The Asus ROG 3 is the most powerful Android phone we’ve ever tested. With a 144Hz refresh rate display, a Snapdragon 865 Plus processor and a 6,000-mAh battery, it foreshadows many features we’ll see on Android smartphones later this year and into 2021.

The phone is a polished evolution of last year’s Asus ROG 2. We got to spend a few weeks with a preproduction ROG 3 that Asus lent us. This isn’t a review since the software on the phone was not final. But here’s an in-depth hands-on look at the Asus ROG 3.

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