Why Don't People Buy Sony Smartphones?

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    Marques Brownlee

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Josh Coleman
Josh Coleman

Also I had one 6 years ago but once you cracked the screen abit you could not use the phone any more

16 daqiqa oldin
james Elia
james Elia

My Sony Xperia Z3v just died today after 6 years in faithful service. Looks like this model is a fit replacement.

49 daqiqa oldin
Errol Delu
Errol Delu

I would buy Sony over any other brand — no question — had they been more available @ shops in my country.

Soat oldin
PissShiversss
PissShiversss

One big thing I believe turns people away is the price point of the phone while not being compatible with Verizon, who the people buying $1000 phones in America typically have. I had to switch carriers when I went from z3v to xz premium.

2 soat oldin
7017- Rizki Aprilian
7017- Rizki Aprilian

Marketing

2 soat oldin
PissShiversss
PissShiversss

Their goal isn't to mass produce and sell their smart phones. They are proof of concept to license and sell sensors to companies geared for mass production. If you look at all of the things on every phone today that was first in a Sony phone, it would make more sense.

2 soat oldin
PissShiversss
PissShiversss

Sony for 10 years, never getting anything else

2 soat oldin
Mohammad Yassin
Mohammad Yassin

hahaha.. fakta yang menarik.. semua best smartphone camera make kameranya sony, berarti semua merek beli ama sony, ya mestinya sony bisa ngejual hp-nya lebih murah dari yang lain lah

2 soat oldin
Awesome 360
Awesome 360

Plz..plz....Sony vs iPhone 12 pro camera comparison.......

2 soat oldin
cadarus cabdiraxmaan
cadarus cabdiraxmaan

Becose is boren and no innovation

3 soat oldin
Jay Kalinka
Jay Kalinka

I just googled the best smartphone and for me Sony was a must buy: -4K oled display -no cheap material -you get much more quality and specs for the money and not just for social attention. -Playstation share -no notch -etc. The only thing i regret is to be impatient and i bought X1 while X1II is kicking.

3 soat oldin
Derf Senoj
Derf Senoj

People get other brands financed through at&t, t-mobile, Verizon, Sprint, etc, no one offers sony.

5 soat oldin
Joao Bosco De Carvalho
Joao Bosco De Carvalho

sony should have experience English native speaker to launch their products, what I've seen so far they don't have launcher ability to attract the audience specially buyers wants to know what makes Sony differently in the market, take Apple as an example they are best when launch their product because they know well buyer looking for and what they can focus on.

10 soat oldin
Anvesh Sapkal
Anvesh Sapkal

Sony phones last till eternity though, better option than Chinese brands

10 soat oldin
Channel Thing.
Channel Thing.

I don't buy sony phones cuz of the bloatware

11 soat oldin
Jordan Sabourin
Jordan Sabourin

I would buy Sony over any other brand — no question — had they been more available @ shops in my country.

12 soat oldin
Sajjad Alware
Sajjad Alware

Sony no doubt creates the best hardware and robust body.. But nowadays people also look on the cost.. Considering cost, Sony is way to high compared to same specifications with competitor companies.. Particularly Samsung

12 soat oldin
43 Seven
43 Seven

I had two they just dies/slows down over the years frustratingly. Using note 9 now, satisfied everyday.

12 soat oldin
Nomaan Alwi
Nomaan Alwi

Does anyone know where this phone is made? Geniuinely interested in buying this once my iphone X dies.

12 soat oldin
Jannick M Karstensen
Jannick M Karstensen

Just watched this video on my Xperia 1 ii that was crisp :)!!

14 soat oldin
IMMORTAL soul
IMMORTAL soul

Hope Sony and LG realize their weakness.Expecting good phones from them for the masses.

15 soat oldin
Spiritual Noob
Spiritual Noob

Sony sell smartphones??

15 soat oldin
Muliawan Chandra
Muliawan Chandra

If you think about it the Japanese have left the smartphone global market.

