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Unboxing the forgotten Samsung Phone.

  • Published on Jun 15, 2020 veröffentlicht
  • Unboxing a $1000 Mystery Samsung Flagship Phone that we completely forgot about, as well as 2 other groundbreaking, but forgotten smartphones.
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  • Rob R
    Rob R 2 years ago +2692

    If Nokia would’ve put Android on their phones, they would still be the phone company to beat.

    • Marko Vuckovic
      Marko Vuckovic 2 years ago +287

      In the end they switched over to Android but maybe it was too late

    • ChikiFrost
      ChikiFrost 2 years ago +120

      @Marko Vuckovic Maybe it’s best if they stay a legend.

    • allan Kids
      allan Kids 2 years ago +7

      Àllan to the office and I will get back 😚 de ☺️ to get a new one 🐱 I think I have to go to get a new one 🐱

    • Dave Birch
      Dave Birch 2 years ago +102

      They stuck with symbian for WAY too long. I think if the N8 had been released with android on board the phone market would be a very different place today.

    • Illford
      Illford 2 years ago

      @Prime Nemesis lmao

    I AM A SCUMFUCK BASTARD 2 years ago +1008

    Not gonna lie, if Nokia took their time for that phone, I'm sure it would've saved the company.

    • Faris Hanafiah
      Faris Hanafiah 2 years ago +51

      I do agree with you. If Nokia perfected the sensor by giving it OIS and EIS and also give the choice of Android mobile OS, it would be a phone to beat in a very long time.

    • Leandra&Evon Couple
      Leandra&Evon Couple 2 years ago +14

      *scrolls across on my worthless nokia phone*

    • Youtube User
      Youtube User 2 years ago +2

      @Leandra&Evon Couple lol

    • king
      king 2 years ago +20

      Iam just imagining the hate that guy is getting who decided to release it early af

    • Reef SG
      Reef SG 2 years ago

      What’s your name lol

  • Aditya Kumar
    Aditya Kumar 2 years ago +3421

    Nokia's mindset in 2012: The problem of being faster than light is that you can only live in darkness

  • Dark Knight
    Dark Knight 2 years ago +12

    This man deserves 50 Million subscribers at least ! One of the cleanest and sophisticated tech review channels on the entire scene !

  • Andrew K
    Andrew K 2 years ago +2322

    "People don't know what they want until we show them what they want."
    - Steve Jobs

    • Mohammad
      Mohammad 2 years ago +27

      No I know people who have never used apple even after those massive commercials and good quality

    • Greymon
      Greymon 2 years ago +67

      That quote got old really fast lmao.
      "People really love 3.5mm jacks, let's get rid of it lol"

    • Levi
      Levi 2 years ago +10

      Greymon Them getting rid of it just showed that people didn’t really want it that much. People complain about not having a headphone jack but it’s not a big deal.

    • Greymon
      Greymon 2 years ago +48

      @Levi If people still complain about it then it's a big deal and want it actually.
      Nobody wants to spend extra money for a feature that was previously available and got rid of FOR NO FUCKING REASON.

    • Nick Hyuga
      Nick Hyuga 2 years ago +17

      @Levi What are you talking about? Ofcourse it's a big deal. Whenever I play pubg with my friends who have onepluses, they gotta stop after a few games cause their phones out of juice and they can't plug and play. It's why I'm questionable about buying the new oneplus 8, cause I game alot, and don't wanna stop just cause my phones battery is almost over

  • IronheartBlerd
    IronheartBlerd 2 years ago +45

    I remember Sharp's phone. It was on Boost Mobile. I almost went for it but because I wasn't sure about the company I went with an HTC. 5 years back or more a lot of good midrange phones came through the prepaid circuit. One of my favs was the ZTE Supreme. But because they weren't major brands, people weren't willing to try them.

  • Pranav Mittal
    Pranav Mittal 3 years ago +52

    *This guy is pushing content to the next level! No intros, fake accents, etc. Just natural flow & dedication towards his passion...*

  • Fi K.
    Fi K. 2 years ago +434

    man the way he explained Sharp's downfall made me feel pity for them.. moral of the story: don't give up!

    • Bandana Saikia
      Bandana Saikia 2 years ago +9


    • Rusty Mixer
      Rusty Mixer 2 years ago +1

      Sharp didnt give up they are first company to offer 120hz and 240hz in 2016 and newer

    • Flynn
      Flynn 2 years ago +9

      @Rusty Mixer in japan, not global

    • Ringo Ferrer
      Ringo Ferrer Year ago

      Or give up when the time is right

    • Projection Cinema
      Projection Cinema 8 months ago

      does this phone still exist can buy it and use it ?

