Are you looking for the best camera phone with good value? For any camera aficionados that wish to pair a high-quality camera with the capabilities of a smartphone, then the ASUS R O G Phone 2 and Samsung Galaxy S10e are quality candidates for value seekers who also expect a high-quality camera. The R O G Phone 2, Asus’s latest smartphone, has a large battery pack, it is specifically designed for gamers with an eye to graphics in mind.
Asus R O G Phone II consists of a dual-camera which is sporting a Sony IMX586 sensor. The 48 Mega-pixel, f/1.79 main camera is equivalent to a 26mm focal length. It also features a thirteen Mega-pixel camera for ultra-wide-angle shots, covering a 125 degrees field of view. The Samsung Galaxy S10e is specifically designed for professional photographers that are looking for high-quality capabilities combined with smartphone technology. In this guide, we'll compare each to see which is more worth the investment as a camera. The Samsung Galaxy S10e includes a primary 12 Mega-pixel camera lens with variable aperture f 1.5 to 2.4 in addition to a sixteen Mega-pixel ultra-wide-angle module. Which of these two comes out on top in the camera department? Read on as we compare phone to phone and find who takes the photography crown. Unlike the S10e, the R O G Phone II presents some issues with slight color fringing along the edge of the image. On the other hand, the S10e has more accurate color shading leading to an outdoor image that is more pleasing to look at.
You will be presently surprised to find out that the R O G Phone II does quite well when it comes to testing bokeh mode. While getting an accurate comparison of the two, the R O G Phone II renders better than the S10e and yields better target isolation. Both have quality blur effects with a strong blur gradient but, while the R O G Phone 2's bokeh quality is strong, the trigger leads to some white balance instabilities. However, both phones perform their bokeh nicely so we are talking about small differences here between the two cameras. As you can see in both images, the Samsung S10e displays richer and bolder capability than the R O G Phone 2. It seems as if the S10e has some kind of built-in ring light but the lighting produced by the S10e allows for the capturing of greater image detail.
If you are looking to create selfies for winning more likes on Instagram, then the S10e is a more suitable choice as it provides a more vibrant interior shot that adds to a more expressive quality in the eyes, lips, and nose. These are the typical pinpoint locations where a viewer's eye will wander towards. Taking a look at the croppings below, you can see that the R O G Phone 2 renders closer to reality whereas the Samsung Galaxy S10e provides the photographer with more details.
The R O G Phone II does, however, display accurate white balancing and has good color rendering. The S10e, on the other hand, is better at canceling luminance noise and generating greater pixel performance for greater detail preservation. This leads to a more defined image that is more clear than the R O G Phone II. The setting is taken in a wide-angle camera mode. You will note that the S10e takes wider images that the R O G Phone II. Additionally, it is easy to tell S10e captures wide-angle images with better distortion correction algorithm.
Samsung S10e portrays richer target details whereas it has a more limited dynamic range against bright lighting. On the other hand, R O G Phone II manages a good balance with the exposure and preserving the details of the bunny’s tail grass in the bright background. Pros of the R O G Phone 2. First. Good target image isolation when shooting with its bokeh mode. Second. Better backlighting, good balance between exposure and detail prevention. Third. Accurate color rendering at the night mode. Cons of the R O G Phone 2. First. It had a weaker distortion correction algorithm when using the wide-angle mode. Second. It lacks details in the low light photography Pros of Samsung Galaxy S10e. First. Accurate white balance and good color rendering in daytime photography. Second. Good distortion correction algorithm for its wide-angle mode And third. Ideal for beauty vloggers that want brighter and richer color texturing at those pinpoint locations. Cons of Samsung Galaxy S10e. First. You might get a loss of sharp detail in longer-range shots. Second. Its dynamic range is limited when shooting against bright light. See more camera samples at Phone & Photo Flickr. You can find the links from the YouTube caption.
Despite a smartphone marketplace that has become extremely competitive in the camera-quality space, the Samsung Galaxy S10e is still a smart choice for users looking for a good value smartphone camera. The Asus R O G Phone II, while being a top-notch gaming smartphone, just doesn't have the bandwidth to generate as detailed images. If you are looking for a smartphone camera that can create wildly high-quality images, hen the recommendation is to go with the Samsung Galaxy S10e..
