Asus ROG Phone 3 vs HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G

Asus ROG Phone 3

Asus ROG Phone 3

July, 2020


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HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G

HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G

January, 2021


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Asus ROG Phone 3 vs HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G


Asus ROG Phone 3

HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G

Price
EUR: €907EUR: €350
USD: $605USD: N/A
GBP: £596GBP: N/A
INR: N/AINR: N/A
PKR: N/APKR: N/A
Body
Form Factor
Candybar, TouchscreenCandybar, Touchscreen
Dimensions
171 x 78 x 9.9 mm (6.73 x 3.07 x 0.39 in)167.1 x 78.1 x 9.4 mm (6.58 x 3.07 x 0.37 in)
Weight
240 g (8.47 oz)205 g (7.23 oz)
Build
Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 3), aluminum frame

RGB light panel (on the back)

Pressure sensitive zones (Gaming triggers)
Colors
Black GlareBlue, Purple
SIM
Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Models
ASUS_I003D, ZS661KS, I003DD, I003D
Display
Type
AMOLED, 1B colors, 144Hz, HDR10+, 650 nits (typ)IPS LCD, HDR10, 90Hz
Size
6.59 inches, 106.6 cm2 (~79.9% screen-to-body ratio)6.7 inches, 108.4 cm2 (~83.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution
1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~391 ppi density)1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~393 ppi density)
Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Brightness
HDR10+

144Hz refresh rate

650 nits max. brightness (advertised)
Network
Technology
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / 5GGSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 SIM 1 & SIM 2GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Bands
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 A versionHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48, 66, 71 A version1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
5G Bands
1, 2, 3, 5, 28, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA A version1, 3, 5, 7, 28, 41, 78 SA/NSA
Memory
Internal
128GB ROM, 8GB RAM

128GB ROM, 12GB RAM

256GB ROM, 12GB RAM

512GB ROM, 12GB RAM

512GB ROM, 16GB RAM
128GB ROM, 8GB RAM
Card Slot
NomicroSDXC
Storage Type
UFS 3.1
Connectivity
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps, 5G 4.4 Gbps DLHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth
5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive5.1, A2DP, LE
USB
USB Type-C 3.1 (side), USB Type-C 2.0 (bottom), accessory connectorUSB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS
Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, GNSSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC
YesYes
Camera
Main Camera
Primary: 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF

Secondary: 13 MP, f/2.4, 125", 11mm (ultrawide)

Third: 5 MP, f/2.0, (macro)
Primary: 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF

Secondary: 8 MP, f/2.2, 118" (ultrawide)

Third: 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)

Forth: 5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Camera Features
LED flash, HDR, panoramaDual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video
8K@30fps, 4K@30/60/120fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@480fps, gyro-EIS4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS
Selfie Camera
24 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 0.9µm

Features: Panorama, HDR

Video: 1080p@30fps
16 MP, (wide)

Features: HDR

Video: 1080p@30fps
Multimedia
Radio
NoNo
Software
Operating System (OS)
Android OS, v10Android OS, v10
UI
ROG UI
Hardware
Chipset
Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+)Qualcomm SM6350 Snapdragon 690 5G (8 nm)
CPU
Octa-core (1x3.1 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585)Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Kryo 560 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 560 Silver)
GPU
Adreno 650Adreno 619
Sensors
Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compassFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Speakers
Yes, with DTS:X stereo speakers (2 dedicated amplifiers)

24-bit/192kHz audio
Yes
Audio Jack
No3.5 mm
Battery
Battery Type
Li-Po 6000 mAh, non-removableLi-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging
Fast charging 30W

Power Delivery 3.0

Quick Charge 4.0, 3.0

Reverse charging 10W
Fast charging 18W

Quick Charge 4.0+
Benchmarks
Performance
AnTuTu: 621932 (v8)

GeekBench: 13306 (v4.4), 3386 (v5.1)

GFXBench: 48fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

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