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ASUS’ Gaming Phone Looks AWESOME! – RoG Phone First Look

ASUS’ Gaming Phone Looks AWESOME! – RoG Phone First Look


Shoutout to Corsair for sponsoring our coverage of Computex 2018 Checkout their new HS-70 gaming headset through the links below. Check our their new HS70 gaming headsets through the links below. We are here for a really exciting announcement in the ASUS ROG event. We are here for a really exciting announcement in the ASUS ROG event! This, my friends, is the ROG Phone and they are calling it ‘a game changer’ This, my friends, is the ROG Phone and they are calling it ‘a game changer’ And they are calling it a game-changer With epic performance, unbeatable visuals, and total control. with epic performance, unbeatable visuals and total control. And there are actually some pretty compelling arguments to make for that, And there are actually some pretty compelling arguments to make for that: So first of all they’re using Qualcomm’s fastest bin-ed Snapdragon 845 processor So first of all they’re using Qualcomm’s fastest Snapdragon 845 processor – this thing is clocked at 2.98 GHz under use. This thing is clocked at 2.98 GHz, under use It’s got 8 GB of RAM, 128 or 512 GB of storage, so it’s basically balls-to-the-wall specs It’s got 8 GB of RAM, 128 or 512 GB of storage, so it’s basically balls-to-the-wall spec and their plan to keep this thing cool is a vapor-chamber cooler and their plan to keep this thing cool is a vapor-chamber cooler so if you’re one of those people who is not in to the whole “yes, phones need to be much slimmer, slimmer every time” so if you’re one of those people who is not in to the whole ‘yes, phones need to be much slimmer, slimmer every time’ then you’re going to like this, because it’s got some heft to it, it’s got some thickness to it, then you’re going to like this, because it’s got some heft to it, it’s got some thickness to it, but it’s also got some cooling muscle to it But its also got some cooling muscle to it. and, get this, it includes a separate cooling accessory that clips on to a second USB Type-C port that is on the side of the phone so it’s a customised one that allows you to clip this baby on, lock the phone in to place it automatically locks the phone in to landscape mode, check that out, and then you get a Type-C port down here for charging and a 3.5 mm jack so that whether you’re just gaming on the phone directly like this or whether you strap on one of the optional accessories: so they’re going to have a game-controller piece, and then they’ve also got this like dual-screen doodad that’ll allow you to see like your mini-map on one display and then your game on another display for something like PUBG and then use on-screen displays. Sorry, here’s a working one! And then use on-screen controls down here. You will never be bothered by your auto-rotate needing to either be set, or accidentally rotate your phone or whatever else like that Now, I know a lot of you are probably going ‘well, that’s terrifying, because if I need a separate doodad for my 3.5 mm jack I’m going to cry!’ No no, don’t worry, so on the bottom you’ll find a separate USB-C port for charging, and a dedicated 3.5 mm jack. Now, not to be one-upped by Razer, they’re also going after some of the key selling-points of the Razer phone: it includes dual stereo speakers, each with their own separate amplification and anecdotally we’ve got a couple of reps here saying it’s as loud, if not louder and they’ve got a 4,000 mAh battery, meaning that even if you don’t plug-in to this guy which has a separate 6,000 mAh battery and charges the phone while you’re gaming you should be able to get a reasonably long lifetime out of this thing. Now they don’t have a 120 Hz display. it’s 90Hz, but from playing around in the menus it looks like it runs at 90 Hz all the time and it’s an AMOLED display, so you get that 1 ms response time to go along with the 90 Hz “Mmm” buttery-smoothness. One last trick up its sleeve is that it has capacitive buttons at the top of the phone that you can actually use as dedicated triggers, and you can re-map them however you see fit. So I am looking forward to a full review here, where I can dig in to the camera – apparently it’s similar to the Zenfone 4, which I haven’t actually played with – but uhh, I mean the lighting in this room is so terrible that it’s impossible for me to really draw any conclusions about it. Oh yeah – software! It’s using a skin, ZenUI, so um haven’t used it in a while maybe it’s improved!? Thanks again to Corsair for sponsoring our content here at Computex 2018. Corsair’s new HS70 wireless gaming headset offers great comfort and sound-quality with a fully-detachable microphone and up to 16 hours of battery life. It’s got a wireless range of up to 40 ft with plush memory-foam and adjustable ear-cups. Check it out today at the link below. Thanks for watching guys! Subscribe so you don’t miss any of our content here at Computex 2018. We’ll see you at the next amazing product demo! [spooky laugh] Checkout their new HS-70 gaming headset through the links below

100 thoughts on “ASUS’ Gaming Phone Looks AWESOME! – RoG Phone First Look”

  1. Finally, a modern phone manufacturer whos willing to say screw making the thing thinner and actually put a high capacity battery in there. I might actually buy one.

