New iPhone: The WORST Time to Buy New Tech

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  • freeNpeace FlowLetitbe
    freeNpeace FlowLetitbe  11 hours back

    next year iPhone name will be ultra max pro+

    • Adarsh Kannada
      Adarsh Kannada  2 days back

      The tone in which the content is explain is really convincing.

      • Wail Faridi
        Wail Faridi  3 days back

        I wasn't gonna click this video because of that title

        • spacetime
          spacetime  4 days back

          I don't even bother watching your iPhone reviews anymore. Here's a Spark Notes version: you sit and bitch about things it's missing that is obvious to everyone and all the people much smarter than you at Apple, but clearly for a reason they've chose not to implement that X feature. Yes you'll bitch about the notch, how they haven't changed anything else but cameras, waste of money, etc etc.

          • Bowdey van Etten
            Bowdey van Etten  5 days back

            Im gonna get a Xs from my Carrier rn its a whole 2€ per month cheaper

            • TigerTT
              TigerTT  5 days back

              Asus ROG Phone 2>Everything else lol

              • Houston International Media

                He complains about Apple not supporting an already one year old phone for 5 years and yet when I buy an Android, it slows down less than a year after buying it AND it has no real support after 2 years.
                Such a biased YouTube channel

                • Economan3000
                  Economan3000  6 days back

                  Love the 90s camera angle

                  • Antonio Toni
                    Antonio Toni  6 days back

                    Shut up don’t now anything about iPhone 📱 so 🤐

                    • Da PunJabI MuLtAnI
                      Da PunJabI MuLtAnI  6 days back

                      here's a word from our sponsor ...... apple.......... buy old product with new packaging....... dislike to this video....

                      • Colin Murphrey
                        Colin Murphrey  6 days back

                        Just as an FYI and not to shit on your graph-making skills... time is always X-axis. However, you had your years set to the Y-axis... this is just for future reference and not to be an asshole.

                        • Rohan George
                          Rohan George  6 days back

                          Quality video as always, wow

                          • Sudip Biswas
                            Sudip Biswas  7 days back

                            wait for the iPhone 12

                            • Juan A
                              Juan A  7 days back


                              • KRIXT VA
                                KRIXT VA  7 days back

                                Good point, let's make a movement NO ONE BUYS ANY IPHONE UNTIL THEY Sale them for no more than $300 ;) The problem is that we have a bunch of dumb market that keeps paying whatever they ask for it!

                                • Channel Jany
                                  Channel Jany  1 weeks back

                                  I upgraded to xiaomi from apple lol 😂

                                  • Channel Jany
                                    Channel Jany  1 weeks back

                                    I upgraded to xiaomi from apple lol 😂

                                    • raja mangubat
                                      raja mangubat  1 weeks back

                                      Long live iphone

                                      • Henry Kung
                                        Henry Kung  1 weeks back

                                        But the iPhone 5s is still getting os updates... So you still get software updates

                                        • Raegan From Wowifying
                                          Raegan From Wowifying  7 days back

                                          No, the updates ended with iOS 12.4.1

                                        • AphoticJr
                                          AphoticJr  1 weeks back

                                          That stopped this year. Ios 13 is coming to iphone 6s and up.

                                      • remy greer
                                        remy greer  1 weeks back

                                        🤷🏽‍♂️ new iPhones and apple products always go on sale for the holidays... just wait

                                        • yeRR _
                                          yeRR _  1 weeks back

                                          I’m still on my iPhone 6S Plus LoL

                                          • Zephyr Gaming
                                            Zephyr Gaming  1 weeks back

                                            My battery is at 1% hopefully I can see much of Linus video.
                                            Linus: but here’s a word from our sponsor

                                            • Vikotnick
                                              Vikotnick  1 weeks back

                                              What the hell is new with the new phone? A new camera and some sound crap. Terrible.

                                            • ACRapid
                                              ACRapid  1 weeks back

                                              I need 7 or better 8 inch smartphone).

                                              • William Holes
                                                William Holes  1 weeks back

                                                The iPhone 6s and up are supported on the latest software, iOS 13. That’s a 6 year old phone, not 5.

                                                iOS 12 supported devices as old as the 5s, which was 7 generations old in respect to that software update.

                                                • RaginPlayer
                                                  RaginPlayer  1 weeks back

                                                  Wait a minute so i bought an iphone Xs
                                                  A month earlier
                                                  And the phone came out last year
                                                  So i have 4 years till software updates stops

                                                  • batsonelec C
                                                    batsonelec C  14 minutes back

                                                    ​@Milan Labus that is generally true but I take Square payments on mine so the OS needs to be fairly newer for the security aspects. That is why I personally left Android years ago and got a used iPhone. My 6S and 5S still run the latest iOS. I had upper end tablet and phones and all of them stopped getting updates after 2 years and 1-2 years later could not run the Square App due to the security flaws in the older OS.( none got higher than 4.2 and square needs 5 to run at all ) If you only use it for a phone, you are 100% correct, it will still work as a phone. If you do any internet or specialty stuff like Credit card accepting, you generally have to be fairly recent or it won't work correctly or at all, as I found out. Apple's biggest draw is the updates come from them directly and are not carrier dependent. Both T-Mobile and Verizon stopped updates on me with my Android devices. I had no problem with them other than the updates and all were a little more buggy than my iphones. It wasn't enough to switch until Square required a newer OS device, then I went to iPhone and have not needed anything newer since. MY mint condition 64GB unlocked 6S was $200 and has been great for 3 years so far. YMMV.

