Sorry, Apple.. "The Notch" is DEAD!

  • Published on Jan 3, 2019
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Comments • 9 894

  • Mwamba Kabanda
    Mwamba Kabanda Day ago

    could you see the processor through the phone chassis orrrrr...

  • Freddy Lee
    Freddy Lee 5 days ago

    Well apple still thinks they could pull off the trick using the same design for 4 years straight like they did with the iphone 6-8.

  • Stealthy ツ
    Stealthy ツ 7 days ago

    Is that a mi mix 3 in your pocket?
    Or are you just happy to see me?

  • WatrmelnGames
    WatrmelnGames 7 days ago

    Still got an iPhone


  • Jahaziel Gutierrez
    Jahaziel Gutierrez 11 days ago

    why can't you just review s10 already?

  • rafxar
    rafxar 16 days ago

    I bought this phone cuz of this video :) thx Linus

    • pink Fungi
      pink Fungi 9 days ago

      +rafxar mix 3 launches may

    • Vasilis Tsonis
      Vasilis Tsonis 11 days ago +1

      +rafxar even though I'm one of the people who like MIUI, i still appreciate your reply, thanks for the information friend qB^)

    • rafxar
      rafxar 12 days ago

      +Vasilis Tsonis it's really good but buy the international version :D. MIUI is a bit intrusive in terms of saving battery but you can get around that disabling and enabling some stuff. Should buy the Mix 3 with the 855 tho now that it's selling but you would have to wait till the international version is released.

    • Vasilis Tsonis
      Vasilis Tsonis 12 days ago +1

      oh really? i was thinking of doing the same thing actually xD
      how's the phone, is it as good as you'd expect after watching the video or is it disappointing maybe?

  • Free Gamer
    Free Gamer 19 days ago

    bixby ?! the way linus said about the extra button should really think about the bixby button it's useless !!! completely !

  • Free Gamer
    Free Gamer 19 days ago

    looking forward for complete glass phones ! future is coming faster than before !!

  • maman mam
    maman mam 20 days ago

    Bye i phone

  • Gibbet Hoskins
    Gibbet Hoskins 26 days ago

    This phone makes so much more sense than the deplorable knotch, I would never buy a phone with a knotch, I'm too OCD for that shit. That letter from the CEO though 😬🤦‍♂️

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  • Christopher Pi
    Christopher Pi 28 days ago

    Minecraft’s creator is not bad

  • Tha Real
    Tha Real Month ago

    Honor magic 2?

  • yih torng hea
    yih torng hea Month ago

    Mix Mi Up Again

  • Daniel Soriano
    Daniel Soriano Month ago

    Motorola invented the Notch back in 2006!! remember the Motofone F3?

  • Hi
    Hi Month ago

    God damn phone cost 1000$

  • fuzz shiba
    fuzz shiba Month ago

    Ah, switching to a galaxy watch I see? Good choice linus.

  • Markjensen Coralde
    Markjensen Coralde Month ago

    i think it is always accidentally slide. Not good.

  • Chloei Luna
    Chloei Luna Month ago

    Is this phone much better than the honor magic 2?????

  • Mavrick Faust
    Mavrick Faust Month ago

    Who actually owns one of these I'm buying one

    • Seaya
      Seaya Month ago

      i have it, really good phone

  • Pratyush Buch
    Pratyush Buch Month ago

    I hate u because you hate appple

  • lasarousi
    lasarousi Month ago

    Here's a novel idea.
    Don't take selfies.
    Boom, notch gone.
    I'd buy a decent phone if it didn't have a front camera in a whim.

  • Miguel Sanchez
    Miguel Sanchez Month ago

    This sliding phone is the equivalent of me using my snap key on the car

  • ianpark2121
    ianpark2121 Month ago

    No notch just chunky ass borders

  • Michele Galvagno
    Michele Galvagno Month ago

    Who's the genius who chose Schubert's Rosamunde as soundtrack?

  • Jim Collier
    Jim Collier Month ago

    The male-adolescent-oriented innuendo is getting old. Which is a shame, this is such an informative channel. Granted, I may not represent your base demographic. But part of my job is getting young women and girls into STEM, which studies and surveys show they are hesitant to do in large part due to the tired old pubescent-boy stuff that this channel regularly perpetuates. I'm also the father of two girls, but I'd like to think anyone/everyone would want to help tech be more inclusive, in part because the US is quickly losing its lead and supply of high-tech talent. So I'm unsubscribing. I'll check back every few months or so.

