The True Cost of the iPhone

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  • After you check out Brilliant: brilliant.org/Polymatter don’t forget to watch Dave’s excellent video here: ruvision.net/detail/%D0%B2%D0%B8%D0%B4%D0%B5%D0%BE-pVsXf9wH7Q0.html

    PolyMatterPolyMatter4 месяца назад
    • "The true cost of iPhone" is a nice title to this video essay of the value of iPhones over the years and the actual net it costs you though it's really (I think) unintentionally misleading for someone about this being the actual manufacturing cost of the hardware

      Chaitanya SinghChaitanya Singh23 часа назад
    • why u so stupid u waste 10 min of my life

      Gene E. YussGene E. YussДень назад
    • Sliding in to that sponsor was smooth

      lonely Tylenollonely Tylenol8 дней назад
    • Alphabet you mean google😂

      Blazing Controller and story'sBlazing Controller and story's10 дней назад
    • @Colin Miller My Android phones have never been slowed down by software updates, in fact it gets faster. So, I don't see how you can just spout unfounded and unprovable lies because your an IPhone user.

      OPEN YOUR EYES AND SEEOPEN YOUR EYES AND SEE12 дней назад
  • "The true cost of iPhone" is a nice title to this video essay of the value of iPhones over the years and the actual net it costs you though it's really (I think) unintentionally misleading for someone about this being the actual manufacturing cost of the hardware

    Chaitanya SinghChaitanya Singh23 часа назад
  • That was your best fucking ad transition till date

    Chaitanya SinghChaitanya SinghДень назад
  • Do another video on The true amount if time you’ll need to tell us how much it really costs

    Lionel MaxLionel MaxДень назад
  • If we are talking about value then its not the first. There has been companies that went above 5 trillion (inflation)

    Vaisakh ChandranVaisakh ChandranДень назад
  • Wtf is the 1plusone

    pshyeah1128pshyeah1128День назад
  • I still have the 7 + Still works well.. Still modern.. Still has access to all the tools and apps...

    Anthony CAnthony CДень назад
  • In Brazil the iPhone XS Max with 64GB costs almost 1600 USD.

    Marcos FreitasMarcos FreitasДень назад
  • Watching this on my 5s

    SanadBugreinSanadBugreinДень назад
  • This is why you buy a refurbished iPhone, save half the time for a phone that will work just as well as the brand new one, maybe even better. I bought a refurbished iPhone 6 Plus off of a refurbish website. I bought it for only $135.00 and how much does Verizon want it for? Which is my carrier. Around $450.00 and apple wants around the same for this 5 year old phone. All refurbished phones aren't cheap crap. I recommend refurbished from www.smarter-phone.co for a cheaper, and sometimes even BETTER iPhone/Galaxy. Just saying. My phone works perfect.

    xXLady PhantomXxxXLady PhantomXxДень назад
  • Although I didn't get what the true cost of the iphone is I realize that I still spent more than the actual cost of the phone even when I bought it used. Ok, the video didn't say how much it actually costs but we do not know the cost is significantly less.

    RamzaRamzaДень назад
  • I've been cancelled *_"CRAPple WhyPhone"_* since *_"CRAPple G5"_* desktop PC. If someone GIVES Me a brand new *_CRAPple WHYPhone,_* I say thanks, other than that, I have nothing to do with ANYTHING *_"CRAPPLE."_*

    MemoGrafixMemoGrafixДень назад
  • 8:45 they've made it easier than ever to change the battery??? Good luck spending 400$ on a battery 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 Edit: fixing the time

    Ancient1341 PFAncient1341 PFДень назад
  • 5:05

    Captain Lion AviationCaptain Lion AviationДень назад
  • This was dope until the ending lmao 😂 that was corny and not slick 🤷🏻‍♂️

    vegaf2011vegaf2011День назад
  • He had to throw in some BS about environmental sustainability for no reason. Otherwise good video.

    Alexander ScottAlexander Scott2 дня назад
  • @11:55, here it comes...

    Leon HubbardLeon Hubbard2 дня назад
    • not hating BTW, if this channel pays you enough to make a living, good for you!

      Leon HubbardLeon Hubbard2 дня назад
  • You got to check the prices of iPhones in Mexico, they look more expensive on their website. 🤯 💸💸💸

    Captn RAMBOCaptn RAMBO2 дня назад
  • ofc they update the older iphones with the new ios, it fucks up the batteries and then they replace them , now, they give you a choice but still , its a bit scamish

    Shikamaru NaraShikamaru Nara2 дня назад
  • **watches this on an iPhone XS”

    The Adventures Of Guest And NoobThe Adventures Of Guest And Noob2 дня назад
  • I'm never going back to apple. Android has never disappointed me

    ZalticZaltic2 дня назад
  • omg that transition at the end from tips to advertisement :D But really good video! Very good aspects!

