Why do 'Gaming' Phones Exist??


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  • Natt Zero
    Natt Zero6 小时 前

    Still waiting for a (now completely unlikely to ever happen) Razer Phone 3...

  • PypeR
    PypeR10 小时 前

    9:25 - I felt that.

  • Scubasausage
    Scubasausage11 小时 前

    I dont really see where any of these phones would be better than my iphone 11 pro max. I dont game but what games would be faster or whatever on one of these devices?

  • jdoll atari
    jdoll atari13 小时 前

    the asus is super expensive and lacks build quality. Red magic is the way to go for the most part it seems

  • • Breedy •
    • Breedy •14 小时 前

    Does worldwide shipping also work for north Korea? I’m asking for a friend

  • Random
    Random17 小时 前

    What About Xiaomi's BLACKSHARK 4 Pro

  • Javier Rodríguez
    Javier Rodríguez17 小时 前

    With $1500 you could buy a freaking good gaming laptop

  • Aviral Maindola
    Aviral Maindola21 小时 前

    I know mobile ‘gamers’ who don’t utilise the triggers on their rog3 While I am here who sweats with 6 fingers on mobile

  • O Chason
    O Chason21 小时 前

    Where is the blackshark4 pro?

  • L1M_YT
    L1M_YT21 小时 前

    These Gaming Phones Are Useful when AAA GAMES are in Mobile

  • skurasch
    skurasch天 前

    In what world is a 888 on par with a xbox 360??? Even forgetting the feature set (which is 16 years newer), in raw power it still dwarfs a 360. That's just nonsense. You could underclock those chips like crazy and it'll still outperform an ancient dx9 chip like that.

  • C - Kek
    C - Kek天 前

    I'm sorry but if I see you playing on a 'gaming' phone outside, you are getting bullied.

  • ESL_Petrusx
    ESL_Petrusx天 前

    4:22 and what if I was using the ROG Phone 5? 👀


    Here is black shark

  • Kuzashi Blades
    Kuzashi Blades天 前

    Red magic is definitely a good value phone. It cost less than mainstream phones with better hardware. This is where the good part stops though. Their OS contains quite a few bugs and missing optimizations. It sometimes makes the brand of phone hard to use, similar to Apple updates.

  • Fa Gyu
    Fa Gyu2 天 前

    Are you friends? Phone gamer: "Yes" PC gamer: "No"

  • Atomic Water
    Atomic Water2 天 前

    I sat up so fast when I heard Anthony is gonna do an asmr video

  • EX0stasis
    EX0stasis2 天 前

    666k views 6 days ago. Nice.

  • Kightzy
    Kightzy2 天 前

    666k views and posted 6 days ago.. 666 .. dun dun dun

  • Epic Grim
    Epic Grim2 天 前

    I’m learning math tech right now

  • Peanut - INTP
    Peanut - INTP2 天 前

    No mention of "Desktop Mode" seems like an oversight to me. That's where the performance of these devices could be really advantageous. I've been stuck with using an Android TV Box (quad A53 cores, 4GB) as my "PC" for several months (Old PC died) on Android 9. Android 11's desktop mode deserves mentionfrom what I've seen, multiple windows means these kinds of devices should have the performance and capability (paired with Gerforce Now) to the sole computer for students or others in a small living space (I'm in a bedsit so the space/energy saving has been awesome).

  • MagiciaN
    MagiciaN2 天 前

    Umm soo this video kinda underperformed a bit hmm

  • Matt
    Matt2 天 前

    the new blackshark would have made a fine addition, it has actually different specs hahahah

  • ChrisdoesYT
    ChrisdoesYT2 天 前

    I’m planning on getting the red magic 6 on my birthday

  • Thevindu D
    Thevindu D2 天 前

    2021 may 7 7:50am est

  • Jiří Bledý
    Jiří Bledý2 天 前

    It is also good to mention how fragile the ROG phone And legion

    JAHID HOSSAIN Sabit3 天 前

    Gaming phone: waste of money + silicon

  • Mythical RP
    Mythical RP3 天 前

    I'd rather just buy a whole new rig or a scalped gpu at $1500 than buy a gaming phone lol

  • The Spark
    The Spark3 天 前

    None of my friends actually game on their phones and neither do I. The real question should be: Why do stupid people like me keep buying high end phones? All I do is watch CNboth, make calls and light social media interaction like most other people I know. I don´t even take that many pictures but I am highly obsessed with the camera quality.

  • Niko Piko
    Niko Piko3 天 前

    2:25 The Red Magic 6 Pro is noticeably dimmer” Uhhhh it definitely looks the brightest there, You can actually see the icons and text

  • DjResR
    DjResR3 天 前

    0:21 - Console owners being rich pricks when gaming phones cost as much or more._

  • Lontokka
    Lontokka3 天 前

    Lol, I like how similar this thumbnail is to Tech Spurt :)

  • Anthony Campos
    Anthony Campos3 天 前

    Now only if I could find a ROG phone 5 pro with 512gig internal storage available and it would work with my carrier

  • FG
    FG3 天 前

    Do people actually play mobile games alot? I don't understand why the games are garbage

  • Ronky
    Ronky3 天 前

    0:49 what I'm trying to do when I do a class presentation:

  • Horace Smith
    Horace Smith3 天 前

    Make it run Windows 10

  • Dan Phillips
    Dan Phillips3 天 前

    How do mobile phone GPU's compare to Intel/AMD's/Nvidia's (Switch/Shield) integrated GPU's?