  • elhassan fagrouche
    elhassan fagrouche Month ago

    Thats why I watch mkbhd for tech advices. U just 🍋 af

  • Stephen Gallick
    Stephen Gallick Month ago

    the moment when the vids turn to a unboxing video

  • littlerascle59
    littlerascle59 Month ago

    lol lame video

  • MrMonster1963
    MrMonster1963 Month ago

    Annoying voice! hahaha

  • Knocknitshark71
    Knocknitshark71 Month ago

    the notch is still alive tho

  • Brandon Kaczor
    Brandon Kaczor Month ago

    Sucks that Apple is a good branding company, therefore the companies who have the superior product, have to limit their potential, because they follow TRENDS, rather than superior technology. Imglad i can move my icons around my screen.... Thank goodness google didnt copy that!

  • Brandon Kaczor
    Brandon Kaczor Month ago

    You want to see the way the phones should still look? LG G2... Just as small of bezels as an IPhone X. And a tone of useful hardware.... Like a headphone jack:). Oh and an IR blaster, which also seems to have near disappeared, yet was very handy. Apple never had an IR blaster. Apple has a wired in battery (batteries permanently drain over time, remeber when we could buy a new battery for a couple bucks and replace it?). Now all companys wire batteries on near every model.... Any desirable models at least. Then they send updates which ruin your battery.
    I mean what did some loose in that lawsuit? A bunch of people who wouldn't have replaced their phones anyways are offered a replacement for cheap? After the company who will gain all profits from repairs, are the company who caused the problem on purpose?
    That's not evem a loss, that's free advertising.... And to the most zombie like consumers (apple customers).

  • Brandon Kaczor
    Brandon Kaczor Month ago

    Cant wait for their computers and tablets have a notch.
    What would be the big deal with a small forhead for all the cameras, speaker, and fancy sensors. Seems clear. Just like most things in smartphones, peaked around 2014, minimal changes since then. Any awsome games, which would be the most processing people do..... Could have been done on a 2014 flagship.
    The companies should just focus on only battery life. Everything else is great.
    We found 12 to 14 mp is just right (as most flagships went past 13 , now settle at 12). You need 21 or 42mp
    4k screens are dumb, 1080 looks just fine on phone size. Plus 1080 is a happy medium between visually appealing and battery sparing..... In fact good flagships allow you to turn it down to 1080....and some even come that way outta the box, even though they are 2k or 4k, lol. Not to mention you see something similar to 1080.
    So just leave everything hardware wise, except get rid of that STUPID NOTCH. Bring back the effin headphone jack, and bring the battery to week long use, that's the only tech left BATTERY LIFE!

    THE BNG SHOW Month ago +1

    Samsung's finally making a slide phone which is cool

  • Stuart Morrow
    Stuart Morrow Month ago

    9:59 We Will Rock You

  • pindahunter
    pindahunter Month ago

    You forgot the priv :P

  • -?
    -? Month ago

    im surprised nobody witnessed the "Thiccness" at 2:38

  • 128 rbx ditonton
    128 rbx ditonton Month ago

    I just got my own mi mix 3 this morning :)

  • Lil Yikes
    Lil Yikes Month ago

    Xiaomi and Oneplus are the best cuz theyre community based manufacturer

  • Yeon Sha
    Yeon Sha Month ago

    He want samsung to change.. so do I..

  • Flykope
    Flykope Month ago

    *Looks at side of phone*
    “No notch, nice”

  • EpicTech adetoro
    EpicTech adetoro Month ago

    And he looks ugly

  • EpicTech adetoro
    EpicTech adetoro Month ago

    This guy sucks

  • Toti Fanara
    Toti Fanara Month ago

    Don't know in Canada, but could not find a MiPhone that would work in US with Mint mobile (T-Mobile network). And I was looking for features that LGV20 has (yes including the microSD and removable battery! I am that "old school ;P)... none seems to be usable in US including those marked as "global" or "world phone"... and apparently also the warranty would not be honored if buying one from China through the usual banggood and similar oddly named online stores.

  • Mega Gardevoir
    Mega Gardevoir Month ago



    Hey samsung, remember how annoying was your bixby button on the S8 popping every SINGLE FUCKING TIME ?

