This is going to be my next phone , it's quite amazing balanced device with extreme performance , huge battery and Great camera for a very reasonable price , don't care for the cons that people are talking about , for this price , this thing is amazing
chrisggmu98, 21 May 2019Yeah but think about how much the phone would cost if it was to include some of its current sp... moreI'd be happy to pay the extra costs associated with the addition of my wish-list specs.
I am sure many customer will be too. :)
Patrick Tsang, 21 May 2019This phone has everything but ip68 water resistance. However there would be another reason to... moreLuL where have you been all this years thinking 3.5mm jack prevents phones from being water resistant......
This phone has everything but ip68 water resistance.
However there would be another reason to ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack if they added that water resistance.
Mikey, 21 May 2019ASUS just needs to make a special version with these things to make it the world's best phone ... moreYeah but think about how much the phone would cost if it was to include some of its current specs along with your personal wishlist
Anonymous, 20 May 2019Samsung phones shipped with bootloaders already unlocked out of the box. You don't even need t... moreBut you cannot untrip Knox once tripped and when you reinstall Official Firmware it will be detected as Void and wont get OTA Official Updates anymore.
AnoM, 21 May 2019I think the real cons would be the flip camera itself. I just read inside if want to use the ... moreIf u want to use the face detection, u have to tap the lock screen first to confirm the camera to be flipped, to avoid accidental camera blocking.
ASUS just needs to make a special version with these things to make it the world's best phone (personal wish-list):
- Replaceable battery
- IR Blaster
- In-screen fingerprint scanner
- IP68 dust/water proof (if possible with the replaceable battery)
- 5G NSA / Sub6 / mmWave
Somehow the design are so plain it kinda hurts looking at it especially the asus logo on the back, they really should hire better designer with a better design its guaranteed to be a Flagship instead of flagship killer
Issy_I, 19 May 2019The camera is not that bad, look at the photo with the bike ..(Asus photo 8 & p30 pro phot... morePeople think overprocessed, over auto photoshop photo looks better to eye, good for FB, IG posting, showing fake image, but high contrast, over saturation.
While the real thing isn't that pop out.
It really depend which image people like.
Just like the front facing camera beautification mode, selfie lover love it.
Discussing between OLED and LCD.
Yes, OLED being describe as more superior than LCD, due to it's true black, more punchy color, wider color gamut, wide viewing angle. However, it is more costly to implement.
LCD almost can achieve similar result, just not having true black color in total low light viewing, where easily can see the back light, side by side still less punchy than AMOLED.
Then, there is the color preference on our eye. Most people like vivid saturated color screen that is popularized by Samsung and iPhone screen that show off what maximum color saturation is all about and the strong color makes the image pop.
There are others that comment that vivid color is not accurate in color representation, some blame these make color look fake, unnatural.
This is where LCD comes in, not as saturated, but more natural looking than AMOLED screen. Then LCD screen is more durable than AMOLED, due to having much longer lifetime.
For those who hate LCD, get rid of this phone, this phone is not for you.
For those who really doesn't matter on screen tech of choice, this phone actually offer more value than you can think.
I have these phone using side by side, at long term use, my eye actually prefer the natural looking LCD, despite it look dull compare to AMOLED screen.
I think the real cons would be the flip camera itself.
I just read inside if want to use the face unlock, the rear camera would flip up to take image of your face for face unlock.
Imagine if we are not holding the phone up, just leave it on table, would there be a sensor to prevent the camera miss flip if it is laid on a flat surface, or imagine we put the phone in the pocket and miss click the power button for screen on.
I know, this similar hazard will happen on OPPO Find X, Vivo Nex S, OPPO Reno.
Anonymous, 20 May 2019It's quite a good phone with reasonable price but the only thing i disappointed is that, it is... moreShow me a phone that will have jack and front display scanner or wireless charger and 5000 battery. As for the amoled it might come for a Pro version
RajaCS, 20 May 2019yeah i know from front code series "ZS". But i still hope asus make the 1 TB and 12 GB ram later..12gb of ram on a phone is useless