iPhone 11 vs iPhone 7/8/X/XR/XS – Real world camera comparison

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 7/8/X/XR/XS – Real world camera comparison

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In this video, we’re comparing 5 years of iPhone cameras. We’re comparing the wide, ultra wide, telephoto, night mode, selfie mode and portrait mode across the iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11, iPhone XS, iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 7. Enjoy xx

0:01:34 – Overall conclusions x3
0:02:55 – Main wide lens
0:05:01 – Selfie lens
0:06:25 – Ultrawide
0:06:58 – Telephoto
0:08:15 – Night Mode
0:09:09 – Portrait Modes
0:10:10 – Which iPhone I’d recommend
11:22 – A selection of video


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  1. Advait Save on December 22, 2020 at 11:43 pm


  2. Jenisha Creates on December 22, 2020 at 11:43 pm

    I think the camera comparison is a good thing because personally, I am thinking of getting 11 (currently I use 6s plus) as I use my phone to make videos for my youtube. So for anyone who doesn’t want to invest in a camera and want a phone, that they can use to film I think the comparison videos are great. Thaks Ali

  3. JATM on December 22, 2020 at 11:43 pm

    Thanks for your honesty.

  4. Erin on December 22, 2020 at 11:43 pm

    Such a good video, helped me so much

  5. Shaun McGuire on December 22, 2020 at 11:43 pm

    Thanks for this video!

  6. Stefania Stls on December 22, 2020 at 11:44 pm

    Okay so I have a question, when I first buy it am I supposed to let it charge for a 24 hours or till it goes to 100% ? I have never bought an iPhone before and I don’t know how to use it hehe 🙂

  7. tapert.23 on December 22, 2020 at 11:45 pm

    This might be the best video I’ve ever seen on YouTube, answered every possible question I had 😅

  8. Anshid K on December 22, 2020 at 11:45 pm


  9. Bakait Gamerz on December 22, 2020 at 11:48 pm

    iPhones will be a dream for me always😭😭😭

  10. W.Flakes on December 22, 2020 at 11:49 pm

    I think upgrading every 3 generation then you will feel the huge difference.

  11. Alexander on December 22, 2020 at 11:50 pm

    So. Where is iPhone x?

  12. ClaireAnn Loakman on December 22, 2020 at 11:52 pm

    All I got from my dad was for f**k sake he was thick at me for a few days lol glad it’s not just me

  13. Carlitox b on December 22, 2020 at 11:53 pm

    I love how you talk about the phone features from the perspective of a user and not using numbers and specs, you are my new favorite tech Yotuber and productivity guru

  14. SEA GULL on December 22, 2020 at 11:54 pm

    I got one more Friend😅👬

  15. Advait Save on December 22, 2020 at 11:55 pm


  16. Keimonie Duncan on December 22, 2020 at 11:55 pm

    I want an iphone i got a droid someone help

  17. Monster Gaming on December 22, 2020 at 11:55 pm

    Android users why r u here 😂

  18. Cassandra Ogbozor on December 22, 2020 at 11:56 pm

    This was a solid, quality video review! I’m so happy I came across this YouTube video. Wonderful work Ali!!

  19. reaper378 on December 22, 2020 at 11:56 pm

    Stop the waffle and just get on with it !!!

  20. Piotr Bomba on December 22, 2020 at 11:59 pm

    Telephoto is actually quite useful for scanning papers, when you have lots of things causing shadows.

  21. Sandeep Sran on December 23, 2020 at 12:03 am

    Go subscribe to The Sran’s

  22. Esraa M youssef on December 23, 2020 at 12:05 am

    Your mama is hajaby like me ❤️

  23. Nucky Lub on December 23, 2020 at 12:09 am

    fuck me i can’t believe people like u exists but then again i can

  24. 2020 world on December 23, 2020 at 12:10 am

    I hav tight budget n I need best camera ? Plz suggest .mny thnx

  25. Ronald Crump on December 23, 2020 at 12:12 am

    Quite a lot of the photos the highlights are blown on the 8. Above that from the XR onwards they look the same

  26. Matías Ferreyra on December 23, 2020 at 12:13 am

    What is the best price for iPhone XR or iPhone 11? only noticeable difference is the camera and a bit of battery in performance not noticeable

  27. Shariiffle on December 23, 2020 at 12:14 am

    ur voice

  28. Ruel Saunders on December 23, 2020 at 12:16 am

    A logical approach to all this mess. I luv it.

