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Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS

Announced: July 2020.OS: Android 10 → 12. VDRD-summary: It is better not to buy!
Starting price of $567. Starting price of: 35 086 ₽. Starting price of: 20 922 ₴.
Status: Unavailable.
  • Screen 6.59" AMOLED
  • Rear сamera 64 MP Wide 3 modules
  • Selfie camera 24 MP Wide
  • CPU 8 cores Snapdragon 865+
  • Memory 8/16 GB RAM
  • Storage 128/256/512 GB ROM
  • Memory cards
  • Battery 6 000 mAh
  • Thickness 9.9 mm
  • Sim Cards 2 items dual sim
  • 5G network
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Short description Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS

This is a smartphone on Android 10 with a very fast and productive processor, with a huge touchscreen size, with a very cool camera that has 3 modules (64 MP Wide, 13 MP UltraWide, 5 MP Macro), and the front camera here turned out to be very high quality, which can make beautiful selfies. And Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS has such features: a slot for two SIM cards.

Versions: ASUS_I003D, ZS661KS.

Disclaimer. The table shows the main technical characteristics of the device. For a full list of features and capabilities of this model, see the manufacturer’s website. We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct.

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Important update: this model is updated to Android version 12.
Check the availability of the update version in your region on the manufacturer’s website.

Android version and market relevance

The long-awaited announcement of a new smartphone from the manufacturer Asus, which took place in July 2020 (in our catalog you can see all smarphones of 2020). This is a new model Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS — dual 5G-smartphone works on Android 10, which can be updated to version 12.

And let’s look at an important function — the availability of 5G networks support in a smartphone. The manufacturer implemented functionality for working in 5G networks in this model. This means that you can use high-speed mobile Internet (up to 100 Mb/s) without delay with a stable signal. Agree that this should be very useful and we will all quickly get used to this quality of mobile Internet.

Screen, body and battery

Good big 6.59-inch screen, made by technology AMOLED with screen refresh rate 144 Hz (see all smartphones with screens 144 Hz in the catalog) installed in the smartphone Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS.

The larger the screen, the larger the case. But in addition to the width and height of the hull, its thickness is important. At Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS the thickness of the case is 9.9 mm, which turns out to be very thick. Today, there are many smartphones with a slim body.

The battery and the operating time also depend on the screen size. At Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS installed battery for 6 000 mAh, which is very, very good, this battery will last for a long time.

Main camera and selfie camera

Take photos and videos on smartphone Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS possible on the main camera (64 MP Wide + 13 MP UltraWide + 5 MP Macro) and on the front camera (24 MP Wide). We tried to group all smartphones in the catalog into segments and this model with such a main camera got in the top segment. At the moment this is one of the best cameras on the market, so we advise you to buy this smartphone and enjoy the quality of the photos and videos taken on his camera.

Processor and Internal Memory

The speed of the smartphone affects not only the optimized software (the newer Android, the better), but also the characteristics of the hardware: the processor and the amount of RAM. Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS has 8-core Snapdragon 865+. You can select the RAM 8 GB or version 16 GB.

Available versions Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS with different amount of built-in memory: 128/256/512 GB. Note that the more memory, the more expensive the smartphone.

Price for Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS: buy or not to buy?

The smartphone Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS got into our price segment “Flagships smartphones from $500” and began to be sold in July 2020 at a price of $567. Evaluation of the characteristics, probably, you have already folded, and if not, here is our result. Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS is a very smart smartphone with a huge screen and the coolest main camera for today, and the front camera at it turned out simply smart. And to all this we add that the battery here deserves special attention, because it received a very powerful with increased capacity.

Is it worth buying now this model of the smartphone, we are talking about our status “Droid-or-Junk”. Of course, at the beginning of sales, almost every smartphone becomes a Droid, and we advise buying such models. But over time, the situation is changing, no one updates the Android version in the smartphone, and in six months or a year this smartphone can already become a Junk. In this case, we advise you to go to the DROID smartphones page in our catalog, where we always show the most current models on sale for today. There are variants from different price segments, so you will have plenty to choose from.

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31 August 2021

List of smartphones that started receiving the Android 11 update in August

You can find your smartphone in this list. If this works out, then it’s time to check the settings for a notification about the availability of a new version of Android for downloading.

30 December 2021
Asus Zenfone 8 and 8 Flip started receiving Android 12 update
Asus Zenfone 8 and 8 Flip started receiving Android 12 update

At the end of the year, many producers began to actively publish their updates to Android 12 for smartphones. And Asus prepared an update for only two models: Asus Zenfone 8 ZS590KS (version 31.1004.0404.73) and 8 Flip ZS672KS (version 31.1004.0404.61). It also became known which next Asus smartphones will receive Android 12. So, in January-March 2022, an update is expected for the ROG Phone 5 and 5s. Then by the end of the first half of the year, Android 12 should be received by Asus ROG Phone 3 and Asus Zenfone 7.

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