Asus ROG Phone 5 vs ROG Phone 3 Specifications Comparison

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Asus launched its fourth generation flagship gaming smartphone, the Asus ROG Phone 5, to replace the Asus ROG Phone 3 which the company had launched in 2020. Asus has been the leading gaming smartphone producer and with the latest addition to its ROG series, it has introduced the best gaming smartphone in the world right now. Not only has Asus made a beast of a gaming smartphone, but they have also set a bar that no other gaming smartphone might reach anytime soon. Probably only if they add another device in the series.

We are going to perform a comparison between the Asus ROG Phone 5 vs its predecessor, the Asus ROG Phone 3. The ROG Phone 3 was launched in 2020 with the Black Glare color and is currently priced at around $605. On the other hand, the Asus ROG Phone 5 was launched in March 2021 with the Phantom Black and Storm White colors and a starting price of $953. The price difference is ridiculously huge but that would be because the ROG Phone 5 has better features although not all. Here’s a table with the full specifications of the 2 devices which you can use to compare them down to the smallest details.


ROG Phone 5 vs ROG Phone 3

compare the ROG Phone 5 vs ROG Phone 3
ROG Phone 5 (left) vs ROG Phone 3 (right)
DeviceAsus ROG Phone 5Asus ROG Phone 3
Price$953$605
Network2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Display Size6.78 inches6.59 inches
TypeAMOLEDAMOLED
Resolution1080 x 24481080 x 2340
Pixel Density395 PPI319 PPI
Refresh rate144 Hz144 Hz
Screen protectionCorning Gorilla Glass VictusCorning Gorilla Glass 6
Other featuresHDR10+, 1 Billion colors,
1200 nits peak
HDR10+, 1 Billion colors,
650 nits peaks
Android1110
LauncherROG UIROG UI
ChipsetSnapdragon 868 5GSnapdragon 865+
CPUOcta-coreOcta-core
GPUAdreno 660Adreno 650
RAM8 GB, 12 GB and 16 GB8GB, 12 GB and 16 GB
Storage128 GB and 256 GB128GB, 256GB and 512 GB
MicroSD slotNoNo
SIMDual Nano SIMDual Nano SIM
SpeakerYes, with DTS:X stereo speakersYes, with DTS:X stereo speakers
Rear Camera64 MP Main sensor
13 MP Telephoto
5 MP Ultrawide
64 MP Main sensor
13 MP Telephoto
5 MP Ultrawide
Video8K@30fps, 4K@120fps8K@30fps, 4K@120fps
LED FlashYesYes
Selfie Camera24 MP24 MP
LED FlashNoNo
Video1080@30fps1080@30fps
Battery6000 mAh6000 mAh
Fast Charging65W30W
Quick Charge5.04.0
Reverse Charging10W10W
USB TypeType-CType-C
Other FeaturesGPS, Dual Nano SIM, Wi-Fi 6,
Fingerprint sensor(under-display),
Accelerometer, Gyroscope,
Compass, NFC, RGB light panel,
Bluetooth 5.2, Proximity sensor,
pressure-sensitive zones,
3.5 mm headphone jack
GPS, Dual Nano SIM, Wi-Fi 6,
Fingerprint sensor(under-display),
Accelerometer, Gyroscope,
GPS, Compass, NFC,
RGB light panel,
pressure-sensitive zones,
Bluetooth 5.1, Proximity sensor,
3.5 mm headphone jack

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