Can a Cheap 2020 Smartphone beat a 2018 Flagship?

1 јул 2020
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Before the wave of upcoming Flagship Smartphones (Samsung Galaxy Note 20, iPhone 12 Pro, Pixel 5, ASUS ROG Phone 3, etc), let's try to answer the age old question - Does a modern midrange phone, beat an older flagship phone? Subscribe for more content (IT'S FREE) :
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  • Lets gather here fellow note 9 users 😊

    Player117326109Player117326109Пре сат
  • I think mid rangers are the better deal than flagships

    Rick ShubRick ShubПре сат
  • It could if it run on miui fedup eith poco f1😞

    Muhammed FariqueMuhammed FariqueПре 5 сати
  • What happened to realme x2 pro

    మారౌతు తేజమారౌతు తేజПре 5 сати
  • You gave a point for the unboxing experience and accessories to the older used ebay phone that probably wont come with half the accessories or even a box. Also it probably has a scratched up screen with a battery that wont hold a charge. And why was "warranty" not a catagory??? Do I detect a hint of bias???

    Larry JacksonLarry JacksonПре 12 сати
  • I bought a used 2020 flagship. Got it for half price, which is a lot cheaper.

    LitesparkLitesparkПре 14 сати
  • A71 gang

    Jānis DūrītisJānis DūrītisПре 15 сати
  • I had a note 9.. it was a solid phone.

    Big MacBig MacПре 16 сати
  • The update though. Do they support for the same number of years?

    Syairazi HaziqSyairazi HaziqПре 16 сати
  • Now I realized how important this video is

    Name LyName LyПре 18 сати
  • The 4th camera is a depth sensor for better blurring information. Lets not bother comparing selfies shall we? DRAAAAW. Ok then

    oKOMAPooKOMAPoПре 18 сати
  • I like to watch things I cannot afford

    Isak LalremruataIsak LalremruataПре 19 сати
  • Let's see,who watch this in 2021 January

    Isak LalremruataIsak LalremruataПре 19 сати
  • Am I missing something? In all the pictures it always looked better for the flagship phones, less grainy and noisy. Sure in the Note9 vs A71 the dinamic range was better for the A71 but overall the picture was of higher quality in the Note9 with less ISO, in the Oppo picture I noticed exactly the oposite of what he said and the X2 Lite picture looked like it had a higher ISO (and noise) and the contras and saturation is too high.

    Anónimo soyAnónimo soyПре дан
  • He didn't say what his final verdict was, but he scored older flagship 4 and new midrangr as 3. So old flagship it is.

    Nathaniel GarciaNathaniel GarciaПре дан
  • You get less suff in the box now

    Tony_rd1Tony_rd1Пре дан
  • I spent 200 on my samsung a51 at Walmart. 128gb, 32mp self cam, quad lense 48mp main cam, two quad core professors 2.3gz and 1.7 I think. Its insane I am so happy I can get that much these days for that price. Brand new not even used.

    justinthorjustinthorПре дан
  • As for me i always go with the slightly old Flagship phones

    Waleed KhalidWaleed KhalidПре дан
  • iPhone 12 comes out Finally, I can buy iPhone 3G

    IsmailIsmailПре дан
  • I don't like knotches so I will buy a mid range

    perry the platipusperry the platipusПре дан
  • That sucks, only 1-2 years of support for most Android phones. For that reason alone you should just buy an iPhone. The last iPhone to be unsupported was the 5s from 2013 and it lasted 6 straight years. Pathetic Android

    James DesjarlaisJames DesjarlaisПре 2 дана
  • 400$? Just go for mi 10t 5g. Ive bought mine yesterday for 390$. Cheapest phone for a monster processor snapdragon 865

    NafetsNafetsПре 2 дана
  • i have s9+ and it may be old but i love this device, it has good camera, great screen and it fucking works and honestly as long this works i will keep it.

    A. N.A. N.Пре 2 дана
  • My dad has a 2 yr old Note 9 and he still uses it to this day

    Mufaddal BajwaMufaddal BajwaПре 2 дана
  • about the warranty: honestly, i compare phones to cars in a lot of things, the only difference being that cars last longer in general. I made the mistake 4 months ago of, for the first time being "reasonable" and "smarter" and buying a lightly used, fairly new car with warranty and all that for about 15 grand. I like the car but ive genuinly only regretted it so far. Selling this one after x amount of miles and time is gonna loose me waaaay more money than selling an older one. I cant do as much custom stuff to it because of the warranty. There isnt as much known about it in terms of long term stuff. value for money is just worse, disregarding some of the tech-y stuff thats just not needed. If i spent a third of the money and bought a 10 year old, way nicer car, all of that wouldnt be an issue and because it would be a more luxurious car for less or at worst, the same money, i probably wouldnt loose any of the tech besides maybe android auto or something like that, which i personally dont even need or if i would, could retrofit, and probably would GAIN luxury and comfort because again, older but higher class car. Same deal with the phones, besides the resell value.

