Latest ASUS ROG Phone 3, ZenFone 7 updates fix issues with charging, camera, and more
ASUS is rolling out new firmware updates for the ROG Phone 3 and the ZenFone 7 series. As per the information shared on the official ASUS ZenTalk forums, the latest update for the ZenFone 7 Pro and ZenFone 7 goes by version number 188.8.131.52. The new update for the ROG Phone 3 on the other hand is denoted by version 17.0823.2009.98.
Expect a number of bug fixes and optimizations for the ROG Phone 3, ZenFone 7, and the ZenFone 7 Pro. The release notes mention a new Android security patch for the ROG Phone 3 as well as a fix for the bypass charging function that was introduced in September. It is noteworthy that the new updates will be pushed in batches depending on the serial number it might take a while till you see a notification for the OTA (over-the-air) update. One can manually check for the new update by heading to Settings >System. Earlier today, we reported that ASUS had officially announced a price cut for the ROG Phone 3 in India by ₹3000.
Here’s the changelog for the ROG Phone 3 update:
- Updated Android security patch
- Optimized system vibration
- Enabled VoLTE on BSNL (India).
- Fixed OK google is difficult to wake up and cannot receive commands
- Fixed Bypass Charging function occasionally not working when enabled
- Fixed issue with left side misalignment of status bar icons after hiding the clock
- Fixed the issue where more than two mouse inputs at once would not work with the Mobile Desktop Dock
- Fixed ‘Developer mode’ crashing when connecting to certain specific BT devices
- Fixed issue where using ‘Double-Press Power key’ to start Camera would cause the device to automatically sleep after 10 seconds.
Here’s the changelog for the ZenFone 7 series update:
- Hotfix for camera license expiration at the end of October 2020
- Please ensure upgrade to this version for proper camera functionality
- Improved touch stability
- Applied power-saving notification of dark mode
- Optimized the logic of camera flipping obstacle detection
- Updated Sweden Telenor APN