The mobile gaming community has seen an influx of new devices ever since new and revolutionary titles have started rolling in for mobile phones and other handhelds. The focus of mobile gaming has seen the shift from casual gaming to a more nerve-racking gameplay.
Many renowned console and PC titles have witnessed a mobile port, such as the Call of Duty Mobile, Bully and Grand Theft Auto series, to name a few. This demonstrates the significance of mobile gaming for game development studios.
Keeping it all in perspective, phone manufacturers are also catching up with it by developing phones that deliver the ultimate gaming performance. This would open new revenue streams for the manufacturers by leveraging the mobile gaming trend.
Among the mobile phone brands, one brand which is coming out strong in the gaming phones category is ASUS.
The ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) lineup comprises of a range of products including motherboards, monitors, keyboards, mice and other equipment built with a focus on gaming. Hence, the reason for the phone to be named as the ROG phone.
Asus Rog Phone 3 is the latest flagship phone by the brand, and a great addition to the ROG series of phones, which have been revolutionizing the way mobile gamers play since 2018.
Without further ado, let’s uncover what the new phone has under its hood. The phone comes preloaded with a ROG-specific flavor of the android OS, dubbed as ROG UI. The ROG UI is built from the ground up with gamer insight in mind, ranging from the menu launchers to alien inspired feel of the user interface.
It comes in three variants, which offer different RAM options, the high-end model is shipped with 16 GB of RAM, while the other standard model offers 12 GB RAM. There is a stripped-down model too, with lesser storage and RAM, called the Rog Phone III Strix Edition. In our blog, we will only be focusing on the spec-sheet of the standard variants.
The phone comes packed with an astounding OLED display, which pushes a 144 Hz refresh rate, a major leap from the previously offered 120 Hz in Rog Phone II.
A triple camera set up is housed on the back of the phone with a main, ultra-wide and telephoto lens. The front camera is smartly placed in the minimal bezel on the front.
Powering the robust handheld is the Snapdragon 865 + mobile platform. The CPU is clocked at 3.1 Ghz, and hooked up to a 16 GB LPDDR5 RAM to ensure lag-free and true-to-life gaming experience. Asus offers X-mode, which aids in optimizing the phone’s performance to play power-hungry titles.
X-Mode lets you manually tweak your systems critical parameters in line with the application requirements. Other than this, the user can also choose different performance presets that are already saved in the system.
According to Android Authority:
“The ROG Phone 3 is the fastest phone we’ve tested so far.”
This demonstrates the capability of this pocket powerhouse, and the mobile gaming potential that it holds for the future.
The phone can be used with a number of gaming accessories, purpose built for the Asus Rog Phone III. These accessories include the AeroActive Cooler 3, Kunai 3 gamepad, Mobile Desktop Dock and the lightning armor case, to name a few.
No phone translates the mobile gaming elements as intuitively as the Rog Phone, which is why it has managed to become an emblem of mobile gaming in such a short time span. The phone is highly recommended to serious mobile gamers who can break their bank to get the right kind of device.
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