What Happened to OnePlus?

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Marques Brownlee

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It is possible to outgrow your original intentions.
OnePlus and enthusiast brands vs their inevitable change...
You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become the villain
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Captain Neckbeard
Captain Neckbeard დღის წინ
"You were supposed to destroy the flagships, not join them!"
Harish Kumaran K R
Harish Kumaran K R დღის წინ
IN INDIA : Now 1+ is no.1 in smartphone company in premium segment . Next 1+ NORD defeated many samsung a series phones . And wierdly IPHONE SE competes against bestselling 1+ 8 and 8t NO REASON TO BUY IPHONE/GALAXY WHEN YOU HAVE |1+|
Casper Lund
Casper Lund დღის წინ
One plus have had Thier hotspot shutdown at random For years its trash and the layout suck balls
Luziken07
Luziken07 3 დღის წინ
Que te copias de mi fondo bobo
Naufal F
Naufal F 3 დღის წინ
Now realme do the same thing like oneplus do
HorizonMelt
HorizonMelt 3 დღის წინ
LOVE explainer videos!
Ahmad Maalik
Ahmad Maalik 3 დღის წინ
U're Calour Combo is So Premium 🔥
Joey Duckworth
Joey Duckworth 3 დღის წინ
I'm due an upgrade and looking to move away from iPhone. What's the best oneplus phone on the market right now. Money is no issue
James Nunez
James Nunez 4 დღის წინ
Wow dude I really feel like it we generally get to know you. Thanks for these videos very informative you are so bright keep rocking my brother
Kenji Gunawan
Kenji Gunawan 4 დღის წინ
TechAltar was right
se7enBC1
se7enBC1 5 დღის წინ
That drawer full of phones......I'm so pissed
Rodney Palmer
Rodney Palmer 6 დღის წინ
The whole OnePlus brand could have been originally conceived as a 5 year marketing plan that has now run its course.
Beau Briggs
Beau Briggs 6 დღის წინ
I like the History of it all, I think there's room to make it a recurring theme.
Curt Bolling
Curt Bolling 7 დღის წინ
First rule of capitalism is to sell to anyone that wants to buy. This kind of seems like a basic concept. This is kind of a confusing video. It seems like he was really trying to go someplace but, ultimately he lost his way in the process. Personally, after watching this I really kind of feel like this was a video that was really about nothing. Ultimately, startup companies like OnePlus evolve when they become more successful and that's just the way it goes. If you like their products then buy them. If you don't like their products then move on to something else. Personally, I love their products and with the exception of a couple of nitpicks I think they are very solid. I am far more likely to purchase a OnePlus phone that I am a samsung. Frankly, Samsung is a high quality product that stuffs their phones full of all kinds of amazing features. However, about 70% of those features most people never even use. I feel that one plus keeps their products simple and easy to use. They really don't stuff them full of features that are ultimately unused and just hang around in the settings menu and the app drawer.
Rutwik Gandhe
Rutwik Gandhe 7 დღის წინ
We like such videos ..Keep making
Anant Trimbakey
Anant Trimbakey 8 დღის წინ
Who's here again after the LG video?
Xephonia
Xephonia 8 დღის წინ
Same quote used in the LG exiting the mobile market video.. interesting to see both sides of the quote.
ReddoFreddo
ReddoFreddo 8 დღის წინ
I feel like you should mention OnePlus and Oppo are both subsidiaries of BBK Electronics
Paul Rojina
Paul Rojina 11 დღის წინ
Google phones used to be an enthusiast brand. Essential remained one and died.
barto myran
barto myran 13 დღის წინ
Yes people listen to the guy, don't become a fanboy and unsubscribe to this channel.
Mario
Mario 14 დღის წინ
True I switched from oneplus 7 pro to samsung S20 ultra. Thier prices are getting outrageous.
Dwayne Scott
Dwayne Scott 15 დღის წინ
i dont have a problem trying to sell to the masses...but at least have one phone with giant killer mentality
Skye Gray
Skye Gray 15 დღის წინ
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Steven Jomspencer
Steven Jomspencer 15 დღის წინ
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fclp67
fclp67 15 დღის წინ
I saw the m50s and 🤮 ugh I hate you mark for popularizing these they sound terribly for the money
mtkl23
mtkl23 15 დღის წინ
Just talked about this to friend. i'v been using 1+ from 1+1 but im pretty sure my next phone is not gonna be oneplus. Its just not what it used to be and its time to move on.
Nicolás Enríquez
Nicolás Enríquez 16 დღის წინ
Fuck one plus, their costumer service was horrible.
