Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition


Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition
Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition (ROG Phone Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 8 x 2.4 - 2.8 GHz, Cortex-A77 / A55 (Kryo 585)
Graphics adapter
8192 MB 
6.59 inch 19.5:9, 2340 x 1080 pixel 391 PPI, capacitive, 10-point multitouch, AMOLED, 270 Hz touch sampling rate, 25 ms touch latency, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 6, glossy: yes, HDR, 144 Hz
256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash, 256 GB 
, 236 GB free
1 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm combination headphone/microphone jack and USB-C, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: motion sensor, e-compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, hall effect sensor, ultrasonic sensor for AirTriggers and pressure sensitivity
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1, GSM/GPRS/Edge (850, 900, 1.800 and 1.900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA+ (Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 und 8), LTE Cat. 18 (Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40 and 41), 5G (Band 41, 77, 78 and 79), Dual SIM, LTE, 5G, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.85 x 171 x 78 ( = 0.39 x 6.73 x 3.07 in)
6000 mAh Lithium-Ion
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 10
Primary Camera: 64 MPix (Sony IMX686, 1/1.7", 0.8 μm, f/1.8) + 13 MPix (125° ultra wide-angle, f/2.4) + 5 MP (marco, f/2.4), 8K video recording, camera2-API: Level 3
Secondary Camera: 24 MPix (0.9 μm, f/2.0)
Additional features
Speakers: 7-magnet stereo speakers with two NXP TFA9874 smart amplifiers, Keyboard: onscreen, AeroActive Cooler, 3 Aero Case, USB cable, headphone jack adapter, SIM card removal tool, power adapter (30 W), documentation, ROG UI, 24 Months Warranty, DRM Widevine L1, Camera2-API-Level: Level 3; SAR head: 0.736 W/kg, SAR bofy: 1.497 W/kg, fanless
240 g ( = 8.47 oz / 0.53 pounds), Power Supply: 118 g ( = 4.16 oz / 0.26 pounds)
799 Euro



Average Score: 87.58% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 67%, performance: 85%, features: 84%, display: 86% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition

88.9% Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition Review - A true gaming smartphone | Notebookcheck
The main selling points of the third edition of the ROG Phone are the impressive specifications sheet and special gaming features. Asus has also done more fine-tuning when compared to the predecessor model. Read our review to learn whether or not this is enough to survive in the increasingly competitive market.
83% Recensione ASUS ROG PHONE 3 STRIX
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/17/2020
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 80% display: 85% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
93% Recensione Asus Rog Phone 3: è il miglior Gaming Phone ma convince per altro
Source: Italian IT→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/24/2020
Rating: Total score: 93% price: 54% features: 88%
91% Recenze ASUS ROG Phone 3: nejlepší herní telefon současnosti
Source: CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/22/2020
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 98% features: 92% mobility: 90% workmanship: 93%
82% Test: Nylanserade Asus ROG Phone 3 – Tar spel på verkligt allvar
Source: SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/22/2020
Rating: Total score: 82%


Qualcomm Adreno 650: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 25% faster than the Adreno 640 in the Snapdragon 855 SoC and offers 50% more compute units (ALUs). For Android it should be one of the fastest graphics cards in 2020.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SD 865: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2019 and manufactured in 7 nm at TSMC (improved N7P). Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a ARM Cortex-A77 architecture clocked at up to 2.84 GHz. Three more performance cores are also based on the A77 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 6 modem (including 60 GHz mmWave support), a Hexagon 698 DSP (up to 15 TOPS) and a Spectra 480 ISP. The integrated memory controller now supports faster LPDDR5 memory with up to 2,750 MHz. LTE is not included anymore in the SoC, but the external Snapdragon X55 5G modem has to be used.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.24 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.

Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).

87.58%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum, 2020-08-20 (Update: 2020-08-20)