Did I expect TOO MUCH from the Surface Duo?

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    It's been a few years since Microsoft made a phone, but it seems like they stop fighting and joined Google's Android OS. Do you think the Surface Duo will be enough to make Microsoft a major player against the likes of Samsung and Apple?
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    1. G Mercer

      my cousin had a windows phone and loved it. I thought she was insane. Maybe he should have done some homework before this review? I'm here for the info, not the comedy.

    2. Nico1977

      The bezels suck

    3. Giorgos Georgitsis

      i am still using windows phone and i hate android and apple phones ...

    4. Scott Cook

      Honestly this is a really poorly done hands on. It's akin to him fumbling around trying to learn how to use powerpoint for the first time

    5. Mikey

      I've had iPhones, Android phones, and a Windows phone. There was nothing wrong with Windows phone, it was just too late to the party and couldnt get market traction to reach its full potential.

    6. AAKV K.

      I have a Microsoft Lumia 650.....though.......

    7. Doğan Kürşat Aktaş

      This concept is cool but the poor performance with SD 855 and touching once screen collapsing the keyboard on the other... Plus, the device's internals are not balanced at all. I know that this is a first-gen device but even first-gen Galaxy Fold had much less trouble going for it. Yikes.

    8. Chungus National

      The last phone Microsoft released before this was the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL in 2015.

    9. Trace Photo Studio

      Marketing campaign ideas for Microsoft mobile devices: Microsoft......Ewwww. Microsoft......Sigh Microsoft......Ummmm Microsoft......fine Microsoft......That’s just.....ok....no. Microsoft......said no one Microsoft......Why?

    10. I lick the insides of microwave popcorn packages

      I was expecting a lot more from them. I like the basic concept but really can't get behind this. IMHO the screen aspect ratio is just wrong for this. Pen support should have been a standard feature and this thing should come with one. I would not expect to be able to do two things at the same time on both screens, but I'd expect that the keyboard wouldn't close on one screen when you touch the other.

    11. Paul C

      What an inept concept, Android on a Microsoft device... Microsoft slapping itself with the Android hand... is this your idea of innovation?

    12. Luiz Otavio de Lima Rodrigues

      So clunky! An awful execution! The Windows Phone was a quite good platform, but was released too late to be relevant, so now MS is in despair to get a mobile device hitting the masses or corp users, sorry to say, is too late Microsoft!

    13. Ádám Juniki

      still the bert execution of the folding phone idea.

    14. David Blalock

      At this point, rona precautions are just a meme.

    15. manwithafork

      I'm not sure why this product exists, this looks like a mess :/

    16. lilmoris1

      This duo thing was so hyped aaaaaaaaaaand it died at launch lol.

    17. Rogeh

      What a terrible, terrible device. It’s beautifully designed but the software is just awful. I don’t know how Windows does its quality control... I would want my money back.

    18. Rubén GoMo Radioboy

      Windows phone is the best phone i had and the best one i will ever have. I have in my hands a 8ram android with 4 cameras, all the gimmicks and the last procesors and is SHIT.

    19. Peter Almeida

      ANDROID IS BASED ON MS JAVA PATENTS, ANDROID *IS* A MICROSOFT OS.

    20. Trekfolie

      I had a great Windows Phone around 2004. Best thing was MSN on it. O and a click on camera. I was the shit with the pictures I could make in the club

    21. Daniel Werlinger

      If Microsoft gives this thing better support than how LG supports their phones I would be willing to buy this.

    22. Johnnie Simpson

      I had a windows phone and I loved it. I miss you, Lumia 950. RIP.

    23. spqa2004

      I don't understand people's dislike of Bing and Edge. I have been using them exclusively for five years and they have met every need. I have a coworker who cringes when i use Bing. But when i showed him some of its features, he thought that they were pretty interesting. And after he bashed Edge for not having some feature that Chrome has (cached websites), i proved him wrong by simply opening the Settings menu and activating the feature within Edge. And i have done the same thing with Bing to prove that it works just fine.

    24. Fanakin Skywafter

      "No one wanted a windows phone." OK, no need to call me out like that.

    25. River Tam

      @8:47 and it's mostly controlled with android native interfaces wait until your mind starts to fade as you get old or your disabled and didn't choose to learn to different ecosystems both a laptop os and some other major brand interface as it changes and updates all the time. This is precisely why windows phone was good the controls for both had been put together into one. Now we would have to find a trainer phone to get used to how we interface with things we need on a daily basis.