15 soat oldin
kimi hakim
kimi hakim

I've been using Sony since K770i(2009), Sony Xperia Active(2012) and then Z1 compact (2015) for its camera and small size. It's mp3 from various generations. It's 4K TV, portable Bluetooth speaker. For me Sony is the leader of Android at that time. It is one of the first to make a waterproof smartphone. The camera is good enough for me to buy it. But sometimes it is not quite friendly in term of camera GUI. I love the complexity of its pro mode. But if its not easy to use the basic auto mode, i don't think people want to buy it. Now i'm using iPhone SE(2016) because it is small and user friendly camera user interface with good quality picture. If there's a new Sony with small size and high spec with friendly camera user interface, i will not hesitate to buy it. I like your point on their hype just die after few months.

15 soat oldin
MB
MB

I actually want one 😃

16 soat oldin
Henning Wibrand
Henning Wibrand

This is one super great review and Sony should consult you on their marked share, because you are spot on why people dont buy Sony Mobiles

16 soat oldin
Arham Imran
Arham Imran

No body Literally no body 0:27 a revolutionary technology 😂

18 soat oldin
Hamza Ayaz
Hamza Ayaz

It's just the stock android... They should have there own UI..! 😑 I STILL LOVE IT!

20 soat oldin
ivan milojkovic
ivan milojkovic

Also, do remember their support stops in a year or two. No updates, no customer care. I love sony but have left as they stopped releasing updates on two models. They just dont care, period :(

20 soat oldin
Terry Jackson
Terry Jackson

They do but you've had your head so far up apples ass you didn't notice

21 soat oldin
nioh dexter
nioh dexter

why people dont buy sony smartphone? simple. its super expensive asf.

22 soat oldin
Rafa Gomis
Rafa Gomis

Nice opinion! I either want to see this smartphones die.

23 soat oldin
mohammed fuzail
mohammed fuzail

i hardly see any advertisements for sony phones???looks like sony has got enough market value in other stuffs like ps5 or vaio laptops or even headphones and tvs etc..that they dont want to put their hands into smartphone production even they do produce but may not want to advertise them as much as they advertise they re other products.........sony ....hope u jumpback in action.....because i remember sony ericsson[a big time hit]

23 soat oldin
baserock love
baserock love

Well i just dumped my old sony phone. It was the actual worst phone i've ever had. The most basic things like....bluetooth syncing to my car, having a keyboard that works well, running basic apps consistently, all of this was infuriatingly half baked or inconsistent or downright broken. It also gets the distinction of being the first phone to ever have the display break/malfunction after a drop for me....it dropped off my dresser onto carpet.

Kun oldin
RAJASEKHAR CK
RAJASEKHAR CK

Maybe some agressive marketing can bring the market share for Sony

Kun oldin
dark1alucard
dark1alucard

for free. lol

Kun oldin
M. Matiouz
M. Matiouz

Xz premium actually.. Immortal..

Kun oldin
Musa Kalaycı
Musa Kalaycı

because of populism. people choose noisy products over quality ones. same pattern seen in any high school or underdeveloped society with juvenile tendencies. same reason why we dont build architectural monuments but one penis looking buildings after another. or why no quality music is produced but instead our ears raped by kanye west and derivatives. populism.

Kun oldin
Romy Venes
Romy Venes

It has too much features for too many things. These features come with a price. In the end, no one can afford it. So the guys who designed it in the lab, thinking of a dream product just priced the item out of the market. They ended up designing a toy for the tech kids without seriously studying if there is a market for such a thing. It’s too much for a phone, but not good enough to be a TV, nor good enough to be a high end camera nor a high end video camera. What a waste of resources and time!

Kun oldin
Owen Mclain
Owen Mclain

Because Sony doesn't spend as much on advertising like Apple does.

Kun oldin
Sainturiel Mendoza
Sainturiel Mendoza

Me wondering why i didn't buy this phone. My wallet: No.

Kun oldin
Andrew Mattson
Andrew Mattson

All the electromagnetic radiation receding this dude's hairline

Kun oldin
TheRook
TheRook

Fuck me, that's a gorgeous phone...

Kun oldin
IMAN7THRYLOS
IMAN7THRYLOS

Sony makes fantastic phones. I am replying to this video from my XPERIA XZ2 Premium. The problems with Sony phones are poor marketing, non competitive pricing and appalling distribution network.

