New iPhone: The WORST Time to Buy New Tech

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Comments • 2 753

  • Jonathan Owens
    Jonathan Owens 7 days ago

    The dumb faces on the TVclip thumbnail pics are so ridiculous. It looks cheap and childish and I generally don’t watch videos that have these ridiculous faces.

  • Jordi Gutierrez
    Jordi Gutierrez 12 days ago +1

    K but wtf is that high pitched wirr in the background.

  • TheAlex LoneWolf
    TheAlex LoneWolf 12 days ago

    Did linus just teach us stocks?

  • Fiendbean17
    Fiendbean17 14 days ago

    Did you buy the iPhone 11?
    Yes
    What did it cost?
    Everything...

  • Dexter Morgan
    Dexter Morgan 16 days ago

    waiting for ur review !

  • Suhas HE
    Suhas HE 16 days ago

    Look who's getting azure ads🤣

  • Jorge Tierno Rey
    Jorge Tierno Rey 21 day ago

    Are you trying to sell iPhones, Linus?
    If you want a big discount, just don't buy Apple.

  • bucwolf
    bucwolf 23 days ago

    Iphone is not worth switching to this year, as predicted. However, same rumors say the next year one is going to be very good. Meanwhile, i am delighted with the new ipados and ios13

  • freeNpeace FlowLetitbe

    next year iPhone name will be ultra max pro+

  • Adarsh Kannada
    Adarsh Kannada 26 days ago

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

  • Wail Faridi
    Wail Faridi 27 days ago +1

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

  • spacetime
    spacetime 28 days ago +1

    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 29 days ago

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

  • TigerTT
    TigerTT 29 days ago

    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 TVclip channel

  • Economan3000
    Economan3000 Month ago

    Love the 90s camera angle

  • Antonio Toni
    Antonio Toni Month ago

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

  • Da PunJabI MuLtAnI
    Da PunJabI MuLtAnI Month ago

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

  • Colin Murphrey
    Colin Murphrey Month ago

    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 Month ago

    Quality video as always, wow

  • Sudip Biswas
    Sudip Biswas Month ago

    wait for the iPhone 12

  • Juan A
    Juan A Month ago

    Cool

  • Channel Jany
    Channel Jany Month ago

    I upgraded to xiaomi from apple lol 😂

  • Channel Jany
    Channel Jany Month ago

    I upgraded to xiaomi from apple lol 😂

  • raja mangubat
    raja mangubat Month ago

    Long live iphone

  • Henry Kung
    Henry Kung Month ago +2

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

    • Raegan From Wowifying
      Raegan From Wowifying Month ago

      No, the updates ended with iOS 12.4.1

    • AphoticJr
      AphoticJr Month ago

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

  • remy greer
    remy greer Month ago

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

  • yeRR _
    yeRR _ Month ago

    I’m still on my iPhone 6S Plus LoL

  • Zephyr Gaming
    Zephyr Gaming Month ago +2

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

  • Vikotnick
    Vikotnick Month ago +1

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

  • ACRapid
    ACRapid Month ago

    I need 7 or better 8 inch smartphone).

  • William Holes
    William Holes Month ago

    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 Month ago +39

    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

    • Milan Labus
      Milan Labus 23 days ago

      @batsonelec C i agree if youre not into tech and dont like the latest hardware id go apple. The iphone 6 and 11 both have a 720p screen so youre not missing out on much. But a 3 year old samsung has a 720p screen and the latest have a 1440p so youd really be missing out if you were with android

    • Milan Labus
      Milan Labus 24 days ago

      @B4YL1FE security updates? Are you a spy? Nobody is gonna hack you

    • B4YL1FE
      B4YL1FE 24 days ago

      @Milan Labus Of course you can. But you'll miss out on some features and important security updates.

    • batsonelec C
      batsonelec C 24 days ago +1

      ​@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.