                                                  • Milan Labus
                                                    Milan Labus  32 minutes back

                                                    You know you can still use your phone without software updates

                                                  • batsonelec C
                                                    batsonelec C  3 hours back

                                                    @B4YL1FE none of my 2 apple phones slowed down, I have the 5S and the 6S, my HTC One and G4 ( I think it was the G4 ) never had a custom rom made for it, and neither does most of the android phones except the top end ones. Maybe their update is better now but a few years ago when I had mine, it was horrible. I had T Mobile, and Verizon and neither phones nor my Tab 7.7 got more than 2 updates before being stopped. All are stuck at 4.1.2 or older and most stuff needs 4.2 or 4.4 or 5 or newer. That is the only reason I went to a used iPhone, knowing I would get updates for much longer. So far I have been correct.

                                                  • B4YL1FE
                                                    B4YL1FE  11 hours back

                                                    @batsonelec C It might be supported for 6 years but you might regret that software update after year 4 because your phone becomes borderline unusable.
                                                    OTOH, even if an Android is only supported for 2 years (I'm not even gonna argue that made-up number), after the official support you can just slap a custom ROM on it and let the dev community come up with the support (yes they even port the security updates). My Oneplus X came out around the same time as your 6S and I'm also still using it with the latest Android and it wasn't even a top tier phone.
                                                    But we are far and few between, with almost everyone upgrading after 1 year or 2 tops so there's no point arguing.

                                                  • NMEofdaST8
                                                    NMEofdaST8  6 days back

                                                    @batsonelec C yeah I have a Galaxy S10 and I'm going to switch to the 11 Pro then upgrade yearly

                                                • RaginPlayer
                                                  RaginPlayer  1 weeks back

                                                  Linus gets sponsors left and right

                                                  • Rod Munch
                                                    Rod Munch  1 weeks back

                                                    While all these YouTubers will tell you, the peasant, that the new iPhone isn't worth getting, you can rest assured they'll have it for themselves. That's how it always works - the important people have the latest and greatest, meanwhile you're still using a 5s because you work at McDonalds and you're about to fired and replaced by an iPad.

                                                    • Austin Blackburn
                                                      Austin Blackburn  5 days back

                                                      Linus doesn't use iPhone so why would he upgrade to the newest?

                                                    • Ape
                                                      Ape  6 days back


                                                  • BHUSHA BHUSHA
                                                    BHUSHA BHUSHA  1 weeks back

                                                    Am I the only one who noticed the huge mole on his hand

                                                    • David Harrison
                                                      David Harrison  1 weeks back

                                                      4 Gigs Ram Wow My 12 month old Oppo has 6 gigs with 128 storage and the flagship has 8 gigs and 240 gig storage. Over to you Apple

                                                      • Finlay 123
                                                        Finlay 123  1 weeks back

                                                        And yet the iphone will still run 3 times faster.

                                                    • BIG_BOSS
                                                      BIG_BOSS  1 weeks back

                                                      4 hours extra battery alone is more then good reason to buy iPhone 11 pro

                                                      • M_C
                                                        M_C  1 weeks back

                                                        Feels like an ad. Disappointed.

                                                        • Jonor Nokturl
                                                          Jonor Nokturl  1 weeks back

                                                          Im still rocking my LG G7, nothing new has made me wanna switch to a new device

                                                          • Antonín Čala
                                                            Antonín Čala  1 weeks back

                                                            Denis wearing those headphones backwards nearly killed me

                                                            • Kartikay Bhardwaj
                                                              Kartikay Bhardwaj  1 weeks back

                                                              so now i SHOULDN'T buy iphone 7 now..... and i CAN'T buy iphone 11 also due to less budget. :(

                                                              • whiteandnerdytuba
                                                                whiteandnerdytuba  1 weeks back

                                                                So don’t ever buy used android since there’s no update window

                                                                • David Blanchet
                                                                  David Blanchet  7 days back

                                                                  depend on how old it is my brother have a pawn shop and the most common cell people are trying to sell him is iphones

                                                              • Nikos Per
                                                                Nikos Per  1 weeks back

                                                                Are there still sheeple that buying 1k+ price tag phones? 😂

                                                                • Andreas Hvilhøj
                                                                  Andreas Hvilhøj  1 weeks back

                                                                  Hi i just need a little help here :)

                                                                  When was the last time the Xr prices dropped and when will it happen again?
                                                                  Thank you <3

                                                                  • Seldom Pooper
                                                                    Seldom Pooper  5 days back

                                                                    @Andreas Hvilhøj they don't, given how Apple scam customers in repair services.