  • Son of Shahul Hameed
    Son of Shahul Hameed 2 years ago +8

    I never thought "phone reviews" could be so informative. These are in fact valuable life lessons. Kudos Arun!

  • Darkstar
    Darkstar 2 years ago +43

    The direct answer to the Razr by Samsung was the m610. I bought it specifically because I wanted a phone better than what everyone else had. It also had a swivel camera to make selfies with the main camera.

  • Ionut Ghita
    Ionut Ghita 2 years ago +7

    OMG, why did Sharp quit that phone...? It looks amazing! If I'd see a phone looking like that today on sale with at least 2019 specs I would buy in an instant even if it would cost over £1000.

  • Danny Glover
    Danny Glover 9 months ago +6

    Watching this in 2022 I can see how far your videos have come. This video is good, but in your more recent videos you show so much more energy and the overall quality just keeps improving. You're doing great Aran. Keep it up.

  • Ayrox
    Ayrox 3 years ago +242

    this is the guy that is always in your recommended, you never pay attention but as soon as you watch one of his videos you just realise how much effort this guy puts in and appreciate what he does.

    • KapitaenEnte
      KapitaenEnte 3 years ago +15

      i especially like the videos where he has a countdown bar that indicates when the next item is coming up. i was mindblown when i saw that for the first time.

    • Balloonbaby96
      Balloonbaby96 3 years ago +1

      for real

    • Yan
      Yan 3 years ago +1


    • Bahahaha
      Bahahaha 2 years ago


  • Barnuner
    Barnuner 2 years ago +7

    I remember for years after the Sharp Aquos Crystal came out wondering why the heck nobody else was copying their no bezels design. I guess their display tech was just way ahead of everyone else because it seemed like nobody else wanted to even attempt it for another 4 or 5 years.

  • GrowthTalk_
    GrowthTalk_ 2 years ago +1408

    Sharp's employee: *watches this*, tells CEO we need to make phones again.

    • Waldo
      Waldo 2 years ago +82

      Sharp's employee: watches this, tells CEO we need to *Sell Phones In America* again.
      Sharp did not stop producing phones, they only stopped selling them in america and europe

      AKSHITH GUNTU 2 years ago +8

      Donald trump wants to know your location

    • Oldmanjinkins/Skyrim
      Oldmanjinkins/Skyrim 2 years ago +1

      @AKSHITH GUNTU it's "Donald Trump wants to know your location".

      AKSHITH GUNTU 2 years ago +1

      Oldmanjinkins/Skyrim true but I was a bit too lazy to edit it
      But you get what I meant so...

  • AngkuR Barua
    AngkuR Barua 2 years ago +12

    I appreciate your idea of presrenting the forgotten jewels and to be able to judge them as they should be!!
    Keep up the brilliant ideas, bro...

  • Sooraj Mechery
    Sooraj Mechery 2 years ago +81

    Loved the bit at the end about evolution and revolution. I never thought I'd get life lessons from a tech reviewer.

  • Srichakradhar Reddy Nagireddy

    Feels like it’s over too soon. Would love to see a sequel.

  • OreoPuppies
    OreoPuppies 3 years ago +411

    Imagine if that sharp bezeless phone got big and other companies started realizing this soo early, and they implement it on their old phones... Phones today would look even more insane

    • outOFserviceㅤㅤ
      outOFserviceㅤㅤ 3 years ago +12

      Unless the design was implemented by apple.....

    • Calvin Green
      Calvin Green 3 years ago +7

      People stay Apple’s nutsac...sad.

    • Jx W
      Jx W 3 years ago +5

      @Calvin Green It's because Apple built a reputation on by becoming standard to millions of ppl. So it makes sense

    • Nick Dalzell
      Nick Dalzell 2 years ago

      Bezeless? The Sharp has a huge bottom bezel that makes the notch look edgeless.

    • HappyBoi420
      HappyBoi420 Year ago +1

      @Nick Dalzell If they had bezel only on top then the phone would be a killer of their time.

  • Soosane
    Soosane 2 years ago +5

    The Sharp phone reminded me of the "Garake" phone industry in Japan before Apple and Samsung took over.
    They were flip phones but in full colour and had apps, a shortcut system which you could change to anything you wanted, accessibility to the internet, infrared system to send data in a flash etc all as early as the 2000s.
    those were ahead of their time but didn't take off abroad and eventually they disappeared when the iPhones and Androids were first introduced.
    wish we had gotten to see more sharp Phones.