Kun oldin
Groome007
Groome007

I purchased a Sony Xperia in 2014. It looked cool, seemed to have great features ... but it had major issues. I would get a text or email notification - but it would take a solid 4 or 5 minutes to get the phone to "wake up" ... and even then it was slow. It was by far THE WORST SMARTPHONE I'VE EVER HAD. Very much NOT RECOMMENDED. The real culprit was a very underpowered hardware driving the 'features'. The battery also went to sh!t in a year, and I was stuck paying for this POS long after I wanted to smash it. It was terrible. It was awful. So, add that into the reasons why their mobile sales dropped off ... their products were terrible. Also: I take care of my stuff. For comparison: I picked up an Iphone 6s when i ditched the SONY, and I haven't had ANY issues with it since, and it even looks brand new still. SONY f*cked up, and that's why I'll never go back.

Kun oldin
Lefty G
Lefty G

Just got my xperia 5 ii traded in my s20. Soo its very smooth lagg free, its got a headphone jack, its got a notification light, its got better battery health app bit like apple. Its easy to hold, camera is better than s20 more natural. Its got a camera button, the inly negative is what Samsung done with past phones and that is a Google assistant dedicated button which has no use and I forgot to mention they now do 3 years software updates 😀 on the 2020 flagships ie 1 ii and 5 ii

Kun oldin
Joy Deep
Joy Deep

Lg phone had that before.

Kun oldin
USugo
USugo

because my uncle has one and he keeps sending it back to the shop for repairing! :-P

Kun oldin
perkaholic
perkaholic

@Thore Christensen because it’s shit

16 daqiqa oldin
Thore Christensen
Thore Christensen

because he drops it?

5 soat oldin
Gowtham R.K
Gowtham R.K

2:56 I'll take your entire stock

Kun oldin
misthalu
misthalu

I used to be a huge Sony Ericsson enthusiastic fan, and kept following Sony after they split up with Ericsson. But man they've disappointed me again and again ever since. And when we bought 5 Sony Xperia phones at work that suffered from the "Ghost-Touch" problem, we had to struggle for months with the reseller who kept claiming there was no problem. Finally I reached out to Sony for help, but they just said "Reseller says there's no problem". That made me turn my back to Sony completely. Sad poor extremely disappointing customer service.

Kun oldin
___S Â Ç H Î Ñ G Û P T Â___
___S Â Ç H Î Ñ G Û P T Â___

Sony smartphones have features that we want...... But, we buy other smartphones instead of Sony smartphones. This is because *I don't know the answer* 😅😅

Kun oldin
Jay P
Jay P

I didn't know Sony still made phones

Kun oldin
Rishabh rix
Rishabh rix

it does have a night mode , it's just becausedying

Kun oldin
2010 KING
2010 KING

Why ignore the elephant in the room? People only buy sony playstation. This isn't apple, with the macbook or phones. Or Samsung with the t.v's and phones. Nobody uses walkmans anymore. sony really only has playstation 🤷‍♂️ sony ain't apple or samsung. People don't like them, they like playstation

Kun oldin
Jacob Torgerson
Jacob Torgerson

I tried the Xperia Z1 when it first came out because the Specs on paper were phenomenal!! I was blown away by a 21mp camera (back then) with sony quality light sensors! All the specs looked like they would blow Samsung out of the water... But then I found out why certain brands tend to have influence. Software support. Like, the Z1 couldn't even use the full capabilities of it's own camera (could only use 8mp with stabilization and 12 without) But the REAL issue for me was the software updates. Sony was putting out updates for their unlocked phones and other carriers, but Sony and Verizon DID NOT play nice with each other. I think I only got 1 or 2 updates in the couple years I had it....maybe. So I switched back to Samsung and never went back. It IS tempting though! If I knew Sony and Verizon played nicely with each other nowadays I would genuinely consider leaving my galaxy for a whole new Xperience!