                                                                  • Andreas Hvilhøj
                                                                    Andreas Hvilhøj  6 days back

                                                                    @Christian De Santa didn't quite understand but yes i'll buy an apple product no matter what...

                                                                  • Andreas Hvilhøj
                                                                    Andreas Hvilhøj  6 days back

                                                                    @Seldom Pooper they do... honestly

                                                                  • AphoticJr
                                                                    AphoticJr  1 weeks back

                                                                    Seldom Pooper i mean its not that bad a phone

                                                                  • Christian De Santa
                                                                    Christian De Santa  1 weeks back

                                                                    U gonna buy iPhones just because the second handed prices don't drop?

                                                                • BLUESCHOOL RECORDS
                                                                  BLUESCHOOL RECORDS  1 weeks back

                                                                  I have an iPhone 7, I want to buy the iPhone 11, is it a good choice?

                                                                  • BLUESCHOOL RECORDS
                                                                    BLUESCHOOL RECORDS  7 days back

                                                                    Gage Yea I had a Huawei P9 lite for like a year

                                                                  • Gage
                                                                    Gage  7 days back

                                                                    @BLUESCHOOL RECORDS have u even tried android?

                                                                  • BLUESCHOOL RECORDS
                                                                    BLUESCHOOL RECORDS  7 days back

                                                                    Gage Lol the iPhone 11 costs 800€ and I love IOS and don‘t like Android

                                                                  • Gage
                                                                    Gage  1 weeks back

                                                                    no, the iphone 11 (or any iphone) is an overpriced piece of shit. You pay $1000 for the bear minimum. Most android phones you can find now have way more features and are overall better than Apple, for cheaper and or the same price. I suggest getting a OnePlus 7 Pro or a Samsung Galaxy s10+ / Note 10

                                                                • danwat1234
                                                                  danwat1234  1 weeks back

                                                                  3:00 But a phone isn't dead once OS updates stop becoming available. New apps still suppor the older OS for years to come.

                                                                  • Freakinkat Productions
                                                                    Freakinkat Productions  1 weeks back

                                                                    Dying or not, from my point odd view its this "linus has steadily been building hardcore mining and or server hardware, thus YouTube had somewhat served its purpose to gain the funding for a bigger project and plan, that hes been editorial ans hinting st in his videos over time, If you've been paying attension, that is? Not to mention his affiliations, partnerships and ties with huge corporations. Factor that in and you will see what I see? One smart mofucker!"

                                                                    • Aaron
                                                                      Aaron  1 weeks back

                                                                      Who else caught that MKBHD and Gal Gadot iPhone scandal reference?? 😂

                                                                      • Andres jimenez
                                                                        Andres jimenez  1 weeks back

                                                                        My iPhone 7plus appears to do all that the 11 does. I don’t get how people buy new phones when benefits are minimal. Quite foolish.

                                                                        • erik svensson
                                                                          erik svensson  7 days back

                                                                          Only reason to buy a new phone 2015 and onwards for me has always been due to them breaking. Although I do understand people wanting the latest and greatest especially with apple where the resell value makes the new phone quite cheap in comparison to other manufacturers. But most buy them for the fashion statement a 150 dollar phone works about as good as a new flagship phone for 1000$ and a car worth 3000 does about the same as a car for 30000, people have money and seem very willing to burn it quickly, so be happy for their sacrifice! It's just about the only thing keeping the economy afloat anyway.

                                                                      • Donavan Cargin
                                                                        Donavan Cargin  1 weeks back

                                                                        I’m happy with my iPhone 8 Plus, not upgrading until it breaks, Feels good, I used to upgrade every time a new phone came out.
                                                                        Such a waste of money

                                                                        • Orange Man
                                                                          Orange Man  1 weeks back

                                                                          Should I get the xr or the iPhone 11? Currently have a iPhone 7

                                                                          • celileminem
                                                                            celileminem  1 weeks back

                                                                            You know nothing about iPhones

                                                                            • Hurrystream
                                                                              Hurrystream  1 weeks back

                                                                              Who uses the same iPhone for 5 years? Or 4 then, if you buy the previous gen. Next to noone? I'd say updates is the least of the issues.

                                                                              • Finlay 123
                                                                                Finlay 123  1 weeks back

                                                                                All the people who aren't techno geeks like you and me

                                                                            • Mindfake
                                                                              Mindfake  1 weeks back

                                                                              Hey Linus, do you think it is worth switching to Apple? Idk if you ever made a video about iOS vs Android or Windows/Linux vs macOS.
                                                                              I am a CS student and tbh I always hated on Apple, b/c I thought they have the same specs as other laptops and sell it for 30% more. Is it as userfriendly as everybody always says or am I better off with a Windows or Linux OS.