ASUS ROG Phone 3 gets permanent price cut of ₹3000 in India, now starts at ₹46,999

ASUS ROG Phone 3 gets permanent price cut of ₹3000 in India, now starts at ₹46,999

ASUS has announced a price cut for its popular gaming smartphone, the ROG Phone 3. Launched back in July 2020 and subsequently adjudged as the King of Gaming smartphones in reviews, the smartphone now retails at ₹46,999 (~$635) for the base variant, which is a drop of ₹3,000. Similarly, the other two variants are also getting the same price cut, essentially bringing down the price to ₹49,999 (~$676) and ₹54,999 (~$744) for the 12GB/128GB variant and 12GB/256GB variant respectively.

The company has confirmed that this is a permanent price drop and the revised price will reflect starting October 29, 12 PM noon (IST) on Flipkart. Flipkart Plus customers have an added advantage and can get the smartphone at the aforementioned reduced price right away. Additionally, customers can avail of no-cost EMI options of 3, 6, and 9 months for Bajaj FinServ, Flipkart Cardless Credit, and credit and debit cards from all banks partnered with Flipkart. If you happen to buy the ROG Phone 3 between October 29 to November 4, you can get an additional 10% instant discount using Axis Bank debit and credit cards during Flipkart’s Big Diwali Sale.

    ASUS ROG Phone 3
    The ROG Phone 3 is the undisputed best gaming smartphone that money can buy, and it's now cheaper than ever at Flipkart.

It is noteworthy that the top variant of the ROG Phone 3 is now priced similarly to the base 8GB + 128GB variant of the OnePlus 8 Pro. Other solid alternatives include the Xiaomi Mi 10 which also received a price drop recently and retails at ₹44,999 for the 8GB + 128GB variant. The ROG Phone 3 is a highly recommended smartphone if you are squarely into gaming. It offers a 144Hz 10-Bit HDR AMOLED display and a massive 6,000mAh battery with a 30W fast charger in the box. The smartphone also rocks the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC providing top of the line performance paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. ASUS has also sent the ROG Phone 3 to custom ROM developers, so there is a promise of a flourishing aftermarket modification community, too.

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ASUS ROG Phone 3: Specifications

SpecificationASUS ROG Phone 3
Dimensions & Weight
  • 171 x 78 x 9.85 mm
  • 240g
Display
  • 6.59″ FHD+ AMOLED
  • 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • 144Hz refresh rate
  • 10-bit HDR
  • 650 nits outdoor brightness; 1000 nits peak brightness
  • DCI-P3 support
  • Supports glove touch
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
SoC
  • ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition:
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC
      • 1x Kryo 585 (ARM Cortex-A77-based) Prime core @ 2.84GHz
      • 3x Kryo 585 (ARM Cortex-A77-based) Performance core @ 2.4GHz
      • 4x Kryo 385 (ARM Cortex A55-based) Efficiency cores @ 1.8GHz
    • Adreno 650 GPU
  • ROG Phone 3:
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC
      • 1x Kryo 585 (ARM Cortex-A77-based) Prime core @ 3.1GHz
      • 3x Kryo 585 (ARM Cortex-A77-based) Performance core @ 2.4GHz
      • 4x Kryo 385 (ARM Cortex A55-based) Efficiency cores @ 1.8GHz
    • Adreno 650 GPU (10% faster bin)
RAM & Storage
  • ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition:
    • 8GB LPDDR5 + 256GB UFS 3.1
  • ROG Phone 3:
    • Up to 16GB LPDDR5 + up to 512GB UFS 3.1
Battery & Charging
  • 6000mAh
  • 30W ROG HyperCharge direct charging
  • 30W USB PD 3.0
Fingerprint sensorIn-display fingerprint sensor
Rear Camera
  • Primary: 64MP Sony IMX686, f/1.8, 1/1.7″ sensor, 0.8µm pixel
  • Secondary: 13MP wide-angle, 125° FoV, f/2.4
  • Tertiary: 5MP macro, f/2.0

Video:

  • 8K @ 30fps
  • 4K @ 30fps, 60fps (main rear camera)
  • 4K @ 30fps (wide-angle)
  • 1080p @ 30fps, 60fps
  • Slow-motion:
    • 4K @ 120fps
    • 1080p @ 240fps, 120fps
    • 720p @ 480fps
  • Time-lapse: 4K
Front Camera24MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm pixel
Other Features
  • Ultrasonic sensors for AirTrigger 3 and grip press
  • Wi-Fi 6 — 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax 2×2 MIMO
  • Bluetooth 5.1 (BR/EDR+LE)
  • NFC
  • GNSS:
    • GPS (L1/L5)
    • Glonass (L1)
    • Galilio (E1/E5a)
    • BeiDou (B1/B2a)
    • QZSS (L1/L5)
    • NavIC (L5)
  • 2x USB Ports:
    • Side:
      • Custom USB Type-C
      • Supports USB 3.1 Gen 2
      • Supports DisplayPort 1.4 (4K UHD)
      • Supports 30W USB PD 3.0
      • Supports 30W ROG HyperCharge direct charging
    • Bottom:
      • USB Type-C
      • Supports USB 2.0
      • Supports 30W USB PD 3.0
      • Supports direct charging
  • Dual front-facing speakers (stereo) with dual NXP TFA9874 smart amplifiers
  • Band Support:
    • A-version:
      • 5G: N1, N2, N3, N5, N28, N41, N66, N71, N77, N78, N79
      • FDD-LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71
      • TD-LTE: 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48
      • WCDMA: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 19
      • GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900
    • B-version and Strix Edition:
      • 5G: N41, N77, N78, N79
      • FDD-LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28
      • TD-LTE: 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
      • WCDMA: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8
      • GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900
Android VersionAndroid 10 with ROG UI or ZenUI

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