Connolly Alon
Connolly Alon 18 დღის წინ
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Inspirer
Inspirer 18 დღის წინ
Friend: What phone do you have? Me: A OnePlus 6. Friend: So a SaMsUnG? Me: No, OnePlus is a ...
bhsr tkm
bhsr tkm 18 დღის წინ
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Your Local Trash Bag
Your Local Trash Bag 19 დღის წინ
Jokes on you I'm watching this on a OnePlus Nord N100
Mawitea_13
Mawitea_13 19 დღის წინ
I'm a fanboy of Motorola
Clrizy
Clrizy 20 დღის წინ
Been using the 5T since 2018. Still my favorite, and kinda disappointed to see the new designs
Mr. USE
Mr. USE 20 დღის წინ
i had 3t upgraded to 6t and still using it now. i might consider other options upgrading my phone this year.
FRANCESCA BRYANT
FRANCESCA BRYANT 20 დღის წინ
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E 21 დღის წინ
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Marcello Lorusso
Marcello Lorusso 21 დღის წინ
Yes, at this time in history these more in depth consideration about tech are much more valuable dissertation compared to the usual reviews, and I've commented on the reason why I think it this way below other recent videos you made. The question about OnePlus is, are enthusiast phones still a thing? My - personal - answer is no, and OnePlus has been one of the greatest, probably unconscious culprits of this state of things. They launched the flagship killer concept, which ended up being one of the biggest triggers to what Marques used to refer as the "cheap phones are getting good, good phones are getting cheap" formula (I don't remember the exact words but you get it). So what's today's scenario like? Any phone is a potential flagship killer for the use that 95% of people will make of it, so there are not substantial difference between 250$ devices and 800$ devices to the eye of the mainstream guy. The Android world finds itself in a territory where goodness is basically a commodity that you can take for granted at almost any level of the market, so there's little left to work on in order to outstand in the crowd. That's why I deem as desperate the attempts to show off collaboration with camera makers (again, OnePlus I'm watching you), or cramming on as many gimmicky features and cameras that you'd never use in every day life. And, to round it all up, this explains why Apple are the only ones that are benefitting of all this, since the matter of having an integrated ecosystem is a competitive advantage that when the field is hardware-wise level, it's just impossible to offset.
Nathan Taylor
Nathan Taylor 21 დღის წინ
Enthusiast companies only have two options. Move on to the mainstream or they die. Me: yeah that seems fair and reasonable. The essential brand logo comes up.......... Me: Remembering that I'm watching this on an Eessential pH 1 IT'S NOT FAIR!!!!!!😭 ¡Vive la révolution!
Nudleboob
Nudleboob 21 დღის წინ
As a oneplus fangirl, it was great to hear this explanation at to why I've been feeling conflicted towards the brand. I tried pixel for a while, and while it arguably had some better features, it just didn't have that wonderful well-rounded oneplus feeling. My 8pro just broke and I'm desperately looking for an alternative, but the 9 series just seems too far gone, overhyped, and overpriced. I'd love to hear some suggestions!
Aman Ali
Aman Ali 21 დღის წინ
This is a total throwback The Cheerios The old wallpaper The old intro music The old books The classic claps
Aman Ali
Aman Ali 6 დღის წინ
@Personal Account what?
Personal Account
Personal Account 6 დღის წინ
how did you even do that?!
Devon McKinley
Devon McKinley 21 დღის წინ
yeh i sware they literly send someone witha truck to go pick up a load of phones and then just put a oneplus sticker on them
Micro Leaks
Micro Leaks 22 დღის წინ
3:22 "show off"🤔
K H
K H 22 დღის წინ
OnePlus is going downhill
Bill Zerkeley
Bill Zerkeley 22 დღის წინ
Thanks to you, MKBHD, I bought the OnePlus One in 2015. I bought a replacement battery on eBay in 2019 for $11. I had some problems recently with the phone and did a factory reset. The phone is as good as new! Just remember to disable all your 2-factor authentication before doing a factory reset.
longshotny
longshotny 22 დღის წინ
Hey bro overall Your channel bonkers And your reviews spot on and highly informative. But I'ma 'pull you up this one' Tell the truth about Chinese made phones, YOU KNOW GOOD AND WELL, we shouldn't be buying them, too many Chinese companies spy + can't be trusted with our data, mostly banned by US Gov., And who knows which companies will get banned next (So how you going to advise buy a Chinese made phone?) Honestly I feel like you're not saying this, PERHAPS not wanting 2 offend phone some makers.. if IF this is so don't do that bro you'll lose credibility, And that's why most people watch. All you got is your rep... so I'm saying always keep it 💯. Always at all times. But you're great, I'mma keep watching, keep up the good work later.
David Jarrah
David Jarrah 22 დღის წინ
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NickVonDuke
NickVonDuke 22 დღის წინ
Who is here after watching the Oneplus 9 reveal?