  • TPW
    TPW 2 years ago +825

    Imagine a time before cars, if you asked people what they wanted, they'd ask for a faster horse... legendary quote Arun

    • Just Some Random Vagabond
      Just Some Random Vagabond 2 years ago +2

      Who's Arun

    • I_was_a_Bullfrog
      I_was_a_Bullfrog 2 years ago +41

      @Just Some Random Vagabond the guy whose video you're watching.

    • Waldo
      Waldo 2 years ago +35

      Quote is actually an old adage attributed to henry ford, who was famous for not caring about his customers desires. He focused on one thing and only one thing, creating a car everyone could afford. He didn't listen to his customers until forced by the innovation of GM. The quote isn't confirmed to be his, but it's a very very common quote

    • CardZ
      CardZ 2 years ago +7

      @Waldo remember Ford didnt invent the car, like most americans blindly believe

    • banjir jir
      banjir jir 2 years ago

      @CardZ ford didnt create car
      but the first real car
      like first iphone was the first,real smartphone
      it was the car car,when ppl imagine early car,not dead machine every 20km

  • Sujith and Keerthy Vlogs
    Sujith and Keerthy Vlogs 2 years ago +1

    Top class video and presentation..Didn’t even get bored for one sec.. Got a lot of new information.. Your videos are the perfect example of how a tech review should be..

    • Faris Hanafiah
      Faris Hanafiah 2 years ago

      Lol please, I've seen way more credible indie tech Clip-Sharers around. Subscriber numbers don't tell the whole story.

  • BaconBits
    BaconBits 3 years ago +1

    Not only does this guy review these things but he also gives good advice to companies.

  • Never Mind
    Never Mind Year ago

    I remember seeing a sharp device, man it was way ahead of its time. The urge to have one was irresistible. I did not have enough money at the time. 😶

  • Atiium
    Atiium 3 years ago +320

    "you've gotta give people what they want, before even they know they wanted" such wise words this can be applied on everything!

    • MonoType
      MonoType 3 years ago +24

      "Hey babe, you're pregnant"
      "What?! I don't want a baby"
      "But, babe, maybe you will in 9 months?"

    • Sausage Man
      Sausage Man 3 years ago +1

      I read this comment as he said the line

    • Ram Krishna
      Ram Krishna 3 years ago +2

      Steve jobs said this.

    • Arvind Surwase
      Arvind Surwase 3 years ago

      Not everything, but probably every business

    • Sikenfilei
      Sikenfilei 3 years ago

      Principle of marketing bruh!

  • Kasvini Muniandy
    Kasvini Muniandy 2 years ago +914

    After learning about Sharp, I'm convinced Japanese companies keep some of the best stuff for their domestic market hehehehe....

    • Rusty Mixer
      Rusty Mixer 2 years ago +62

      Sharp didnt give up they are first company to offer 120hz and 240hz in 2016 and newer

    • yumyumlolly
      yumyumlolly 2 years ago +37

      Yessss... Quite bummed that many great products are exclusive in Japan only.

    • Anuj Suresh
      Anuj Suresh 2 years ago +26

      sharp still makes TVs and displays for other brands tho

    • Rusty Mixer
      Rusty Mixer 2 years ago +6

      @Anuj Suresh they just made a 240hz phone a year or 2 hmm

    • Flynn
      Flynn 2 years ago +18

      @Rusty Mixer again, as this person said they only sell in japan

  • Tomski H
    Tomski H 2 years ago

    Thank you for being so insightful and pleasant and for staying so family friendly. This is what keeps me coming back for more quality content.

  • Kaja Kurzeknabe
    Kaja Kurzeknabe 2 years ago

    I used the Nokia Lumia 1020 with pretty much the same camera tech than the 808 + OIS and I loved it. I think it's still my favourite phone from those I've used. I later used the Lumia 950 which actually took better pictures because of better camera software but I kinda missed the xenon flash and more zoom. My wish would be a Pixel phone with an updated version of the PureView camera and Google's software magic.

    • Faris Hanafiah
      Faris Hanafiah 2 years ago

      Nokia's PureView camera sensor is custom built, so it's not going to be that easy. After all, Google is still banking on 12MP like Apple and Sony does.

  • Alpha Shifter
    Alpha Shifter 3 years ago

    I can't agree more . You seem to explain things in short time thus saving people from long articles . Also you have a great knowledge of phones and technological timeline . I'm just a loyal sub. Thank you

  • Roman R
    Roman R 2 years ago

    I don't usually respond to asking for likes but this guy is creating excellent content. What a great example of good Clip-Share.