  29. hi bye on December 23, 2020 at 12:17 am

    this is basically Ali telling us not to buy the newest iPhone every year like he does lmao

  30. சேரன் செங்குட்டுவன் on December 23, 2020 at 12:17 am

    Wow iphone 📱 Xr camera quality much better than 11 ❤️

  31. Abraham Nava on December 23, 2020 at 12:18 am

    I had 11, but honestly changed it for a Xs Max, i mean, OLED display si way better than the option to have an ultra wide lens. And also looks much more elegant.

  32. Jack Davis on December 23, 2020 at 12:19 am

    i’m curious; should i go for the 64 gb pro max or the 256 gb; i’ve used about 64 gb of storage in 2 years with my 7+ but that’s being extremely careless with the pictures i keep/ apps i keep (i don’t even use a lot of my high storage apps) etc buying the 64 gb would be mote beneficial financially for me but would it be a good idea to just go for the 256 gb to reduce potential issues in the future if i decide to video heaps? i know i’d be using my camera a lot more switching from my 7+ to 11 pro max

  33. Meraki Learner on December 23, 2020 at 12:20 am

    Yeee I’m so happy that an honest video showed up I’m gonna be buying iphone 11

  34. Charlyne Gouveia on December 23, 2020 at 12:21 am


  35. Cool Swag1000 on December 23, 2020 at 12:22 am

    Anything 8 and up is a great camera. I had a 5s 5 years ago and the camera was okay and then I got an 8 in 2017 and it was a huge upgrade from the 5s camera. I had it for 3 years and it was great. I busted upgraded to the 12 pro and wow it’s amazing. The portrait camera is excellent. Also amazing video quality and zoom

  36. Preston Beard on December 23, 2020 at 12:23 am

    So I have a iPhone 6 Plus and I wanna take some good photos any good suggestions

  37. Qash Fardin on December 23, 2020 at 12:24 am

    Such a beautiful content 🔥🔥🔥👍

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  39. I'm Tash on December 23, 2020 at 12:33 am

    good points about general camera comparisons unless you’re like me and am watching this becuase SE doesn’t let you use portrait mode on ‘things’ rather than people, and aperture mode is the most used feature on my entire (android) phone so i’m willing to sacrifice all the modern wizardry that sells shiny new phones to most people if a more rustic model gives me a blurry background! if you’re super fussy about light & colour balance most things can be fixed in post, but a realistic depth of field is MUCH harder to fake. Also people make far too much of megapixels and how crisp an image is zoomed in when realistically you’re not gonna zoom in that much unless you’re planning on getting something printed on a large (i mean LARGE) scale – if you’re just doing it to upload to instagram or facebook or something those megapixels don’t mean much esp when the software compresses them anyway. I’m a designer and made 6x10ft advert cladding for a construction site and billboards and that’s the only time size/megapixels etc on photos has actually mattered hugely to me as a someone who works with photography in a professional capacity. I’m pretty happy with my android phone as a standalone thing, but because of my job and being a mac user – the seamless integration between apple products just makes life so much easier. Really nice to see someone who actually has a grounded opinion about things like this for once! great job!

  40. Kepfa on December 23, 2020 at 12:33 am

    Plz give me 1

  41. Drink Me on December 23, 2020 at 12:34 am

    Going from an 8 to an 11 gang where you at?

  42. Aisha on December 23, 2020 at 12:36 am

    What do u think about XR ??? It’s so hard to pick

  43. Sarah Love on December 23, 2020 at 12:37 am

    I actually liked the majority of the 8’s pictures the best

  44. Laurin Hisle on December 23, 2020 at 12:37 am

    I have an iPhone 7 now and am trying to decide if I should upgrade to the iPhone X or the iPhone 11. Anyone have an opinion?

  45. Bakait Gamerz on December 23, 2020 at 12:38 am

    Any Oneplus user here Comment please

  46. Anshid K on December 23, 2020 at 12:38 am

    ബ്രോ നിങ്ങളെ എടുത്തത് എത്ര ഫോണ് ഞങ്ങൾ എഴുത്ത് പോലും ഒരു ഫോൺ പോലും ഇല്ല😓😓😓😓😓😓😓 I miss you phone😓😓😓😓😓😓😓😓😞

  47. Soprano24 on December 23, 2020 at 12:40 am


  48. Parker Payton on December 23, 2020 at 12:41 am


  49. Tracy Anne Nazareno on December 23, 2020 at 12:41 am

    Very clear and detailed

  50. Roxana Alvarez on December 23, 2020 at 12:41 am

    Love the organization of this video!!