It is always refreshing to receive a new update on your device. This, because these updates often bring with them bug fixes, new features and optimization to existing ones, and if none of the above apply, well then the update goes to make your device more secure.
Asus might not be a juggernaut in the smartphone industry like they are in the PC market but the devices that this company puts out are equally impressive.
The Asus ROG Phone 3 is a smartphone built for gamers and it packs the internals and looks to match. The beefy device packs the top of the line Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ processor with 8-16GB of RAM and up to 512 GB internal storage. It is powered by a 6,000mAh battery cell.
This newly-released smartphone has already bagged its first update that brought with it AirTrigger for gameplay, an Outdoor mode, three-finger screenshot feature among many other bugfixes. Today, the device is getting yet another update.
This new update is going out to the ROG Phone 3 with model number ZS661KS and bears software version number 17.0823.2007.32. Among the changes that are coming with this update are the enabling of VoLTE, fixes to Game Genie the Launcher crashing, screen black shadow and fixing the refresh rate issue.
The following is the update’s changelog.
-Fixed Game Genie crash issue if user drag the status bar and turn off ” allow display on other applicaions’ layer” during the game, then retrun to Game
-Fixed Launcher keeps crash after using Data transfer
-Fixed the problem of black shadow flashing on the screen when unlocking with the Lock Screen fingerprint
-Fixed issue that when dual-band Wi-Fi is turned on, the main and auxiliary are connected to WIFI, but there is only one Wi-Fi icon showing
-Fixed the refresh rate to be grayed out occasionally and prompt “The screen refresh rate setting is currently occupied by other applications or hardware” issue
-Enabled VoLTE on CTM (Macao)
This update should be hitting eligible ROG Phone 3 devices shortly. You might want to check for updates if you still haven’t received it. If not, sit tight and await the notification on your unit as the update is going out in batches.
We shall continue to keep an eye on this update and update as and when we get download links so stay tuned.
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