Just after few days of the launch of Asus ROG Phone 3, Asus has confirmed that there discontinuing its predecessor Asus ROG Phone 2. The news was shared by Dinesh Sharma, Director – Mobile Products, Asus India. According to Mr. Sharma the falling value of rupee and revised GST rates have bend them to take the decision.
“After the launch of Asus ROG 3 which is priced at 49,999/- offering all he bigger and better features, it makes no sense to buy the predecessor at the price of 45,999. For that reason I believe it is a right decision“.
Specifications of Asus ROG 3:
The ROG Phone 3 is packed with some premium features to justify its price tag. It boasts a 6.59-inch AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and FHD+ (2,340×1,080 pixels) resolution. The display arrives with 270Hz touch sampling rate, 144Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ certification, and 25ms touch latency.
The display is smartly shaped curve to enhance the user experience. It sports a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. The processor comes with a lots promises as its the latest Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC with an Octa-core CPU clocked at up to 3.1 GHz with Adreno 650 GPU.
On the storage front, ROG Phone 3 comes with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, and up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
The power cell is a 6000 mAh battery with 30W fast charging with Quick Charge 4.0 support. Interestingly, it has two charging ports, At the right side and the bottom.
Finally, talking about the camera, there’s a 64MP primary camera along with a Sony IMX686 sensor, a 13MP ultra wide sensor and a 5MP macro camera. In the front, it sports a 24Mp selfie shooter.