Philly The Kid
Philly The Kid 22 დღის წინ
I had a OP6 and I could have bought an 8T.. but I just felt like the Samsung S20 FE 5G was my next phone. I'll definitely keep an eye on Oneplus, though.
Cheng Wang
Cheng Wang 22 დღის წინ
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kartikey pandey
kartikey pandey 22 დღის წინ
What happened to OnePlus ? . One word answer - "Oppo-fication"😴
Aks Khurana
Aks Khurana 22 დღის წინ
Desperately waiting to see what you feel about the 9 Pro after all this, maybe you'll change your mind?
Carl Carreon
Carl Carreon 22 დღის წინ
Watching this with my OnePlus 3. Their phones are so good tbh.
jaymoney
jaymoney 23 დღის წინ
You were the chosen one.. you were supposed to bring balance to the market not leave it in darkness!
jaymoney
jaymoney 23 დღის წინ
I'm going to casually pull out every phone every made so you believe I know what I'm talking about it
jack b0y
jack b0y 23 დღის წინ
That intro and background gives me good Nostalgia ....💯💯
Brandon Atherton
Brandon Atherton 23 დღის წინ
My disappointment purely stems that they just became another company, like all the rest, that I could care less about. I like them because they made budget phones, with good specs, that looked decent, and while you might have given up some of the newest, "hottest" features, you weren't actually losing out on almost anything in reality. But now, they're expensive, have too many versions you have to sift through, and lost everything that made them unique or good vs. anyone else. I was fine up through the OnePlus 6. 6T was cool, but pushing it. After that, they tanked. I moved to other phones. With software being their only potential selling point anymore, they basically have none. It's pretty easy, once you do it once or twice, to use a different launcher. So I can really use any clean UI that I like on any phone. So what was the selling point again?
Inathi Sirayi
Inathi Sirayi 23 დღის წინ
You got me at Garuda Dr460nized!
Michael Bacon
Michael Bacon 23 დღის წინ
I think it may be the name. I dunno. Apple, Huawei, Samsung, they just stick. OnePlus doesn't really do it for me. Great brand, great devices, the name, meh.
Xav Bo
Xav Bo 23 დღის წინ
I do like these bite sized deeper dives.
Madelon F
Madelon F 23 დღის წინ
I totally feel the same! But i´m still waiting for my Oneplus 5 to break.. It has been almost 4 years.. If any new phone can live the same length.. I´m happy!
Blackstar1701
Blackstar1701 23 დღის წინ
money corrupts all. it is inevitable. Everytime.
McBobb
McBobb 23 დღის წინ
One+ One was the best phone I ever had. Think I'll shop around for my next phone though as I was a little disappointed by the 3, switched to Xaomi after that which was an awful, horrible mistake.
BRAVOtube
BRAVOtube 23 დღის წინ
Feeling the sliding door shot!
Catalin Gotweed
Catalin Gotweed 23 დღის წინ
i still rock my OnePlus 5 5005 and works like brand new !! coming from the 3T and after years of use not even 1 problem with `em ! What i particularly love about my phone are the tabs , middle button and back button that gives it the classic look as phones use to be , i hate the all screen versions where you have no buttons at all except the side ones , i really hope they come back with a model like the OnePlus 5 A 5005 :( !
A Frisky Pigeon
A Frisky Pigeon 23 დღის წინ
I feel like your explanation on pricing is very unfair on OnePlus. True, their phones have almost tripled in price over the timescale mentioned, but that isn't OnePlus being ridiculous... it's the entire market. To me, OP still represents the enthusiast. They offer phones with incredible specs in all the areas that matter, while sacrificing specs in those that don't. When I bought my OP6T, I couldn't find any phone with the same incredible specs performance-wise that wasn't £200 more, forcing me to pay for things I didn't want like a ridiculous camera, swimming-grade waterproofing, wireless charging etc. I still feel they offer that more than others. Sure, OPPO, RealMe and the like are now bigger outside of China so there's more option now but as you say, it's all one company in reality.
TwinTurbo Ray
TwinTurbo Ray 23 დღის წინ
To quote myself. "fanboyism resides in the same part of the brain as religion does. The crazy part"
mmk003nabeel
mmk003nabeel 24 დღის წინ
A very good video... 👍❤️
MasaKillzAll
MasaKillzAll 24 დღის წინ
OnePlus just needs to drop another phone with a motorized camera! I've been running the 7 Pro since launch but i may upgrade to the 9 because i wouldnt mind a brighter screen but other than that, love the display
James Bondage
James Bondage 24 დღის წინ
"flagship killer" You have become the one thing you swore to destroy!
IIIRattleHeadIII
IIIRattleHeadIII დღის წინ
@Yare Yare what really? How did it happen?
Yare Yare
Yare Yare დღის წინ
@IIIRattleHeadIII realme is ded
IIIRattleHeadIII
IIIRattleHeadIII 2 დღის წინ
that's what Realme is for.