  • WaTeR LeMoN
    WaTeR LeMoN 3 years ago +829

    “It made every other phone camera look like something you got for free with a McDonald’s meal”
    Pure gold

    • Vraj Shah
      Vraj Shah 3 years ago +3


    • Edvinas
      Edvinas 3 years ago +4


    • Ian Mokaya
      Ian Mokaya 3 years ago +5

      @Edvinas massive bruh moment

    • Walid Fakhfakh
      Walid Fakhfakh 3 years ago

      Fernando Duarte when we hear the voices sing you got to get out and included additional of the fetish of the Rams and the News That's medicine

    • Walid Fakhfakh
      Walid Fakhfakh 3 years ago

      @Vraj Shah keyboard yeah for real for you to do what you have done a few of the new world wasn't clear about

  • satoshiketchump
    satoshiketchump 2 years ago +2

    I'd really love an in-depth look at unique phones like these ones, before the iOS vs Android and Apple vs Samsung monopoly wars of 2020. I distinctly remember all the great and unique smartphones from 2010 to 2016. We had 3D, QHD, Waterproofing, all metal chassis, great dedicated speakers from big name companies, camera focused phones, phones that could project! Lumia, even though the software lagged behind, was a really cool brand with really hip phones. Almost all the phones today's follow the exact same design plan it's very boring even though the hardware and software has improved by leaps and bounds. The era when smartphones were fun, I'd like to relieve that again.

  • Tamás Benkó
    Tamás Benkó 3 years ago +1

    Absolutely agree, I tried all of them at the time. They were stunning and way ahead in technology and design.

  • Melissa Mulford
    Melissa Mulford Year ago

    The seranata may have been forgotten because Samsung also made the juke around the same time and I think that was pretty popular. I had one and loved it anyways 😂 the juke had a keypad though and also a fun flip style so that may be what set them apart so much

  • Michael Fedorsha
    Michael Fedorsha 3 years ago +2

    He makes the most interesting content in the tech community

  • Josue Elguera
    Josue Elguera Year ago +2

    Arun talks so loud and clear and he makes complicated things understandible I love that thanks bro keep up the good work

  • Saturnian Jovian
    Saturnian Jovian 3 years ago +1346

    His accent is so satisfying to listen to.

    • Aud
      Aud 3 years ago +36

      Very calm and nice. 😌

    • aadi
      aadi 3 years ago +20

      His voice is.

    • Khalil Kirigawa
      Khalil Kirigawa 3 years ago +5

      Aaditya kakde is what?

    • Mr. Ady
      Mr. Ady 3 years ago +12

      @Khalil Kirigawa is satisfying

    • Kris Gersch
      Kris Gersch 3 years ago +7

      4.37 mil people agree

  • Xean Luxcrille
    Xean Luxcrille 2 years ago

    Funny enough, after that, perhaps Samsung learned that very lesson because then they immediately started innovating and drafting more concepts that are still currently not yet achievable even with today's tech. I remember seeing their concepts so many years back and I'm still waiting for them to realize those. That said, I'm very glad they didn't give up. Competition is one of the best catalyst for innovation.

  • ArthurTRead
    ArthurTRead 3 years ago +1

    That sharp phone looks simply beautiful. Too bad they stopped making phones I would have loved to own one of theirs

  • Miki Trimiki
    Miki Trimiki Year ago

    Aaron, thank you so much for this type of context and your presentation. Analogue phones are a nostalgic era too.

  • Yzos
    Yzos 3 years ago

    That sharp crystal x looks like a concept render, if they didnt give up I think it would easily have the potential to be the next big thing

  • R H
    R H 2 years ago +1

    that's an insane looking phone for 2014... I think it still looks very modern.

  • Hussein The Yemeni
    Hussein The Yemeni 3 years ago +682

    "You've got to give people what they want before they even know they want it."

    • Izabella
      Izabella 3 years ago +2

      I know right
      s0 iNsPiRiNg! lol

    • RealSupaHotFireVEVO
      RealSupaHotFireVEVO 2 years ago +8

      Didn't Steve Jobs say that years ago? I'm sure there were other people who said it even before him. In any case, this isn't new, lol.

    • Hussein The Yemeni
      Hussein The Yemeni 2 years ago +3

      It was the first time I heard it here 🤔

    • Izabella
      Izabella 2 years ago +2

      @RealSupaHotFireVEVO Of course it was a copy, where do you get original comments these days? 😂😂

    • Matt Cruse
      Matt Cruse 2 years ago +2

      are you the twin HuSSEIn?????

