iPhone 12 Buyer's Guide - DON'T Make these 12 Mistakes!
Thinking of ordering the new iPhone 12? You MUST watch this video to avoid 12 common iPhone 12 purchasing mistakes.. & I'll also recommend the right iPhone for you!
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Apple's iPhone 12 lineup is the biggest it's ever been, with 4 different models, making it a pretty tough choice this year!
In this video, I go through 12 common iPhone 12 purchasing mistakes that you need to be aware of in order to avoid buying the wrong iPhone.
I then get into each iPhone in Apple's lineup, including the iPhone SE, to help you decide which iPhone you should buy in 2020!
This video focuses on the iPhone 12 mini vs iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 Pro vs iPhone 12 Pro Max!
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Timestamps ⬇️
Intro to iPhone 12 - 00:00
Mistake #1 - 0:47
Mistake #2 - 1:08
Mistake #3 - 1:28
Mistake #4 - 2:31
Mistake #5 - 3:16
Mistake #6 - 3:45
Mistake #7 - 4:32
Mistake #8 - 5:08
Mistake #9 - 5:36
Mistake #10 - 6:25
Mistake #11 - 6:57
Mistake #12 - 7:29
Who should buy the iPhone SE? - 7:57
Who should buy the iPhone 12 mini? - 8:42
Who should buy the iPhone 12? - 9:19
Who should buy the iPhone 12 Pro Max? - 10:38
Who should buy the iPhone 12 Pro? - 11:51
Conclusion - 13:06
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  • Max Tech
    Max Tech

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    • Laksh Gaikwad
      Laksh Gaikwad

      This video is also sponsored by Apple so you have to buy every single thing from Apple and then you can be broke

    • Harold THE ABMINIAC Knox
      Harold THE ABMINIAC Knox

      Been using Anker the last 4 years at the least it also let’s Your battery health stay on top double the time than using apple chargers and cables

    • Germain M
      Germain M

      So I’m guessing the Anker charger in the video ain’t on sale anymore because the link takes me to another charger

    • No Big Dreams
      No Big Dreams

      BIGEST Mistake IS😋Still i want to stick with apple...🐵

    • Quantum BlaZe
      Quantum BlaZe

      F*ck the home button I’m so freaking annoyed with it

  • Cluster Lizzy84
    Cluster Lizzy84

    My husband got the iphone 11 Pro Max last year and let me add something about the wall charger it comes with. It no longer charges my husband's phone after a year of using it.

  • Bunker Bill
    Bunker Bill

    Why don’t you know how many gigs of RAM the iPhone 12 come with? Is it 6 or 4?

  • Ally B.
    Ally B.

    “Don’t think you need the iPhone 12 pro for 5g” meanwhile I’m over here excitedly waiting for my iPhone 12 Pro to be delivered without even having 4g 😂

  • Dabbie Gratuito
    Dabbie Gratuito


  • Poochy Boy
    Poochy Boy

    I got the iPhone 8. I’ve replaced the battery already but it was a bad one. It doesn’t seem to get a signal, like it works then stops or it has full bars but it won’t load anything. What should I do?

  • David Rodriguez
    David Rodriguez

    This was such a useful video to chose my new iPhone this year. I was so convinced that the iPhone 12 pro was gonna be way better than the 12 but it’s really not. The colors might look better and for me the better looking camera style were the only reasons why I preferred the iPhone 12 pro but they are pretty dumb reasons to waste $200+ just for that and sum other changes.

  • erman marz
    erman marz

    still waitin iphone without battery 😊

  • Humphrey Channel
    Humphrey Channel

    Do you talk like this in real life? It feels so unnatural. Please just speak naturally!

  • Unbox The Dog
    Unbox The Dog

    iPhone 20: don’t make these 100 mistakes

  • Unbox The Dog
    Unbox The Dog

    iPhone 13. Don’t make this 13 mistakes

  • Seth Totten
    Seth Totten

    I’m getting pro with 254 storage.

  • Maggie Casey
    Maggie Casey

    Hey I’m 14 don’t have a lot of money but I got some, currently rocking the 5 SE wondering if it’s worth it to upgrade. Thanks!

  • Charlie Dub Dela Cruz
    Charlie Dub Dela Cruz

    apple released a new version of phone , but im still using iPhone5s :< ,btw watching from Philippines

  • The Busy B's
    The Busy B's

    Thank you. Great tips! Best comparison video to me .

  • julio olivas
    julio olivas

    I just bought the 12 and I’m happy af

  • Ashwin Jeyasankar
    Ashwin Jeyasankar

    Should i buy the pro max or the pro? Beacuse if its only the camera that is different then i will go pro, but i dont know what else the pro max have

  • WR

    The 11 pro gives you 7 hours more battery life over the 12. This is why I won't upgrade.