2 kun oldin
Marika Hirschmann
Marika Hirschmann

This is the best advertising Sony could ever have for their phones

2 kun oldin
Davin Moreno
Davin Moreno

Umm, i watch this video using Xperia XZ1 :/

2 kun oldin
OHZZA CH
OHZZA CH

Display 4K but low quality 90Hz 120Hz do not have.

2 kun oldin
Stony Lapang
Stony Lapang

Sony phone are very expensive if u compare in indian currency

2 kun oldin
lester verian
lester verian

Is he the guy in Elliot Choy's video giving away iphone 11 in harvard??

2 kun oldin
Mr M
Mr M

Maybe people remember sony ruining their phones with bad updates and battery problems then denying all responsibility.. Just Google z1 battery problem and see the never ending Web pages and forums everyone but Sony trying to fix it. 😎

2 kun oldin
Arber B
Arber B

Bought XZ1 as soon as it came out for around 750-800€, for one year I couldnt be more happy, but as soon as the phone hit that one year mark, no Updates anymore, camera stopped working, even Whatsapp and alarm app stopped working properly.... Made the mistake once, never again.

2 kun oldin
Athanasia
Athanasia

Honestly, Sony for me has by far the best Smartphones, I've tried many brands but none were as good as Sony in terms of longevity. I've had mine for more than 6 years. It just started to malfunction recently so I'm looking for a new phone. The previous Sony I had before the current one, lasted 4 years.

2 kun oldin
Israil Borih
Israil Borih

,Do you remember the Sony-Ericson phones)))

2 kun oldin
53af00d
53af00d

They don't sell them in Australia

2 kun oldin
Md Ashraful
Md Ashraful

If they give 90/120hz display then it would be a monster..

2 kun oldin
doflamingo13
doflamingo13

You see there it peaks at 2013-2014? That's when Sony Z phone was famous for its camera and popular. However, the screen was notoriously fragile and this hurts a lot of Sony customers including me. I got myself Asus after months dealing with a phone which screen can crack for no reason and my asus still survive until now

2 kun oldin
cantonpop
cantonpop

I once had a Sony Xperia XZ and it's quite cool. People may need a while to get used to using it but that's true for any phones that you're unfamiliar with. Their marketing isn't great, and their customer service could have improved so as to reach out to more customers. Thanks for doing this review. It's awesome and I hope more people can learn about other great phones out there. I definitely don't like monopoly.

2 kun oldin
Duke Nukem
Duke Nukem

I have not seen a sony TV advert in years either..

2 kun oldin
Duke Nukem
Duke Nukem

Had terrible customer service in the past with Sony, the battery went on my Z3 they told me it was not covered after 6 months, the UI is dated, the reliability was dire, they do not market them either and demand money that the consumer does not think is worth when compared to an iphone or Samsung, trust me I was a die hard sony fan, K700, k800 K850 c902, c905, sony satio, Z2C Z3C Z3+ sony m2 and then gave up with the brand,

2 kun oldin
Stuart Graham
Stuart Graham

I only buy Sony phones but each one lasts me at least 4 years so it's not a phone that needs replacing every year or 18 months

2 kun oldin
sailorashore
sailorashore

This bloke speaks clearly and with good diction so his explanations are easy to comprehend, nice review !

2 kun oldin
Nour Idbella
Nour Idbella

nice phone, but the PRICE!!!!!

2 kun oldin
vao bee
vao bee

Because sony have proven to sell shitty phones .

2 kun oldin
Zane
Zane

Because the support sucks

2 kun oldin
Pocket Lawyer
Pocket Lawyer

I had a Sony phone once. Android is the problem IMO.

2 kun oldin
Kusuma Kumari
Kusuma Kumari

Sony is waste for TV's under 50,000

2 kun oldin
GodBlessYou2008
GodBlessYou2008

SONY FTW

2 kun oldin
m m
m m

I know better, why Sony can't sell more.... First of all Sony motto is give all things you want minus something you need...... Sony doesn't mix want and need in budget and simple series. That's it.