today we're taking apart the ROG phone to probably one of the most feature-rich smart phones of 2019 we're gonna look underneath that crazy metal protrusion on the back panel and see if it actually does anything besides just look cool and we'll see how the glowy LED lights on the back panel work should be pretty interesting this video is sponsored by Toro let's get started so last year when I took apart the ROG won this metal contraption felt more like decoration than anything else this year my razor blade can slide underneath the growth so we know that it's not a built-in part of the frame but it's also still connected underneath the back glass so I'll have to break out my trusted heat gun to remove the glass before getting to the metal chunk the adhesive holding down the rear glass panel with its colorful accent lines and can be warmed up and cut away with my suction cup and razor blade working my way around the hard angles of the metal vent is fairly complicated glued shut phones are never the easiest to take apart finally though with enough heat and persuasion we can rotate the back cover off revealing an absolutely massive internal battery and a self lit LED reflective back panel the lights inside the ROG 2 aren't deflected from separate LEDs the LEDs are actually built into the reflector itself much better design than last year's ROG one that had the LEDs off to the side shooting into a white piece of plastic this new method is much more efficient and more secure and since it has its own cold contact pads these can basically be added anywhere inside the back panel on future foams and can just shine through wherever the glass is clear so let's cross our fingers for even more lights in the future it's nice to see that the RGB lighting on gaming smartphones is improving a soos is really shaking things up speaking of brands that are shaking things up huge thanks to Toro for sponsoring this video Toro is a car sharing service that has vehicles in more than 5,000 cities across the u.s.
Canada Germany and the UK it's just like renting a car but way easier and the price on average is usually 30% less than a normal car rental service there are some pretty nice cars on here as well Toro has 24/7 customer support and roadside assistance and you also have access to insurance through the Turo insurance agency personally I'm eyeing these Tesla's that I can rent all day for super cheap Turo can be accessed via the web or by downloading the app for iPhone or Android use the link in the description along with the discount code our IG 15 for $15 off your first trip if you need a truck to move something or just want to try out a Tesla for the first time or maybe just need a cheap car to get around while you're traveling Turo is pretty simple and you can even rent out your own vehicle to make some extra cash I'll leave the link in the description if you want to learn more and get that $15 off and thanks the turo for sponsoring this video to get deeper inside the ROG phone – we got to remove the ink screws holding on the bottom plastics and the five screws holding down the top plastics you would think at this point when those screws are off that the back panel could come away from the phone but MIT turns out there are two more screws hidden underneath the metal vent and since the glass is now off I can slice underneath that metal vent and remove it from the frame this guy is its own little unit stuck to the phone with adhesive and it is hollow inside the underside of the hump is made from plastic with only a very thin outer metal shell about as thick as a pop cam the metal hump itself definitely does not provide any active thermal cooling the tiny copper grille however does have a direct opening to inside the phone which from a water resistance perspective is a nightmare but once again there is no direct contact with anything on the motherboard the tiny vent just allows passive heat dissipation for any heat that happens to radiate through the air off the motherboard itself let's just say this thing looks more impressive from the outside than the inside at least this time around we'll see if there's any more copper cooling on the underside of the motherboard in just a second let's go deeper the massive battery is plugged into the center of the motherboard all unsnap that like a little Lego and then I'll make my way down to the three small ribbon cables at the bottom of the motherboard this phone does not have any wireless charging or water resistance which might be deal-breakers to some but it does have a headphone jack which are getting pretty rare these days this tiny little daughter board also comes soldered together with the lower vibration motor there are two vibrators in this phone we'll find the other one in just a second I'll remove the dual SIM card tray and then lucky for us a juice is added a magical pull tab underneath the battery it's a narrow little guy and eerily silent compared to Apple's pull tab but it gets the job done in a safe manner and doesn't bring there is a bit of gentle adhesive on the far side of the battery but nothing that's super dangerous this is a six thousand milliamp power left the in polymer battery pack which is the largest we've seen inside of a cell phone all year and check out what's underneath the battery a solid wall of copper now we're talking this is where the real cooling happens this is an under screened vapor chamber we've run into a few of these in the past we'll have to pull it out to see how big it really is in just a second first I'll remove the rubber plug out of the side dual USBC accessory and display ports and unclip the dual rear facing camera and pull it away from the phone it's got a 48 megapixel main sensor on the left and a 13 megapixel wide-angle camera on the right neither of which are advertising optical image stabilization the front 24 megapixel camera also does not have oh is but does come with a gray rubber ring around the lens kind of random I can finally pull the motherboard now from inside the phone frame it's got a long thin design that basically wraps around the whole phone the design of the ROG 2 seems like things were added kind of at random it's not quite as organized as other flagships we've been inside it does have thermal paste between the processor and the massive internal heatsink little copper square that touches the processor is located up near the top small circle vibrator I imagine there are two vibrators inside to give better haptic feedback on either side of the phone wall gaming just like we would see inside of a normal video game controller the top and bottom stereo speakers are also a bit different the top speaker is much smaller and the bottom speaker doesn't appear to have any balls inside like we saw inside the galaxy full the under screen fingerprint scanner is also down here at the bottom of the phone near the loudspeaker it's a little camera that shines up through the thin AMOLED screen to read your fingerprint now normally we do try to keep these phones in working condition I like putting