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[Banggood] ASUS ROG Gaming Phone 3 (Strix Edition) - Global version / 144hz / 5G / Snapdragon 865

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ASUS ROG Gaming Phone 3 (Strix Edition) - Global version / 144hz / 5G / Snapdragon 865

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Price:
778.84
Savings:
22% off
Expiry:
October 26, 2020
Retailer:
Banggood
17% off coupon code: BGROG3SF to bring it down to $778.84 (not including shipping insurance)

Specs:
https://www.gsmarena.com/asus_rog_phone ... -10296.php

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Last edited by hoodrich on Oct 22nd, 2020 1:05 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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It's crazy how the specs are WAY better than the Pixel 5 for pretty much the same price.
This seems like a really good deal if you play games on your phone alot.
Since I don't play games on my phone, I'm still going with the Pixel 5...but a part of me wishes I had this on the side :D
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This regularly hits 750-760 on ALI but you only have to pay like $2 for shipping and there's no tax since it goes post instead of DHL
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Can we trust BangGood and AliExpress with premium phones? I usually just buy under 10$ items that take several weeks to arrive.
Last edited by Seph1123 on Oct 22nd, 2020 11:31 am, edited 1 time in total.
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I end up not playing games because I'm too slow to aim and shoot so I always die.

..yet for some reason I really, really want this phone.

Must.. Resist..

/maybe I can get it on CL for $500 after a year or two :(
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Seph1123 wrote: Can we trust BangGood and AliExpress with premium phones? I usually just bought under 10$ items that take several weeks to arrive.
you will get your phone 100%, but if something is wrong with it, will be a pain in the ass to return since seller is in china
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Are there any NA sellers of this? I assume ASUS will sell it direct? I've been looking at getting into mobile gaming with xCloud going live.
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If this was available locally I would have bought this right now as an impulse buy.

Don't want to wait 1-2 months for a package I may not even want it or will want something else by the time it arrives
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I would love to have this phone for battery alone but I don't trust those websites nor their delivery times.
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Camera is bad on this one, so for most people the Pixel 5 is a better phone. It's more of a niche phone for phone gamers.
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very pretty i just have so little interest in game. I will withhold my rant about things I DO want in a phone that noonne want to delivery anymore.
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So is this the A version? The 4G bands look solid and it has 5G. And of course dual sim!

I don't know why everyone is focusing on the "gaming" phone. A Samsung S20/Ultra has better specs than this (and is twice as expensive). Wouldn't that be an even better "gaming" phone? Last time I checked, there were a LOT of RFD'ers who bought the S20 Ultra when Samsung was giving 25% off, but still making it 50% more expensive than this phone. You guys must be some really hardcore "gamers" to order such a expensive "gamer" phone (S20Ultra) with the specs to play those games.

Or is a phone specifically for gamers when it's only marketed as such?

As for this phone, I'm waiting to see if it shows up at Staples. That's where I bought my last ASUS which I still use and it's still very solid for the past almost 4 years.
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Believe the ROG line up of phones has a much more robust cooling system built in for heat dissipation on long gaming sessions. It would also just be helpful in hot climates I guess.
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