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Trolling iPhone XS selfie haters with a Pixel 2 twist

Jonathan Morrison makes exceptionally great videos on his YouTube channel. Apple is the subject of many of his videos, including his outstanding Dream Desk series and his regular reviews.

For this video, Jonathan chose to address some of the 'gates' going around following the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max launch, and for #BeautyGate in particular, chose a uniquely entertaining and enlightening way to go about it.

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Rene Ritchie

Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.

  • 98% of people who saw some random guy's photos? Is that what you mean?
  • It still proves that the iPhone XS selfie haters are just going off what they read online rather than looking at actual photos
  • LoL! yeah .. real scientific proof .. I mean he could've done a side by side comparison and let people pick the one they thought looked the nest or something like that. But then again, why take a chance at embarrassment and things not going the way you want..?
  • You guys are just butthurt that you were outed, many Android users who jumped on the #BeautyGate bandwagon, actually like the iPhone XS selfie photos, and that's a fact.
  • To be honest, I don't care either way since I don't investigate the photos that well. I'd never heard of this guy before, let alone his twitter, so it isn't really "fact". It's "fact" that it's probable that *most* of his followers are either entrenched in one camp or another, and for that reason were vocal about it. This is 98% of THIS GUY'S AUDIENCE, not the Android sample size. I say this with an Essential PH1, OG Pixel, and 7+ in my pocket. Yes, it's excessive, but cheap enough. I don't have animosity towards iPhone users, but I do have animosity towards Apple for not allowing choice. This could *EASILY* be fixed if Apple allowed people to turn it off. But Apple is really going hard against their 1984 ad and making everyone conform. (He double hockey sticks)*, the main reason I'm not using an iPhone X is that I'm not a fan of FaceID when I've seen it in action, and the "fingerprint reader on the back" would've worked if they replaced the Apple logo with it. *Censorship bot
  • Face ID works amazingly for me, I've rarely had any issues with it, and nowhere near as much as I did with Touch ID. The only complaint I've really heard about Face ID is that you have to pick up the phone if it's lying on a desk, which I'd say is a rather trivial issue. As far as I've heard, Apple are working on fixing the aggressive noise cancellation, so it shouldn't be a permanent thing.