at 120 fps; 1080p at 240 / 120 fps; 720p at 480 fps)
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
24+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.0
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 60 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, M4A, WMA, WAV
Radio Unknown
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, AVI, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Stereo
Headset Jack No
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Asus ROG Phone III

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