The new Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate device has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 6000 mAh. On other side, the Asus ROG Phone 3 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Asus ROG Phone 3
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.78 in (inches) 6.59 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
Operating System ROG Gaming X Mode UI ROG Gaming X Mode UI
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 18 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 512 GB (gigabytes) 512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/13/5 MP 64/13/5 MP
Front Camera 24 MP 24 MP
Battery 6000 mAh 6000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,GameCool 3 cooling system,3D vapor chamber,Large graphite film and 6x larger heat sink. Running on ROG Gaming X Mode UI operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus.

Meanwhile, the Asus ROG Phone 3 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4 cores of 1.80 GHz Kryo 485. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3090 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,GameCool 3 cooling system,3D vapor chamber,Large graphite film and 6x larger heat sink. And it’s running on ROG Gaming X Mode UI OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Asus ROG Phone 3 has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Battery

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate battery capacity is 6000 mAh, which is the same as Asus ROG Phone 3. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual-cell battery, Qualcomm Quick Charge 5.0 and Power Delivery 3.0.
The Asus ROG Phone 3 battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 10W reverse wired charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0.

Screen

The smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.78 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Asus ROG Phone 3 is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.59 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is a 2.8% bigger than Asus ROG Phone 3 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Asus ROG Phone 3
106.87% NTSC 1 ms response time
111.23% DCI-P3 1000000:1 contrast ratio
1200 cd/m² peak brightness 108.8% NTSC
144 Hz refresh rate 113.3% DCI-P3
150.89% sRGB 144 Hz refresh rate
24.3 ms touch latency 153.7% sRGB
300 Hz touch sampling rate 2.5D curved glass screen
800 cd/m² HBM brightness 25 ms touch latency
Capacitive 270 Hz touch sampling rate
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 650 cd/m² outdoor brightness
DC Dimming Always-On Display
Delta-E < 1 Bluelight Filter
Display manufacturer – Samsung Capacitive
Eye Care Display Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Glove touch support Delta-E < 1
HDR10+ HDR10
Multi-touch HDR10+
Oleophobic coating Multi-touch
Scratch resistant Peak brightness – 1000 cd/m²
Scratch resistant
Supports glove touch
TÜV Rheinland Certified

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is carrying a ram memory of 18 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Asus ROG Phone 3 is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Asus ROG Phone 3.

The maximum capacity offered by the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is 18 gigabytes ,which is a 12.5% bigger than the Asus ROG Phone 3 with 16 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate comes with or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 512 gigabytes.

Asus ROG Phone 3 gets you or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 64/13/5 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:26.6 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX686 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.0 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Asus ROG Phone 3 rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 64/13/5 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26.6 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX686 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.0 respectively.

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Asus ROG Phone 3
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
2160p @ 120 fps 2160p @ 120 fps
2×1 On-chip-lens phase detection autofocus 3-axis electronic image stabilization
3-axis electronic image stabilization 720p @ 480 fps
720p @ 480 fps Angle of view – 125° (#2)
Angle of view – 125° (#2) Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Autofocus
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Digital image stabilization
Digital image stabilization Digital zoom
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 11 mm (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 11 mm (#2) Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR ISO settings
ISO settings Optical image stabilization
Macro mode Panorama
Optical image stabilization Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Panorama Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pro Video Mode
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) RAW
Pro Video Mode Scene mode
RAW Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Scene mode Self-timer
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle) Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Self-timer Touch focus
Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro) White balance settings
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate comes with a 24 MP in the front.

The Asus ROG Phone 3 has a 24 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Asus ROG Phone 3
24 MP HDR
Aperture:f/2.5 24 MP
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.0
HDR Face unlock
Panorama Panorama

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Asus ROG Phone 3
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 LTE Cat 20
TD- TD-
TD-SCDMA TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate price is $1500 and the Asus ROG Phone 3 price tag is $1050 (12 GB + 512 GB) or $1150 (16 GB + 512 GB)

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