ROG Phone 2 Durability Test! – Most Powerful Smartphone?

the asus rog phone 2 is probably the most powerful and feature-rich smartphone that money can buy in 2019 it's technically a gaming smartphone ro G stands for Republic of gamers and asu's has been using this brand to deliver some pretty innovative stuff today we're gonna find out if it's durable let's get started one of my favorite things about gaming smartphones is that they are typically a little less conservative design wise and let them self fine literally with built-in LED lighting I'll turn the back LED logo on in just a second the ROG 2 has a metal and glass back combo design and has the same copper vent that we saw in last year's ROG 1 it looks pretty phenomenal with it's multicolored subtle holographic reflective accent lines that run throughout the dark silver let's start with the scratch test the ROG 2 has a large 6.6 inch 1080p screen and it's using the latest version of Gorilla Glass Gorilla Glass 6 which means that we shouldn't see any scratches at level 2 like we saw on the plastic inner screen of the Galaxy fold the ROG to scratches at level 6 with deeper grooves at a level 7 up here at the top of the phone we find a singular 24 megapixel front facing camera tucked into the black bezel the bezels are slightly larger on this beast due to the internal front firing stereo speakers they also double as a place to grip the phone while gaming in landscape mode last year's phone had orangish colored plastic stuff covering the grille and this year they've made it a bit more clean and got rid of the orange which I'm a fan of the same thing goes for the secondary front-facing stereo speaker grille down at the bottom of the phone it wouldn't be a durability test without finding out what the phone is made from the ROG phone has an anodized aluminum body there is a SIM card tray down here that's a dual SIM but no SD card slot even though there is a one terabyte upgrade option for the internal memory which is impressive it still doesn't beat the inexpensiveness and easiness of just adding an SD card down the road there's not a rubber ring around the SD card for it which we haven't seen in a long time moving up to the side of the phone it contains a rubber plug this keeps the accessory ports and secondary charging port clean when it's not being used the rog 2 has two USB C charging ports this side port can also output 4k video tweet TV or computer monitor and can connect to the external fan cooling units or other accessories it's pretty cool to have options even if there is no advertised water resistance the top of the phone has more anodized black metal and the right side of the phone has the capacitive touch pad triggers money the rent just like we would see on a gaming controller it also has a metal volume rocker and metal power button and those capacitive corner triggers shouldn't affect our building but we'll find out with the bin test in just a minute finally here at the bottom of the phone we get the USB C port and we see our little buddy the headphone jack I haven't seen one of these in a while a lot of flagship and mid-range phone manufacturers have been dropping the headphone jack so they can push their own brand of wireless headphones that usually cost well over a hundred and fifty or two hundred dollars it's important to remember that there are a lot of good wireless headphones out there that cost a whole lot less which brings us to Raycom huge thanks to Ray Con for sponsoring this video ray cons totally wireless headphones are half the price about a premium wireless earbuds and sound just as good if anything these are louder and have more base than any other headphone I've tested recently and I've tried out quite a few different headphones I mostly use my headphones at the gym or while running and these are small enough and light enough that I never feel like they're falling out they have six hours of play time with an additional 24 hours of juice stored in the carrying case you can get 15% off and check out the additional colors with the link in the description there's definitely no reason to pay big bucks to buy headphones that are the same brand as your cell phone especially when there are cheaper and better options like these ray cons well you decide for yourself though they have free shipping and free returns and thanks to Ray Con for sponsoring this video getting back to the back of the ROG 2 the main portion of the phone is covered with that great glass the vibrant accent lines and hard camera angles helped make this phone look pretty unique it's got a 48 megapixel main camera with a 13 megapixel ultra-wide camera on the side and there are also two different colored LEDs for the flash when both colors of the LEDs flash at the same time it helps not to wash out the image as much but the thing that makes this phone physically stand out the most is the metal growth a su says the upper copper portion has a vent that lets the heat escape out from inside the phone which is kind of true we found out last year that the metal shell was mostly for aesthetics and the copper coloring was also mostly just for looks nothing was really wicking heat away from the processor there passive bins underneath the metal of course but no internal fans and the actual heat pipe the part that does keep the phone cooled most is on the screen side not the back panel so we'll see if that's the case when we tear down this guy's well they did include a clear case in the normal retail box which is nice it still leaves a little gap for the copper cooling to show through let's get these LEDs turned on now it might look like this RGB ROG logo isn't very luminous here on my desk but that's only because my desk lights are super bright we can see the changing colors when they're shadowed but in a normal room this would be pretty easy to see I'm definitely not opposed to making it even brighter though ROG is probably still using that little side lit deflection thing we saw in last year's phone we'll have to check it out from the inside of course but the point is the 6,000 milliamp hour battery can probably handle a few extra LEDs inside and it would be pretty cool to see some more major lights just like we would see in a gaming PC either way this thing looks pretty cool these six thousand milliamp hour battery is probably one of the best things about this phone alongside the 120 Hertz 1080p OLED panel for reference most phones and monitors these days refresh at 60 Hertz so having a phone that can display these movies game scrolling and images twice as fast as usual and is pretty interesting it does last about 30 seconds under the flame from my lighter which is also cool or hot depending on how you look at it the screen definitely did not recover though so don't do this at home I almost forgot about the under screen fingerprint scanner it's easy to tell that the ROG 2 is using an optical scanner one because the whole display brightens to max when it's trying to sense my finger and more importantly it has the green circle of light where my finger is touching the sensor underneath the display uses that green light to illuminate the ridges on my fingerprint and then reads my fingerprint through those LEDs it's pretty cool the under screen fingerprint technology wouldn't be possible on an LCD due to all those layers we saw in my last video just oh let's the good news is is that even with these level 7 deeper grooves marring up the surface of the glass the fingerprint reader can still sense my finger and unlocks the phone every time finally the bend test this thing is massively thick and heavy which by default helps the rigidity of the phone but even with that thickness and weight we still get a flex near the side charging port I guess having a hole in the frame weakens it a bit and allows it to flex but there are no permanent kings or cracks in the metal even when bent from the front side the ROG – is still a solid beast of the phone and quite possibly one of the most feature-rich smartphones money can buy in 2019 it passes my durability test I'll toss a link for the current pricing of the ROG – down in the description below next to the rake on headphones link remember you can get 15% off to be honest I got this phone mostly so I could check out the insides hit that subscribe button if you're into that kind of thing and coming out with me on Instagram and Twitter would you ever buy a gaming phone or maybe better question do you gain very much on your current phone let me know down in the comments thanks stuff for watching I'll see you around

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Black Shark 2 Durability Test! – a Cheap Gaming Phone?!