    Eyes.of.lensesEyes.of.lenses2 дня назад
  • wasted 12 mins watching this video. without a degree in managing business, I know the why apples sucks now. Iphone 6 = 7 = 8 and iphone 10 big notch. Design out of dated and overpiced too much.

    Wang JunWang Jun3 дня назад
  • 🤣🤣 Apple Products Are Simple... It Probably Costs $300 To Make The Latest Iphone Then Boop The Consumer To Pay $1400 😂 This Vid Is Advertisement BTW 🚮

    ATrippyManeHDATrippyManeHD3 дня назад
  • It's probably the "real" Sapphire glass lol

    6ix Sundra6ix Sundra3 дня назад
    • Im saying that thats probs why iphone prices are going down

      6ix Sundra6ix Sundra2 дня назад
    • @Mimi Ramone No iphones make fake saphire glass

      6ix Sundra6ix Sundra2 дня назад
    • Lol What a genius idea to make something out of glass… That won’t break or anything

      Mimi RamoneMimi Ramone2 дня назад
  • Lol..... My mobile is 7 yrs old..... I still play games on it 🤣🤣

    ELITE DARKELITE DARK3 дня назад
    • @BetterthanyouinFortnite Samsung galaxy S duos 2 GT s7582

      ELITE DARKELITE DARKДень назад
    • What phone is it

      BetterthanyouinFortniteBetterthanyouinFortnite2 дня назад
  • What? Everybody has a passport? Haha

    Cody WildCody Wild3 дня назад
  • iphones are shit, your welcome.

    Ben FerrisBen Ferris3 дня назад
  • very insightful

    Adam BowdenAdam Bowden4 дня назад
  • 7:20 You're welcome, mate. You're welcome

    John KentJohn Kent4 дня назад
  • Well u just exposed Apple, ur gonna die

    Jpgitters OfficialJpgitters Official4 дня назад
  • 9:50 thanks google.

    KoodgeKoodge4 дня назад
  • Psssst... hey Apple... just because your phones have cool features and is made of higher quality materials does not mean people will fish out $1,000...

    Shibe MemesShibe Memes4 дня назад
    • Better materials and cool features... such as ???

      Zack SmithZack Smith3 дня назад
  • 0:43 The high price -_-

    TheLordCatTheLordCat4 дня назад
  • I don’t think it was the first trillion dollar company in history of the world

    YarikYarik4 дня назад
  • Great way to make money on RUvision

    Life PandaLife Panda4 дня назад
  • *I am not gonna lie they had us the first half*

    OMARESZOMARESZ4 дня назад
  • Stupid video 💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩

    Abba AliAbba Ali4 дня назад
  • Im watching this one 1.75 speed

    Sameer AhmedSameer Ahmed4 дня назад
  • Owning a passport? I thought that was just something people are suppose to have?

    Sameer AhmedSameer Ahmed4 дня назад
  • I thought you were going to bring up the TRUE cost: locking materials up in a hard-to-salvage device that loses its usefulness fairly quickly (compared to 90 technology for example), having been shipped and produced using saved up resources (oil etc).

    everdaleeverdale5 дней назад
  • But with said app that predicts the future price of your phone. If everybody sees that their phone will be extremely expensive at a certain point in time, won't they just all sell it at that point in time which in turn pushes the price extremely low again?

    EliasElias5 дней назад
  • Apple is making us on force to buy new model. All "system updates" slow down "older" models so ... It's like,buy new one it will run great (for a max 2 yrs). I got back to Android and Huawei and it's great to be back.

    sajberkurajber0167sajberkurajber01675 дней назад
    • Yup!! & hidden prices on the apps. They have become like a Third World country mob. I sat in the Apple Store today and listened to so many people get told that their “only option was to buy something new”... Figures!

      Mimi RamoneMimi Ramone2 дня назад
  • Are you gonna say the true cost of the IPhone? pOlYmAtTer: well yes but actually no

    HTS GamingHTS Gaming6 дней назад
  • wrong ... iphones are on,y good for 4 years. then apple drops support and pushes developers to also drop support. hence, used iphones are not worth much. apple wants people to trash their phones and buy new ones. he never mentions this.

    Lancelot XavierLancelot Xavier6 дней назад
  • Tim Cook...

    Lancelot XavierLancelot Xavier6 дней назад
  • What's really confusing here is if a person is buying a used iphone X now inspite of having iphone XS in the market won't the person who sold the iPhone X buy the latest iPhone XS for himself? The more people buy it second handed, the more should be the first hand buyers of the latest product & eventually more profits because there base prices have been fairly increasing.