  2. This "Gaming phone" bullshit is THE biggest sham in all of technology. The speed and power of your phone doesn't matter when your battery can only last so long with all of those power demands. But you could always just plug it in while you use it… tethered to the wall… sounds familiar.

  3. OMG, this whole market is going the wrong way! Tech has advanced to the point that full versions of windows are becoming scaleable, why oh why get hooked into an OS that is limited only to mobile devices instead of unifying our devices? We should be moving beyond these limitations, when big companies invest a huge amount of resources into something like this, it usually means they have no plans of moving forward.

  4. so funny seeing so many people laughing on concept of gaming phone, 10years later u will all felt ashamed for this kind of thought

  5. Wasn't this video called something like "ASUS DESTROYED RAZER"? I think someone from Razer probably complained lol

  6. idk if this is an ad or what cuz u seem way more excited than you should be about this phone 🤦‍♂️

  7. At first glance it looks awesome. I get to upgrade soon and wonder what carrier platforms will have this phone if any.

  8. Hmm…Interesting.

    But I've decided that I get a new phone when I can unlock on the screen. Only one phone allows for it atm I guess but it'll be standards soon enough xD.

    However, something like this Asus phone will make it hard to keep my money I think xD. It has a massive battery, good screen, forward facing speakers AND higher refresh rate. All I want tbh. The camera I bet is good enough. Honestly no camera is bad anymore, they all get the job done. So I don't even care about that part anymore.

    Had my mobile service provider sold the Razer Phone (locked to them for another 12 months) I would've bought one tbh. Or any other company for that matter.

    But sadly it was exclusive to another provider here in Sweden and I can't switch like I said. And I didn't want to import one either…

    I guess my need to upgrade my PC for BF5 may be the only reason I don't buy something like this Asus phone xD. Even though I can't unlock through the screen tbh. It has all features I value highly, just like the Razer Phone.

  9. I would love it but not the 90hz screen part. I'd prefer if it could be locked at 60 so that way the experience between my phone & PC is the same. No I don't want to upgrade my PC to a 90Hz display & capable GPU as well, that'd just make the upgrade cost every few years all that more expensive which I can't afford.

  10. You know this would be a great product if they developed it in 2019 when we actually have 5G arm based chips this is the same reason I had no interest in the Razer phone. It seems dumb to be releasing new phones right now with 5G this close.

  11. I bet this will cost like $700 at least, and if that's the case then a Switch would be a lot better for the money.

  12. Ok, here's the gaming phone problem. This phone is probably going to cost more then $1000, and there for is quite an expensive phone. For this kind of price you could get a Nintendo Switch and a very decent phone like a OnePlus 6. Not to mention that the switch arguably has much better games then mobile.

  13. Hey Linus, how can I get to your many viewers On my other channel orchard house gaming? How do you do it?

  14. too bad it looks like absolute garbage. I'm sure everyone's excited for angular vents, obnoxious branding and red accents sprinkled all over their phones.

  15. Gunna assume this is Asus answer to the Razer phone. Great that now it started a race to make the best gaming phone.

  16. Why they didn't make it 120hz to totally beat razer phone? I guess I should wait for there next rog phone I hope they will make it 120hz.

  17. If they can make the camera really good and cut down on the bloatware, I would buy it regardless of the price.

  18. Why all the gaming phones? What can you actually game on a phone? Google play is filled with games that can be played on any smartphone.

  19. I don't care how loud a speaker is. I want pure quality. Other than that i have no qualms with their selling points. Its a spec beast. Definitely considering buying.

  20. It's coming out soon; August 2018. https://kakuchopurei.com/2018/06/29/asus-rog-phone-zenfone-5z-release-month-report/

  21. No matter how powerful a phone you have if it doesn't have physical controls and good games (not the crap android and iOS currently have) your doomed and will fail

  22. see what i mean, when i say the switch could've been 4k if it wanted to but didn't, because nintendo is ran by 89 year olds?

  23. I'm expecting now someday you make a video, explaining how combining random numbers of this ROG phone can immediately turn THESE into a handy random ratio external screen, also an BRIDGED(like SLI) external graphic "CARDS". That would be an interesting tech future XD.

  24. It needs to be more than 6 inches to be a top gaming phone. At least, 6.5 or near 7 inches. Other than that, it's almost near perfect.

  25. $850 for the 128gb version and over $1k for the 512… the asus tax hits HARD on this… hell of a price increase over the razor phone with pretty much same of everything minus a headphone port and it has a slower refresh, last i checked. it doesn't cost $150 for a screen downgrade and to add a headphone port…

  26. Razer phone… no headphone jack but has expandable memory

    Asus ROG… no expandable memory but has headphone jack

    These evil bastards…….

  27. Video name change 4/19/2019.. ROG should be all caps because your other video "The ROG Phone Can Play TWO GAMES at Once!
    " has it as all caps

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