  • zenjm
    zenjm 3 years ago

    I still remember on my Nokia N8 there was this experimental AI stuff(I think it was called OVI suite, I don't remember the name exactly) that could remember when to put my phone on Silent based on previous activity, optimize charging based on charging pattern, etc. Nowadays all phone companies have some AI gimmicks. Like AI charging, AI camera, etc. And the Symbian OS didn't have a lot of issues compared to its Android counterparts(Initially it did have some issues. But after the update, it was really good). It was just different. It had a lot of potential. I never got the same satisfaction that I got from using the N8 on any other phone ever since. The camera, the display(Pureview AMOLED)this was before AMOLED screens were desirable, Call quality. And I think Nokia was the first brand to come up with wireless charging. Nokia was way way ahead of its time.

  • TG_ Ali
    TG_ Ali 3 years ago

    Jerry and you. Just wow. Live long. No match for you both. Best ever detailed reviews. 🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • only1sn1not1taken

    I so thought that we were going to get the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom phone on here.
    I'm also surprised that the under screen speaker wasn't mentioned on the Sharp phone. Their "Direct Wave Receiver" had me more hyped about the phone than the screen did. I was hesitant about the tech until I got to meet someone with it and it was actually pretty decent.

  • Jahni
    Jahni 2 years ago +6

    I love that you tell us how much time there is until you talk about the next phone.

  • AKA
    AKA 2 years ago +4

    this is one the only channels which i subbed after the first ever video i watched. You are so good at keeping me paying attention, and not constantly clicking the arrow key to skip 5 seconds or checking the time bar at the bottom. GREAT WORK!! keep it up

  • Stümmy
    Stümmy 3 years ago +239

    That was a good lesson at the end, everyone should low key take that to heart and apply it to their lives

    • CKM
      CKM 3 years ago +6

      That’s what we should be all doing when reading the Bible✝️❤️

    • stacia
      stacia 3 years ago +3

      CKM Dont promote religion.

    • Joe Joe
      Joe Joe 3 years ago +1

      @stacia theres nothing wrong with promoting religion, just ignore it

    • Blue Nexus
      Blue Nexus 3 years ago

      @stacia what's wrong with promoting religion?

    • marzxs
      marzxs 3 years ago +2

      @Blue Nexus Not everyone believes in religion or maybe they apart of a different religion.
      Im muslim so i wouldnt be reading the bible.

  • voxaza AI
    voxaza AI 2 years ago

    Thinking about it, it's crazy how fast mobile phones have advanced in the past 15 years

  • Nosloveingneko
    Nosloveingneko 2 years ago +25

    I had the Sharp Crystal! I actually loved it! The problem was that it was pretty damn low on the performance front, a lot of them had manufacture defects (severe backlight bleed on those super awesome edges), and the software was actually fairly buggy.
    Had they brought the X to the US market i would have absolutely bought it. Hell if they re-released the standard model but with modern mid-range specs id still buy it! The design was fantastic. It just wasn't well built and under powered... But even the power wasn't that huge of an issue. It was the buggyness of the phone that made me give it up.

  • Q B
    Q B 2 years ago +9

    Damn, that Crystal X is beautiful. I wish Oneplus copies that exact look on their next phone... I'd definitely upgrade.

    • Em Å
      Em Å 8 months ago

      Kinda looks like the OnePlus One 😅

  • Maliq Hassan
    Maliq Hassan Year ago

    Kudos Aaron..Very critical thinking.. the world needs more ppl like u bro!

  • The Bison and Albatross

    I'm not suprised that Sharp didn't take. I remember seeing the Sharp T150 flip phone and falling in love with it. At that time I was a huge fan of what I like to call the "Mega flips," giant ass flip phones with dual screens great tech, cameras etc. As awesome as that phone was, not to mention the GT i9235 (sexy android flip) and the 902, it seemed as if folks didn't take notice. Personally I think if Sharp had advertised properly, they could have the company to dominate the Android Market. I feel the same way about Sony with the p900 and p910i.
    They were smart phones before iPhone. I loved mine and was amazed at how little people knew about it... Perhaps an episode on those (sony p900 and p910i) would be great. That's all folks!!!

  • Amruth Krishna
    Amruth Krishna 3 years ago +6

    Arun providing us with entertaining quarantine content. Thanks a lot 🙏🏽

  • JB Block
    JB Block 2 years ago +1

    Thank you so much for your video I always appreciate it more than you know !
    Samsung is an amazing company in innovation customer service actually listening to the customer and just genuinely trying to create things to improve our lives. I really believe they deserve the credit. That's word of mouth !