Before we durability test the new Black Shark
2 gaming phone, I've had a few people ask me what happens when I try to use the telephoto
periscope camera on the P30 Pro that I dissected and left out of the phone. The answer is nothing. I initially assumed that the other cameras
would still work, but they don't. The camera app just freezes and doesn't function
when one camera is missing. Kind of strange…but hey, now we know.

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this video. Now it's time to check out what kind of hardware
a dedicated gaming smartphone brings to the table with the newest Black Shark 2. Let's get started. [Intro] While every smartphone can technically game,
there are a few phones on the market that are built specifically for gaming.

Usually they get pretty expensive. This Black Shark 2 is about half the cost
of other flagship gaming phones while still providing a lot of the same exact features. And you know that gets my attention pretty
quick. Inside the box we have a charger and a power
cord, and it also includes a case that's form fit to the unique design of the Black Shark
2. This thing looks pretty sweet with it's intricate
meshed together glass and metal design and subtle dark green shine along the edges.

I almost feel bad about putting this phone
through my tests…almost. The cool thing about gaming phones is that
they usually add LED accents like we saw on the Razer Phone 2 and the ROG Phone. This Black Shark 2 is no different. My camera doesn't pick it up super well, but
it has an LED light up logo on back and LED bars that light up on the sides when it's
plugged in. I'm a fan. Let's start with the scratch test. Black Shark was nice enough to add a plastic
protective screen protector. I have a set of Mohs mineral picks that tell
us what materials things are made from. Plastic screens, like a Nintendo Switch, scratch
at a level 3. Glass screens would scratch at a level 5 or
6. And sapphire screens scratch at a level 8
or 9. Diamonds are the only thing that scratch at
a level 10. This Black Shark 2 gaming phone shows scratches
at a level 6 with deeper grooves at a level 7, which is pretty much the norm these days. But, we still always got to check to make

There is an earpiece on this smart phone. This also doubles as a stereo speaker, which
makes sense, even with only one speaker would be pretty hard. The front 20 megapixel camera is covered with
the same glass as the screen and is scratch resistant. One thing I am kind of worried about are the
LED strips along the side. Like we learned with the iPad Pro, any defect
or hole introduced into the metal frame makes the metal weaker and this plastic bar is taking
up quite a bit of space.

The power button is made from metal and there
is one more little slider switch up here at the top. Black Shark creatively calls this the Shark
Key. When flipped, this throws the phone into a
shark space mode with a bit better dedicated game performance and no notifications. The button is made from metal, along with
the top of the phone. The left side has its volume rocker and same
LED strip embedded along the edge. We'll find out later if the flashy bits make
the phone weaker or not. Down here at the bottom of the phone, we are
missing the headphone jack, but do have a USB-C port and dual SIM card tray. There is no water resistance rating on the
Black Shark 2. One thing I do like about gaming phones is
their ability to break out of the normal smart phone mold and add a little bit of design
flare. This phone appears to be using metal for the
matte black bits as you can see from my little shark drawing down here at the bottom.

Sharks have a reputation for being loners,
but a lot of sharks are actually social with each other, sometimes hunting in packs or
just hanging out in groups called a shiver. A shiver of sharks. I guess you could say that this is a baby
shark, mommy shark, and daddy shark doodoodoodododo…okay, I'm really sorry. The glass area intertwined with the metal
is where Black Shark has stuck their antennas. Taking apart this phone is going to be interesting,
especially because they claim to have made the world's first smart phone with direct
touch full coverage liquid cooling, whatever that means.

So subscribe if you want to see the internal
guts of the phone. The main camera here is a 48 megapixel monster,
paired with a 12 megapixel telephoto camera – both protected by scratch resistant glass. One thing that Black Shark has been bragging
about is the display. It's a normal 1080p AMOLED, but they say that
the touch sensitivity is where this phone excels, with a 43.5 millisecond response time. They've tested it against the iPhone, the
S10, and even the ROG gaming phone. Of course it's Black Shark's own test, and
Black Shark did come out on top, but that's still pretty cool, and a pretty important
feature while gaming. The screen lasted for about 20 seconds under
the heat from my flame before going white and never completely recovered. Like a lot of other high end flagships, the
Black Shark 2 does come with an under screen optical fingerprint scanner. We can tell it's optical by the way it uses
green light to illuminate my fingerprint while it's taking pictures. I'll scuff up the glass with some deeper grooves
and try the fingerprint scanner again, just to make sure it can survive some abuse.

And it looks like even with this damage, the
fingerprint scanner still functions. A durable smart phone is important, especially
a gaming phone that's going to be manhandled constantly. It's time to see if this aesthetic blend of
metal, glass, and plastic LED sidebars is durable. When bent from the back there is almost zero
flex to the phone. With the exact same result when bent from
the front. This phone is totally rock solid. Whether you keep your phone in your back pocket,
or are a gamer with anger issues, this phone should survive the rigors of everyday life
and gaming just fine. I'm looking forward to see how the internal
LEDs integrate with the hardware and to see if the internal liquid cooling of the Black
Shark 2 even comes close to the water bed sized heat pipe we found inside of the Razor
Phone 2. Remember, there's a link in the description
for Raid Shadow Legends if you want to try a new game. Hit that subscribe button if you haven't already.