    26. Shah Auckburaully

      The lack of simultaneous multi-touch input across the two screens, a bad camera & sluggish performance are a major issue for me. I cannot fathom buying this device at its current cost.

    27. D Man

      Concept =10 Reality = 6

    28. Jay

      I NEED TO KEEP WORKING SCROLLING THROUGH SETTINGS

    29. Bvbs

      I wanted a Windows phone but apps

    30. A M

      My OCD was pinging during the unboxing...I am that kid that opens Christmas presents with care to not rip the wrapping, lol.

    31. HEXOTECH

      Who is talking in the background

    32. Ronald Melia

      Had a windows phone and it took to Android 10 to get to the level I was at in 2016. For the record Windows phone were great productivity devices. I did not do Facebook etc back then so the windows phone did everything I needed to do and I so wish it could get it again.

    33. Puipuia Hmar

      Most boring and bias video ever...

    34. Adem Omerovic

      I liked and wanted windows phone. It was fast (ui) and good with battery. I think I had Microsoft Lumia 530 or something. Bad start of video...

    35. Amanullah Haroon

      I miss you Windows phone

    36. Amanullah Haroon

      I really love Microsoft Windows

    37. Sylstaer

      Okay but regardless of the user experience it’s the ugliest fucking thing

    38. New Coke

      First impressions: Looks like it would be good for DS emulation. It's got the form factor of the DS, so why not play some DS games on it?

      1. New Coke

        @Mikael I have a major disagreement with that statement. You see.. That's wrong. Adults play the DS too.

      2. Mikael

        Because ds games are for children and children dont have $1400. Pretty simple 😂

    39. GoatV8

      This guy is a douche

    40. Travis Estep

      If third party developers had adopted support for Windows phone, I firmly believe it would still be a viable alternative today. Compared to iOS and Android, it was MUCH more polished, more stable, and had some really cool features when compared to rivals during the same time period. In fact, I still have my HTC 8X, and sometimes I boot it up just to play around with it. And even today, it still feels snappy, still feels more advanced than either iOS or Android, and really makes me wish it had survived.

    41. Dee Man

      You're waaaaay too sensitive to be an objective reviewer.

    42. Just mxke

      cringe

    43. Ray Amatsoleman

      I wanted and had a couple of windows phones

    44. ondray29

      This product is straight trash. Poor reception, poor connectivity, software bugs, charging port will crack, if you buy to test it out do not do so through AT&T. After the 14 days, you will be stuck in purgatory with a poorly designed piece of beautiful crap because Microsoft will only give you the same piece of crap over and over again while under warranty. Meanwhile, you have to deal with wasted money on skins and screen protectors and time of switching phones (7-10 business days without a phone if you don't have another one laying around) time of dealing with pitiful customer service and time of redownloading apps and contacts... Trust me folks, I thought this product was the bees knees after I figured out the functionality of it. But you can only drop so many calls, deal with not being able to make calls in normal places you should because of the poor antenna, or deal with the frustration of the poor Bluetooth and wifi connectivity before you want to pull your hair out. Stay away from the device. Wait for the next one maybe...this product shouldn't be anyone's daily driver especially for $1500! It is a ball of sh!t. And this is coming from a Microsoft Surface fan boy who has pretty much bought every Surface device in the past 5 years. That ended with this phone and the poor customer service in dealing with it. Oh and the camera will drive you absolutely INSANE!!!

    45. Alexandru Mihael

      If we have to make decisions based on your thoughts we will all end buying nothing

    46. Bautz

      I wanted a windows phone, i had 2 (Lumia 820, and a 950). Still best smartphone OS ... even iOS now copied livetiles. I have iPhone 12 now, but i'm still waiting for Windows coming back into my pocket.

    47. Alejandro Rodolfo Mendez

      Suggestion : use the Microsoft SwiftKey keyboard instead of the Google one

    48. aldofern

      I saw this thing at Best Buy today. It looks cools and feels really good in the hands. I love the hinges. But who is it for? The first thing that came to my mind is that it would make a great ebook reader. But not at that price.

    49. Daniel Walters

      Already use 2 ecosystems. Microsoft: My work environment. Google: My Personal environment. WANT... But I'll wait till Gen 2

      1. EqualsDeath

        you basically sold your soul and yourself to 2 corporations lol

    50. Joseph Glover

      5:56 said every man ever! ☠😅

    51. Hyawatta

      Solution: make a Windows phone operating system that can natively run android apps.

    52. David Young

      Wow, this guy is one gesture away from a meltdown. Tone down the drama dude.