    • AL1V3
      AL1V3 Month ago

      I turned her off and now i use it as a fidget button

  • alex medina
    alex medina Month ago

    Pretty soon it’s gonna be all about features in the phone cause nowadays all phones are starting to look the same whether it’s phones with a notch or Samsung’s new hole punch which I’m sure other companies are gonna start doing as well

  • Mr I know it all k
    Mr I know it all k Month ago

    Samsung yay!

  • Anthony Mata
    Anthony Mata Month ago

    I love the slide approach to reducing bezels. That just might be the deciding factor for me over the one plus 6t. I hate notches with a passion, but it does have that near stock android os. Which should I get?

  • Brian Pratama
    Brian Pratama Month ago

    Do you remember Priv?

  • Logan Polley
    Logan Polley Month ago

    How does snapchat work with the slider

  • Froeg
    Froeg Month ago +2

    My galaxy s7 doesn't have a notch...

  • shadfurman
    shadfurman Month ago

    "A rear that's surprisingly easy to hold onto..."

  • Lark Alfen
    Lark Alfen Month ago

    I would kill for that many phones

  • V Power
    V Power Month ago +1

    Apple is sh*t!

    (My opinion)

    No hate!

  • Guilherme Couto
    Guilherme Couto Month ago

    Not dead until apple says so.
    No phones had it before apple decided to use it. Just like smartwatches, apple only said that they would do something and Samsun launched a lot of them

  • Cubic Ralsei
    Cubic Ralsei Month ago

    but you should get a nokia

  • Brainstorming Plus
    Brainstorming Plus Month ago +1

    Bye bye Apple! BYE BYE BYE!

  • Ashky Lee
    Ashky Lee Month ago

    MIUi is my Favorite!

  • Iguet MJ
    Iguet MJ Month ago

    I dont like it

  • Pan Grinch
    Pan Grinch Month ago

    Im still using a phone with moving keyboard ... and i dont want to change it

  • Jafar Sadeghi
    Jafar Sadeghi Month ago

    Pls speak slowly

  • Vishal Deo
    Vishal Deo Month ago +1

    So Linus is batting for Chinese company for couple of bucks..... ,💲💲

  • SlendyDie Gaming
    SlendyDie Gaming Month ago +2

    i want either that as an option or no front camera in general i dont use it and most likely never will why dont companies give me an option i bet notchless display with no camera is cheaper than a one with a notch and a camera

  • MoLo Cha
    MoLo Cha Month ago

    "Why buy a chinese phone?"

  • raptorms773
    raptorms773 Month ago

    I like the volume control function

  • Ki Mu
    Ki Mu Month ago

    The only time the notch is dead is when Apple says so. Not you

  • daGriaschanth
    daGriaschanth Month ago

    sry android, the chin is dead

  • Tom Price
    Tom Price Month ago

    the notch isn't actually dead. IT'S ACTUALLY THE NEW THING EVERYONE IS COPYING

  • Chris Batchelor
    Chris Batchelor Month ago

    Who gives a #$%^& about a notch??? What we want is a great camer/video and killer speakers facing front. How stupid are the phone makers??

  • Doeragynn
    Doeragynn Month ago

    After spending 6 month with my Mi MIX 2,i won't touch a Xiaomi phone again .. for real though,the selfie camera is atrocious,the earpiece was a rumble machine,and more importantly,the software was pretty lackluster. Whenever you get a notification,even if you muted them,it *will* lower the volume of whatever you're listening for 10+ seconds. Full screen mode had its fair share of issues as well,and that speaker.. god,that speaker. The bluetooth chip didn't stop having disconnection issues with whatever i was listening with either. Until all these issues are fixed,I'm never buying anything from their brand again.

    • pink Fungi
      pink Fungi Month ago

      huh i never had any such issues with xiaomi even on their beta builds but yeah if you don't like their software you can put in some other rom/camera ports. but i gotta agree on notifications they were a hell. miui 10 fixed the notifications and getsures are the best on any brand ever. i guess xiaomi might not be perfect in phones but honestly phones are not one of their best products. they make a lot of other good quality stuff.

