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That new Asus ROG 2 phone looks really interesting. Too bad it looks so "extreme/gamer-ish".
Specs are insanely impressive:
  • 12GB of RAM
  • 6,6 inch 120HZ OLED screen
  • Snapdragon 855 plus processor
  • 512GB of storage (or 1TB!) UFS 3.0 (bloody fast)
  • 6000 mAh battery (basically no need to charge for 2-3 days)
  • 48MP dual cameras
The only things I dislike is the looks and the camera (which apparently isn't all that great).



MKBHD has an excellent review.

 

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Boy it looks so awful.

I'm not into mobile "gaming" at all, besides for playing some Tetris, Pokemon Go and Solitaire. Also I still dislike using touchscreen to type stuff. :biggrin: I'll be just fine chilling with my Xperia XZ1 Compact until it breaks.
 

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Boy it looks so awful.

I'm not into mobile "gaming" at all, besides for playing some Tetris, Pokemon Go and Solitaire. Also I still dislike using touchscreen to type stuff. :biggrin: I'll be just fine chilling with my Xperia XZ1 Compact until it breaks.

I'm not in gaming either but I do watch a ton of content on my phone, especially on holidays.
And yeah the phone is so ugly I can't even
 

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Yeah, but for watching content you don't really need a high end phone like this. Honestly, I haven't encountered anything my Nokia 7+ couldn't handle.
 

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Yeah, but for watching content you don't really need a high end phone like this. Honestly, I haven't encountered anything my Nokia 7+ couldn't handle.
Most important factor for me is the camera, that's why I'm really curious about the Pixel 4.
 

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From a quick search, the Huawei phones come out pretty high when it comes to camera quality... A shame the Pixel 3A isn't sold in Belgium.
 

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From a quick search, the Huawei phones come out pretty high when it comes to camera quality... A shame the Pixel 3A isn't sold in Belgium.
Well the 4 is set to release October 15th. And my current phone isn't dead (yet). Hopefully Google has some nice un-leaked features planned.
 

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Oh shit, apparently the Pixel 4 will have a price tag of around $1000.
Nope, fuck that. Fuck that all the way.
 

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Oh shit, apparently the Pixel 4 will have a price tag of around $1000.
Nope, fuck that. Fuck that all the way.
Fuck, I had hoped the top XL model (512GB/1TB) would be under this pricetag.
 

Stybar

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Fuck, I had hoped the top XL model (512GB/1TB) would be under this pricetag.
Apparently not... Welp, sticking to my old phone for a while, then. Probably better, there isn't really anything wrong with it anyway.
 

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The Samsung Galaxy Fold does surprisingly well during the durability test by JerryRigEverything.

 

Stybar

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IIRC, they are giving users a free replacement screen, but only once.
 

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Stuff like this I don't like...

It seems a lot worse than it is... It's not just allowed, there's user permission needed, and even then it's not just typing phone.getAllApps(); in your code.

Yeah, iOS is more secure, but it's also a lot more restricted. Even so, you're pretty much safe if you just use a bit of common sense.
 

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Well this is huge.. Microsoft just announced a Surface Phone. It's gonna run Android and is releasing in 2020.

 
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Stybar

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It looks very cool, but I'm not sure about the dual screen... If they're bringing out a single screen phone, I would be very interested.
 
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