ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) has finally announced the arrival of the ROG Phone 3 in the Philippines! As expected, the ROG Phone 3 still retains its status as the best gaming smartphone in the world for its third iteration.
“Gaming is the very core of ROG, regardless of platform. Where gamers are, that is where ROG will be.” Lenny Lin, ASUS Philippines Business Development Manager, states. “We are very happy to continue the legacy that began in 2018 with the ROG Phones. Likewise, we are just as enthusiastic to even continue the practices that make ROG the number one leading gaming brand worldwide.”
The king of gaming smartphones will be available starting August 22, 2020.
ROG PHONE 3: GAME WITHOUT LIMITS
Powered with up to the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+, together with up to 16GB of RAM, and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage, the ROG Phone 3 is no doubt the most powerful smartphone available in the market today.
With the stunning 144 Hz rate AMOLED display with 1ms response time, the ROG Phone 3 sets the standard for the best smartphone display for all the mobile gamers, especially with its industry-leading 270 Hz touch-sampling rate that dramatically decreases touch latency for fast-paced games. Also added is the GameFX Audio system from Dirac, providing a more immersive gaming experience.
The ROG Phone 3 still comes with its monster 6000 mAH battery storage with fast-charging capability, plus 5G capable connectivity and WiFi 6 compatibility. Mobile gamers can enjoy lag-free gaming whether at home or on the go.
The new and improved AirTrigger 3 also brings new features with dual partition buttons, and enhanced touch-sensor approaches that now even gives more options for actions in different motions.
The ROG Phone 3 also comes with a flagship level Sony IMX686 64MP high resolution camera, 13MP ultrawide camera, and a 1.6 macro lens along with a 24MP front high-resolution camera.
Also announced are the brand-new set of ROG Phone 3 accessories. First off is the new Lighting Armor Case that support Aura lighting to flex that gaming aesthetic and add protection to your device. The Kunai Gamepad 3 now has more buttons and has improved its portability with a detachable grip. The TwinView Dock 3 has also been upgraded, now in an even better 144 Hz display. The new ROG Clip now lets you use your favorite gaming console controller and connect it to your ROG Phone 3. Fans will also love to hear that the ROG Phone 3 is compatible with most of the previous generation’s accessories. Nevertheless, each phone also comes with its revamped version of the AeroActive Cooler 3, now with much better cooling performance and an included kickstand, as well as a new design of the Aero Case included in the box.
|MODEL||SPECIFICATIONS||SRP||HARD BUNDLE ITEMS|
|ROG Phone 3 Classic Edition||S865+/16G RAM/512GB Storage||PHP 54,995||Aero Case/AeroActive Cooler 3/ Type C to 3.5mm Audio Jack dongle|
|ROG Phone 3 Classic Edition||S865+/12G RAM/512G Storage||PHP 49,995||Aero Case/ AeroActive Cooler 3/ Type C to 3.5mm Audio Jack dongle|
|ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition||S865/8G RAM/256G Storage||PHP 39,995||Aero Case/ AeroActive Cooler 3/ Type C to 3.5mm Audio Jack dongle|
The ROG Phone 3 will come in three variants. The Classic Edition comes in 2– the highest end model, sporting the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+, with 16GB of RAM, and 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage, will be available for PHP 54,995. The 12GB RAM version, also with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ and 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage, comes in for PHP 49,995. Lastly, the ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition, which comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage is available for only PHP 39,995.
All models come with the 144hz AMOLED HDR display, the AirTrigger 3, Stereo Speakers with GameFX, Three camera layout, and 6,000 mAH battery. All will also be 5G compatible with local networks.
The ROG Phone 3 will be available starting August 22. Early purchases come bundled with an exclusive ROG Special Hoodie as well as the ROG Phone Bag, from participating ASUS and ROG accredited stores only. You may check out this link (https://bit.ly/ROGPhone3_EarlyBirdPromo) for more information. This special set will be on top of the already-bundled Aero Case, AeroActive Cooler 3, and Type C to 3.5mm Audio Jack dongle.
As for the accessories, stay tuned to the ROG website and social media pages to keep updated on its local availability. However, for those looking for the ROG Phone 2 Champion’s Super Pack, the full set will be available via ROG Concept Stores in Gilmore, SM Megamall, SM Mall of Asia, SM City Cebu, and the ROG Official Shopee Store (https://shopee.ph/rogofficialstore) for PHP 29,995.00 – near 50% off from the original PHP 59,965 SRP. The ROG Phone 2 Champions’ Super Pack will still be complete with the following items:
|Lighting Armor Case||PHP 2,495.00|
|ROG Kunai Gamepad||PHP 6,995.00|
|Twinview Dock II||PHP 14,995.00|
|Mobile Desktop Dock Revised||PHP 10,995.00|
|ROG Phone Bag||PHP 2,495.00|
|ASUS WiGig Display Dock||PHP 13,995.00|
|ROG Suitcase||PHP 7,995.00|
Check out the reference below for the backwards compatibility of the ROG Phone 3: