ROG Phone II - The Final Version is HERE! (Classic Unboxing)

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  • Published: 07 September 2019
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    We got our hands on the FINAL retail version of ASUS' ROG Phone II, and it looks pretty sweet!

    Check out the ROG Phone II on ASUS's website: asus.com/ca-en/Phone/ROG-Phone-II/

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Comments • 3 409

  • oleg kuts
    oleg kuts  14 hours back

    Dude what do you want its a gaming phone. I think its cool. I usually like watching these videos but this was annoying. Linus needs to go do a review on a brick.

    • SickShepherd
      SickShepherd  16 hours back

      what a piece of junk!

      • Niklas_P_1993
        Niklas_P_1993  21 hours back

        It doesn't help and have a fast phone if you can't use the controller. ASUS Zenfone 6 does not work with controller for CALL of DUTY and the only reason i bought Zenfone 6 was because it was fast so i could play CALL of DUTY with controller. ASUS says they can do nothing but why it works without problems on an iPhone with controller? I can't use my adreno 2.8ghz for anything and i can't play on my Zenfone 6. Can you use controller for CALL of DUTY on ROG Phone 2?

        • Peweed
          Peweed  3 days back

          Haha the thing is with the backlight using microphone, android is self needs to be blamed since on non rooted android using internal audio recording is prohibited.

          • Mlv
            Mlv  4 days back

            I bet if Linus met RGB in person he will kill it immediately

            • Wayne Miller
              Wayne Miller  4 days back

              Well one thing's for sure they're definitely better than you could do

              • Wayne Miller
                Wayne Miller  4 days back

                At $300 plus accessory you have to struggle to find a cord to even be able to use that's bullshit

                • Wayne Miller
                  Wayne Miller  4 days back

                  You're not very intelligent are you the case isn't for the phone that's where the accessories you said it's for carrying around your rog phone

                  • Wayne Miller
                    Wayne Miller  4 days back

                    so what can you use that case that has the other screen by itself that looks like you downloaded the app to that part of the device not your phone the screen hasn't even changed on the phone they definitely need to do a software update

                    • Wayne Miller
                      Wayne Miller  4 days back

                      That's because you have girl hands

                      • Wayne Miller
                        Wayne Miller  4 days back

                        Let's be gay together by having matching rainbow lights on our phones sync up everyone

                        • Wayne Miller
                          Wayne Miller  4 days back

                          You're a little pussy aren't you Linus you can tell

                          • Wayne Miller
                            Wayne Miller  4 days back

                            If that's a system-wide dark theme then why are the menus White

                            • Wayne Miller
                              Wayne Miller  4 days back

                              Yeah OLED advantages screen burn-in screens burn bad if you keep the brightness more than half for very long

                              • Wayne Miller
                                Wayne Miller  4 days back

                                Who gives a shit about the software having a gamer theme

                                • Wayne Miller
                                  Wayne Miller  4 days back

                                  Yeah for six to seven hundred dollars you could get you a 4K TV and an Xbox One x lmao this phone will have to be much cheaper for anybody wanting to actually game with this device or they will just use the PC or the console and have a better experience

                                  • Wayne Miller
                                    Wayne Miller  4 days back

                                    That would be funny if you accidentally wipe the memory while you were in recovery mode

                                    • Wayne Miller
                                      Wayne Miller  4 days back

                                      Yeah all you tried molesters make sure to make your browser history private that's the only reason you need it because you should absolutely never put any kind of personal data on your computer or using the internet VPN fail all the companies that get hacked have vpn and they still get hacked and if someone's targeting you actually targeting you then the VPN is not going to matter if they want your information they will still get it

                                      • Wayne Miller
                                        Wayne Miller  4 days back

                                        It's impressive but way too much money and pointless if you can't play Xbox or Playstation games or high quality games with it

                                        • Wayne Miller
                                          Wayne Miller  4 days back

                                          Unbox therapy got the phone two months before you so I don't know if you're one of the first or maybe he just has a better reputation more viewers and gives better reviews they probably just trust him more

                                          • gonigeena
                                            gonigeena  6 days back

                                            does this phone let you watch YouTube in 2160p or does it restrict you to only 1080p?

                                            • DJ StaRyu
                                              DJ StaRyu  7 days back

                                              wtf xD why was the 2 sponsors in the beginning so bad xDDD

                                              • Singularity
                                                Singularity  1 weeks back

                                                Funny seeing a guy with RGB rams bashing on a phone for RGB themes
                                                Talks about nerdiness on sleeves, wearing LTT jacket
                                                🤣😆 such hypocrisy between nerds

                                                • warren hummel
                                                  warren hummel  1 weeks back

                                                  Thumbs up for the Minecraft comment!