    • pink Fungi
      pink Fungi Month ago

      huh i never had any such issues with xiaomi even on their beta builds but yeah if you don't like their software you can put in some other rom/camera ports. but i gotta agree on notifications they were a hell. miui 10 fixed the notifications and getsures are the best on any brand ever. i guess xiaomi might not be perfect in phones but honestly phones are not one of their best products. they make a lot of other good quality stuff.

  • Bhadrinath Kolluru
    Bhadrinath Kolluru Month ago

    I still prefer apple

  • Filthy Kata
    Filthy Kata Month ago

    Why don't people like the notch? I think it's cool

  • Omar Asfari
    Omar Asfari Month ago

    Ever thought you'd here the phrase "good, old-fashioned fingerprint sensing" used unironically? What an age we live in.

  • Kris K
    Kris K Month ago

    hey google.. notch is dead.. you can use this too freak..

  • Josh
    Josh Month ago

    why is the sponsored link retail? where's this discount at bro

  • David Denver Guy
    David Denver Guy Month ago

    But the chin is alive 😂

  • Caleb J
    Caleb J Month ago

    Samsung had the same button it was on the Galaxy S5 active it was a little blue button near the top of the device that could be used for any of the apps to open them (I agree they need to bring it back)

  • lirix x
    lirix x Month ago

    8:46 song name?

  • Sabbir Shuvo
    Sabbir Shuvo Month ago

    The fact is I don't get it why everyone hates MIUI this much...I was quite skeptical about MIUI when I bought my Mi5 2 years back...No app drawer was a big drawback for me but after using it for a couple of years, I feel like I can't switch to other Android skin since I'm quite used to it...I mean I love it & the customization fact in MIUI makes it more charming that now, It disgusts me whenever I use pure stock android on any device...I mean this is entirely personal to opt for stock android or oxygen os or even MIUI but don't spread hate, bruh! 🙄

  • SireSquish
    SireSquish Month ago

    Still waiting for replaceable batteries, removable SD, (IR) and hell why not 3D while we're at it but I'll take the first 4 in order of importance.

  • Skyler B
    Skyler B Month ago

    What amazes me is how the notch design took off. Manufacturers literally took a "feature" no one asked for.
    I like the Mix 3 slider design, if it were more available, had a 3.5mm jack and more supported in the US I would get one.

  • Sue g
    Sue g 2 months ago

    Just gonna say one thing, back door

  • 宋怡方
    宋怡方 2 months ago

    That wireless charger is definitely not a 50$ value in our Chinese market 😄

  • pew pew laser beams
    pew pew laser beams 2 months ago

    the downfall of the big smartphone players is near, when all phones are all screen and no bezels the only diference wil be price and specs

  • Piggus
    Piggus 2 months ago

    And yet none of these so-called “innovative” Android phone manufacturers can figure out how to build a phone without a hideous chin at the bottom.

  • Eli Greenwood
    Eli Greenwood 2 months ago

    Find x looks gross. This looks cool but I would definitely get crap in between the slide. It would be cool to see a stress test looking at that.

  • DreeseTube 2
    DreeseTube 2 2 months ago

    Is it weird that I kinda like the bezel on phones?

  • HAL 9000
    HAL 9000 2 months ago

    I'm using Xiaomi mi 8 and somehow i have the feeling of proud and regret at the same time....

    8:28 btw, that side by side photo between mix 3 and iPhone xs shows that iPhone cameras succ...

  • Alex
    Alex 2 months ago

    The HTC U12+hasnt buttons

    JAMESH ROLALCO 2 months ago

    Die notch die!!!

  • Jorge Anaya
    Jorge Anaya 2 months ago

    Malibu most wanted

  • Niranjan S.A
    Niranjan S.A 2 months ago

    I hate notches

  • Ronald H
    Ronald H 2 months ago

    Huawei p20 have pretty good camera

  • Christopher Ming-Wei Cheung

    Does the white background on the chrome bother anyone?

  • Autotrope
    Autotrope 2 months ago

    Your style is becoming a bit more MKBHD-like

  • Brett Gastelum
    Brett Gastelum 2 months ago

    OnePlus as well as other Chinese brands need to start putting IR blasters in their phones. That little feature is useful as hell!

  • Sergio Lugo
    Sergio Lugo 2 months ago

    Lmao. Yeah, no.

  • Remi Pepelko
    Remi Pepelko 2 months ago

    *flip phones just float onto the screen*