  • Light_Switch
    Light_Switch 2 years ago +1

    I bought the Aquos crystal when it launched for obvious reasons. It was awesome looking and like no other phone at the time. But I quickly grew to hate it. It had terrible edge rejection and with the no bezels. This was a big problem. Also, there was no voice speaker. It made phone calls by vibrating the glass screen. Which was impossible to hear. You either took calls on speaker or not at all for me. It was ehh. Used it for about 6 months till I couldn’t take it anymore.

  • Pygmy Garner
    Pygmy Garner 2 years ago

    Seeing these phones makes me miss how companies used to make all sorts of strange and unique stuff. Not everyone had the same looking hardware

  • Jose Vela
    Jose Vela 2 years ago

    I owned the Sharp Aquos Crystal. I would low-key flex and it became a talking point. The one thing I remember about the Non-X Aquos Crystal is that it ran almost stock Android (minus the camera software)

  • sirdaniel14
    sirdaniel14 2 years ago +2

    If Sharp would release frankly speaking I would have gone for it so beautiful design till date it could compete with majority of companies ... Arun you are doing great job keep it up. 4k dislikes makes me wonder why?

  • Raj Koothrappali
    Raj Koothrappali 3 years ago +32

    The 69 Dislikes are all Voice Assistants jealous of Arun's Voice

  • dacasman
    dacasman 2 years ago

    Sometimes I pull out my old Aquos Crystal just to marvel at the display. There's just something about it that looks so trippy and fascinating that no other phone display has matched to this day.

  • Ur mom
    Ur mom 8 months ago

    Dude that sharp phone looked so interesting and cool. I wish they hadn't stopped because I think it they had kept making more phones they would have some absolutely fantastic and beautiful phones

  • yoonjaywon
    yoonjaywon 2 years ago

    I think one oc Samsung's forgotten release that immediately got hidden under the rug was their Samsung Beam. The phone that had the projector and all. I had one and I felt like the cool kid in our class in highschool bc we would use it to watch youtube vids or movies during breaks.

  • Matt Rosa
    Matt Rosa 7 months ago

    I like some of the B&O products. It feels like a European chic interior feature in a magazine lol I forgot hoe long ago this was, but I remember seeing my first Bang & Olufsen product; was an interesting shaped home line phone. I think it was shaped like a viking horn, but smaller and thinner. And idk what the home or reciever looked like. But it was also kinda pricey, like $400 usd, for a land line phone, sometime between 2000-2010 maybe?

    • Louis hight tech et bmx
      Louis hight tech et bmx 7 months ago +1

      Looks like you talk about beocom 2

    • Matt Rosa
      Matt Rosa 7 months ago

      @Louis hight tech et bmx I just looked it up after you commented.. And it is, I think. I forgot when I first saw this, but it must've been over a decade ago 😂 I thought it was pretty futuristic for that time, while being kind of '80's vapor wave' type of chic imo 🤷

  • sandhya
    sandhya 3 years ago +533

    The "next phone in" countdown on the top left is absolutely genius

    • Axelrod
      Axelrod 3 years ago +1

      How? It’s just a simple thing that a lot of videos use.

    • Farhan Tajuddin
      Farhan Tajuddin 3 years ago +58

      @Axelrod Errr... you sure about that? Only this channel that I see that do that.

    • Jx W
      Jx W 3 years ago

      @Axelrod No.

    • Lavnish Chaudhary
      Lavnish Chaudhary 3 years ago

      It used to be in the right

  • Abhisek Chettri
    Abhisek Chettri 2 years ago

    I really like the fact that your content is about quality not quantity ....that what makes you better than other youtubers.

  • Mr. AR
    Mr. AR 2 years ago

    Love these reviews of weird and forgotten phones

  • Chris Gower
    Chris Gower Year ago

    I had the Nokia N8, and the camera was so much better than every other phone at the time, that I kept it, purely as a travel phone. Back then, you couldn't go online easily abroad anyway, and it made phone calls just fine... so I have a year's worth of travel photos that look as good as a digital point and shoot at the time.

  • Sudarshan Srinivasan
    Sudarshan Srinivasan 2 years ago

    You have a great voice quality and how you go about the content of your show. These timewraps you do...are great, nostalgic... it makes you remember those times......great show man. Keep it up.

  • Charles Hines
    Charles Hines Year ago

    back then there were not a lot of phone cameras that good other than the 20.7 MP found in a lot of Sony Xperias and similarly high end devices. Sony is also somewhat ahead when it comes to specs.

  • rarbit
    rarbit 3 years ago +1804

    SHARP employees after watching this video:
    "My disappointment is immeasurable and my day is ruined"

    • t.mm.
      t.mm. 3 years ago +11

      You're next line will be 'Thank you for replying' Toyo

    • Ashmit Tyagi
      Ashmit Tyagi 2 years ago +8

      @t.mm. is that a jojo reference?