2 kun oldin
Big Fire
Big Fire

I use experia 1.2. Photo pro camera is excellent

2 kun oldin
Harsh Pundir
Harsh Pundir

I think u r ignoring the biggest reason behind sony's failure and the reason is they r manufacturing the same designs from the past 7 years....from the very first experia z1 to the most recent mobile the looks and the feel r same...same design..same themes..same wallpapers and nothing much has been changed....everything was going fine till they were in a collaboration with erricson...they were very innovative each device was different from other devices and those were superb too like w550i...sony erricson p1 and the whole walkman series were awesome but now they r making new phones but unfirtunately they always gives a glimpse of Sony's 2013 models....and I won't like to spent my precious money on these idiotic phones

2 kun oldin
POWER
POWER

Not easy to find to purchase. Sony absolutely brutal marketing

2 kun oldin
Bram Teunissen
Bram Teunissen

Yep, thanks, now I have an Xperia 5 II

2 kun oldin
Prateek P
Prateek P

I am having galaxy note 10+,but in my home there are two 4k TV's which are from sony by the way love your channel bro I am from India ❤️👍

2 kun oldin
fpm2080
fpm2080

After this video I went to Sony website to find a xperia and them "oh it's just $1200 ", not for me, I'm just an average user.

2 kun oldin
pramod b
pramod b

I used Xperia Z2 for 5 years. Super phone, super camera super in every way.

2 kun oldin
Volzutan Smeig
Volzutan Smeig

i personally only use sony phones. In my opinion they're the best.

2 kun oldin
May松見
May松見

I've Xperia XZs and still worth it

2 kun oldin
pallav mohan
pallav mohan

the presence of a tool-less sim card and MicroSD card tray is so cool, something very unique and minor but very useful

2 kun oldin
Sanane Banane
Sanane Banane

Sony chose the fight with customers. Customers wanted to bezelles screen and Sony insist bezel for so many phones. Now customers are angry about this stubbornness. Sony needs new story and they needs to listen public more often.

2 kun oldin
Abhilash
Abhilash

Years ago I decided on buying xperia and the day before I got to know that its battery was pathetic--like a laptop, it gave like 4-5 hrs. I then confirmed it with an Xperia user. What a dodge! Never looked at it again.

2 kun oldin
EL NAYRUBY
EL NAYRUBY

its not selling because of the over price.

2 kun oldin
David Cantu
David Cantu

They are soooo awesome i miss the vaio those were lovely machines...i wish sony would give apple a run for their money i know they can do it. I have a twelve pro max but i must say i do miss my walkman phones. They had a touch screen one that i drooled over. The cybershot c seven oh two was the last one i owned which was way ahead if its time in my opinion. It was water resistant and had photo editing software built in with a walkman suite for loading your music with album art😻and something i miss, being able to use music from your own library for a ringtone...no software needed😻😻i wish i could get a sony phone😢they had one experia that had goldfish swimming on the lock screen displaying notifications by the color of the fish...missed calls, voice mails stuff like that. That was sooo baddass🦾 i think it was the first generation models. No one was doing it like that back then🦾🦾they even had a device that was kinda like an itouch/ipod that was ahead of its time to me too👍🏼 sony needs to take another bite out of apple🦾🦾🦾i know they got it...they should hire me lol😄i need a job😅😅

2 kun oldin
Dr. Rishabh Mittal
Dr. Rishabh Mittal

Smartphone is such a huge market everywhere.. inspite of that don't doesn't care for ps5? What rubbish! Like this Sony will die in years to come.

2 kun oldin
Ro b
Ro b

A dream for me would be able to have IOS on a Sony phone. They build great quality and interesting devices.

2 kun oldin
Filthy Peasant Gaming
Filthy Peasant Gaming

That phone sound amazing, but im poor.

3 kun oldin
chocothunder
chocothunder

Me just seeing only the thumbnail: WTF Sony has a Smartphone?!

3 kun oldin
Space Gleam Fiction
Space Gleam Fiction

Why doesn’t Sony just borrow a load of money and advertise these phones everywhere. So people know

3 kun oldin
Space Gleam Fiction
Space Gleam Fiction

Very cool phone

3 kun oldin
Kicapan Manis
Kicapan Manis

I would buy this if it wasn't 21:9. Not a ratio I like for my phone.

3 kun oldin

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