Asus ROG Phone III has been shown-off in an alleged hands-on video leaked on YouTube. The sequel to ROG Phone II is a much-anticipated gaming phone which briefly appeared on Geekbench, TENAA and AnTuTu, giving us our first look at the phone. The leaked video goes a step further and showcases the design of the upcoming phone which bears a lot of similarity to the design of the previous generation, albeit with some minute changes.
The video first appeared on Weibo but has been taken down since, though a copy of the video leak has been posted on YouTube. The ROG Phone III looks similar to the images that made it to TENNA, with the triple camera setup, backlit ROG logo along with the Tencent Games logo. The front of the phone has fairly noticeable bezels and could be home to front-firing speakers and selfie camera.
Going by the leak and previous reports, the ROG Phone III is expected to feature a 6.59-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution display that uses an AMOLED panel. The screen has a 144Hz high refresh-rate and is HDR10+ certified.
It is rumoured to be powered by an overclocked Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset with an octa-core CPU running at 3.09GHz and Adreno 650 graphics. The phone will reportedly be offered with 12GB/16GB RAM and 256GB/512GB/1TB storage variants.
The triple rear camera setup could have a 64MP primary camera while on the front, we could see a 13MP selfie camera.
As for the battery, the ROG Phone III is expected to come with a 6,000mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging.
As per rumours, Asus could launch the ROG Phone III in July this year if it continues the tradition from last year. We’ll know more about the ROG Phone III as we near the official launch.