    53. Irza Liando

      I love my Lumia and I miss it so much.

    54. Muugol

      I wanted a Windows phone, I still have it it was a Lumia 640 in orange. But having to develop your own apps if they weren't support was a little bit of a pain in the ass.

    55. Kiwi_Dude

      This phone reminds me of the movie "Her". from the moment I saw the trailer I wanted a phone like that. never expected microsoft to b the one to make it

    56. Hk

      “A stupid device” in three words . It would have been better they would have installed windows x on it .

    57. Ant Rosa

      I can’t wait for that desk pad

    58. Omar Feliciano

      OMG, what a horrible "review". I don't expect the Surface Duo to be the perfect device, but geez, can you be more biased? I came here for a review, not for an excuse of a "reviewer".

    59. Theo Dom

      So we got discount unbox therapy to review a discount galaxy fold?

    60. Papa Larren

      If the Lumia 1020 had the latest Snapdragons, that would be a killer.

    61. Papa Larren

      Why would you switch/double tap just to open the same app?

    62. Allegory

      is that a phone? I thought it was a laptop / tablet

    63. Zeo Huang

      ZTE axon M is better than this.

    64. A Jo

      I’ll admit, I’m an avid Apple product fan/eco-system adopter. Some years ago, I got my wife a windows phone just to get her out of the flip phone market and couldn’t afford a new iPhone for her. Got a Nokia Lumia off Amazon for $80, man, I even loved that phone. IMO, buttery smooth operation, and a pretty intuitive UI. I truly wish we still had a 3rd competitor in the smart phone OS market, Microsoft.

    65. Anneke de Bruyn

      Honestly? As concept I think it's a fantastic. Despite running Android, I wish it looked more Windows-y. I hope they mature it more. I see my employees getting one versus a phone AND a small tablet.

    66. Alexander Manalang

      Bro, Linus is way better in reviewing lol

    67. Colin Pye

      I liked my HTC Touch Pro 2, a Windows phone…

    68. BigFat

      doing a first impression with a skin on the phone is kinda shit.

    69. Bill Eaton

      I STOPPED WATCHING this video within 4 minutes of watching - RECOMMEND YOU DO THE SAME - if you want an actual un-biased informative review. CLEARLY this dork, who calls himself a "Reviewer", just wanted to put this device on the table and simply start making fun of it INSTEAD of trying to give an un-biased review of form, function and features that maybe we would derive something out of . But his tainted-immature and lack of expertise approach was to simply throw down a smack-attack on both MS and the Duo - THANKS BUT NO THANKS - MORON! Hard to understand how you could possibly have that many Subs if more of your videos are of this variety - PURE LAME SHIT Again, stopped viewing your garbage - Does anyone ever have praise anymore for companies taking the initiative and RD will-power to try and come up with innovative and useful devices? Common sense should serve that while new form factors may not be perfect or have every cutting edge feature and certainly may not be for everyone, they are EXACTLY what they are! PURPOSE BUILT DEVICES!! Form over function and function over form - it's always what best suits YOU as an individual. We Should at least be thankful these companies are trying hard to come up with something other than simply another flagship of the month Slab phone. Microsoft Duo - Samsung Fold - Z fold2 - Z Flip - Motorola RAZR - LG Wing - and a few other companies to mention... I WAS going to purchase the Duo, but as a tech-savvy power user, I knew the form factor wasn't more of my style of use, so I passed on that. I did however purchase the Z Fold 2 - I have No Regrets. First, it's a POWERHOUSE - 12GB Memory for my Multitasking and SnapDragon 865+ kill it ! I can say, it's HEAVY (it's essentially 2 phones) and you know when its in your pocket. But that's about the worst I can say about it. As a POWERUSER - I know why I bought it, FOR THE FOOTBALL FIELD SIZED SCREEN!! hahahaha When I open it - there is nothing on ANY phone more satisfying! THAT'S WHY I BOUGHT IT!! So it is what it is.! But this reviewer?? He is a fucking JOKE - LAMMER Get real or get lost!

