The Dual Screen Phone Done Right πŸ‘

– Hey, guys, this is Austin, and this is the Vivo Nex dual display edition, and it is seriously cool Huge shoutout to Vivo for partnering with me on this one and giving us early access to the Nex to show you guys

Pop open the box, and we have the Nex dual display itself Okay, this is really cool So what's really special about this phone is that not only does it have a front display, but it also has a secondary rear display with some really cool tech Aw, man I saw photos of this beforehand

I did not realize exactly what I was getting here You know when you're at school or something, and you're trying to text easily? You just flip it upside down, like oh no, no, I'm putting my phone face down Do people do that? I feel like I'm out of touch with the kids Ah, look at that, we have a bumper included with the phone Now actually just between us, these are my favorite type of cases

Skins are great, cases are great, but having a bumper on your phone is totally the way to do it Which kind of makes sense, right, if you have a screen on the back of your phone, you don't exactly want to cover it with a case Wait, is that a headphone jack? (faux suspense music) Because the Nex has all the fun goodies you would expect out of a brand new smart phone, we have an in-display fingerprint sensor So if you look at the phone from the front, you will see that we have the fingerprint sensor, but if we flip it over, we have the facial recognition So if I tap that, it immediately unlocks using my face

Wow, that's actually really clever because usually you have to choose between either having a fingerprint sensor or having that facial unlock But here you literally have whichever one is more convenient for you Up front, we have a 64 inch, 2340 by 1080p AMOLED touch screen What's cool about this is it is fully bezel-less and it does have a pretty impressive 91% screen to body ratio

That is because, my friends, there is no notch to be found So around back is a 55 inch, 1080p AMOLED panel I mean, think about that, right? That's pretty much the same spec as a lot of high-end flagships from not that long ago And it's the second display

If you want more screen resolution, just flip over the phone That is super cool Now with two screens, you might expect it needs a giant battery, but the good thing is, you actually only really ever use one screen at a time, so it really doesn't make a big difference And it is outfitted with a pretty impressive 3500 milliamp hour battery I think a big reason why this works so well is that it is using a pair of OLED panels

Because they are so thin, it doesn't really add any extra bulk to the phone I mean, this is just as thin as a standard, single screen phone So weird to think that a standard single screen phone seems out of date now when you've got dual displays on all sides of your super cool smart phone Inside, this is loaded with flagship level specs It has a Snapdragon 845, ten gigs of ram, as well as 128 gigs of storage

When I first saw this phone, I expected that the screen would be a gimmick, right? I mean, sure it's nice to be able to frame up selfies or something But the more I think about it, what are you giving up by having a second display? It doesn't add any extra thickness In fact, it might even help your battery life, right? If you are, say, running low on battery and you want to use the rear screen, I bet it's a little bit more power efficient since it's smaller And on top of that, I mean, what are you giving up, right? I mean, maybe wireless charging, I guess But on the flip side, you have, well, a screen on the flip side

– [Angry Voice] You stink! – I'm sorry I couldn't resist What's cool about that second screen is that I can use it in games like PUBG So right now I've mapped my fire button to the right side, and if I want to jump, I can just tap on the left It's a pretty cool way of doing it

Of course, we can't talk about this phone without discussing the cameras So there are three around back There's a 12 megapixel main camera with OIS, there's a 2 megapixel lowlight optimized camera, and then there's a time-of-flight camera which is used for the 3-D effect as well as for determining exactly how far objects are away from the phone So with the back screen enabled, I can see myself pretty clearly, so if I want to take a selfie with the AI beauty mode We also do have the portrait mode, so– Oh, wow

So the beauty mode is definitely a little bit aggressive, but I think a lot of people will like that look, even though I like something that's a little bit less filtered That portrait mode actually looks really good, too There's also a 3-D face scanning mode So if I move my head slowly Whoa! Dude! So I can change the way my face looks now? Hang on, let's change my eye span

So now, with that saved– Whoa! So it's, I guess, putting that 3-D model of my face over my real face Man, I look so beautiful There's also mirror mode So this enables both screens at the same time So if I'm taking a photo of Ken, for example, he can critique me from his side to make sure I actually get it right

Wave, wave, say hi – Hi – It's pretty cool It's very cool I feel like I could do an entire video just like this

This is what video looks like straight off the Vivo Nex Unlike a lot of front facing cameras out there, this is a much bigger sensor, and because of that, it looks a lot nicer And this is what the video looks like when you're shooting on the rear camera, or at least shooting in the standard mode The stabilization actually looks to be pretty solid One of the main advantage of the Vivo Nex is that because it doesn't have a standard front-facing camera, we have a much nicer sensor, much nicer lens, and some cool features to go with it

To put this to the test, we are outside at nighttime with a train in the background to see just how good the selfies are Well, I guess and the video and the normal photos, but I want to see the selfie Wow, I look way too happy here (laughs) One of the main advantages here is the lunar ring So in addition to having a pair of lights which do act as a fill, we also have a colored circle, and this can actually automatically adjust based on the lighting in your area

So if I sort of get something like this That fills it out nicely And what's cool is you actually kind of get some interesting flares from those lights on the camera

It's a super unique look To be clear, I mean this is a good camera even without the light, but the fact that you have the extra options does make a big difference I mean, that looks really nice If I want, I can completely cut out the background and make it all monochrome I mean, this works well

Of course, though, it does not stop there We also have video capability, as you would expect, because I've already shown the video capability But let's see how it is in low light The lowlight video looks pretty good A big part of that is because we do have the lunar ring to help fill in a little bit of light in, but even so, this is not bad considering that it is, of course, night time

The Vivo Nex dual display edition is seriously impressive If this is a taste of what phones are going to look like in 2019 and beyond, then I've got to say I am on board

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