    • t.mm.
      t.mm. 2 years ago +2

      yes it is

    • Zero-One
      Zero-One 2 years ago +2

      @t.mm. Part 2?

    • MCPuzon
      MCPuzon 2 years ago +1


  • Zeromega 3
    Zeromega 3 2 years ago

    As soon as I heard of the Aquos I bought one, then I found out about the flagship I got sad. I loved my aquos though, people would always ask about it, but the cameras were awful and specs left a lot to be desired. Eve. Now the screen still looks pretty

  • Neil Manning
    Neil Manning 2 years ago

    Many thanks for this, great content. If you love tech you will love this vid. Love the channel mate. Can I suggest you do a £500 or £600 top 3 all round phones. I'm looking at the moment and the Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 pro look fav for the price? I always avoid plastic phones, just not for me.

  • Jonas Edfeldt
    Jonas Edfeldt 11 months ago

    Sharp aqous Crystal X was a killer in 2014 and I agree that they gave up much to early. What a bummer for customers and manufacturer. But they are still pretty active on the Japanese market bring in new innovation stuck in Japan.

  • Charisma Hornum-Fries
    Charisma Hornum-Fries 5 months ago +2

    The B&O one was designed by B&O and it was made to be a supplement to the B&O ecosystem. The headphones were great for the Era and the phone itself copied their CD player look that already had the round touch and cane way before Apple products.

  • InsomniaTeaS
    InsomniaTeaS Year ago +1

    If Sharp ever start selling phones global again, I'm willing to buy it

  • AndreiCo
    AndreiCo 3 years ago +32

    Imagine if Nokia,Apple and Samsung making the phone of the decade.
    Just imagine what these 3 companies would make toghether!

    • En Force
      En Force 3 years ago +8

      Nokia and Samsung would create a master piece while Apple would be taking all the hard work and stuff and saying look I made something also cause come on they can't make shit by themselves like Samsung does make Displays, TV's and such.

    • Nityoday Tekchandani
      Nityoday Tekchandani 3 years ago +13

      With Nokia comes durability,
      with Samsung comes innovation,
      with Apple comes, you guessed it, price.

    • Bruh Man
      Bruh Man 3 years ago +4

      Nityoday Tekchandani And apple makes the software look good

    • Percy Jakson
      Percy Jakson 3 years ago +4

      Apple can optimize the software.

    • En Force
      En Force 3 years ago +2

      @Percy Jakson well then you would have a shit ton of prepaid paid wall subscriptions to pay.

  • Privileged White Boy
    Privileged White Boy 2 years ago

    I had a Samsung Blade, but had completely forgotten about it until this viewing lol. My mom had a Sanyo Katana as well. They were on a really weird path with phones back then lol

  • I 'M VAЯUИ
    I 'M VAЯUИ 3 years ago

    The way you put things reminds me of a tutor I never had.
    You have a very nice n soothing way of educating people.
    Keep it up Arun.
    Always great to see your upload notification.

  • Miika Pekk
    Miika Pekk Year ago

    I remember that 41 mega pixel Nokia phone in 2012, I wanted to try it out but never saw it being sold anywhere. That's the same year the Samsung galaxy camera came out and it was much better. You could go into a store and rest it out. That's also the same problem with the Sharp Aqous, they made it but didn't put enough effort to distribute it and sell it beyond their Japanese market, that's why most of those phones failed.

  • Lord Piper
    Lord Piper 2 years ago +3

    Very interesting video. Even nostalgic for me, I've owned 2 of those. The Aquos and the Serenata. Always the experimental one in my family. Great, great vid.

  • oktc68
    oktc68 Year ago

    Love your "history of the smartphone" pieces Arran. Cool.

  • Just Some Guy without a Mustache

    Nokias went from bricks that you could throw to kill someone to devices that can capture masterpieces

    • Scy
      Scy 3 years ago +16

      I once stepped on a Nokia, the doctors had to amputate my leg.

    • Maxxyz Gaming
      Maxxyz Gaming 3 years ago +1

      i'm here before 1k likes

    • Whim
      Whim 3 years ago +6

      Just Some Guy without a Mustache You really know what to type in any video. I applaud you.

    • Digital_Jedi
      Digital_Jedi 3 years ago

      And that can still kill at high enough velocity.

    • ArchFXT
      ArchFXT 3 years ago +4

      Went from a close quarters weapons into a long distance scope for the snipers

  • James Jackson
    James Jackson 2 years ago

    I had the Samsung U600 in around 07. I loved that phone, it was a beast at the time, and super slim.