    70. Bill Eaton

      I STOPPED WATCHING this video within 4 minutes of watching - RECOMMEND YOU DO THE SAME - if you want an actual un-biased informative review. CLEARLY this dork, who calls himself a "Reviewer", just wanted to put this device on the table and simply start making fun of it INSTEAD of trying to give an un-biased review of form, function and features that maybe we would derive something out of . But his tainted-immature and lack of expertise approach was to simply throw down a smack-attack on both MS and the Duo - THANKS BUT NO THANKS - MORON! Hard to understand how you could possibly have that many Subs if more of your videos are of this variety - PURE LAME SHIT Again, stopped viewing your garbage - initiative We Should at least be thankful these companies are trying hard to come up with something other than simply another flagship of the month Slab phone. Microsoft Duo - Samsung Fold - Z fold2 - Z Flip - Motorola RAZR - LG Wing - and a few other companies to mention... I WAS going to purchase the Duo, but as a tech-savvy power user, I knew the form factor wasn't more of my style of use, so I passed on that. I did however purchase the Z Fold 2 - I have No Regrets. First, it's a POWERHOUSE - 12GB Memory for my Multitasking and SnapDragon 865+ kill it ! I can say, it's HEAVY (it's essentially 2 phones) and you know when its in your pocket. But that's about the worst I can say about it. As a POWERUSER - I know why I bought it, FOR THE FOOTBALL FIELD SIZED SCREEN!! hahahaha When I open it - there is nothing on ANY phone more satisfying! THAT'S WHY I BOUGHT IT!! So it is what it is.! But this reviewer?? He is a fucking JOKE - LAMMER Get real or get lost!

    71. digitz

      Honestly, Windows Phone 10 was amazing as far as user experience went. It was just a few years too late to the game and never got the support from the dev community that it needed to make it. Had it come earlier, I am not sure android would be having such a huge mobile market share today...

    72. C Stout

      You can tell Riley watches a lot of Unbox Therapy.

    73. Trevor Honeyman

      Had a Samsung Ativ Windows Phone. Essentially an S3 with Windows Phone 7 I think it was called. It was great - it had little third party apps, the ones it had didn’t work and notifications were a no go. Very peaceful!

    74. OK Schlatter

      If anyone is genuinely planning to purchase a Surface Duo, I would recommend that you start using the Microsoft launcher on your phone so you can sort of familiarize yourself with Microsoft's homescreen gestures before you receive your new device.

    75. TheLinkhawkins

      Wrong! I loved my windows phone. Best device I had.

    76. Stephen

      I actually loved my windows phones. I loved the UI, how you could pin anything to the main screen, photos, files, music play lists, literally anything. Wish iOS or Android had that ability

    77. Toka Taki Tau Ji

      tbh i think keys is a little "special" no jokes , there are some really weird moments

    78. Goran Drčec

      And I'm here thinking about fact that somehow someone make us think 6GB of ram is not that much and can be reason why "desktop" interface is sluggish.

    79. hendrix daemon

      why did they employ you in this channel, it is damaging linus' branding

    80. flameshana9

      I liked the video BUT I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO

    81. Witness ProPro

      I loved Windows Phone. They were always the best phones for productivity with seamless integration with Outlook and Office. And in a slider keyboard format they were perfect.

    82. TheSocialCamel

      5:56 "I don't need protection" - Riley Murdock

    83. Paul Johnson

      I wanted one..and had several of them...they were great and incredibly smooth ...

    84. Rebl Crew

      I loved my Nokia 1520. Still my favorite phone ever. Still own mine. Don't use it anymore, of course (duh). The OS was awesome and it's still being copied today by Android and iOS.

    85. Lol s

      People will always say "android did it first" but I always wait for Apple to do it because Apple does it better.

    86. Kevin D.

      Why would you want the app you're using on one screen to come over to the other screen when you have the screen folded back? No, you'd double-tap the disabled screen because you want to access something on it instead. It makes sense. It's not rocket science.

    87. tsartomato

      format is great but the hardware should better 3 screens mega battery included nova launcher analog to make it as customizable as windows, ability to command orientations manually multi input more i\o no notches or bezels inside big bezel outside with mega camera pen dock

    88. tsartomato

      nokia 925 the best smartphone i ever used but my priorities have changed

    89. Steve swm77

      Didn't they make a larger version of this that actually runs windows? Or did I imagine that? I think it was called a lap top, or a notebook, or something like that....

    90. sweettea . tony

      I wanted the Nokia Lumia 1020 back in the day but ironically it was the Microsoft OS that kept me from getting it

    91. Eri Valencia

      Riley, you're touching linus....... Weirdly, and I'm uncomfortable with that.

    92. Sanity Agathion

      I had. Still consider it the best phone OS. Android and iOS don't come even close to it.

