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cub4bearin

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I’ve been checking YouTube for reviews on iPhone 12 Pro Max and noticing more and more new videos with people deciding to return pro max after month of using it. Is the excitement over?
 

Apple_Robert

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A lot of them probably bought the phone just for clickbait revenue purposes and don’t want or need the phone. Happens all the time. I wouldn’t gauge anything meaningful by what most of the YouTube reviewers say. Most say what they think Apple or other people want to hear. Seeing a balanced review is the exception.
 
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ericwn

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I’ve been checking YouTube for reviews on iPhone 12 Pro Max and noticing more and more new videos with people deciding to return pro max after month of using it. Is the excitement over?

Depends solely on the reviewer in my opinion- they are usually regular folks like ourselves but trying to get as much attention as possible in the process. That’s why you get the clickbait, the dramatic thumbnail image, lots of drama and what not.

Speaking of YouTube reviews, since you’re there you might as well watch Blippi- intellectually surpassing most review channels easily.
 

1rottenapple

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I’ve been checking YouTube for reviews on iPhone 12 Pro Max and noticing more and more new videos with people deciding to return pro max after month of using it. Is the excitement over?
It’s too big! I returned mine. After going on a trip taking pics, I was underwhelmed. Things where I thought the phone would excel the camera pulled too much light in and made pictures artificially day time. I know the flat signs look nice but it does make the phone feel big.

I’m guilty of using my phone while driving (no CarPlay) and it’s to unwieldy (yes I know don’t lecture me) and I road trip 2x a month. Choosing a song is not easy.

Don’t get me wrong the 12 Max is a beautiful piece of technology jewelry. I silver is beautiful you need to wear it around your next. Speakers, big screen, and battery are so nice but it’s just not for me.

I and many of these youtubers have multiple devices, and I like them can offload my use to my big screen devices but I don’t need a big phone when I’m driving or hiking, or jogging or walking my dog. Most of the time I don’t need a big phone and when I do need one I have a freaking nice devices with way bigger screens. So why carry a phone that sticks out of my pockets or weighs down my shorts?
 
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I’ve been checking YouTube for reviews on iPhone 12 Pro Max and noticing more and more new videos with people deciding to return pro max after month of using it. Is the excitement over?
what videos are you referring to?
 
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