  • RaginPlayer
    RaginPlayer Month ago +2

    Linus gets sponsors left and right

  • Rod Munch
    Rod Munch Month ago +6

    While all these TVcliprs 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 29 days ago

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

    • Ape
      Ape Month ago

      Wat

  • BHUSHA BHUSHA
    BHUSHA BHUSHA Month ago

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

  • David Harrison
    David Harrison Month ago

    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 Month ago

      And yet the iphone will still run 3 times faster.

  • BIG_BOSS
    BIG_BOSS Month ago +3

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

  • M_C
    M_C Month ago

    Feels like an ad. Disappointed.

  • Jonor Nokturl
    Jonor Nokturl Month ago +1

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

  • Antonín Čala
    Antonín Čala Month ago

    Denis wearing those headphones backwards nearly killed me

  • Kartikay Bhardwaj
    Kartikay Bhardwaj Month ago +1

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

  • whiteandnerdytuba
    whiteandnerdytuba Month ago +2

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

    • David Blanchet
      David Blanchet Month ago

      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 Month ago

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

  • Andreas Hvilhøj
    Andreas Hvilhøj Month ago +5

    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

    • Seldom Pooper
      Seldom Pooper 29 days ago

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

    • Andreas Hvilhøj
      Andreas Hvilhøj Month ago

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

    • Andreas Hvilhøj
      Andreas Hvilhøj Month ago

      @Seldom Pooper they do... honestly

    • AphoticJr
      AphoticJr Month ago +1

      Seldom Pooper i mean its not that bad a phone

    • Christian De Santa
      Christian De Santa Month ago

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

  • BLUESCHOOL RECORDS
    BLUESCHOOL RECORDS Month ago +1

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

    • BLUESCHOOL RECORDS
      BLUESCHOOL RECORDS Month ago

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

    • Gage
      Gage Month ago

      @BLUESCHOOL RECORDS have u even tried android?

    • BLUESCHOOL RECORDS
      BLUESCHOOL RECORDS Month ago +1

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

    • Gage
      Gage Month ago

      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 Month ago

    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

    Dying or not, from my point odd view its this "linus has steadily been building hardcore mining and or server hardware, thus TVclip 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 Month ago +1

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

  • Andres jimenez
    Andres jimenez Month ago +1

    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 Month ago

      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 Month ago

    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 Month ago

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

  • celileminem
    celileminem Month ago

    You know nothing about iPhones

  • Hurrystream
    Hurrystream Month ago

    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 Month ago

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

  • Mindfake
    Mindfake Month ago

    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.

  • Bjornormus
    Bjornormus Month ago

    Interesting to see when to buy certain pieces of hardware during the year. Do you have any tips on when to buy a gaming monitor?

  • Harry Huang
    Harry Huang Month ago

    Apple has gone from a lifestyle and imagery way of thinking to a money thirsty brand that me embarrassing itself on markets with far better alternatives

  • Darkan Raiden
    Darkan Raiden Month ago

    what is an iphoooone ?

  • Zax 133
    Zax 133 Month ago

    Bro can you tell me isn't there really any reqson to have such a big notch on IPhone 11

  • R
    R Month ago

    I had my iPhone 5 for four years and it cost me £600 or £150 per year. I could have bought the 4s for £450 but I figured I'd only be able to keep that for 3 years until I needed to upgrade and that is the same £150 per year. It seemed logical to go for the iphone 5 and have the latest phone (at the time). Now of course the caveat is that it would delay my upgrade by 1 year. However, that would have coincided coincided with the launch of the iPhone 7 which I would have waited for father than getting the 6s after 3 years had I gone for the 4s.
    Instead I went for the Samsung S7 EDGE as it was cheaper, (Apple put up UK prices 20% due to a weak £ whereas Samsung had not), had a larger OLED screen, was waterproof (I dropped my iPhone 3GS in a coffee at work and ruined it), plus had an SD sim card tray for up to 256GB. I now have an S10+ ceramic with 512GB that I paid £879 at a UK airport: The latest iPhone with 512GB is £1,400 or £1,500!
    I noticed Apple put up the price of all Pro 11 phones £50 (in the UK) whereas there was no increase in the USA. Continuing weakness of the £ no doubt. 🙄😪