5G: Explained!

  • Published on Aug 19, 2019
  • 5G is getting a lot of hype right now... so I had to see for myself!
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  • Marques Brownlee
    Marques Brownlee  Month ago +5179

    Had to see for myself is 5G is worth all the hype. What do you think?
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    • Faysal A
      Faysal A 2 days ago

      Hi Marques
      Has there been any talk regarding our health...I've not looked into it however having all these nodes around us with the exposure to the 5G waves, is it/will it be safe?

    • jett888
      jett888 3 days ago

      @Daddymooch people are so ignorant to think all this increased radiation won't affect them. How are people so lacking in curiosity or intelligence! I'm glad you've don't the research- keep spreading the facts.

    • Daddymooch
      Daddymooch 3 days ago +1

      Definitely not go try to get access to scientific literature on the effects radio towers 3g and 4g and the effects it’s had on male fertility. 5g is 10x stronger and more damaging.

    • Diego Ramírez
      Diego Ramírez 4 days ago

      Bro, what's up with your elbow

    • jett888
      jett888 5 days ago

      I think you need to seriously look into the HEALTH DANGERS of 5G-
      believe me- you should be able to live without 5G- otherwise- you won't be living long.
      Are you aware that 5G is a military grade weapon USED FOR CROWD CONTROL!!!
      Wake UP BROTHER!!!

  • Exhumed Gaming
    Exhumed Gaming Hour ago

    Watching this still on a 3G phone...:/

  • Cachie Tsao
    Cachie Tsao 3 hours ago

    Please go to China to test Huawei 5G

  • Jared M
    Jared M 9 hours ago

    Your body absorbs 5g waves!

  • Marvin Zapata
    Marvin Zapata 18 hours ago

    Dont explain it to me just keep it away from us

  • KauTN Playz I Guess

    7:26 look at his arm! EW !

  • Saurabh Rane
    Saurabh Rane Day ago

    Hey @MKBHD did you hurt yourself near your Elbow.. Just could not ignore that!

  • Rali272
    Rali272 Day ago

    I just imagine the life expectancy being 25 years old in the future due to a cancer outbreak

    • K Veeder
      K Veeder 21 hour ago

      Actually, 5G uses non-ionizing radiation, which means that it cannot knock electrons out of atoms. This means that it cannot cause cancer.

  • SamJigga
    SamJigga Day ago

    I remember back in 2000 I used to have 14.4Kbit/s on my wired laptop.😉

    Real life was so good back then...😞

  • Philson
    Philson Day ago +1

    Time for cancer.

  • Martin Guerrero
    Martin Guerrero Day ago

    Idk if you know this but 5g kills birds left and right so putting them in huge towers will never Happen I’m actually shocked there doing all these nodes and staying under the radar from people knowing what’s happening

  • Vida Mia
    Vida Mia Day ago

    Yeah but how long is 5G going to even last before 6G comes out. Like you said it would take years lots of money to install this everywhere. Technology advances really fast. It seems like we're rushing into this.

  • iMatrix DK a.k.a CiCo

    5;50 when he said just 300 mb down I cried inside cos Im paying 50 euros per motnh for 20 down and 2 up lol and thats max speed I can get in my place

  • mullagh
    mullagh Day ago

    Hey, fair play and thanks for the video, didn't really know much about 5G and thought it was just a relatively simple upgrade so cheers for the heads up that it's not really gonna be a mainstream thing till a couple of year so, cheers for that!

  • Shadow
    Shadow Day ago

    Just don't go into the replies.

  • 13432 2dkti3
    13432 2dkti3 Day ago

    alot of radiation in 5g and bad shit, go search on internet if you dont trust me🤷‍♂️

  • David Harnett
    David Harnett Day ago

    How do you know it won’t fry your brains!? It’s not been fully tested!

  • Chris Casey
    Chris Casey Day ago

    Thank you for this video. I'm about to invest a lot of cash into a 4g weboost for RV lifestyles and needed an idea how long it would remain relevant before 5g finally happens countrywide - seemingly a LONG time.

