ASUS ROG Phone 3 design revealed in hands-on video; more specifications surface

ASUS ROG Phone 3 launch is expected in July

Highlights
  • ASUS ROG Phone 3 design will be similar to the ROG Phone 2
  • The gaming phone is expected to come with triple cameras, customisable LED ROG logo, 144Hz display and a 6,000mAh battery

ASUS ROG Phone 3 is the company’s upcoming flagship gaming phone that is rumoured to launch as early as July. It will succeed the ROG Phone 2 and is tipped to come with a similar design. We already know a fair deal about the ROG Phone 3 specifications thanks to TENAA and Geekbench listings. Now, as we wait for the announcement, an alleged hands-on video of the phone has surfaced on Weibo, revealing the ROG Phone 3 design in all its glory ahead of launch. As per the video, it seems the back of the ROG Phone 3 will look similar to its predecessor, although with a much cleaner finish.

ASUS ROG Phone 3 design

The back has a patterned glass design with customisable LED ROG logo in the middle and horizontally aligned cameras. It seems ASUS has reduced the extreme patters and angled lines for a more minimalistic and cleaner look. The camera module also seems to have a different shape and is slightly longer this time to accommodate triple sensors, instead of dual cameras seen on the ROG Phone 2. Going by the hands-on video, the ROG Phone 3 looks to be a heavy device weighing in at 240 grams (as per TENAA). The phone is slightly curved at the back for a comfortable grip in hand.

ASUS ROG Phone 3 specifications

Based on what we know so far, the ASUS ROG Phone 3 sports a 6.59-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with 2,340 × 1,080 pixels resolution and 144Hz refresh rate. It will be powered by the Snapdragon 865 SoC coupled with Adreno 650 GPU, up to 16GB RAM and 512GB storage that may not be further expandable. The phone will run on Android 10 OS with custom ROG UI on top. The ROG Phone 3 will have a 64MP primary sensor accompanied by an ultra-wide-angle lens and probably a telephoto lens. For selfies, it will have a 13MP snapper on the front. It will house a 6,000mAh battery with 30W Hypercharge fast charging support.