And come hang out with me on Instagram and
Twitter. Thanks a ton for watching. I'll see you around..

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The ROG Phone 5 has a Problem – Durability Test Fail!

the rog phone 5 is basically the most powerful gaming phone on the market right now and could be argued that it's the most powerful smartphone of all time i kind of slice my finger open removing the massive heat pipe on the xperia pro so i apologize for that but it'll be relevant a little later in this video inside the box our rog phone the republic of gamers comes with an external cooling fan this time around it's got the rgb lights on the bottom with two extra clicky buttons on either side of the fan moving two gaming buttons to the back saves screen real estate for your eyes it's kind of smart now the display is not covered up by thinkers this guy costs about 1 000 euros which is 1200 so it should be an interesting durability test let's get started [Music] right off the bat this phone is pretty dark black everywhere with some futuristic text and led designs on the back if you remember rog has always been kind of loud with their designs the rog-1 and 2 both had big metal bumps on the back with built-in vents that were supposed to help dissipate the heat from inside the phone then the rog-3 came along with its more subtle design but still had that massive metal aerodynamic cooling system inside for the heat dissipation which was also visible from outside the phone with a little transparent window i was a big fan of this one all of these phones have been pretty rock solid so far rog did skip the number four which is common because in china the number 4 is an unlucky number just like 13 is unlucky here in the usa their number 4 sounds very similar to the word death so it's just better to skip it since nobody wants an rog phone called death the rog 5 design is much more subtle almost falling into that normal boring glass rectangle thing that every other phone brand is doing so it's a little disappointing i still prefer the loud aesthetic of the previous versions also inside the box we get some stickers and a very thin plastic case we also get a large 60 watt fast charger since there are two batteries inside the rog phone 5 it can charge twice as fast there's also a braided cable if you do want a backup or travel charger that's about 1 4 the size of this brick you can always grab a 20 watt charger from my channel sponsor anchor it's just 16 bucks on amazon i'll leave a link in the description it's time for the scratch test i've been systematically durability testing smartphones for the past six years it's a strange hobby i know but performing the same tests over and over again lets us compare all of the popular phones to each other over the years and luckily the vast majority of the phones that i test survive it's pretty rare when a phone fails the rog-5 is using gorilla glass victis and we start seeing scratches at a level six with deeper grooves at a level seven everything's pretty normal so far there is a thin earpiece slot up at the top of the phone for the top stereo speaker and then there's the front facing 24 megapixel camera that's also tucked up here into the bezel the bezels aren't crazy big and for a gaming phone it's actually kind of nice since the phone is normally in the horizontal position and the bezels give your hand a little more real estate to hold on to without covering the screen speaking of real estate there are additional capacitive buttons on the side corners of the phone along with the metal power button and the metal volume rocker these capacitive triggers can be programmed to different actions while gaming the top of the phone is pretty bare and over here on the left side of the phone we get more metal along with the rubber stopper that is most definitely gonna get lost there's a zero percent chance this thing lasts longer than a week we'll come back to these ports in a second the sim card tray is also metal and funny enough a normal size sim card removal tool isn't long enough to open it up you'll need an extra long tool to get the job done also strangely there is no rubber ring around the sim card tray opening which is usually like the bare minimum of water resistance the rog phone 5 has no official ip rating which means even rog doesn't trust their rubber plug the bottom of the phone has another usbc port as well as a headphone jack i'm glad it's back since it disappeared on last year's model now it's pretty cool of asus to include a fan in the box i'm still skeptical that blowing air on the surface of the foam on the outside of the glass has any meaningful impact on the internal temperatures but nesu says that the fan which also has a kickstand decreases the surface temperature by 15 degrees and the internal processor by 10.

I'll have to test that out later you know if the phone survives jumping into the settings we can change up the exterior lighting since we know that the rgbs improve the fpss of the rogs i'll bump the fan to full blast so you can get a feel for how loud it is and then i'll drop it down to minimum nothing super crazy my favorite active cooling system that we've ever seen is still the thermoelectric cooler on the black shark 3. that thing drops the temperature to just above freezing and was pretty impressive it'll be cool to see how these lights work from the inside during the teardown unlike the rog-1 and the rog-2 the surface of the rog-5 is totally flat made out of one solid slab of glass the rear camera lens is also pretty low profile there are three cameras underneath a 64 megapixel main camera that can film an ak a 13 megapixel ultra wide camera and a 5 megapixel macro camera along with a single colored led flash all protected under glass now fingerprint scanners and i don't always have the best luck together the rog 5 does have an under display scanner it's optical but unfortunately it doesn't seem to want to read my fingerprint very much granted there are a few level 7 scratches already over the top and my fingers are not pristine but for a thousand euros i was kind of hoping for a little better performance since you know gaming phones are all about performance the screen of the rog5 is where things start to really shine we have a 6.7 inch display with 1 billion colors a 144 hertz refresh rate and a 300 hertz input touch sensitivity rate which is a pretty big deal while gaming basically means you'll be fired actual fire of course is probably frowned upon but it's good to know that the amoled display can last for 30 seconds under my flame and still completely recover minus the oleophobic coating of course see look at this i've already forgot about the rubber stopper and it's only been like seven minutes and i don't know about you but when i think of gamer i think of some pretty aggressive hand movements because emotions are usually high which means that a gaming phone should be even more durable than a regular phone and keep in mind during this bin test that i'm not even using all of my fingers right now unfortunately with the very first bend we see some pretty major cracking along the antenna line near the bottom half of the phone and that small crack for some reason has catastrophically affected the internal vibrator which now sounds more like a hissing cat than anything else with another bin from the front we lose the entire screen at that same weak point that antenna line the victis glass in the front is still intact it's just the display under the glass that has given up the ghost one billion colors are gone in an instant this of course is not an ideal situation a phone without a screen is like a car without tires finally we'll flip the phone around to the back and try one more time and right there next to the center usbc and accessory port we find another weak point in the frame and just like apple's ipad it's game over for the rog phone five may he rest in peace says i've performed this same test on hundreds of phones over the last six years and the vast majority of them survive which makes it even more embarrassing for the phones who don't especially when they cost this much the led lights on the back of the phone still work but the rest of the phone does not and it's even more sad since i haven't been to the gym in a year and i'm only using nine fingers rog skipped number four because they were superstitious about death but then number five died anyway pretty painfully it'll be interesting to take this guy apart and see why it failed from the inside there's a good chance that that dual battery system messed with the structural integrity this is just the regular rog-5 of course there is one more even more expensive rog-5 called ultimate which has the second display on the back but judging by the fact that it also has dual batteries side accessory ports and this very same antenna line on the side i think it would indeed suffer the exact same fate during the bin test but hit that like button if you think we should check remember most smartphones don't hold their value all that well so if you do want a good gaming phone last year's rog 3 still has 5g and almost the same specs and is now half the price and more importantly doesn't fold in half rog has definitely made some winners in the past just not this time around the rog phone 5 officially fails my durability test as always let me know what you think down in the comments make sure you're subscribed so you don't miss that teardown and come hang out with me on instagram and twitter thanks done for watching i'll see you around