them back together but this particular design puts the copper vapor chamber between the frame of the phone and the screen because that AMOLED panel is so thin the ROG 2 uses that to its advantage to allow heat to escape out the front of the phone which is pretty smart except that the only way for us to see it is by removing the screen and removing the screen breaks the screen screen removals are usually only performed when the screen is already broken the ROG phone 2 has a large 6.6 inch 1080p display but the thing that makes it special is the 120 Hertz refresh rate it shows images twice as fast as normal phones do and yeah cracking a 120 Hertz displayed hurts me a little bit on the inside but at least now we get to see what we came here for look at the size of this copper layer we might have a new vapor chamber world champ right here this looks larger than even the razor phone to vapor chamber normally vapor chambers have you know vapor inside the vapor wings along the little copper capillaries to keep things cool and usually this paper is visible when we slice it open at least for a second but in my particular ROG phone – no vapor is visible inside it's bone-dry in here but even without liquid it's still a substantially large heat sink and copper does a good job of dissipating heat all on its own I think it was definitely worth taking off the screen even if the phone didn't quite survive on paper the ROG phone – is one of the best phones of 2019 with its impressive screen and large battery but with that open rear ventilation system that's more for looks than anything else it's also very much the least water-resistant phone we've seen in a very long time would that major lack of water resistance and a phone this powerful make you nervous let me know down in the comments don't forget to check out Turo next time you need to borrow a car you can use that rig 15 code to get $15 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ROG Phone 2 – Fastest Screen in the Game and Other Monstrous Specs
Hi everyone, I’m Greg from Pandaily Now we are in Beijing, the ROG game phone 2 conference site Look at this phone in my hand This is the 2nd generation of ROG gaming phone just released It is the latest second-generation gaming phone after the first-generation The shape design this time looks very cool The phone size is much larger than the previous generation The screen size reaches 6.59 inches The weight of the mobile phone is considered to be the heavier in the mobile phone I have experienced so far The screen used is arguably the best currently available The screen refresh rate has reached 120Hz Compared with the previous generation, it is also greatly improved This is the world's first mobile phone equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855Plus chip This chip was just released this month Compared with the previous generation of chips, GPU performance has increased by 50%, and CPU performance has increased by 4% Mobile phone rear camera 48 million pixels Doubled compared to the previous generation This phone can be said to be a battery monster The battery capacity has reached 6000mAh The phone design is very futuristic Designed with a heat dissipation grid on the back And it’s not just cool, it really works The phone retains the headphone jack Two charging ports are also thoughtfully designed One at the bottom The other one is on the side In this way, when you hold the phone to play the game, you can charge it on the side Looks pretty cool overall Domestic version of mobile phone You can see Tencent's logo on the back The overseas version is the ROG logo This shows that the Chinese version is still a bit different Overall a great phone But I think it’s a bit difficult for me to hold the phone Because the phone size is relatively long But I think because it’s a gaming phone, most people hold it sideways Another big highlight of this phone is that it can be connected to many accessories Such as this cool radiator Can assist heat dissipation when you play games You can buy a phone case like this for your phone This cool phone case comes with a screen You can put your phone in when you use it Can greatly enhance the gaming experience Another cool gaming peripheral is This gamepad Feels great In addition to being used as a basic gamepad You can also take apart the handle Put the phone in the middle Your phone will become a game console ROG 2 cheapest version price 3500¥ about 500¥ Very cost-effective Here we found a wall Shows the entire history of R&D and design of ROG 2 mobile phones How the phone is assembled How to design it impressive Overall, this is a great phone We will do more in-depth evaluation in the follow-up Write your opinion in the comment area Give me a thumbs up if you like it, see you next time!
Hello everyone, I’m Dave 2D In this video, talk about gaming phones, and whether you should buy them Because different companies have different gaming phones In front of me, there are three gaming phones Razer Phone 2, Asus’ ROG Phone, and Xiaomi’s Black Shark Phone 2 Are all released this fall, the new game phone If you are considering buying one, maybe one of these three is suitable for you There are also gaming phones made by less well-known companies But if you want to buy, I suggest choosing from these three Next, we will talk about what I like, what I don’t like, and whether or not I should buy a gaming phone. First of all, the configuration is different All use Snapdragon 845, strong performance and enlarged screen But they are heavy and not cheap The cheapest is Xiaomi’s Black Shark 2, but it still costs 550$-600$ What distinguishes them from the flagship machine is the screen High refresh rate screen This is the real and original difference between gaming phones and other phones When gaming phones first appeared last year, they were equipped with high refresh rate screens. The benefits of a high refresh rate screen are hard to say in the video, especially when the video is recorded at a standard of 24 frames.
I’ve seen it with my own eyes, it’s really smooth I just picked up the Razer phone and played with the 120Hz screen and immediately felt the difference I'm afraid someone will ask, mention that the 120Hz of Razer phones is indeed a bit smoother than the 90Hz of ROG phones. But not every game supports high frame rate, some popular games are locked at 60 or even 30 frames ROG phones have the highest screen brightness AMOLED screen, the picture is clean and bright, the brightness is obviously better than the Razer phone 2 The screen of Razer Phone 2 has been improved compared to the previous model. The screen of 1 is very dark. It is better this year, but it still does not meet my expectations. Another point, Razer Phone 2 once again supports Netflix HDR However, the actual look and feel is not so good Netflix's HDR video is very dark on the Razer phone 2, especially in a well-lit environment The picture details in HDR mode are definitely better For example, the details of the bright area are significantly better on the Razer phone 2.