    NazimelonNazimelonПре 2 дана
  • 4:13 wtf r u saying?

    Dangamer TopDangamer TopПре 2 дана
  • You forgot to mention the die shrink and memory speeds advantages, and the plastic part and unboxing is a matter of taste, but great video.

    xwatchidxwatchidПре 2 дана
  • Good video information excellent. . basically but new mid range not old flagship problems on the horizon basically

    Allan GreenleyAllan GreenleyПре 2 дана
  • I've Samsung Galaxy A71 😂

    Marco RezzoliMarco RezzoliПре 2 дана
  • You have to do it with IPhones and android phones

    HihalloHihalloПре 2 дана
  • Jan 2021 now and still using the KING NOTE 9

    Junior BarraJunior BarraПре 2 дана
  • Mid range would never beat a flagship phone .. Say S7 edge vs Remi note 8 or Note 9. Equivalent in speed power etc but no wireless charging and Amoleds !

    Muhammad FaizanMuhammad FaizanПре 2 дана
    • @Syairazi Haziq yes but Flagship phones after 2k15 were very powerful, still can beat like 75% of the phones easily and the Wireless charging features and Amoled is the plus point.

      Muhammad FaizanMuhammad FaizanПре 14 сати
    • Depends on the years I guess.

      Syairazi HaziqSyairazi HaziqПре 16 сати
  • 2019 Iphone 11 pro 😅

    Gsm TipsGsm TipsПре 2 дана
  • I need to mention that note 9 has burn amoled after a year and 80% has that. I went to samsung store and they quoted me 200usd for a fix=_=

    seagate lohseagate lohПре 2 дана
    • @KarlynG I just went to samsung last week and still have the quotation with me. They mentioned it is beyond repair but I can live with the shadow. It's like a wide known problem for note 9 here.

      seagate lohseagate lohПре 2 дана
    • You sure? I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S9 Now but before that I was using a Galaxy note 4 in 2020 (6 years old) And The display was always fine. If that was with a 2014 phone then a 2018 phone must be say better in that aspect, right?

      KarlynGKarlynGПре 2 дана
  • Software updates is the main show

    Chai ManChai ManПре 3 дана
  • May be this is the reason why MI5 takes better photos than other newer Redmi

    Bharadwaj P SBharadwaj P SПре 3 дана
  • I just can’t understand why anyone wants a glass phone?

    B LB LПре 3 дана
  • Old flagship >>>>> New midrange. Every time I had the option to choose for one of both for someone in my family, the old flagship was always the better pick. Only the higher quality materials, better display and OIS makes up for the extra battery life and updates, you can always update it with custom roms (no bloatware though)

    c0ldw1ndc0ldw1ndПре 3 дана
  • Same video in 2022 Older flaghips: YOU GET A CHARGER IN THE BOX!!!!!!!!!!!

    Degain GoyalDegain GoyalПре 4 дана
    • Lol midranges will probably always include a charger in box

      KarlynGKarlynGПре 2 дана
  • Their names are getting kinda weird

    DonEDonEПре 4 дана
  • I always buy an older midrange. First because I really don't care about performance and second because all flagship phones are gigantically enormous.

    StuntpilootStefStuntpilootStefПре 4 дана
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    Hammy MarcoHammy MarcoПре 5 дана
  • And we are 6.18M+ Aryan while we are still 14 days into 2021! Thanks for all your relentless effort you are putting out.

    Kashish ShethKashish ShethПре 5 дана
  • Not good enough

    AlexAlexПре 5 дана
  • Thats why i bought old flagship than buying mid range phone.

    Mobeys 4 EbrewanMobeys 4 EbrewanПре 5 дана
  • Ill choose 2 years old flagship as compared to new mid any day

    Rahul RajbharRahul RajbharПре 5 дана
  • Hey gracias por la info, me gusto el oppo viejito.

    Francisco MéndezFrancisco MéndezПре 5 дана
  • Hate to sound nasty it just with a 2 year difference of course most 2020 mid range phones will beat any 2018 flagship and I have noticed that some 2020 mid range phones are better than a 2019 flagship I haven't watched this video it got me looking up information at the difference and I already know what the video will be covering.

