What is up, guys! Hope you are all doing well. Today we are going to talk about the world’s fastest gaming phone. I think you guessed it. Yes, We are going to talk about the “Asus ROG Phone 3”, the latest gaming phone from Asus.
We don’t write about gaming smartphones. But this one impressed us with its specs & performance. So let’s talk about it.
Let me tell you first, It’s not a review. It’s Just a discussion. So, let’s start.
We all know that Asus has a ROG lineup for dedicated pc gamers. What is ROG? ROG means ” Republic of Gamers” where Asus manufactures GPU, Motherboard, Monitor, Laptops & more. ROG products come with topnotch specs & performance. They also have a good reputation for making smartphones. From 2018, they started to focus on mobile gaming lineups for dedicated mobile gamers. In June 2018, Asus introduced us with the 1st generation ” ROG Phone” in the mobile gaming community. The 2nd generation “ROG Phone 2” released in March 2019. Both of them come with great specs & performance. This year, they launched the 3rd generation “ROG Phone 3”. It is designed to deliver the ultimate gaming experience with an overclocked processor & the highest refresh rate display you can get. This is the fastest gaming phone in the market right now, which will give you the best mobile gaming experience.
Build, Design & Specs
It’s a glass sandwich phone. It comes in a dimension of 171 x 78 x 9.9 mm and built with “Corning Gorilla Glass 6” front & back and aluminium frame. But the look of this phone is quite minimalistic compared to other ROG phones we saw before. Yes, it has the gamer accents but it looks simple.
The ROG Phone 3 Build with a Screen size 6.59-inches AMOLED with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The screen ratio is 19.5:9. The screen of the device is protected by “Corning Gorilla Glass 6” with HDR10+ support and 144Hz (1ms response time) refresh rate. On the Asus ROG Phone 3, the touch sampling rate is 270Hz which means the screen reports a touchpoint 270 times per second. ASUS has optimized the touch data pipeline and Android framework to reduce the touch latency down to 25ms. The slide latency, which is similar to the touch latency but for swipes, has been reduced to 18ms & Asus claims these are the lowest of any smartphone in the market right now.
This gaming machine is powered Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ which is a 7nm Octa-core processor (1×3.1 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585) with Adreno 650 Gpu & 5G support. Its boost clock speed is up to 3.1GHz. This is the latest & fastest processor from Qualcomm. It will give you the fastest user & gaming experience no doubt.
This phone comes with the latest LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 ROM. ROG Phone 3 provides the ultimate in overall performance and gives you super-smooth gaming experience.
It has a feature for gamers. X-Mode.You can enable it by adding a game to the Armory Crate app. In X-Mode, for every game you add to Armoury Crate’s Game Library, you can customize the game’s scenario profiles. You can customize the CPU, GPU performance, touch sensitivity and more. There are 3 “gaming tuning” modes offering 3 different performance levels, all tuned by ASUS. The “Level 3” is the max performance level and requires that you attach the AeroActive Cooler 3 to effectively dissipate the heat that’s generated by the SoC.
Now let’s talk about how the “AirTrigger 3” works. It has Ultrasonic sensors for AirTrigger 3 and grip press. It works like the Xbox controller’s R1, R2 & L1, L2 buttons. You can use this while playing shooting games like “PUBG Mobile” or “Fortnite” & it helps you to play better, easier & faster.
Nobody asks for camera setup in a gaming phone. Most of the gaming phones come with average camera setup. But as a gaming this one has a good camera setup which.There are triple camera setups on the back & one selfie shooter on the front. The primary shooter is a 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor, along with a 13MP ultra-wide lens, and a 5MP macro camera. The selfie shooter is a 24MP camera. The Primary camera sensor performs well in good lighting condition & takes sharp pictures, vivid colours & the dynamic range is really good. Asus also added “Night Mode” here & it comes quite handy for low light photography. The 13MP ultra-wide & 5MP macro can take good shots in good lighting conditions. The 24MP selfie shooter also performed well. The video quality is also good.
This is a big phone & it has a massive Non-removable Li-Po 6000mAh battery with support of 30W wired fast charging(included in the box). It also supports Quick charge 4.0 & 10W reverse charging.
It also has great stereo speakers tuned by Dirac and kitted out with seven magnets for improved bass response. The audio quality is really awesome.The loudspeaker comes with DTS:X stereo speakers (2 dedicated amplifiers). The sound quality is just awesome. Trust me,You will get the best stereo experience.
The smartphone comprises NFC, 5.1 versions of Bluetooth, USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; accessory connector, GPS with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, and Radio. It has all necessary sensors you need like gyroscope, proximity, compass, accelerometer etc.
It also has
*In display fingerprint.
*Customizable RGB light-up rear ROG logo
*Two side mounted USB type-C ports
The Asus “ROG Phone 3” runs on Android 10 with ROG UI operating system. Basically the UI interface is based on stock android with some asus’s customizations.
But one thing that disappointed us is that it doesn’t have a 3.5mm headphone jack. Though they added a dongle in the box. But it is very necessary while gaming. We think this one will be a issue for gamers.
The “Asus ROG Phone 3” will be available in 3 variants . The Strix Edition comes with 8GB of ram & 128GB internal storage. The base edition comes with 12GB of ram & 256GB of internal storage. The top-end Edition of this phone comes with 16GB of ram & 512GB internal storage.
Last, of all, this phone is a true gaming machine right now in the market. Gamers are gonna get a huge advantage while playing games on this device. This beast is going to change the future of the mobile gaming community. That’s all gamers.