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Gaming on a Phone? Razer Phone 2 Review!

are you a gamer that just can't wait to get home to your PC but need more portability than a laptop well you're probably looking for a gaming phone like the Razer phone 2 in this review we'll check out the Razer phone 2 and find out if it's worth it let's start with the specs it's got a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 CPU with fate the chamber cooling 8 gig of ram 4,000 milliamp hour battery 5.7 inch 1440p 120 hertz screen and 64 gig of internal storage with the option of up to one terabyte of microSD storage cool specs but they come at the cost of a fairly large and heavy phone it's fifteen point eight centimeters in Hyatt seven point nine centimeters in width and eight point five millimeters thin and weighs it beastly 220 grams noticeably heavier in the hand compared to my pixel three XL which is a similar size the phone is quite blocky in shape which is a different direction from most other new phones that follow the smooth edge trend however this might be to cater for the front facing speakers let's see what the extra weight and larger size actually gets us the screen looks alright its LCD so blacks aren't quite as nice compared to my usual OLED phone the main feature is the 120 Hertz refresh rate which makes movement look super smooth compared to most other phones and does something you'd expect to see from the gaming phone unfortunately not all games support 120 Hertz so this may not be beneficial depending on your game more on this later there are two huge front-facing Dolby Atmos 5.1 surround sound speakers and it's also got a USBC 24-bit duck these speakers are the best I've ever heard on a phone and sound great if you're listening to audio without headphones I'd say the quality was even better than some laptops I've tested despite all that space there's no 3.5 millimeter jack here unfortunately so you'll either need bluetooth or USB type-c headphones however it does come with an adapter and I thought listening to music with this sounded excellent to the body of the device is glass to support wireless charging and it's ip67 water resistant up to one meter or about three feet despite the huge front-facing speakers if you prefer wired charging there's quick charge support through the USB type-c input found down the bottom the left hand side has volume up and down buttons which I found to be in a nice position while holding the phone above these is the sim tray which also includes the microSD slot on the top there's what looks like a hole for the mic while the right-hand side has the power button which doubles as a fingerprint scanner I'm not personally a fan of the combined power button and fingerprint scanner with this one at least you've got to first push the power button before it will read your fingerprint even after using the phone for two weeks I still didn't get used to the location of the fingerprint scanner and much prefer having it on the back fortunately there are alternatives if you just want to quickly check notifications including double tap to wake and eviant display due to that glass body the back of the phone is a glossy black which picks up fingerprints and is also a bit slippery one of the first things I did with my glass pixel 3xl was buy a case for it because I just knew I'd drop it the razor phone – definitely isn't as bad but glass does just seem to be harder to keep hold off in the centre towards the top is the razor Luger it wouldn't be a gaming phone without some RGB lighting and it can be customized in the razor climate app and this allows you to set the logo color intensity and color patent as well as use it as a notification LED that doesn't seem to be too much practical use – this different colors mean different types of alerts but you'd only see it while the phone is based down and I don't know about you but I generally put mine face up so I can just see the full notifications on the screen it does have the benefit of letting the world know that I'm a gamer check out my RGB while you're talking on a phone call assuming of course phone calls are something people still actually do with their phones just in case it is I found cold quality to sound great through the speaker and with the phone's mic no problems there two cameras are found on the back just above the razer logo there's a wide 12 megapixel camera with an F 1.75 aperture and image stabilization and telephoto that's also 12 megapixel with F 2.6 aperture it's good phase detection autofocus however I found it a little difficult to find focus I've taken some photos with the razor phone – along with my pixel 3xl to compare with of course we expect the pixel 3 Excel to produce better images it's currently one of the best phone cameras available I just thought it would be useful to include something else for reference that can be picked up for around the same price and well it's my only other recent fire that isn't more than three years old I've taken a photo of an apple tree in my messy garden outside in the middle of the day the camera in the razor seems to have removed most of the shutter and the colors are less vibrant here's another example with some fruit indoors although the pixel is darker the razor again seems to be missing shadows and Colour details the photo from the razor looks more washed out in comparison in this low-light photo of a sundae which I unfortunately had to eat just for the photo there seems to be more details in the glass and ice cream in the pixel photo it's sharper while the razor is again reducing shadows shown by the brownie on the top of the ice cream this is the final low-light photo where we can see the image from the razor was darker here whereas before it was too light and washed out now it seems to be going the other way the exposure and colors from the pixel just looked better to me here overall I found the photos from the razor phone – either too dark or too light and just not as colourful but still definitely good enough I think keep in mind we're comparing with the best here many gamers probably don't even care that much the rear camera is also capable of 4k 60fps video and in this example I've got the same clip shot on the razor phone – and then on my pixel 3xl just for comparison it was dark so there's a fair amount of noise in birth the shutter speed on the razor presumably changes at times as flickering seems to come and go but otherwise I don't really have a preference in terms of quality the front camera on the other hand is 8 megapixels with an f2 Point or aperture and is capable of 1080p video at either 30 or 60 FPS this is what the front camera on the pixel 3 looks like standing outside in the video from the front camera on the razor isn't great quite washed out but it will get the job done if you need an emergency selfie the 4 thousand milliamp hour battery is above-average and another advantage to the largest size of the phone it allows for long use and I was averaging two to three days on one charge with medium use but this will of course vary based on your usage habits for heavier use I found that while watching 1080p YouTube video with the screen on 50% brightness it lasted for seven hours and 53 minutes charging the phone from completely dead to 100 sent with quick charging took two hours and three minutes and it got to 18% within the first ten minutes I wasn't able to test wireless charge times as you'd expect as a gaming phone it was able to play current games well with high settings without any issues playing fortnight with epic settings went well although personally I still prefer using a mouse and keyboard I also got sent the raise of Raju controller although this isn't supported in games like fortnight modern combat 5 was used with the controller and it was a much better experience compared to just using the screen once you get used to it although the controller was a fair bit heavier with the phone on top but this does mean you don't need to hold a warm phone here's how hot the phone got while playing getting to around 43 degrees Celsius towards the top then a little lower around the rest of the phone so it was a little warm to the touch the vapor chamber is meant to allow heat to spread out over the phone to improve cooling and reduce hot spots in this case there was a 6 degree difference from hottest to coldest point on the back comparatively while just watching YouTube it was still a little warm though it was more even now and cooler compared to while gaming razer has a list of officially supported games that have been tested and support the 120 Hertz ultra motion screen although they note the games may not necessarily run at 120 fps this isn't a complete list either but it's worth keeping in mind that support for 120 Hertz screens seems to vary by game the phone comes with a mostly stock version of Android with the Nova launcher at the time of launch it came with Android 8.1 however Razer since updated to Android 9.0 reply from the 27th of February which was used for the majority of the testing here the PI update claims to improve battery life app functionality provides 4k 60fps video shooting and more but I didn't do any before and off the tests with the exception of raises custom glowing green icons and a few Razer apps such as Cromer and cortex this feels very much like a stock Android device for up-to-date pricing check the links in the description as prices will change over time at the time of recording here in Australia the razor phone 2 sells for twelve hundred and fifty Australian dollars about the same as the pixel three XLR compared with starting on the first of March 2019 razor are offering limited time pricing to 899 Australian dollars but I don't know how long that will last for in the US it looks like usually goes for around 800 US dollars but also appears to have a current discount of $300 off making it 500 US dollars and much more competitive so what did you guys think about the razor phone – overall I found it to provide a great gaming experience at least for a phone it's got my specs inside and the 120 Hertz screen makes movements super fluid however as discussed this can't be utilized by all games the speakers are great and it's got a fairly large battery – which should help out during those longer gaming sessions the phone definitely prioritizes gamers as it should given it's a gaming phone and while it has other features that other phones have they're not as good as the competition such as the cameras which were lacking compared to other phones around the same price point otherwise the only issues I had were that it was on the heavier side and while under load it did get warm though again not surprising for a mobile device while gaming the press seems a bit high – but with the current discounts in price it seems much more reasonable let me know what you thought about the razor phone – down in the comments and if you're new here don't forget to subscribe for future tech videos like this one