  • Tegan Bickmore
    Tegan Bickmore

    Should i buy the iPhone 12 or 11 ??? What do u all think

    • Tegan Bickmore
      Tegan Bickmore

      @MrPlasma ok thank you so much

    • MrPlasma

      if you have the cash then go for the 12

  • NotAPro Yt
    NotAPro Yt

    lmao bitches gonna flex the base model 12😂

  • George Fernandes
    George Fernandes

    99.9% People here don't even have a Iphone

  • Victor Zhao
    Victor Zhao

    You cant make mistake if you dont buy it in the first place

  • shawnmike22

    I'm a long time Android user I have the note 10 and just switched to iPhone and pre ordered the 12pro now i dont know if that was a good choice

  • Mr Earthshome
    Mr Earthshome

    I hear this news 12 iPhone in the drop test shatters the outside coating really bad?

  • David Kim
    David Kim

    Basically, buy all four phones and use them best made for their purposes.

  • DK Phan
    DK Phan

    Idek why I’m watching. I plan to use my Xs for 3-4 more years before upgrading 😂😂

  • S B
    S B

    We don't know how the battery life will compare on the mini vs the 12 right now, so including that as a mistake is pretty dumb. If phone does a good job only using 5g when it's necessary, the main power draw should be the display, so the smaller display could balance out a lot of the impact of the smaller battery.

    • MrPlasma

      apple says that the regular 12 has 15% better battery life

  • Ari Pauls
    Ari Pauls

    Question: if I buy an iPhone 12 from the Apple store website that is unlocked, do you you think it matters if I buy an iPhone that is sim free with the Verizon link without the sim card (in order to get the 30 dollars off) or if I buy an iPhone that is sim card free without the Verizon link and paying an extra 30 dollars for the phone? Becuase I was considering putting my Verizon sim card from my iPhone x into my iPhone 12 (if I do upgrade) so I can attempt to avoid the whole paying extra for 5g even though it isn't in my area.

  • Angie

    I think I am going to buy the max one! I am SO sick of not being able to take quality pictures since i love taking photos for traveling etc. and the camera is actually the most important for me! The only think i am mad about to apple is that there is no rosè gold one! Such a pitty.

  • Виктория Осипова
    Виктория Осипова

    Thank you so much!

  • Metal Storm
    Metal Storm

    Nice commercial.

  • Mary Magana
    Mary Magana

    I have the iPhone 8 Plus and thinking of the iPhone 12 are both almost the same size??

    • Max Tech
      Max Tech

      the iPhone 12 is smaller for sure.

  • Boyet and Everything Vlogs
    Boyet and Everything Vlogs

    You are a scammer!!😂😂

  • S

    Why it’s more expensive in Australia?

  • Arlette S
    Arlette S

    What do you think of the 12 pro max?


    iPhone Added Lidar Before Tesla. Is lidar really unnecessary for Self-driving car?.... ................. algone.info/slow/video/an64vbCbsouA2YE

  • Jayjay Colobong
    Jayjay Colobong

    Watch before you sell your kidneys😂

  • Its Zaria
    Its Zaria

    I really wanted the 12 pro but watching this seems so anti 12 pro😭 you have me intrigued by the camera specs for the 12 max but I’m only using it to shoot youtube videos..so is it that serious??

  • Jonathan Santiago
    Jonathan Santiago

    You kept repeating the same things over and over... Get to the point already!!

  • Jaiza J
    Jaiza J

    New sub's. That's was pretty good mate. Thanks heaps.

  • Jochen Geuens
    Jochen Geuens

    sounds to me he just bought a lot of shares from Apple and now tries to persuade everyone to buy the most exspensive phone and accesories.... SCAM! Not saying they are bad products, but every "mistake" just ends up being you not paying the maximum amount of money for an apple product.

  • buster colin
    buster colin

    Nice video 👌I thought the pro max was coming with 120hz? Shit me. Plus the matte back should've come with the matte sides.

  • Akhil Babel
    Akhil Babel

    I do not see a point in upgrading from the Xs still. 5G still has a few months before it comes to my area and at the start the coverage isn't going to be great anyway. The dual-line (or dual SIM) feature from the iPhone Xs was the last real desireable feature that I found. Just not compelling enough to spend money and brave through 3 hours moving my data from my Xs to the new one.

  • fleghel

    It’s marketing- the more models you have, the more mid- and hi-level (read “expensive”) will be sold. It’s science... actually psychology.