  • Sid
    Sid3 天 前

    there are barely any games that need a performance boost on mobile...........these are a waste

  • Ikelos
    Ikelos3 天 前

    If only there was a way to ameliorate heating issues, while at the same time adding hardware space for performance, flat thumbsticks and physical buttons, all in the same convenient and elegant solution... PSP GO? What's that?

  • flaming- Rat
    flaming- Rat3 天 前

    Pang ML yan lods

  • YashYo
    YashYo3 天 前

    I was still waiting for something else.

  • Shiro Wolff
    Shiro Wolff3 天 前

    These little things would be over 8k in my country

  • Dayyan Ali
    Dayyan Ali3 天 前

    Man you gotta check out mi black shark 3... And it's even cheaper than the red magic

  • Cloud4FAIL
    Cloud4FAIL3 天 前

    I like how he said they have the gaming horse power of a playstation 3 and a Xbox 360 when they actually are even faster then PS4 and Xbox one XD

  • Moonlight
    Moonlight3 天 前

    well i like gaming phones cuz i never had played on pc on my lifffe and i dont like my frames on the normal phones so i just want a better frames and respond

  • Poxyquotl
    Poxyquotl3 天 前

    One of the best reasons to own an android.... iPhones are great if you don’t plan on doing anything other than the most basic phone stuff but android is so much more open. Not to mention organic WebM support...

  • Sreeram V.S
    Sreeram V.S3 天 前

    Okay....but, *where's da shark*

  • Ahmed Fathy
    Ahmed Fathy3 天 前

    so this is basically a clickbait

  • Derek2k
    Derek2k3 天 前

    Because we love gaming on phones on the go

  • BlackgigaOps
    BlackgigaOps4 天 前

    when people complain about the phone not silent cuz they have a FAN.. *what world do we live in.. 🤣

  • Nibi
    Nibi4 天 前

    ..... when is the Lenovo coming to the US I really want it

  • Aurora The Otter
    Aurora The Otter4 天 前

    Liquid metal time xD

  • Aurora The Otter
    Aurora The Otter4 天 前

    0:53 nah fam im not paying 85usd for a wallet ima buy a just as good one on ebay for about 7usd

    MR.PHANTØM4 天 前

    Rog 5 vs iPhone

  • Michael Berthelsen
    Michael Berthelsen4 天 前

    Sooo... They're all kinda shit, but in different ways. Got it.👍

  • Dr0neshuffler
    Dr0neshuffler4 天 前

    I bought my Razer Phone 2 on sale in 2019 for like $399. I love the thing's refresh rate and super snappy response time. But I don't reap any other benefit from it since the amount of games on android that I'd actually care about running are Basically zero. Great phone for the price I got it for. But I probably won't buy a gaming phone again. My next phone will probably be whatever the previous Generation Galaxy Note Phone is at the time or the Next Surface Duo (if it actually has 5G), because the ability to work on my art on the go using my smartphone with an actual active stylus has become much more important to me than being able to game on my phone. Lol.

  • Oakton
    Oakton4 天 前

    I expected alot more JerryRig comments here tbh. Man's snapped 2 of these in half with his hands

  • Tiagotaku Lord of thieves
    Tiagotaku Lord of thieves4 天 前

    To not get interrupted by a call

  • Cinnamon coca-cola
    Cinnamon coca-cola4 天 前

    To give @Jerryrigeverything somthing to break

  • kiko o
    kiko o4 天 前

    fortnite in the palm of my hand??!?!

  • KMPuter Tech Supplies
    KMPuter Tech Supplies4 天 前

    pokemon go

  • Fahim Faisal
    Fahim Faisal4 天 前

    Cause normal smartphones are noobs

  • Fahim Faisal
    Fahim Faisal4 天 前

    Cause normal smartphones are noobs

  • ZeroTheHero
    ZeroTheHero4 天 前

    $800 us for a ps5? Damn that's cheap. In my country a disk PS5 is $1500 dollars and a GTX 1050ti is almost $400 LOL All this because of shortages and the pandemic. What a great year for gaming and building a PC 😐

  • Rick Castle
    Rick Castle4 天 前

    Anthony ASMR confirmed!!!

  • Jo Seph GD
    Jo Seph GD4 天 前

    Most Lenovo Legion products look amazing and this is no exception.

  • nepeno
    nepeno4 天 前

    i havent watched the video i only saw the title but let me just say Steam Streaming on phone which you probably need a gaming pc for

  • Champ Magat
    Champ Magat4 天 前

    RoG all the way..