  • happysmash27
    happysmash27 3 years ago

    I would still like higher-quality keys, in a Blackberry-like phone, but there aren't many options for those, especially with my requirements of an unlocked bootloader, removable battery, expandable storage, and a headphone jack. I think it's a shame everyone is following the boring flat rectangle trend with such little variation. For now, I just plug my keyboard and mouse in instead.

  • klausjackklaus
    klausjackklaus 6 months ago +14

    The first two I remember begging my parents to get me them at the AT&T store, but up until 2014 my parents were in the apple ecosystem before it was an ecosystem (all Macs, all iPhones, one icloud account) and if I wanted to get another phone I'd have to pay for it myself, so in 2014 I bought myself a Samsung Galaxy S4 and never went back

  • Blair Powell
    Blair Powell 3 years ago

    So I found you videos on accident, and I really like what you have to say. Some fun tech Ideas I've seen from you. Can't wait to see more. I think I will reach out to you for questions on some future tech buys. Like the complexities and bloody choice for a smart watch. Ticwatch doesn't seem to be the choice I originally thought though. Hmmm

  • YourLocalAlien
    YourLocalAlien 8 months ago

    I remember when i was upset that they removed physical home buttons from phone lmao. Im glad they did remove them, phone look so much sleeker without them

  • Noel Gonzalez
    Noel Gonzalez 3 years ago

    Damn you Sharp! I'd buy that crystal phone now in 2020 with the right software. It looks great.

  • Bien De chavez
    Bien De chavez 3 years ago

    This is why i like this channel, it gives better impression to unheard or underated phones

  • Fakhrul Radzi Azmi

    Are you a motivator now? Hahaha how can I missed watching this video when it comes out 🤣✨ great content and "words" you got there Arun 👍🏼

  • Curry Chicken
    Curry Chicken 2 years ago +2

    9:37 I felt different because i had the Microsoft Zune at that time. That was their version of iPod touch. I loved the Zune better and i was disappointed Microsoft never made a phone version of the Zune. That design at the time, the Zune HD i felt was future ready to go that direction.

  • Elduchie
    Elduchie 2 years ago

    I got the 808 PureView shortly after it came out. Today I'm using a Samsung galaxy Z fold 2, but the PureView was something else. For 2012, a 41mp was insane. But Symbian was very similar to Android. It also had a FM transmitter. This allowed for you to run mp3's through a blank FM station in the car or any place there was an FM radio. Back then, the Nokia 808 PureView was king with all the bells and whistles.

    • Faris Hanafiah
      Faris Hanafiah 2 years ago

      And it still can give modern phone a serious fight for its DSLR-like natural photo processing.

  • Zoopie Murphy
    Zoopie Murphy 3 years ago +324

    PureView camera still can challenge S20 camera -
    Samsung : That’s absolutely ILLEGAL

    • Walid Fakhfakh
      Walid Fakhfakh 3 years ago

      Again please get ahold of one cares

    • Arkhalis
      Arkhalis 3 years ago +3

      That guy is annoying. Any comment you see and he replied something like ‘gEt oUtTa hErE’

    • Arkhalis
      Arkhalis 3 years ago

      ‘nO oNe cArEs’

  • Abhishek Gupta
    Abhishek Gupta 2 years ago

    Hi Arun,
    Your videos are nice. You have a lot of compassion shown in them and so it becomes easy for you to do your job.
    I was wondering if you are going to post something on best stock android phones.
    As I am looking for one right now and frankly I am out of many good options.
    What I am really after is a stock android phone that is equivalent to Samsung s20 or s20+ or even s20 ultra.
    Thanks in advance if you do post one vid on this. I look forward to it.

  • Yogesh Sahu
    Yogesh Sahu 2 years ago

    You are hardworking man. Making videos on such varieties of contents. Hats off to you.

  • Stu D
    Stu D 2 years ago +1

    I remember in 2012 when everyone was with 4" touchscreens, I had my 1" Non-Touch screen and hated the idea of using a screen where pressing a button would block your vision to part of the screen...I was wrong, clearly.

  • L4nc34l0t
    L4nc34l0t 2 years ago

    That Sharp Aquos crystal X was something i hoped to get here in the european market at the time... never saw it released anywhere around here.
    Would have bought that in an instant... heck, i would buy that TODAY if i was able to.
    Sharp really missed their chance there big time.

  • David Saucedo
    David Saucedo Year ago

    You have been one of the best for years and from even a year to now. Nothing has changed I thoroughly enjoy this videos. And listen to every word because I think the information you give along with bits of your own opinion you throw in makes you One of the Best.