  • R777

    iPhone 12 mini is bigger than iPhone 6 as screen size

  • The One Hit Wonder
    The One Hit Wonder

    Why apple used that big guy with big hand for iPhone 12 Mini? LOL.

  • The One Hit Wonder
    The One Hit Wonder

    Imagine charging without those magnet at the back.. That's i called the true WIRELESS, so u can use ur phone while charging let say 10 meter away from the source. What's the point you still have the wired for wireless.

    • MrPlasma

      XD never gonna happen. You want to get radiation sickness all the time while charging? Absolutely not lol

  • Ron Hish
    Ron Hish

    Is it worth upgrading from iPhone 6s to iPhone 12? Or wait till 13. Have had 6s since it came out in 2015

  • Brian Redding
    Brian Redding

    On the Mag Safe wallet. Will it have to be removed in order for the phone to be charged? Thanks

  • hüseyin alışkan
    hüseyin alışkan

    iPhone 12 128Gb is the best to choose

  • Penny I
    Penny I

    I just purchased online (yet to be shipped) 12pro fro Tmobile. Taking advantage of their great special trade in for my iPhone X. I’m not convinced I made the right choice (I think I could still change my mind). I do want a good camera since I do a lot of before and after pics for my business. I’m an esthetician so take progressive pics of skin quality and before and after headshots. Also before and after eyelashes. I’m not a big fan of having a large phone to fit my small hands. I also use my phone for booking appointments with my booking app Vagaro Pro. Looking at that calendar and booking appointments is a big one for me. I’m looking for your recommendation

  • Margret Hlodvers
    Margret Hlodvers

    ahhh I was just gonna go for the 12 pro but now I feel like I need the pro max

  • Nandu Sivadasan
    Nandu Sivadasan

    Don't make these mistakes. Mistake 1 : buying this phone.

  • Nicholas Pitts
    Nicholas Pitts

    Hey it’s the burger king foot lettuce guy

  • Alyssa Suarez
    Alyssa Suarez

    I’m waiting for them to add Touch ID to the back of the phone where the Apple is 👀

  • joe ward
    joe ward

    Im wondering if iphone will die or go on forever.

  • Oksana Gutierrez
    Oksana Gutierrez

    Daaaaamn, thanks for the info.... 👌 being an Apple insider I was certain ur gonna just be pushing the public’s $$ bag 😂 for ppl to buy the new products 🙄 I’m actually waiting for the pre order for the 12 pro max ♥️ I just HAD TO 💯 yep

  • Nobody

    I heard the magsafe charger will slow charging speeds if used with a 3rd party brick

  • dj neural interface dj neural interface
    dj neural interface dj neural interface

    🤣🤣🤣I will never buy an iPhone tHey suck

  • Javier Rodriguez Rodriguez Rodriguez
    Javier Rodriguez Rodriguez Rodriguez

    Shut up 🤐 buddy

  • Mariela Pacheco
    Mariela Pacheco

    Ehhh I’m not really convinced, on the 12, I also feel like a lot of ALgoners might have stock with apple or the company for the charger that is why they are trying to make it sound good.

  • pizza b01
    pizza b01

    I want to upgrade from X, since it's screen shattered. I originally wanted to buy the 12 Mini, due to being the cheapest and also having almost the same specs as the bigger models. But since you've mentioned the battery life I steered to the 12 Pro. I passed the base model iPhone 12 because if I'd get the bigger phone I also want the additional telephoto camera, lidar sensor etc.... So therefore, I'm struggling, 12 Mini or 12 Pro? Will have to wait out on the actual RAM size and the said battery life.... Great video!

  • Tami Boelter
    Tami Boelter

    How do we charge these phones?

  • Mo

    This guy is def paid by Apple.

  • Z3Back

    So basically: Buy any phone expect the Pro version.

    • African Queen
      African Queen

      Sounds that way and I was tempting buying it today now idk what to chose

  • Aya Bookz
    Aya Bookz

    Weew! Thanks a lot! 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

  • Stargames Xtreme
    Stargames Xtreme

    Hey Max so what I’m doing is I’m getting my first phone in about half a year, but I do not know what want to get it out of the pro 12 or the 12 mini by the pro I mean the 12 pro I want good brand and I want a phone that’s not too small so I think that rules out to 12 mini but can you please help me decide what phone I should get because the 12 promax is too expensive for meAs I am only 11



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  • Bryan Reyes
    Bryan Reyes

    I’m gonna use my Mac book block charger because it’s usb c

    • MrPlasma

      nah it will destroy your phone's battery

  • cjxgraphics

    The iPhone is locked on AT&T?!?! Why am I not the least bit surprised. 🙄

  • Andy Christensen
    Andy Christensen

    i dont wanna pay 100 dollars more. I want the mini. I dont care if he battery is smaller since I charge it every night I go to bed. so wouldn't need 2 days of battery anyway. and may hands are to small for the 11 I have today. I can barely type in the address bar without using two hands.