  • Matei Teodor
    Matei Teodor Day ago +3

    i got cancer from the 5g on this video

  • Matthew Richards

    Has any one tested the 5G phones with case to see if they still get 5G speed or do you go down to 4G speed because the case blocks the 5G signal? I want to know if a case causes a problem?

  • Robert Abshear
    Robert Abshear Day ago

    Why is no one talking about the safety of 5g? Or Ai using it to control the whole planet? They are paid shills at this point.

  • Sekaiology
    Sekaiology Day ago +4

    4G is completely fine with me and it's much more stable.

  • Fejiri Onowakpokpo
    Fejiri Onowakpokpo 2 days ago

    You gotta love that intro. Awesome stuff!!!

  • MisterAndu
    MisterAndu 2 days ago +1

    Just because you didn't ask for a "subscribe, like and hit the notification" I will do all of that! Respect!

  • MOBremember
    MOBremember 2 days ago

    i swear there's vfx in this video

  • Jay Carter
    Jay Carter 2 days ago

    Bruh r u African?

  • James Smith
    James Smith 2 days ago

    *Enjoy your future brain TUMOR*

  • meermuizen
    meermuizen 2 days ago

    yes well we will see uw in the mortuarium!

  • Cantaloupeman
    Cantaloupeman 2 days ago

    What really annoys me is I how sprint only sells the oneplus 7 pro 5G, and not the 4G LTE version. It starts at 840$ and 5G isn't even available in my area. I wish I could just switch to T-Mobile but my whole family is on sprint and it's more convenient. It's lame that they expect me to pay 170$ more for an option that isn't even available near me.

  • Alexis Flores-Garcia

    People don't seem to understand how dangerous 5G actually is. Some scientists are already trying to prevent the implementation of this technology. Research it yourself, don't just take it from me or anyone else. You have to look into it yourself.

  • Troy Martyr
    Troy Martyr 2 days ago

    Wow went to where I live. So 5G in my area. Now I know.

  • Luthira 75
    Luthira 75 2 days ago


  • 9003wan
    9003wan 2 days ago

    We don't really need 5G network on a phone, it's totally a waste. 5G should be used like what he said in the end of the video: remote surgery where the doctor movement from the other part of the world is almost same movement with the remote robot, self driving car where it need quick reaction, etc. 5G phone for video streaming is a waste.

  • PoppONaya Shelly
    PoppONaya Shelly 2 days ago

    I wonder how well it works in a more developed nation like China.

    • Steve In
      Steve In 2 days ago

      Korea is the phone capital of the world. There is 5g coverage 100 feet underground in the subway. There is coverage everywhere

  • Sarkozy Barzini
    Sarkozy Barzini 2 days ago

    dude - any kind of signal through electromagnetic force that is run by tech will run and be carried by the "air" we breathe - so blame the nature for not working with the technology the way we want it to be.

  • Toys hanger
    Toys hanger 2 days ago

    Next 6G so where does it ends?

  • Celebs Go Live
    Celebs Go Live 2 days ago

    7:27 he got a huge cut close to his elbow

  • healthyhabits
    healthyhabits 2 days ago +1

    What about the extreme radiation, why did 5G never go thru normal testing as it relates to public health. IT'S NOT GOOD FOR US HOMEY

  • TpT16
    TpT16 2 days ago

    tl;dr 5g wont give living things cancer because the waves dont carry enough energy to actually cause cancer(thru a process called ionization, where electrons are essentially ripped from the atom)
    more explanation under

    • TpT16
      TpT16 2 days ago

      ultraviolet rays, x-rays and gamma rays cause ionization(ripping electrons from the atom) and that can cause cancer if exposed to human cells
      on the other hand radio waves, infrared waves and visible light doesn't harm us because they don't ionize the stuff that makes up our bodies because the waves arent energetic enough to ionize our cells when in direct exposure
      and about the rays hitting us directly, the rays longer than visible light would just be absorbed as heat(infrared being the most dangerous in this case)

    • TpT16
      TpT16 2 days ago

      the only wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation that causes *acute* cell mutation(tumour) are those that are shorter than visible light (ultraviolet rays, x-rays and gamma rays)

  • panthera
    panthera 2 days ago

    They need to find a different way. Why should we need all that radiation in our environment. Is there any proof its safe?