    Neil princeNeil princeПре 5 дана
  • 😳 Thinking is it valueable to change my phone ? Move from note 8 samsung to s20fe ??? Love spen But no money to note 20 😁

    Shiller RahalShiller RahalПре 6 дана
  • Why didn't you talk about k20 pro or the mi 9 T, 300 dollars for Snapdragon 855 popup camera

    Hassan ShafqatHassan ShafqatПре 6 дана
  • You should do this again for 2020 flagship and 2021 mid range.. cus 2020 flagships doesn't give much accesories like 2019 flagships and more

    ranga nathanranga nathanПре 6 дана
  • There are mid ranges which comes with Snapdragon 855 like redmi k20 pro

    Siddu71Siddu71Пре 6 дана
  • Hello

    Ben ReynoldsBen ReynoldsПре 6 дана
  • Last point is the biggest one.

    Rachit DubeyRachit DubeyПре 6 дана
  • i want top and bottom bezels and smaller screens - something that is practical to use one handed for basic tasks that used to be a given. i hate fucking hole punches and rounded edges on corners on screens. use the bezels for sensors. Fuck modern bezeless phone design - it is not pleasant to use.

    Rok HamlerRok HamlerПре 6 дана
  • Galaxy note 9 is even better than today's flagship phones because it has every single feature like heartbeat sensor 1440p display and headphone jack. These features are not available in current phones. Galacy note 9 has been my favourite phone

    Parth SharmaParth SharmaПре 6 дана
  • and that is the reason everyone buys iphones. It just works, it has the worldwide support, it has the "I-don't-want-to-bother-with-my-tech-just-want-it-to-work" deal.

    Jakub BrychJakub BrychПре 6 дана
  • Well a samsung A10 can beat a samsung s7

    HDTomoHDTomoПре 6 дана
  • From where I live, refurbished phones aren’t really a thing. So if I want to buy an older flagship, I need to buy it new (still a lot more expensive than a new mid-range) or used. My problem with buying used phones is I don’t know how the former owner treated the phone. There might be battery or screen issues just waiting to pop up just days or weeks after buying it.

    heavythinker16heavythinker16Пре 7 дана
  • Comes with a wireless charger 2021 : well imma skip that

    AshAshПре 7 дана
  • 2018 Flagship: Camera go brr😂

    Jabez massJabez massПре 7 дана
  • Poco x3 wasn't here because there was no fucking chance it was going to beat it

    SoloSoloПре 7 дана
  • That's surprising that your note 9 battery drains that fast. I've been using a used note 9 for about a year, and the battery on mine has 30-60% left after a full day. Wonder what the difference is

    Paul BurtPaul BurtПре 7 дана
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    Edwon RodriguesEdwon RodriguesПре 7 дана
  • I have note9 and huawai mate 10 pro

    louis ian Leelouis ian LeeПре 7 дана
  • Ayo Arun I'll again ask politely WTF is a flagship and love your content. _____😃

    Gunny boiGunny boiПре 7 дана
  • I went with an older flagship phone, and purchased a galaxy note 9. You do make some really good points, but I prefer the feel and overall quality that the older flagship phones have over the newer mid grade phones. I also like that its easier to find cases and screen protectors for them. Honestly I feel as though everything is worth it for that tiny stylus, its so cool

    stale cornchipsstale cornchipsПре 7 дана
  • Excellent video!

    Daniel McCullaghDaniel McCullaghПре 7 дана
  • Even just yesterday, a few friends were amazed by my LG V30 that came out in 2017 (they were all iphone guys). Told them I bought it in early 2018 for $130 from a reputable eBay store. Haven't felt the need to upgrade yet and here we are in 2021. I preach older flagships all day over cheap new ones.

    smc1377smc1377Пре 7 дана
  • I'm going to sum up the video for people who just want a direct answer; older flagship phones are better. Now for those who actually have time and are giving this choice a lot of thought, I do recommend watching the video as it will provide reasoning to it's result.

    PangoPangoПре 7 дана
  • If you look patiently you can find a note 10+a phone i am keeping for years

    Ziminar BlazeZiminar BlazeПре 7 дана
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    Adrien PinardAdrien PinardПре 7 дана
  • I forgot my Note 9 outside overnight and it rained. Searching for it by phoning from another phone the next morning, we just saw a pool of water about 5 centimeters deep, start flashing. The shock realisation felt like being hit by a bolt of lightening. I don't know if that jolt added 10 years or took 10 years off my life. I was literally trembling when starting it up. To this day it's still working perfectly.