But the overall brightness is really too low. Really need a very bright screen to give full play to the power of HDR. HDR is like that And Razer phone 2 is not bright enough ROG phone's screen is brighter Even though it doesn’t have HDR certification, I think most people would prefer the screen of ROG phones to the Razer phone 2. Even if the details of the picture in the bright place are lost, it is because the screen of the ROG phone is really bright The screen of the Black Shark phone 2 is relatively ordinary, the ordinary 60Hz screen but the look and feel is still great The exterior design is quite different.
Personally, I like the design of ROG phones the most. I think it’s the most unique design. I really like the etched lines on the back glass, the copper color elements and it’s great Razer phones look more square, still the design style of Nextbit Compared with the first generation, the second generation glass back cover makes it more high-end But still very square Black Shark 2 is less distinctive It's not ugly, but the appearance is very ordinary, not as iconic as the first two Although these three are all gaming phones, only ROG is equipped with a headphone jack Let me say that any gaming device, especially mobile phones, should have a headphone jack Any gaming device in 2018 should have But for some reason, both Razer 2 and Black Shark 2 need adapters. Maybe this is the trend in 2018. Speaking of ergonomic design, none of the three models are very comfortable to hold. In terms of long-term gaming, Razer phones have the worst experience If you hold it for a long time, the edges and corners of the phone will be very scratchy.
Compared to GBA or NS, the other two are also general GBA and NS are designed to adapt to the palm But these are mobile phones. They are so thin that they can’t hold them very well. I’d like to say that Black Shark 2 is better than the other two, but it’s average Ok light All three mobile phones have a backlit logo, you can use software to control the color or something I have seen the backlight logo on other gaming peripherals or notebooks Now finally on the phone But mobile phones and peripherals are a little different I have said in many videos The lights on peripherals and laptops can be used for fun, but the freshness will soon disappear I don’t know why, I like the lights on my phone very much You can customize the color of the logo In 2018, this is very fresh This makes your phone instantly different For example, there is a blue logo, which I like very much Make your phone look different And the mobile phone is my personal item, so this kind of customization ability is great I think the lights of Razer and ROG are great ROG has the largest light area, so I think it’s the best There are also lights on the side of the Black Shark 2, but it’s a bit redundant on the phone OK, the speakers of the three mobile phones are all front So the probability of covering the microphone is reduced when playing games, good thing The volume is full, but in terms of sound quality, Asus is the best Razer 2 is close behind, while Black Shark 2 is slightly behind, ranking third Good performance, the performance of all three mobile phones is very strong, Snapdragon 845 ROG mobile phones are packed with chips in the box, which means that ASUS deliberately selects the strongest performance in the same batch to use The highest frequency can be up to 2.96GHz instead of the ordinary 2.8 There is indeed a gap in the running time, but it is not obvious Playing games makes you even less aware of the gap Mobile games are very strong The battery capacity of the three is the same, all are 4000mAh Black Shark 2 consumes the fastest power, I don’t know if it’s a software problem, because this phone is not a mass production version Camera, let’s talk quickly Very average Razer Phone 2 may be the best of the three The resolution is the highest, and the dark details are better than ROG phones But compared to Pixel and iPhone, it’s really incomparable Finally, I want to talk about a unique function of ROG, the air trigger To those who don’t know is to put a sensor in the frame of the phone, you can perceive it by pressing it Like the console game controller, there are L2, R2, L1, R1 The air trigger simulates these buttons instead of real physical buttons The essence is the sensor in the middle frame Look directly, this idea is great The first time I heard and tried it was in Taiwan, I felt great But after trying ROG phones for a while, I found some limitations 1.
A little delay It will take a while after pressing If you bind it to an important function, such as shooting Then you definitely don’t want to delay, you have to fire immediately after aiming See the enemy, aim, press the trigger, fire But the processing time of those few milliseconds is annoying It is very convenient if it is bound to less important functions But a very important function, I will not tie it to the trigger Another point I noticed is that the maximum sensitivity did not meet my requirements. I want it to react when touched But you have to press hard, deliberately This again makes it less convenient It's not a bad thing Very inconspicuous, you can’t even see that there is a trigger here I think it can be solved in software, but now it’s cool, but not practical enough Another point, the vibration motor on ROG mobile phone is very powerful I have felt it, the strongest vibration motor on the phone If you like that tactile feedback, then it can satisfy you Vibration motors can also be used in games, if any games are used, it’s also great ROG mobile phone also has an accessory, which is a fan for heat dissipation.
