Asus ROG Phone 3 update fixes bypass charging, VoLTE on BSNL
Asus has announced a new firmware update for the ROG Phone 3. The update includes the September 2020 Android security patch with various bug fixes, enhancements and features, including the addition of VoLTE support for BSNL users in India. The company had also recently reduced the price of the ROG Phone 3 in India by Rs. 3,000, bringing the starting price of the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant down to Rs. 46,999 from its original price of Rs. 49,999.
Asus ROG Phone 3 changelog
The Asus ROG Phone 3 Powered by Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line Snapdragon 865+ SoC it was launched in India in July this year. A new bypass charging function, which charges the phone directly, skipping the battery charging and discharging, introduced into the phone through a software update in September it was reportedly not working properly and has also reportedly been fixed with the new update.
the Change Log it also mentions fixes to various system bugs. The ROG Phone 3 not waking up when saying the “OK Google” command is said to have been fixed. The “double press the power key” feature to open the camera, which caused the phone to go to sleep after 10 seconds, has also been fixed according to Asus. The changelog says that system vibration has been optimized and a misalignment of the status bar after hiding the clock has been fixed along with the developer mode lock issue when connecting to certain Bluetooth devices.
The update also addresses an issue of more than two mouse inputs not working at the same time with the Mobile Desktop Dock. The updated firmware version is 17.0823.2009.98. It has been implemented in batches and may not reach many users at once.
The gaming-focused ROG Phone 3 runs on Android 10 with a custom ROG user interface on top. It has a 6.59-inch full-HD + AMOLED display (1,080×2,340 pixels) and a 144Hz refresh rate. Its models have up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM on board and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
Asus had also introduced a crucial update to the ZenFone 7 Series recently that brings a lot of improvements to your camera’s functionality, among other bug fixes.