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An ICE COLD Gaming Phone? – Durability Test!

So it's been a pretty rough year for gaming
phones, with both the ROG Phone 5 and the Legion Phone 2 getting a game over in their
first durability test. It's time to see if this Black Shark 4 can
hold up any better. Today's video is sponsored by Omaze who I
partnered up with to give away a brand new, custom Tesla Model S and $20,000 in cash that
you can keep for yourself or pay it forward. Omaze does these massive giveaways while supporting
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a nonprofit called Give Power, which helps get energy and clean water to regions around
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but you can always go to to get entered for your chance to win. And of course I'll put a link in the description. I think it's time we see how durable this
Black Shark 4 really is. Let's get started. [Intro] The Black Shark 4 is intriguing for multiple
reasons, one is it's $500 price point, and the other is this active refrigerating coolant
we'll get to in a second. Inside the box we get a free hard plastic
case…kind of nice. Free protection is a good thing. And then we have the phone itself. It's quite a bit different than last year's
design. Still incredibly flashy like a gaming phone
usually is. But we are missing the metal X framed across
the back panel which means that this bend test could be rather interesting.

It's also got a 1020 watt fast charger in
the box. Black Shark was one of the first devices to
every implement that dual battery charging, so I assume that's what's going on again this
year. 120 watts is an impressive amount of power
and should get from 0-100% charged in just about 17 minutes. We'll try out the case just for kicks and
giggles. I always have a case on my own phone. It looks like the case won't be compatible
with that refrigerated cooler though so we can just take it off for now. The other interesting component on this new
Black Shark phone is the physical motorized popup trigger buttons on the corners. Most gaming phones have some kind of capacitive
or ultrasonic trigger buttons on the frame, but there's something to be said for an actual
tactile button. These buttons can be mapped to all kinds of
different tasks when not in gaming mode. And this year instead of motorizing these
buttons, this rising action is done with magnets.

