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.
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.
ASUS ROG Phone 3: Specifications
|Specification||ASUS ROG Phone 3|
|Dimensions & Weight|
|RAM & Storage|
|Battery & Charging|
|Fingerprint sensor||In-display fingerprint sensor|
|Front Camera||24MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm pixel|
|Android Version||Android 10 with ROG UI or ZenUI|