    Kiss Of FireKiss Of FireПре 7 дана
  • Still rocking my flagship note4

    EnlightenedSavageEnlightenedSavageПре 7 дана
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    Adrien PinardAdrien PinardПре 7 дана
  • 3:57 he failed unsuccessfully ;)

    yeet y?yeet y?Пре 7 дана
  • Still love the Note 9

    『Blank』『Blank』Пре 7 дана
  • the problem is the lack of updates on older phones

    K SK SПре 7 дана
  • Samsung s8 or samsung a40 or realme 6 ?

    tomas budiktomas budikПре 7 дана
  • I bought an used Note 9 in 2020, my brother has a new m31, both for nearly the same prices, and the only thing that M31 has done better is Image Processing/Post Capture AI, & HDR. Everything else is better on Note 9

    Sanket PatilSanket PatilПре 7 дана
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    Lin ZixinLin ZixinПре 7 дана
  • My Mom's Samsung Galaxy S7 is still a beast and Lag free even now in 2021

    Suryam SrivastavSuryam SrivastavПре 8 дана
  • I find myself going back to your videos... i love the clean aesthetics, light balance, background music and awesome content. Thanks for the efforts into giving your subscribers such great content. Its very professional. 👍🏽

    Jah -JahJah -JahПре 8 дана
  • I dont understand why anyone would want a glass back that shit falls down once and its done and if you put a case on it it is legit irrelevant how the back looks/feels

    ArkynArkynПре 8 дана
  • 5:49 Jeez this guy’s idling on the freakin moon

    De BillingtonDe BillingtonПре 8 дана
  • Congrats on starting 2021 with over 6 million subs Arun! I've been here since around 4.5 Million. You and Marques are my go to RSworldrs for HONEST AND INTEGRAL phone reviews.

    Franco BarreraFranco BarreraПре 8 дана
  • "I want my phone to just work" - then buy Apple.

    andyblue99andyblue99Пре 8 дана
  • He must not buy any of the smartphones. He must buy 2020 flagship smartphones.

    Arunima Sahu GhoshalArunima Sahu GhoshalПре 8 дана
  • How about same question for iPhones?

    HKashafHKashafПре 8 дана
    • XD with iPhones the best is always the latest generation or second latest if you're poor. Old iPhones stop getting supported much faster than an android. You're supposed to have the latest because it's a luxury product, supposed to always feel premium even if that means upgrading every few years. If you're really looking for an old iphone then you need to compare specs yourself since they are actually quite different. Can you really find a new iphone that's the same price and comparable to an older iphone? Nope.

      StrawberryToastStrawberryToastПре 8 дана
  • Still undecided... do i go for Huawei P30 Pro or the Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro? Anyone, any idea? Ty

    Alex ZelyAlex ZelyПре 8 дана
    • Get the better one

      StrawberryToastStrawberryToastПре 8 дана
  • I spent 400$ on a brand new Note 9 a few days ago. I'm confident it was a good buy because I'm still rocking a Note 5. That's a 6 year old everyday use phone, folks.

    • Agree! I used only mid Range phone, but they broke down and were used for maximum of 2 years, my note 9 runs still perfect, good photo camera (video a bit shaky), excellent screen, iris scan (works with face mask and gloves!), might be upgrafing in some years, cuz it still runs and runs and runs...

      Player117326109Player117326109Пре сат
    • @Anónimo soy camera quality can just sometimes be shocking especially if you zoom in thats.what i ment, other than that its a wonderful phone

      VenusVenusПре сат
    • @Venus how do you feel it's outdated? Because of quality or features?

      Anónimo soyAnónimo soyПре 2 сата
    • Been using the note 9 for 2 years!! You won't be disappointed only thing a tad outdated is the camera but as long as you wipe it still looks fine

      VenusVenusПре 2 дана
  • Great comparison! Food for thought!

    Alexey BoltaxAlexey BoltaxПре 8 дана
  • still rockin my oneplus 6t i picked up for $400 a few years back. still holds up strong

    00gr1ngo00gr1ngoПре 8 дана
  • Samsung Galaxy 9 note two years ago and thinking of buying another one now.

    Secular HumanistSecular HumanistПре 8 дана
  • I own an S8 that hasn't died yet so I didn't change it. I just bought my lady an s10 the other week and it feels like a significantly lower quality product. What I'm trying to say is that, given the trend, do not expect too much quality and refinement from a 1-2 year old flagship either.

    Nagy LevyNagy LevyПре 8 дана
  • 90% of people watching this vid are broke and cant buy a good phone Such us me

    I will defeat Ray MakI will defeat Ray MakПре 8 дана
  • LMAO. In my life i only have 2015 - 2016 phone

    JUAN.JUAN.Пре 8 дана
  • My 2017 note 8 still going good. Use the Samsung charger too should increase battery life time , waiting for a game changer phone next

    Life SizedLife SizedПре 8 дана
    • Maybe Note 21 Lets how it turns out

      Awakened GarouAwakened GarouПре 8 дана
  • I would never buy a mid range... I only use flagships from Samsung 😍

    Jasurian MoodleyJasurian MoodleyПре 8 дана
  • Laugh in 330$ flagship (Mi 9t pro - SD855 - 48mpx - SAmoled) It's more on the top of the mid range ik but this is a jk

    Thomas BaruzierThomas BaruzierПре 8 дана