I have used it for a while and it feels like a fancy thing It's not completely useless, it can dissipate heat, but it has no effect on performance In the running score and stress test with and without fans, I get the same results Maybe it’s useful if you play games for hours But in my personal test, it didn’t work. Razer phones have an optional wireless charger, which I like very much There are lights, it is annoying at night, you can turn it off But it has two forms, the form is placed flat, the phone is placed flat on top There is also a stand shape, which can be charged while watching a show, which is very cool Black Shark 2 comes with a handle that can be stuck on the phone case to make the gaming experience more ergonomically comfortable Connect via Bluetooth, no wire required I like this little accessory You can buy such an accessory on any mobile phone, but Xiaomi comes with it, which is great Okay, summary Are these phones worth buying? They are not cheap Gaming phones, definitely considered high-end products I found that Razer Phone 2 is the most balanced The 120Hz screen is great, the system UI, some games can make full use of the screen The sound quality of the speakers is full, the lighting is cool, and the camera is improved compared to the previous generation My opinion, even if you never play games on your phone This is also a great phone The user experience itself is great, if you still play games, it’s even more important As for ASUS ROG phones, it doesn’t feel so comprehensive.
Definitely a mobile phone for players If you don’t play games at all, I don’t recommend buying it Many of its features, including accessories, are to enhance the gaming experience But if you are a player and you can use these features, then it is great, especially its screen is very good Black Shark 2, the cheapest, but if you are in North America, it may be more difficult to buy it But considering its game feel and accessories, it is also a good choice But unless you don’t care about the camera performance at all, don’t buy these phones Because it costs 600$ to 900$ to buy them, you can easily buy other phones with much better cameras at this price.
If you care about cameras, don’t buy gaming phones If you really like the RGB backlight logo (To be honest, it’s really cool) Then you can buy one I hope you like this video. If you like it, please like and subscribe to the one-stop one-stop service. See you in the next issue~.
– Hey, guys, this is Austin. Between the ROG Phone and the Razer Phone 2, 2018 is shaping up to be an awesome year for gaming smartphones. So with both of them on the desk at the same time, why, I think a good old-fashioned comparison is in order. First up we have the Razer Phone 2. Now, a couple weeks ago, we were able to get our hands on this, but it was a very brief hands-on, whereas this, this is going to be a little bit more of an in-depth feature comparison review gaming benchmark. Are there other words I can put in the title? Do you see how shiny this glass is? It'll never be this shiny again the second I put my dirty fingerprints on it. Not only do we have a fast charger included in the box, something that a certain fruit-themed company might want to take note on, but we also have a series of cables and dongles. But what's actually kind of interesting about the Razer Phone is that we have a USB-C headphone adapter. Now this might not sound impressive. In fact, it's included on most phones that don't have a headphone jack, which is basically everything at this point.
But this actually does support full hi-fi audio and supposedly has a pretty good DAC inside. Next up we have the ROG Phone, and I actually don't know to open this box. (Velcro crackling) Oh, wow, okay, that's, all right, that's a box. All right. (chuckling) First up, we have the phone itself. So the ROG Phone's kind of unique in that not only does it have a USB-C and a headphone jack on the bottom, but it has two more USB-Cs on the side which are meant for accessories. So the last time I tried the ROG Phone, it was still a fairly early prototype, and I've gotta say, immediately, this feels really nice.
We do have that, actually, is that aluminum? That's gotta be aluminum. It's incredibly heavy, though, wow. It really feels nice, and it's got such a heft in the hand, and unlike the Razer Phone, which is basically a giant squared-off brick, this is much more rounded and a little bit more of a hand-friendly shape. Something unique about the ROG Phone is that unlike basically every other gaming phone out there, there's a wide range of accessories that are either included in the box such as this fan, or other things that'll be available for purchase.
You know what I feel like right now? I feel like ROG is trying to make the ultimate ROG Phone, right? Like, when we do Building the Ultimate, we try to find the ridiculous and crazy accessories, but they're just selling all of the accessories. You could literally get everything you need to build the ultimate ROG Phone straight from the store. Not only does it have the RGB, but it also has a fan, USB-C, headphone jack, all that stuff, which is rearranged to the bottom. This is cool. I really appreciate that they put this in the box. I don't want to get too into the dock right now, but the idea is that when you're using the phone in landscape mode, your hand is naturally covering up not only the headphone jack but also the USB-C, so in addition to be able to get a little bit of cooling, you also have those ports on the bottom of the phone so you can easily plug it in, plug your headphones in, and you won't get in the way of your hands. (box thumping) Wait, what'd you, what are you doing? A Black Shark? Wait, are you trying to add another phone to the comparison in the middle of the video? "You're Gamer, Let's Shark!" Oh boy, this looks exciting.