I'm not totally sure how, but I'm sure we'll
figure it out from the inside during the teardown, you know, if it survives that long. Let's talk about the refrigerating cooler
for a second. Getting rid of the excess heat is a task that
every piece of electronics has to deal with. Most smartphones have a passive method of
cooling with heatpipes and vapor chambers. And some have a more active solution like
the dual fans inside of the Legion 2…may he rest in peace. Out of the box, this fun Cooler 2 Pro has
a starting temperature of 73 degrees fahrenheit, and once I get it plugged into an external
power source we instantly get fan movement as well as a digital readout of the cooler's
temperature. And within seconds we've already dropped 20
degrees down to 56 degrees fahrenheit. This is an active cooler on steroids and it's
surprisingly inexpensive. Last year's version only cost like 40 dollars
right now.

We'll leave this over here on the side to
see how cold it can really get while we start testing this Black Shark 4, starting with
the scratch test. Xiaomi is nice enough to include a built in
screen protector on the Black Shark 4. We'll rip that off and test the surface underneath. As we know, plastic screens will start scratching
a level 2 or 3. Glass will start scratching at 5 or 6. And sapphire screens will start scratching
at level 8 or 9. And as we can see from the Black Shark 4,
it's made with tempered glass since we get scratches starting at level 6, with deeper
grooves starting at level 7.

We haven't run across a plastic screen in
a while. Our refrigerated cooler is still over there
just chilling, now down to 0 degrees celsius. My laser temperature thermometer is showing
about 38 Fahrenheit which is about 3 degrees celsius. So it looks like there is a few degrees of
discrepancy, but it could also just be that the internal thermas location is closer to
the cooler than my laser is. Either way, it's still pretty impressive. Let's keep going. The Black Shark 4 does have a tiny hole punch
cut out in the screen for that 20 pixel selfie camera, and dual stereo speakers. The earpiece is covered with a plastic grill
that won't be coming off on it's own. The side magnetic popup buttons are also made
from metal, along with the textured switch that activates the rising. The buttons seem solid and can't be pried
out, or damaged with hammering, which is good news.

The rest of the frame is also metal. The side mounted fingerprint reading power
button is scratchable, but we'll get to that more in a second. The top of the phone is pretty empty. Then we have the dual SIM card tray and volume
rocker on the left side, both of which are made from metal. The SIM card tray does not include any expandable
memory. However, the bottom of the phone does have
a USB-C and a little friend, the headphone jack. Another example of an inexpensive phone to
rival with more features than the expensive ones. When I first pulled the Black Shark 4 out
of the box, I just assumed the black panel was glass. Turns out though, it's not. It's fine with me though. Art Class with Jerry is back in session. the fun cooler is now in the negative digits
– just below freezing. And here on the back of the Black Shark 4
we now have a tooth.

Pretty accurately sized for a Great White
Shark, you know, the massive sharks currently swimming around in the ocean today. I drew a Great White tooth because if I were
to draw an extinct Megalodon tooth it wouldn't fit since the largest Megladon tooth ever
found is about 7 inches long, and would disappear off the top and bottom of the plastic panel. How's that for freaky. The Black Shark 4 has 3 rear cameras: the
main 48 megapixel sensor, then we have an 8 megapixel wide angle in the middle, followed
by a 5 megapixel depth sensor all tucked up under the same piece of glass. With our freezer over there as cold as ice,
it's only fair to bring some heat from the opposite end of the temperature spectrum. This guy has a 6.6 inch 1080p display, with
a 144 hertz refresh rate, and a 720 hertz touch sampling rate.

Pretty similar to that Legion Dual 2. This Black Shark 4's AMOLED display lasted
about 25 seconds under the heat from my lighter before going white, but eventually did recover. Before we check out that icicle of a cooler,
let's test the side mounted fingerprint scanner. This has already been scratched so it did
take a little longer than normal to set up my fingerprint since it was damaged. But I'll be honest, I think I prefer this
side mounted setup on the power button more than I do the under display sensors since
if it doesn't register my fingerprint or my fingers are wet or dirty, my finger is already
on the power button and just makes unlocking the phone that much faster.

I wish more smartphones did it this way. Finally, let's see how this refrigerated cooler
works from the inside. Black Shark is calling this the Fun Cooler
2. We had it down to about negative 1 degree
celsius when all by itself. Clipping it to a warm phone brings it up to
about 3 degrees celsius, but that's still like playing with your phone inside of a refrigerator. Pretty much guaranteed to keep things cool
and would allow the internal processor to be pushed far beyond its normal capacity.

There are 3 screws underneath the fan grill,
and then we have a thin piece of black rubber, which probably helps keep the plastic back
of the phone protected from the metal copper layer of the cooler. There are 4 screws holding that bottom copper
to the fan. Black Shark is using a thermal electric cooler
inside of this thing, sometimes called a Peltier Cooler since that's the guy who came up with
it back in the 1830's. Little did he know though that people would
be using his tech to more efficiently throw Angry Birds at pigs on their smartphones. Welcome to the future. The internal board components are covered
with a thick rubber waterproofing layer. Since the super low temperature differences
can literally form ice inside of here in humid environments, and you might think that this
metal part and these metal fins are for the phone, but this is actually made for the backside
of the Peltier Cooler since the far side of the white freezer chip gets hotter as the
side facing the phone gets colder.

We can see this in action as I plug in the
disassembled cooler and remove the freezer chip from the backside of the heatsink without
the fan and metal cooler to help get rid of that heat that the Peltier Cooler is producing,
it can get up into the 150 degree range before it gets too hot to touch. It's pretty cool technology. Even cooler is that this pretty much fits
any phone, not just the Black Shark 4. Peltier chips can also be used to generate
the electricity when placed in extreme temperature situations, but that's an experiment for a
different video. It's time to see how well the Black Shark
4, with it's plastic back and popup triggers can handle the bend test. I'm kind of nervous since the last two gaming
phones didn't survive. But with a bend from the back, the phone does
flex, then locks out and does not break.