                                                  • deminybs
                                                    deminybs  1 weeks back

                                                    Seen a million reviews on this phone, not 1 has mentioned cell coverage in the USA lmao , I took a gamble and bought it anyway xD

                                                    • Vaping Demon
                                                      Vaping Demon  1 weeks back

                                                      Playing fortnight on your phone is overrated it updates all the time unless your absolutely focused on only playing fortnight then don't download it

                                                      • eliezer velez
                                                        eliezer velez  1 weeks back

                                                        Is this guy going through some life crisis? I mean his enthusiasm was like if he was reviewing dog poo.

                                                        • Dubstepneon7
                                                          Dubstepneon7  1 weeks back

                                                          Did anyone hear the mic muffle at 32:26?

                                                          • noupperlobeman
                                                            noupperlobeman  1 weeks back

                                                            “Hurr durr I can’t believe there’s a software update on a new device “

                                                            You really do suck, Linus.

                                                            • noupperlobeman
                                                              noupperlobeman  1 weeks back

                                                              “Hurr durr I can’t believe there’s a software update on a new device “

                                                              You really do suck, Linus.

                                                              • 47J17p29 X
                                                                47J17p29 X  2 weeks back

                                                                I like the "ambnouctonce styling in armoury crate" Sorry for my spelling.
                                                                But the ROG theme I don't like i am glad they added the default android theme

                                                              • J0mama1
                                                                J0mama1  2 weeks back

                                                                Awesome review but let's talk about the orange socks and the sandals for a quick sec. Lol

                                                                • Radu Todea
                                                                  Radu Todea  2 weeks back

                                                                  I can’t afford this nor do I use android phones. Why am I watching this?

                                                                  • Yok Long
                                                                    Yok Long  2 weeks back

                                                                    Linus do you do Ads?


                                                                    i saw you in a asd from your vids

                                                                    • YouTube evaluator
                                                                      YouTube evaluator  2 weeks back

                                                                      Can you give me the contact details of the Asus Rog phone 2 sellers because I bought one on Amazon and it wasn't real yet they still took my £500 GBP and they're returns policy was none exsistant so my fault.

                                                                      I live in the UK if that affects anything on the phone.

                                                                      • John Doe
                                                                        John Doe  2 weeks back

                                                                        might hit up bunker branding, its a merch store thats by youtubers for youtubers and they do a fantastic job, they handle manufacturing and shipping in house so you don't have to worry about items being out of stock for lengthy periods and dealing with customs. they are US based though, so may not be ideal given that you are Canadian, however, I believe most of your viewers are in the US anyway.

                                                                        • Zachary Zand
                                                                          Zachary Zand  2 weeks back

                                                                          Maybe the bottom screen working separately from the top screen is for multitasking

                                                                          • R S
                                                                            R S  2 weeks back

                                                                            do you get to keep the reviewed products?

                                                                            • Choreogrames
                                                                              Choreogrames  2 weeks back

                                                                              Minecraft has no objective, you make your own objective. Other than the ender dragon and the wither and the sea tem..... Ok, it has objectives! But after you finish all those objectives, you can make your own objectives.

                                                                              • spinthefastest
                                                                                spinthefastest  3 weeks back

                                                                                You changed the sponsor from 'PIA' to 'I fix it' at the beginning and the end of the video. Good job.

                                                                                • Isaiah Gillett
                                                                                  Isaiah Gillett  3 weeks back

                                                                                  28:12 - Talks about ASUS wearing their nerdiness on their sleeves, while wearing a hoodie that declares his love of tech literally on his sleeves :D

                                                                                  • elcogeglobos looner
                                                                                    elcogeglobos looner  3 weeks back

                                                                                    you have to activate the wifi + that greatly improves the internet

                                                                                    • Xbox Tempesta
                                                                                      Xbox Tempesta  3 weeks back

                                                                                      "Bass-ackwards." You sound like my parents lol

                                                                                      • Tony Tony
                                                                                        Tony Tony  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Worst review video I've ever seen. I'm sorry, sir, but it sounds like you review items by watching other's reviews. I'll explain; you saw a review, maybe "Unbox Therapy" and you decided "Hey I can do this too!". I applaud you for the attempt, sir, but please do your research and TRY and sound more confident. I do think I will stop watching your videos. Thank you for taking the time to read this! haha

                                                                                        • C8XD
                                                                                          C8XD  3 weeks back

                                                                                          the phone it self dint change much it more powerful and that ultimate version is a monster if there ever a 3 model just pack it with everything make it so strong that it take 5 years just to beat the shear power of gaming all it need is console game i go this for gaming i expect more than android game it as the power for more

                                                                                          • Deridder Evelien
                                                                                            Deridder Evelien  3 weeks back

                                                                                            when you do unboxing do more research about the fone you mis so mutch features

                                                                                            • Julian
                                                                                              Julian  3 weeks back

                                                                                              I think the goal was to make a phone that has so much accessoires that the bag is as big as an pc

                                                                                              • Naresh Chauhan
                                                                                                Naresh Chauhan  3 weeks back

                                                                                                How 29k people liked this video ? This guy didn't do his research before reviewing this smartphone and knew nothing about those accessories ..blind and deaf people