    Abhinav SinghAbhinav Singh6 дней назад
  • iPhone owner = 🤡

    Dylan rathbunDylan rathbun6 дней назад
  • iPhones do go up in price though depending on the condition it’s in. Nowadays, a sealed iPhone 3G or even 4G is way more expensive than it was back when they first came out, same with Macs and MacBooks. Of course, nobody wants to buy a brand new thousand dollar phone or computer with the intention to keep it sealed and sell it for a profit 10 years later, but many people have done it and no other brand has the premium and “iconic” reputation that Apple has, therefore brands like Samsung or Huawei or Google would never be able to sell a 10-year old sealed phone at the same price someone would be able to sell a 10 year old sealed iPhone. I mean, imagine how much the iPhone 10 is gonna be worth in 10 years. I mean, there’s sealed iPhone 2gs selling for well over $10,000 dollars on eBay right now and that’s just a starting price, and Apple fanatics and collectors actually purchase these phones.

    Melanie MontesanoMelanie Montesano7 дней назад
  • Apple have "made it easier than ever to just replace the battery"? They're fighting tooth and nail to prevent you from doing said replacement and any other type of repair anywhere else than Apple stores. Where they of course charge waaaaay more than a replacement ever should cost.

    Karl RamstedtKarl Ramstedt7 дней назад
  • Switch to Android, it would be the best decision ever

    arcticizza12arcticizza127 дней назад
  • "apple only makes quality phones" I don't believe that

    Mate0512Mate05127 дней назад
  • First trillion dollar company? I'm sure Aramco reached that well before apple lol.

    Donnell MaddoxDonnell Maddox7 дней назад
  • in Malaysia happy meal is RM 10 iphone X is RM 6,000.00 in the US, happy meal is USD 3.99 IPHONE X in the USA is USD 1,000 malays

    Amir OmarAmir Omar7 дней назад
  • who the fuck liked this shitty video

    Alex 00:00Alex 00:007 дней назад
  • 0:25 alphabet 😂 why not Google

    HN-IslamicHN-Islamic7 дней назад
  • If you are man and you prefer crAPPLE products you also prefer the Company of other Men

    Jonathan HolbrookJonathan Holbrook7 дней назад
  • Apple doesn't make Premium Phones. They make Locked Down Phones for Hipster Douche Bags who want the same color Text Messages as their Hipster Douche Bag Friends

    Jonathan HolbrookJonathan Holbrook7 дней назад
  • Apple should take a year or two break from releasing a new phone

    MalarkeyManMalarkeyMan8 дней назад
  • "The software updte spped up ur phone" Me:IMPOSSIBLE

    xXwerghxX's YoutubexXwerghxX's Youtube8 дней назад
  • So we are talking about the same company that slowed down cpu of iPhones intentionally (so called battery protection)? Now it is an angel company? Get a life.

    The GamerThe Gamer8 дней назад
  • I watched until the end of the video and I still have no idea how much does it cost to make one iPhone. Thanks for wasting 12 minutes 53 seconds of my life. Honestly, I'm not being sour but this video has low content quality.

    Jonathan XavierJonathan Xavier8 дней назад
  • Well, I entered to know how much apple cheat on her clientele but there is much of bla bla, don't need to know the richest firm in the history and how apple is amazing because of apple is apple and iPhone is iPhone... Talking about story of how fabulous is iphone (iDiot)

    Leonelle MarksLeonelle Marks8 дней назад
  • Soooooo where is the part where he talks about how much they cost??

    Warren AdamWarren Adam8 дней назад
  • "Someone just needs to program it" I've heard that a lot.

    Donald ShinkDonald Shink8 дней назад
  • I’m still using an iPhone 6s+ . and planning to till it’s no longer supported 🤷🏽‍♂️

    PacPac8 дней назад
  • They are more expensive because they are just better phones (build quality and powerfull for years) They don't get enough cheaper because they are still powerfull and they get upgrades for years (I still own the 6s on the latest ios and its extremely fast to be an "old" device) You never see an iPhone user want to upgrade soon his phone but on android side you can see 2-3 phones per year to each user This "lagfree" experience and camera true stabilization is not found on any android The only thing android users like to say is: look my phone has 12 cores, it has 60gb Ram and 15 cameras on the back...… Get a life and try to recognize what is good and what is not...

    Alex FtakasAlex Ftakas9 дней назад
  • Yay iPhone and Apple is winning

    HAARSHÆÃÑ ÑAREÑDRÂÑHAARSHÆÃÑ ÑAREÑDRÂÑ9 дней назад
  • Make a video on marijuana

    Benjamin ChinBenjamin Chin9 дней назад
  • This some really shit💯‼️

    quintin chilcoatquintin chilcoat9 дней назад
The True Cost of the iPhone