What's the deal with this? Oh. Oh, this is not the original Black Shark at all. Okay, this is an unprecedented move in that there's a brand-new unreleased smartphone on my desk and I literally don't know anything about it, except that it looks kind of cool! That's something to know about it, right? So it's got a kind of combination of aluminum on the sides but it still does have that glass back panel, and I'm assuming that looks kind of like an RGB logo? Oh, wow, that's quite the gamer skin, and, oh yeah, we do have a RGB logo on the back. I like how we have this great comparison: look, it's the ROG Phone versus the Razer Phone. It all makes sense. And now, I'm like, wait a minute, there's this totally new phone that I have no idea about. I have to figure it out on the fly.
This is cool, though. I guess they've definitely upped the RGB game. I mean, that's a look right there. So it looks like you can individually change not only the logo color, but also the little Shark Mode thing on the side. "By pressing the Shark button, "your phone will become a game console." What, a game console? In a smartphone? That's crazy! So after spending some time with the Black Shark, a few things come to mind. First of all and probably the most important for the video is that this is not a final phone and it's certainly not final software. There's definitely some tweaks that are going to need to go on before this is released. And also, a lot of the benchmarks and stuff don't even work yet, so we're gonna take some of this with a grain of salt. There's also the controller, which actually doesn't attach to the phone.
It attaches to the case that comes with the phone, so it's maybe not the most elegant way of doing it, but it's sort of like you would expect with a Joy-Con. The only problem is that the controller only works wirelessly, so even though you can slide it on, something like this, it actually doesn't attach with any kind of wires or whatever, so you still need to separately charge not only the controller but the phone itself. The big problem is that this is a Chinese market phone, which means that here in the United States, well, it doesn't have the Google Play store, or any kind of Google apps at all. Now there will be a global version of this phone, and hopefully that will include, you know, the fundamental apps that you would expect like YouTube, but for now, it's kind of hard to get apps on this, unless of course you wanna play a little bit of Fortnite by chance.
All three phones have the very familiar Snapdragon 845 inside. So the ROG is slightly clocked higher, but the main difference between the three is that the Black Shark has an optional 10 gigabyte of RAM option, whereas the others only top out at a measly eight gigs of memory. Coincidentally, they all have the exact same size 4,000-milliamp hour battery, which is a good thing for gaming, but from here, the differences start to stand out just a little bit more. The first big difference is with displays. The Black Shark has a perfectly respectable six-inch 2160x1080p panel. It's good but nothing spectacular, especially when you compare it to both the ROG Phone as well as the Razer Phone. Move over to the ROG Phone, and while it does have that same size as well as resolution of the Black Shark, it is an OLED panel running at a full 90 Hertz.
Now as far as I know, this is the first time that any phone has hit 90 Hertz with an OLED panel. The Razer Phone has a slightly smaller 5.7-inch display, but it is a much higher resolution at 2560×1440, and importantly, it runs at a whopping 120 hurt refresh rate. Hertz, not hurt. It doesn't hurt to refresh, it Hertz to refresh.
The only real downside is that this is a very wide phone, specifically when you put it side by side with the Black Shark and the ROG. It's just not quite as comfortable to hold, but that screen is really well-optimized for video. Let's talk about these screens for a second. The ROG Phone has a very accurate OLED panel, and even though it's not the most well-calibrated thing in the world, it looks nice to the eye. The Razer Phone thankfully is much, much brighter than the original version of the Razer Phone. Again, it's not quite 100% there, but it is a lot better than the previous generation.
And the Black Shark looks nice, but again, it's not quite final, so it's hard to run any kind of real tests. It looks goods, but I really feel like the winner here is the ROG just purely based on the looks. Where these phones really shine is with the higher refresh rate, so it's really hard to show on video, but even the 90 Hertz of the ROG Phone really does make a big difference in small things like scrolling through a webpage or moving between menus.
It really does seem a lot more fluid, and that definitely does apply to the Razer Phone. Now, to my eye, I actually can't really see a major difference between 90 Hertz and 120 Hertz. Theoretically, this is a little bit smoother, and I will say it looks maybe a little bit sharper when you're moving between things, but realistically, both these phones are a big step up over the Black Shark, or, well, every other 60 Hertz phone out there, which is basically all of them.
All three have dual front-firing speakers, but there's a clear winner as far as which one sounds best. – 780-998-9551 Hey, guys, this is Austin. The Microsoft Surface line has been growing a lot lately, with everything from a desktop all-in-one with the Surface Studio all the way down to the cheap and tiny Surface Go, there's a lot to like. – I guess the ROG Phone wins by default here. That's not what I was expecting. So the problem with the Razer Phone is at least with my specific unit, even though it is very loud and very clear, there's definitely a little bit of distortion on the very high volume. Something the ROG Phone definitely does right are the extra features and accessories that come along with it. One of the main ones is the squeeze feature. This is somewhat to what you'll find on the Pixel where if I squeeze it, what happens is it turns into ROG Gaming X Mode. The thing with X Mode is you actually can customize it to do whatever you want, but I just like going X Mode, not X Mode.