Israel De la Rosa
Israel De la Rosa 4 დღის წინ
From Flagship killer to straight up Flagship. Ironic.
Marshie
Marshie 24 დღის წინ
What's the song at 1:48
Marie-Laure B
Marie-Laure B 24 დღის წინ
Gotta say, that's my line of thoughts so, yep I did love this video😇
H K
H K 24 დღის წინ
Totally agree with you Buddy... Using OnePlus 3 since 4+years. And had recommended about 1+ phones to my friends and they bought it too and were satisfied with the product and since then Was closely looking at how OnePlus is moving ahead... Now i too agree that, they are losing their fanbase including me. I wish they could have done other better to grow way round.... now my next phone will be best one under my budget... Dear OnePlus you were sidetracked and moved away from your original motive... once was a Fan of OnePlus. Goodbye
ItsYourBoi Nyp
ItsYourBoi Nyp 24 დღის წინ
I liked this video it was good
Robloxian Huawei Extra
Robloxian Huawei Extra 24 დღის წინ
I'm on my brothers account but the smartphone i use is a One Plus 6
Carlos
Carlos 24 დღის წინ
love my oneplus 7t Pro 5G Mclareon Edition
deRykcihC
deRykcihC 24 დღის წინ
As now, the Android 11 updates for the rest is delayed and delayed, I gave up on this brand, bunnch of shit reason to delay the updates and pushing shit things for us.
Nguyenminhtri Thaithibonghongtrung
Nguyenminhtri Thaithibonghongtrung 24 დღის წინ
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Ed Ruiz
Ed Ruiz 24 დღის წინ
I know one thing is sure, if the Hasselblad branding doesn't cure their camera woes their credibility as a mainstream provider of smartphones retailing through T-Mobile and Verizon are done. I'm still waiting for my Android 11 update on my OnePlus 7T.
Sai Bea5t
Sai Bea5t 24 დღის წინ
oneplus: bibo ka ba? vivo: oppo
JJ
JJ 24 დღის წინ
The flagship-killer buyer is not big, small sale, need more phone to make money. Kind of like how you make this video to make money rather than explain in a tweet.
William N
William N 24 დღის წინ
my mobile phone journey.... Motorola, Sony, Ericcson, O2, Samsung, LG, Honor, Xiaomi..... i'm not loyal to a brand...
aliolci
aliolci 25 დღის წინ
i stop following since oneplus 2 since it start being a flagship instead of flagship killer
MrAace
MrAace 25 დღის წინ
One plus is shit quality phone that doesn't last a year, never settle
Jimmy Design
Jimmy Design 25 დღის წინ
Man i love my 6T
scottym50
scottym50 25 დღის წინ
Thank you, I was kind of on the fence but watching your great video, I'm going to order the One + 9 Pro. I subscribed to your channel, you do a great job.
HAZOXX
HAZOXX 25 დღის წინ
OnePlus is getting more expensive because it's competitors are too, the average iPhone/Galaxy is like $1,000 now FOR THE BASE MODEL, meanwhile you can get a flagship OnePlus for just over $800
sunil kumar
sunil kumar 25 დღის წინ
One of the best video so far. You actually opened up the mind of enthusiastics like me.
Ryan Jackson
Ryan Jackson 25 დღის წინ
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alex parent
alex parent 25 დღის წინ
For the algorithm!
Oleksii Malovanyi
Oleksii Malovanyi 25 დღის წინ
totally agree as an 1+5 owner, there are a lot of good catches in this video.
Oliver McKay
Oliver McKay 25 დღის წინ
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Tom Young
Tom Young 25 დღის წინ
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Alain del Prado
Alain del Prado 25 დღის წინ
Still no f#%*ING SUPPORT for OnePlus 7 series and below, still on Android 10, don't buy this $hit unless you're only gonna use this for a year! This company sux big time!
Bryce Capocelli
Bryce Capocelli 26 დღის წინ
"dash charging". Not no mo'. Warp charging lol
ElvenSpellmaker
ElvenSpellmaker 26 დღის წინ
My real problem with OnePlus now is they're insistence to make their 'flagship killer' phones have really crippled CPUs such as the 765, which is worse than the 845 in my OP6...
Sat. Wiraningyudha
Sat. Wiraningyudha 26 დღის წინ
The reason i never take oneplus since day one is because i already knew it is oppo
Tom Waznis
Tom Waznis 26 დღის წინ
Recently bough my first non Samsung phone in many years, 8T pro.
Karalynn Untiedt
Karalynn Untiedt 26 დღის წინ
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frederik coucke
frederik coucke 26 დღის წინ
The only probleme i have with one plus is the weak charging port and the bad customer service they have .
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