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    Channel Yutub 2 days ago


  • Gaming 44
    Gaming 44 2 days ago

    Berapakah harga paket di jaringan 5G?
    Dan berapa banyak kah Kuota yg di dapat di jaringan 5G ketimbang 4G?

  • thelocalboy 4
    thelocalboy 4 2 days ago

    Is it necessary to have 5g bro
    Aren't you satisfied with 4g
    Why so speed
    Don't you have patience at all
    With the help of 4g we almost eradicated some of the environmental system
    Now with the help of 5g we are going to introduce the Thanos snap of gauntlet radiation

    • thelocalboy 4
      thelocalboy 4 2 days ago

      I still use 3g and I am fully satisfied with it

  • Kisiel2279
    Kisiel2279 3 days ago

    Isn’t this unsafe for health? Doesn’t long exposure to such frequencies cause cancer?

  • Itai Bar
    Itai Bar 3 days ago

    Your videos are great and to the point! Good job 👏🏻

  • Pingu
    Pingu 3 days ago +1

    Yeah I remember that good old 3G... EVERY time I sit in the public train in Germany xDDD 5G is so not ready for big parts of the world because not even 4G is great everywhere

  • Maxx House
    Maxx House 3 days ago

    7:26 what happened to your arm bro??

  • Daemien21
    Daemien21 3 days ago

    Fucking guy is awesome, always honest in all of his videos, comments straight from the heart.

  • Girish kumar
    Girish kumar 3 days ago +1

    All birds going to die and that birds chirping sound under 5G tower is a fake

    • Daisy Balouch
      Daisy Balouch 2 days ago

      Girish kumar don’t worry Rajni sir will be there to save them properly instead of Akshay trying to kill all 5g users or none users
      Who simply owns a device

  • Topu
    Topu 3 days ago

    5G is sure taking their sweet time ;)

  • Ross Anderson
    Ross Anderson 3 days ago

    No mention of potentially massive side effects to our health? What a tool! This guy's a shill or a complete ignoramus.

    • K Veeder
      K Veeder 21 hour ago

      What health effects? It uses non-ionizing radiation, so it cannot cause cancer.

  • Diaa Asha
    Diaa Asha 3 days ago

    Video is loading while watching

  • Kame Prod
    Kame Prod 3 days ago +1

    Can someone explain what LTE is, is it faster than 4g or is it the same?

  • Moriak Potato
    Moriak Potato 3 days ago

    I feel like a new tech will come around before 5G infrastructure is common.

  • Son Rise Apiaries
    Son Rise Apiaries 3 days ago +3

    5g will kill your children and animals. Please do everything you can to not let this be in your cities

    • ????????
      ???????? Day ago

      Come on, at least wait for the scientists to say if it’s bad or not until we start screaming that technology is bad.

    • Blackbird Gaming
      Blackbird Gaming Day ago

      That's. That's not how it works...

  • Ali Ahmed
    Ali Ahmed 3 days ago

    7:26 oof

  • David McCain
    David McCain 3 days ago

    My soul cries out for all the future embryos and their DNA destruction! A pure Satanic agenda to usher in the coming technocracy..

    • Diamondking092
      Diamondking092 2 days ago

      Satanist here. I’m more than sure we’re not responsible for 5g. They’re not even dangerous, they’re non-ionizing. Eat shit, boomer.

  • computerbob06
    computerbob06 3 days ago

    Did Marques say, "Brownlee University"?........ Maybe THAT'S the future?!

  • citizen1994
    citizen1994 3 days ago

    I dont care if 5g is bad for my health fuck it i need the speed

  • Branman
    Branman 3 days ago

    Nice work. Best explanation I’ve seen on this subject. I smashed the bell.