X Mode! It's just kind of fun to do. But it's not only just for show, so if you flip the ROG Phone over, on the top are the AirTriggers. This essentially adds physical controls to the top of the phone, giving it a little bit more of a controller kind of feel. The way it works is that each of them can be mapped to a specific button on the screen. The way it works is that inside the X Mode software, you can adjust the actual touchpoint of where you want it, so for example, my right trigger is the actual trigger in the game, and my left is to go on to the sights.
You can do it however you want, but the thing is, this is a really, really nice addition to give you a little bit more of a physical control on a phone without having to carry around, like, you know, a controller, or accessories. One downside to the ROG Phone is that this is one of the hottest devices that I've ever tested. Now it doesn't get uncomfortably warm, but after a few minutes of gaming, it does get a little bit toasty, which is where the included fan comes in. So what you do is snap this on to the USB-C ports on the bottom of the phone. As soon as you clamp it on, not only will the RGB logo light up, but it will start a pretty easy little fan which will cool the back of the phone. Now in testing this doesn't make a massive difference to performance. What it does do is cool off the back of the phone to make it a lot nicer for when you're, you know, doing extended Fortnite gaming sessions and not sweating your fingers up.
Can you sweat your fingers up? Is that, I can't say that, can I, that's weird. So what's the best gaming phone of 2018? Well, I really like a lot of what Razer has done with the Razer Phone 2. I gotta give it to the ROG Phone. Not only does it have great performance, it looks nice. It's got a lot of really cool features, but really, what kind of sells this to me over everything else is this is the first gaming phone that's not only good at gaming, but it's also good at being a phone, and that, that kind of means a lot.
hello friends and welcome to Gamorox Gaming and friends today I have good news for all the Rog Phone owners for all The Rog Phone fans and for all those peoples who want to purchase this phone Asus Rog Phone 2 Official Android 10 version is finally launched and friends it is nat any Beta update its full official update from Asus Asus ROG PHONE 2 Android 10 Update which was one of the most awaited updates And finally, its launched in India to Update your Phone Go to Settings -> Then System -> System Update now you can update your phone from here as you can see download file size is almost 1GB but before you proceed the update process keep few things in mind it is a big update so it will take some time to install completely therefore make sure your phone has at least 80% charge before the update or otherwise, if your phone battery gets discharged during the update process then you will have nothing but a bricked phone the update may take some time to complete so be careful and finally, I want to say Asus ROG PHONE 2 Offical Android Q update is available now go and update your phone thanks for watching If you liked the video please hit the like button Subscribe my channel Gamorox Gaming see you later till then take care and by
hey everyone this is Dom from tech advisor here at in for 2019 in Berlin and I'm here with the new asus ROG or Rog phone to know we see this was announced a month ago so you already know a bit about it but here at IFA Asus has just announced the pricing and release info for Europe so that seemed to me like the perfect excuse to stack it against the first rog phone and see how the two compare and whether you should be looking at an upgrade if you're an existing rog phone user or if you don't own either but you're tempted which wants you to go for let's take a look at the two phones side by side you'll straightaway see that while at first glance they're pretty similar there's actually a big difference the rog phone 2 which is on the right is a lot taller and a little bit thinner not a lot but there's a tiny fractional thinness but it feels thinner because that extra height that's basically because they've gone to a nineteen point five by nine display ratio in line with most of our flagship rather than the kind of stockier boxier thing you'll see on the the first rog phone that's not the only change to the display it's also showed up from ninety Hertz in the first rock phone up to 120 Hertz in the second one still AMOLED still one millisecond response time and still HDR – it's now got hdr 10 bit support so like you're already looking up this is basically one of the best panels you can get on any phone right now the original rog phone had a great panel already but 120hz with one millisecond response and HDR I mean this is the only phone you can buy right now that has a panel like that and it's hard to show on video but that extra response where it just means everything is super smooth and fluid whether the jump from 90 to 120 really makes a massive difference I don't know that's probably gonna be harder to tell where that jump up to 90 is certainly a big deal and that makes both phones very very tempting rest of the design kind of similar we've got the the fan ad on on both right now so that blocks a bit of the back of the phone you can see there there's a very similar aesthetic to the two similar to your camera setup though the specs are different fingerprint sensor you'll see is gone so it's there on the original Rog phone not on the rog phone 2 because it's now in the display otherwise it's got this same sort of angular cut out but you'll just see it's a little less pronounced on the new opponent and like even on it like just unlock that lock that area even on the fan you can see it's changing but there's more space here it's a quiet of fan but still just as powerful they've both got the RGB lighting here built on the fan the fan comes in the box by the way you don't pay extra for that and if you don't have the fan on the the RGB panel on the back of the phone itself lights up obviously the RGB is all customizable all that kind of stuff that's pretty much the same between both inside it's also all change so the original Rog phone Snapdragon 855 very fast to it when it came out the rog phone 2 hasn't just had the upgrade to the 855 