Sony Xperia Pro vs Asus ROG Phone 3 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Sony Xperia Pro device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 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 Sony Xperia Pro Asus ROG Phone 3
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.59 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 512 GB (gigabytes) 512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/12/TOF MP 64/13/5 MP
Front Camera 8 MP 24 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 6000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Sony Xperia Pro runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,Elite Gaming and Game Enhancer. Running on Android 10 operating system.

Both phones are using the same processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865..

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 Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Sony Xperia Pro is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Asus ROG Phone 3 has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Battery

The Sony Xperia Pro battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 50% (percent) less powerful than the 6000 mAh offered by the Asus ROG Phone 3. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 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 P-OLED display with 1644 x 3840 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 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 Sony Xperia Pro is a 1.3% smaller than Asus ROG Phone 3 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia Pro Asus ROG Phone 3
100% DCI-P3 1 ms response time
400 cd/m² 1000000:1 contrast ratio
Capacitive 108.8% NTSC
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 113.3% DCI-P3
Dynamic contrast enhancement 144 Hz refresh rate
Dynamic Vibration system 153.7% sRGB
HDR 2.5D curved glass screen
Motion Blur Reduction 25 ms touch latency
Multi-touch 270 Hz touch sampling rate
Peak brightness – 650 cd/m² 650 cd/m² outdoor brightness
Scratch resistant Always-On Display
Triluminos display for mobile Bluelight Filter
X-Reality display Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Delta-E < 1
HDR10
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 1000 cd/m²
Scratch resistant
Supports glove touch
TÜV Rheinland Certified

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Sony Xperia Pro is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X 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 Sony Xperia Pro gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Asus ROG Phone 3.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Sony Xperia Pro is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 100% smaller 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 Sony Xperia Pro 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 Sony Xperia Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:24 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX555 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.2 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.

Sony Xperia Pro Asus ROG Phone 3
1080p @ 960 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
3x optical zoom (#2) 2160p @ 120 fps
720p @ 960 fps 3-axis electronic image stabilization
Angle of view – 130° (#3) 720p @ 480 fps
Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3) Angle of view – 125° (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Continuous shooting Autofocus
Digital image stabilization Continuous shooting
Digital zoom Digital image stabilization
Dual Pixel PDAF Digital zoom
Dual Pixel PDAF (#3) Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 11 mm (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3) Geotagging
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2) HDR
Geotagging ISO settings
HDR Optical image stabilization
ISO settings Panorama
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical image stabilization Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Panorama Pro Video Mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) RAW
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2) Scene mode
Pixel size – 1.4 m (#2) Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Scene mode Self-timer
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Self-timer Touch focus
Sensor size – 1/2.6″ (#3) White balance settings
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Touch focus
White balance settings
Zeiss lens

Front Camera – Selfie

The Sony Xperia Pro comes with a 8 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:

Sony Xperia Pro Asus ROG Phone 3
8 MP HDR
Aperture:f/2.0 24 MP
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm Aperture:f/2.0
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Face unlock
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.

Sony Xperia Pro Asus ROG Phone 3
5G is market-dependent 5G NSA
5G mmWave 5G SA
5G NSA Built-in 5G modem
5G SA EDGE
5G sub-6 Ghz GPRS
Built-in 5G modem HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
EDGE LTE Cat 20
GPRS TD-
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) TD-SCDMA
LTE Cat 20 UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia Pro price is $2500 and the Asus ROG Phone 3 price tag is $1050 (12 GB + 512 GB) or $1150 (16 GB + 512 GB)

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