  • BurlySteph

    should i get the 12 pro or the pro max?

  • Labadarios Simon
    Labadarios Simon

    13th mistake supporting them by producing new apples devices on a yearly basis. Will help even kill more people in DRC so they can get all the rare materials used in their devices . How about that ?? Less iPhones every year less kids dead so you can snap :) (Or at least they can try to repay to the RDC by helping these orphan kids who mine for them to go to school and have a roof over their heads ,I might be an optimist but that doesn’t seem to being too tough for many trillion dollar companies )

  • Muhanad Besh
    Muhanad Besh

    Apple in 2007: making history Apple in 2020: it’s time to remove the charger

  • Kayena Arellano
    Kayena Arellano

    But the pro maxx models always have 512 GB

    • MrPlasma

      no they don't

  • Anahi Godinez
    Anahi Godinez

    Hahae so good

  • Tdrex820

    Need that t shirt 👔

    • Max Tech
      Max Tech

      Link in description to our merch!

  • greg gregorich
    greg gregorich

    No one adds thumbnail with prices just in keys fast remainder that 12 pro is way expensive

  • Eunjae Shin
    Eunjae Shin

    Why does this guy sound like a british guy trying to talk in american accent?

  • Marleny Echeverry
    Marleny Echeverry

    Conclusion = don’t buy third party parts. Buy apple be smart 🤣. Or use my links, that way I can afford my new Ferrari 🤣😂😅😹.

  • Chee How Teo
    Chee How Teo

    I heard Iphone 13 will be phoneless for the same price!

  • Asiya Mushtaq
    Asiya Mushtaq

    I think ur just the marketing boy for the iphone... on the whole ur saying buy the expensive ones 😂😂😂

  • Cero One
    Cero One

    I’m still not buying this new iPhone I currently have 8 plus, as long as that freaking black bar is still on the top of the phone I’m not going to be buying any new iPhones

  • Carolyn Tetley
    Carolyn Tetley

    I don’t like the new iphone cases, so I might end up getting a third party case despite the possible phone charging problems

  • gioyu comi
    gioyu comi

    I preordered the 12 pro and you convinced me to cancel and wait for the pro max

  • シ 𝗕𝗮𝗶𝗹𝗲𝗲 シ
    シ 𝗕𝗮𝗶𝗹𝗲𝗲 シ

    I heard the iPhone 13 will come with no power button and volume buttons!

    • gioyu comi
      gioyu comi

      The speach makes me feel depressed

  • Kyle Reaka
    Kyle Reaka

    I ordered my 12 pro yesterday, and will have it next week. Upgrading from the XR and very excited to see the improvements!

  • Jim Bradshaw
    Jim Bradshaw

    Way too many ads in this video. WTF!!

  • noob gaming
    noob gaming

    I'm coming from android rog phone 2 planning to get the iphone 12 dunno which one to get? Ps I'm gonna use it for gaming and streaming mobile games

  • tabu me ok
    tabu me ok

    lmfaoooo me watching this after i already ordered the regular 12. thank god

  • Maine Individual
    Maine Individual

    Got the 12 pro today for 150 due to a carrier promotion for porting my number in. Loving it so far. Smooth and responsive

  • Kassius KLAY
    Kassius KLAY

    Just waiting the iPhone 19 !! s going to be viral that one !! !!

  • achraf safi
    achraf safi

    The question is not witch iphone you should buy the question is should you buy an iphone

  • paradox killer 2598
    paradox killer 2598

    I am still not sure about 12 Pro 0r 12 Max.

  • Alex Scales
    Alex Scales

    Why is the 12 better than the 11 Pro Max? it has a whole camera more than the 12, and a bigger battery I assume.

  • Isis Eloise
    Isis Eloise

    Please Help! I would really would like the iPhone 12 mini but by how much is the battery compromised?

  • paulna85

    It’s a lot of phones. It’s supposed to be 12max, 12 and mini. I don’t like that 11/12 regular and pro versions. Why an SE and a mini. Just keep it simple guys

  • Max

    Just finished running benchmark tests on an iPhone 12 Pro on Verizon’s 5G network. Super fast downloads, no video streaming latency, excellent refresh rate for gaming apps, and a low-light camera sensor which rivals most mirrorless DSLRs. All in all, a quantum leap for the iPhone. Well done!

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    Lyric Master

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