  • Avieshek
    Avieshek4 天 前

    *Asus ROG* is actually cheaper if you're fine with 8GB or even 12GB of RAM and doesn't see needing 18GB of RAM as the Ultimate version shown here and has my vote as best of all worlds - *quality, stability, durability* and even spread that heat with its *Vapour Chamber* tech speaking of which has a unique Battery Bypass Charging feature to add to its 6000mAh battery. The Asus ROG Phone is a clear winner with its experience from making Laptops if not GPUs than the rest of the Chinese Solutions of random failure. Camera is salient which is again ROG wins here because it uses the same Sony Sensors - just Capture RAW with Lightroom instead of depending on OEM's Colour Science.

  • Bug Catcher
    Bug Catcher4 天 前

    Whoever did the clips really needs to practice lol

  • J M
    J M4 天 前

    I still don’t get the point of a gaming phone. For the price of these phones you could get a decent mid range PC. Besides you don’t need a beefy phone when you can just stream your games to your phone.

  • grand harden
    grand harden4 天 前

    Hi im from phillipines I've been watching you everyday Cause I'm telling to my self that I can build my own PC but I don't have any money and im wishing you to heart and read this cause I want to ask some help for giving me a GRAPHICS CARD AND Ram and SSD cause that's is one of my problems with my cpu I have only Ryzen 3 3100 and motherboard tha you for your time to read this and thank you if you willing to give me that and keep safe always and have a good day thank-you!!!!

  • GlodChip
    GlodChip4 天 前

    I will never buy a gaming phone.

  • Hiyaw Playz
    Hiyaw Playz4 天 前

    Bruh this thing have more spec than my pc, lol

  • Zenxi Gaming
    Zenxi Gaming4 天 前

    From that money, I will build a gaming pc😂 fuck the Mobile gamin😂

  • The Tinker
    The Tinker4 天 前

    I'd prefer something else, like, Aya Neo or Alienware UFO, for XPA/xCloud-on-the-go gaming (and PC browser with extension support). My phone can go back being a phone.

  • Leonel Barrientos
    Leonel Barrientos4 天 前

    Maybe build our own phone? Yes?

  • Leonel Barrientos
    Leonel Barrientos4 天 前

    Huh so I’m not the only one trying to cool down my phone using ice.

  • Justin Brown
    Justin Brown4 天 前

    I want one plz

  • Кирилл Солоненко
    Кирилл Солоненко4 天 前

    Better question why android gaming phones? All best quality ports are on ios/ipados

  • madjimms
    madjimms4 天 前

    $60 for a hoodie? I've been subscribed since the NCIX days, but god damn that's expensive for a hoodie.... .... ...

  • László Szerémi
    László Szerémi4 天 前

    Can we get a gaming phone with physical controls? I don't care about thinness! Just give me a phone with PS Vita-style controls!

  • Cricket England
    Cricket England4 天 前

    WTF would you want to game on a phone anyway? I mean you get a phone that has:- Tiny screens. Loud cooling fans, is quick to heat up, drains the battery quicker, poor quality sound , poor quality in game controls..... And they cost far more than a non gaming phone....

  • Aviation With Ebin
    Aviation With Ebin5 天 前

    Why no black shark 😕

  • Xevan
    Xevan5 天 前

    Rofl xD for that money ill rather buy some pc parts...

  • Captain_ Princeps
    Captain_ Princeps5 天 前

    i want new vegas on my phone

  • So Vo
    So Vo5 天 前

    We don't need gaming phones right now. We need an arm based platform with upgradeability in mind. Most of these phones are more powerful than the Nintendo Switch, but they lack the games library. There are some great games in the Google app store, but most of them don't even support being played without a touchscreen. This also shows how Google messed things up with Stadia. Perhaps it's a good opportunity for Epic, since they're behind Unreal Engine and might offer incentives for developers to start to make ARM/X86 multiplatform games, even with crossplay baked in from scratch.

    BOMBSUMER5 天 前

    When a phone is better then your pc

    MAFIABOY5 天 前

    wht there is not black shark ???

  • HomerGTX 9000
    HomerGTX 90005 天 前

    The rog phone 5 is top notch. And genshin impact is a first next generation mobile gaming experience

  • Pasta Masta
    Pasta Masta5 天 前

    It's neat to hear about the specs and phone reviews but what about the main question, the title, why does gaming phones exist?

  • Otimo
    Otimo5 天 前

    Because Genshin Exists .-.

  • AC
    AC5 天 前

    7:23 noice



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  • Thomas Jensen
    Thomas Jensen5 天 前

    its a damn phone. Most 'normal' phones will play modernish games anyway

  • André
    André5 天 前

    Sony should bring back the xperia play

  • C-value Enigma
    C-value Enigma5 天 前

    and again no black shark. is LTT like hating on black shark?

  • Grilled Cheeto
    Grilled Cheeto5 天 前

    i just realized all of these phones cost more than my gaming rig...

  • Dan Luckins
    Dan Luckins5 天 前

    Im rich beeeeotch, I have all 3 phones, and a $15000 pc, and I own trumps jet, and I eat gold flakes instead of corn flakes and I wipe my anus with $1000 dollar bills

  • WolfpactVI
    WolfpactVI5 天 前

    The best part of this video was Riley enthusiastically using Freshbooks.

  • labiq1896
    labiq18965 天 前

    Joke on you Linus, I choose Poco X3 Pro!