    93. FloorManiac

      Windows Phone was awesome. For anyone curious, let me document my experience: FAIR WARNING - this turned out to be an article. my bad. I hope you find it interesting. I daily drove a Nokia Lumia 1520 "Phablet" for ~2 years, and for the time, it was the best smartphone experience on the market. I believe it was Nokia's last official flagship before they were bought out by Microsoft. How did I come to do this you ask? Well, I was sick of android's nagging and shady permission requests among other things and I was sick of apple and itunes being so locked down and unintuitive. So, being the maverick that I am, I decided to go for the Windows nerd phone that nobody liked. For me, the OS was more fluid and visually attractive than ios or android, which, at the time I had all three. I could get to any app or contact in no less than three taps and a swipe (I counted). And the pictures you see online of the operating system dont do it justice as you could customize the heck out of it, unlike being stuck with a static app grid. The User interface and camera were amazing. I still miss having a dedicated shutter button, and Nokia's camera app gave me as much minute control of my pictures as I have with my actual cameras with regards to manual focus and zoom, to this day, that camera app is still better than Apple's. And videos were superior as well, not only in terms of high definition video quality(i believe it was one of the first phones to be able to record 4k video though I may be mistaken), but also audio. The device had something like five microphones, so audio playback on recorded videos would fool me into thinking I was at the place I recorded the footage from if I had headphones on and closed my eyes. It was absolutely crazy. By default they system blocked ads on all of its apps, so no commercials on youtube or twitch or anything (sorry Linus n' friends). There was also a built in FM radio that literally was a life saver during hurricanes and floods. Also, the speaker was notably (freakishly) loud and clear, so much so that I could hear the phone from the opposite end of a large house. You hear people praise the zune, well this was the zune on steroids, and my music wasnt tied to Android, or iTunes. Accessing and transferring my files (music, photos, movies, etc.) was a simple process of plugging the phone into my pc and treating it as though it were a portable hard drive with a typical windows file system. APPS???? - Honestly, and contrary to what people reported, it had all the apps I needed and I consider myself to be unable to breathe without sucking oxygen from my cell phone once every five minutes. It had just about everything but snapchat, which I couldnt give two poos about. Little did the mainstream public know, but there was this enthusiastic little underground subculture of developers for windows phone that basically made third party versions of any official apps that the Windows store was lacking. Surprisingly, a lot of those third party apps were vastly superior to, and more fully featured than the official apps. All of which could be found on the official windows app store. Even with that in consideration, the OS was SOLID and never gave me a single glitch or hiccup. This also might come as a shock, but early Cortana was amazing on that thing too. It somehow knew when I was leaving the house to go to an appointment noted on my calendar, she would wake up while I was pulling out of the driveway and tell me what traffic would be like, and how long I had to get to my destination without me prompting the phone. It confounds me when I see reviewers mention Windows Phone. They always make the canned side eyed glance and frown like someone farted in the room. Not a single journalist/tech reviewer gave it a serious study outside of a baby sized handful. The echo chamber is a sad reality sometimes. For me, It was a unique pleasure to daily drive that phone for the almost 2 years that I had it. Sure, technology has since gotten better, but I havent experienced ANY smartphone as monumentally impressive as my Nokia 1520 with the windows phone OS. Today youd look at my iPad Pro, Airpods Pro and iPhone 12 Pro and call me a corporate capitalistic commie socialist fashionista militant homo-hetero xenophobic oleophobic right wing leftist Apple fanboy latex pony-prance man (which is an acceptable label for someone who owns all pro gear) ........HOWVEVER, deep down a large part of me wishes I was still able to use Windows OS the way it was intended. P.S. If you guys are hiring Windows Phone experts, give me a holler. =P I think I am the only one left alive after the great phone wars.

    94. EcBuddy123

      Windows phone was great. However, needed more app support... I miss the lumias

    95. SKYE LOVER 2003

      I showed you my Microsoft duo please respond 😹😹😹

    96. Tech & Nostalgia Kingdom

      I had a Windows Phone 😥 It was "fine". The best thing was regular updates to the OS that you could directly install which is still not managed well on Android.

    97. Stuart Fonix

      I got a windows phone back in maybe 2009, had it for a week sent it back. It was some HTC thing.

    98. Kyle R

      4:26 He should wash his hands now 7:30 He should REALLY wash his hands now!! This is what covid has done to me....

    99. Somendra Saini

      Windows phone were supercool, especially the one by Microsoft, but the app support sank the ship.

    100. CAO Designworks

      Windows Phone was literally the best phone OS at the time. The only downside was the lack of apps/ official apps. It wasn't too much of an issue at first, but when third party versions of apps started being removed, it was harder and harder to stick around.