When flipped over and bent from the front,
we do get a subtle bend and the screen shrinks down into one-handed mode, but nothing is
catastrophically broken. It's kind of nice having a phone survive again. It bends the most right above the power button
so I imagine that's where the battery and motherboard meet up inside of the device. But we won't know for sure until the teardown. I'm looking forward to this one. Not bad for a $500 gaming phone. You just make sure you keep an eye out for
all the saltwater Megalodons when you're out in the ocean.

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Sony Playstation Phone 2 – My Dream Smartphone!

my favorite phone that i've never used yeah that's such a weird thing to say you guys have used a lot of phones believe me i've been doing this for almost 10 years but sony's playstation phone the xperia play this predated c4 tech by a little bit so i never got around to getting my hands on it now if you're one of the 30 people who watch this channel you'd know about my recent obsession with everything retro gaming and you 30 have usually asked me what my dream phone is now that i've gotten my hands on a refurbished expedia play playing around with it it got me thinking it finally got me to realize what my dream phone's gotta be i have a bunch of cool ideas here i've got no idea hear me out and tell me what you think beat it up disclaimer i'm keeping this viable and realistic as in no snapdragon replayed at 100 kind of crap now sony's mobile business has been floundering for a while now and they've been dealing with it by doubling down on optics which is not a bad idea given the success of their mirrorless cameras and the fact that their smartphone camera sensors they are good and popular enough to actually be a marketing point during other brands launches now every brand that's launching a phone most of them at least when they have a sony sensor they come out and say we have a sony sensor now if my time with the xperia 5 mark ii was anything to go by sony seem to be doing a fine job with optics now recently i've cut down on reviewing covering phones right but the expedia one mark iii and the five mark iii they are still most definitely on my red app why because sony's been doing a beautiful job of leveraging that alpha camera technology and pairing it with some beautiful hardware now as popular as sony's alpha cameras are today they do have one brand that's even bigger playstation and unlike cameras where sony is one of five or six top brands today with gaming sony is one of three one of three so here's where a playstation phone comes in now this is the expedia play the original playstation phone it's got direction buttons two analogs okay not analog sticks but you get what i'm saying oh i've been holding up upside down awesome if you like that go ahead give this video a thumbs up so any which ways uh you get what i'm saying right it's got menu select start buttons apart from that the face the face button circle x square triangle and then we also have the left and right bumpers in 2021 to be able to do something like this with a smaller form factor and add in l2 r2 kind of like this and maybe even on-screen keys for l3r3 or just tap the left side of the screen for l3 right side of the screen for r3 that should work because most of the games the kind of concept i'm going for it's not going to use l3 and r3 a lot now pair all this hardware with a 720p 60 fps screen yes i said it 720p no i'm not trying to pleasantly surprise you i'm not gonna fault you for thinking this is stupid but bear with me i'll clear it up in a moment now apart from these i will also go for a successor to the playstation pocket app now in case you didn't know the playstation pocket app that was sony's own store to buy ps1 games on the xperia play so refresh playstation pocket app uh you know for 2021 with support for not just ps1 but ps2 psp and maybe just maybe even the ps vita that would be amazing technically it should be doable the ps1 came out in 1994.

In 2011 sony had no issues emulating that the ps2 launched in 2000 the psp in 2002 if i can recall correctly so emulating them on 2021 hardware should not be an issue the ps vita okay maybe i'm being a little unrealistic a little greedy with that one but returning back to the dream hardware it is a dream after all right so the ps2 it doesn't run great on some flagship chips so we got to go snapdragon triple 8 and i want to get the most out of it which is why i'm pairing it with a 720p 60 fps screen guys if you look at the ps vita it's got a 544p display and as of now the games still look tremendous they are still very very beautiful as you can see this is the original ps vita with the oled display and it's it's just fabulous uh pleasantly surprising because you know when we are talking about consoles like the ps1 ps2 psp or even the vita higher than 60 fps n gonna really do much and these games don't even run at a native 720p so we're going to be upscaling and 720p i i feel that would help keep the battery small the price low and the performance high now this is not samsung cutting resolution just for the heck of it we are doing this because it fits now with the snapdragon s2 chip the xperia play was able to emulate ps1 pretty flawlessly why because it is using an official first party sony emulator to get the job done now in 2021 aaa pushing only 720p at 60fps soon he should be able to achieve flawless ps2 emulation because even with third party emulated emulators it is possible today it runs decently well uh a native emulator they should be able to get it flawless and the vita yes yes yes i'm a greedy i know now think about this these crazy devices 700 us dollars heavy as with weird displays that is a market for these not a huge market but that is one nonetheless so phone like this at around the 400 mark yes you heard me right 400 at this price point it should have an audience the price can be met if sony looks at it as an ecosystem the cameras put in one imx 686 or even a 586 sensor to the back a basic eight megapixels megapixel selfie shooter for zoom calls and wait for it ship these phones with a dock now this if you've seen my other video i don't know which one's going live first so let me repeat myself uh the dock was not a nintendo idea it was a sony idea they actually sold one for the psp go they just executed it so poorly that most of us don't even remember it and i said this multiple times in the past sony microsoft nintendo they all sell dirt cheap hardware for consoles why i mean why do they actually take a huge hit with the hardware because at the start of a generation it's okay taking a hit they're actually subsidizing the costs because it's basically a price of entry for for a consumer into an ecosystem that's how they say it unlike with pcs every time you buy a game on the nintendo store the playstation store the microsoft store these brands actually get a cut of every sale you make and they make that throughout the life cycle of a console so yeah a snapdragon triple eight at four hundred dollars isn't gonna be profitable for sony they're probably gonna lose money on it at least initially but at a hundred dollars over the switch as a gateway to an ecosystem it might just be what the doctor ordered now unlike consoles the phone cannot be sold with the same specs for six seven years right you can do that with the console yes now the switch is almost four years old already they can push it for another three years it's totally fine maybe do a minimal refreshing hardware but a phone can most definitely be sold for four think about it the flagship chip from 2018 what is it the snapdragon 845 as of today at 400 i'm not gonna call it great value but if it were running android 11 flawless android 11 and it came with the entirety of suny's retro library i'd still be interested in getting it and of course by year 3 year 4 they could drop the price by 50 or 100 as a standard with consoles now the key to this is gonna be updates people don't mind older hardware as long as it's gonna be updated fine case in point the nvidia shield tv it started off with android tv version 405 and it's had support for six years now now nvidia has managed to do it mostly because they have their own chip and qualcomm if you were using a qualcomm ship even if you did want to support it you can't because qualcomm just doesn't support their chips past a few years but then this is sony that we are talking about and if this becomes a this concept phone becomes like a hybrid it's it becomes an ecosystem by its own then sony should be able to have enough pull to actually push qualcomm to support the phone for or support the chip for four years uh they might even talk them into getting them a higher bend exclusive chip the snapdragon 888.8 or whatever it is now one of the biggest issues with android well let me come out and say it piracy that's one of the reasons why a lot of uh great developers develop only for ios and not for android now this is something sony will have to contend with after all what's going to stop someone from buying the phone at cost you know letting sony subsidize it and then putting damien ps2 pp sspp and eps xc on it to get all these games for free in which case sony will just be losing money on hardware and not really making anything on software not a good business idea now one of the biggest reasons for the failure of the psp was the fact that a few years in while they didn't manage to match nintendo on the units sold but on an average each buyer was only buying three to four games so that meant we're not really seeing the profits despite the hardware sales being good but that was 2011.