it's gone to the 855 plus an extra optimized version the 855 so you're getting more than the year's benefits on top of the eight five five has got another seven percent CPU performance 15 percent GPU performance plus optimizations for a few specific games between this kind of perform even faster in those supported titles like asphalt 9 so you're gonna see like really phenomenal performance that's not even counting the other specs so Ram – 8 gig in the original rog obviously they've gone up 12 gig total overkill storage the original rog phone went up to 512 gigabytes previously Asus announced that the rog phone 2 was also a 512 gigabyte phone we just found out there's an Ultimate Edition that goes up to one terabyte of storage so you could be 855 plus processor like the first phone in the world to have that 12 gigabyte RAM you're not gonna find a phone with more RAM than that terabyte storage you're not gonna point phone with more storage than that then battery original rock phone four thousand milliamp hours rogue front to six thousand milliamp hours again outside of going into the phones made by brands like energizer that are really focused on that kind of thing you just will not find more battery than that in one phone so this is like really phenomenal top spec for what you're getting in terms of those sort of the gaming specific stuff there's been a few tweaks to as I've already mentioned the fans been changed a bit you can also see this an extra bit of RGB here on the updated fan there's also a whole range of other accessories you've got to buy them separately but there's things like be the twin view which gives you a second screen a bit like the LG V50 but more you know optimized for gaming purposes that second screen is also 120hz and comes with its own 5 thousand milliamp hour battery giving you a grand total 11 thousand milliamp hours between the two my favorite is probably the kunai gamepad or kunai I think it's kunai which basically looks like a kind of set of switch joycon controllers so you can use it as a remote controller or you can sort of strap them to the side of the rog phone to turning it into a basically a little mini switch and you know it doesn't feel quite as flawless as a switch then there's a little bit of life delay and using it I found though that may have just been the demo unit here but man like it's great having that access to really solid physical controls if you just want to use the actual phone itself both phones have the air triggers which are the little pressure sensitive sections on here so that when you're holding the phone landscape they basically serve as shoulder buttons if you want to use it to press down one thing you'll find on the new rogue phone is there's some extra sensitivity settings plus there's a new option to sort of slide along rather than just squeeze in so you get a little bit more control over them we'll also see if we go into the game center which has a nice you fancy animation we get a few more options we have specific game profiles we can set there's only one set on this device as you can see but we get more options here things like setting CPU performance or refresh rate per game if we go into the console this is pretty similar to what you've seen before again there's a few more archery options fan speed RGB lighting options that's basically the same between the two but there is one final software thing which is a little bit different which is that if you buy the original road phone you are tied in to this kind of gamer-y system interface which I actually quite liked I get a lot of flack on the channel sometimes they're sort of making fun of like things that have too much for gamer aesthetic I think it kind of works here and I quite like the look at it but if you don't if you buy the rog phone 2 you can switch that off and just switch to the Asus ZenUI which is what they use in their zenfone range it's pretty close to stock Android I can't show you it right now but yeah it's so much more sort of it's less flashy it's more casual it might feel more suitable in a professional environment and then you can switch back to the sort of rog UI when you really want a game when you're in your free time and speaking of the zenfone final thing I did talk about cameras briefly they've had a big upgrade so what we've got in here now is actually the same camera setup you'll find in the zenfone 6 asus's non-gaming flagship for the year so there's a forty eight megapixel main lens and then a wide-angle to support it with Sony's flagship flagship sensor in there powering it all you've got support for 4k video at 60fps a dedicated night mode all that kind of stuff plus then the selfie camera is that a big boost to 24 megapixels so that will be a lot better for selfies but also given the gaming thing if you want to stream as stream pushing yourself while you're gaming also couldn't in the corner it's in a nice bar it's out of the way of your landscape and it will get a nice angle of you for this at the top so yeah I mean I'm normally the kind of person who when we're looking at like year-on-year updates of phones I tend to be a skeptic about operating I tend to say look stick on the old phone if you've got it or if you're looking to find you one go with the old one it's going to be cheaper but I'm not she kind of torn here because they have the same RRP 899 euros so that should mean 799 pounds $899 so that hasn't quite been confirmed just yet if you want to get the terabyte version of the rog phone 2 that will jump up to 1199 euros so 300 euro difference again I assume the same in dollars and pounds that's a big jump probably not worth it for most but if you're happy with the regular 512 model like it's the same price the other one will probably took down a bit just because it's the older one there are so many updates across the board in the rog phone 2 everything like core specs camera design display accessories RGB lights air triggers everything is better than it was before and so it's really hard not to look at the first rog phone as proof of concept and the rog phone 2 as the real deal alright yeah we're here at IFA 2019 we're gonna be shooting more videos out here so like them subscribe stay tuned check out and I cannot wait to get one of these in and shoot an unboxing with it and hopefully do a full review