This is 2021 and the difference is too soon in 2021 brands have another method of seeing profit i call this the netflix formula think about this for a minute a few years back when when say the original xperia play came out how many of us were pirating content i mean let's be honest sharing is carrying team jack sparrow a lot of us were doing that but now with the rise of netflix and prime i don't say we don't pirate stuff i'm saying we still are paying for at least some services right netflix prime jio hot star hell even sony live at least some of these services we do pay for so if sony were to offer a subscription service or maybe even two tiers of it you know tier one you get ps1 and psp tier two you get ps2 nps vita all this you know you get to access these content on a monthly subscription that should entice people into paying for it maybe even give the subscription three months free when you buy the phone after that sony could even offer exclusives resurrect playstation mobile now with something like this the nvidia shield portable or something like this oh yeah these utter failures they still got exclusives so if sony can drive up adoption then they might even be able to get some developers on board for exclusives now add to it the dock here i'm just channeling the pstv which basically was a vita without a display now the psd will let you stream ps4 to another room to your second tv so basically hey you get another console on another room without having to buy a second console they could probably let this playstation phone do that there's a market for it isn't there pstvs well technically not a hit they still sold decently command all of these into one product at a killer phone at a dollar price point which off the bat might seem unrealistic and hey it is a little unrealistic but then look at it the xperia 5 mark iii is expected to be priced around 850 900 you cut the display from that full hd to 720p the refresh from 120 hertz to 60 hertz the cameras from three to one a much older sensor that the storage from 128 to say 32 gb with micro sd because ufs 3.1 and microsd it's not gonna make a huge difference for older titles because we're talking emulation of course you're going to have to factor in the costs of the buttons and all that but as of today there is no official console with the controller that lets you stream your ps5 the vita got you remote access to ps3 and ps4 but it can't do ps5 so maybe maybe even if they are taking a bit of a cut on the hardware it could be alluring enough for existing ps5 buyers for gaming enthusiasts for retro gaming enthusiasts and on top of that streamers uh i said i'm not asking i'm not talking about people streaming i'm talking about people who uh who like to stream the games themselves to play kind of like what a microsoft is doing with xbox game pass or google with stadia that this could be the hardware the best way to experience those so even if you're not really using sony's own service you're still going to be paying for sony hardware that's probably the best way to do things uh kind of like samsung selling amoled panels to uh apple or rather sony selling their sensors to other brands that's a more obvious parallel what what am i thinking any which means all these services are they're supposed to go up with the adoption of 5g with 5g you know more and more countries more and more uh consumers embracing 5g this adoption rate of google stadia or of playstation now off uh microsoft xbox game pass all this is going to go up so uh being able to send out push out these uh existing huge uh gaming libraries as a service that means they aren't really focusing on development but they are able to put the ps1 ps php ps2 ps vita these entire payments or behemoths of libraries in the palm of your hand that would be the epitome of gaming right because from an android gaming perspective there's a lot there are a lot of brands doing android gaming phones so this would be a different take of gaming uh a look at gaming without micro transactions and look at more uh just full-fledged gaming for a more hardcore gamer from somebody who's playing on smartphones from somebody who's not looking at the social aspect of gaming maybe just maybe this might work out uh now the xperia play was a good phone but frankly speaking it was a little ahead of its time so i feel this the time is perfect for sony to come out with a follow-up what do you guys think do you feel this stream phone of mine is something that could be done and more importantly do you have a dream phone if you were to go about it what would you use how would you go about it what services would you actually provide let me know in the comments below and with that we get to the end of this video thumbs up thumbs down based on whatever you felt about it subscribe turn on notifications hit that bell icon if you haven't yet and thanks a lot for watching till next time my name is ash you've been watching c4 retech and i'm 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Asus ROG Phone 2 Teardown! – Is the rear vent Fake?

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

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!

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