Z Flip 3: actually it's fashion

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is a totally normal phone with one weird folding trick. Now that it's crossed that barrier, why does it exist? Samsung wants the answer to be fashion, but in this return to the Processor video series, Dieter Bohn looks closer at what it means when phones try to be fashion.

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  1. The Verge

    The Verge

    17 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Have you ever had a gadget or piece of tech that you treated as a fashion accessory?

    • Dave Ha

      Dave Ha

      9 दिवसांपूर्वी

      iPhone definitely lol

    • Chris Kelly

      Chris Kelly

      10 दिवसांपूर्वी

      @Vijit Chandna yep. I thought people buying extra straps for their apple watches was silly…then i got one 🙌

    • CarolOvo

      CarolOvo

      12 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Nokia 7280. THAT phone was a huge statement. I loved it, but it was not an easy-to-use phone. It was fancy and very pretty, and that's it.

    • Aman Singh

      Aman Singh

      13 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Blackberry Pearl

    • Mikage Aya

      Mikage Aya

      13 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Not since Sony Ericsson or Nokia got beaten by iPhone… those were the times they are literally fashion accessories

  2. platypuswhisperer

    platypuswhisperer

    2 दिवसांपूर्वी

    What does it mean that phones are fashion? erm... nothing

  3. rockleet

    rockleet

    2 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Was this one take? Well done Dieter. Even if it was 2 or 3 takes, you are an incredible speaker and presenter.

  4. Julius Ho

    Julius Ho

    2 दिवसांपूर्वी

    The best video to explain the Z Flip 3, it's a fashion statement more than the technology it offers. People buy it because it looks cooler and fashionable to most of the phone.

  5. Pietro Parker

    Pietro Parker

    3 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Nice review Verge Crew!

  6. gshocked

    gshocked

    3 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Black Widow would approve of the vest!

  7. Rudra

    Rudra

    5 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This is actually sad. Tech is meant to innovate and make you feel it is magic. Wtf is happening, fashion, colours? These are what matter now? Tech should be pushed to the next level AT ALL TIMES. Do you know how Apple was able to beat the likes of Nokia and Blackberry with the iPhone? They were more concerned with "fashion". Let's just do a new face cover, new colour and ooo shinnier screen..and look what happened

  8. Rory McKay

    Rory McKay

    5 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Was wondering why you were wearing the vest

  9. avicohen2k

    avicohen2k

    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Wouldn't cars be a better analogy? They get marginally better every year but barely. they are more about a class statement then fashion. There is a look, style, brand choice and so on but in the end is mostly how much can you afford to spend on it.

  10. Jaime Mendez

    Jaime Mendez

    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Who wears a vest?

  11. Geoffrey Tudor

    Geoffrey Tudor

    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Due to marketing, brand is HUGE in comparison to materials quality and function in almost anything other than tech. If that edge of rationality gives way in tech, and fashion comes to outweigh function, we're screwed.

  12. Omar Al-Azzawi

    Omar Al-Azzawi

    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    It's a Samsung it's a green bubble!! Why is this a big deal in USA treating people who use Android phone like a 2nd class poor citizens ?

  13. Feed ME Donuts

    Feed ME Donuts

    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    We used flip phones like that back in Y2K from T-Mobile. Yep, Trekkie as hell. Then the Motorola razor came out n became more popular.

  14. Peepal Tree

    Peepal Tree

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    They say at times your intellect becomes your own enemy...this video Dieter proved it...Using intellect in unnecessary things 😇... Sorry cant watch the whole video.

  15. Mark Awachie

    Mark Awachie

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    You look like you haven’t gotten any sleep in days and the light is blinding you.

  16. Kye Kwon

    Kye Kwon

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Product Marketing 101 ft. Dieter

  17. Gaurav Bhojwani

    Gaurav Bhojwani

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I thought this would a z flip 3 review :}

  18. Giacomo Ferron

    Giacomo Ferron

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Are you okay you look very tiered.

  19. My Uncle Works For Nintendo

    My Uncle Works For Nintendo

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Yo what is the song playing in the background around 2:00 ???

  20. avicohen2k

    avicohen2k

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Don't care about the phone but can wait to hear what dieter has to say about it👍

  21. pacific sword

    pacific sword

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    These folding phones are becoming much much better

  22. Jonathan Lin

    Jonathan Lin

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Take me to Bohn Town!

  23. Antuvans

    Antuvans

    10 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Extremely boring video

  24. Morgan Archer

    Morgan Archer

    10 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I feel like Semiotics is the concept you’re looking for here.

  25. Florian Twente

    Florian Twente

    11 दिवसांपूर्वी

    how is the foldable tech not exciting anymore? to me it still feels very fresh and exciting

  26. Mario Montgomery

    Mario Montgomery

    11 दिवसांपूर्वी

    🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 I came here just for the title !!!! BUT IS IT FASHION??!!

  27. Abdalla

    Abdalla

    11 दिवसांपूर्वी

    one of the most entertaining reviews i have seen

  28. Arvind Krishnan

    Arvind Krishnan

    11 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I wish all reviews were made this way!

  29. s ga

    s ga

    11 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Very sophisticated comments… p you Kay eee

  30. Ashish Sunny

    Ashish Sunny

    11 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I wanna know more about the vest now

  31. Cosmic Jerry

    Cosmic Jerry

    12 दिवसांपूर्वी

    🧙‍♂️ ☎️...Hello

  32. Worldshaking!!!

    Worldshaking!!!

    12 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Who else got bored watching this review? 🤣

  33. Aragorn7884

    Aragorn7884

    12 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Tricorders are coming. _CONFIRMED_

  34. J.W.

    J.W.

    12 दिवसांपूर्वी

    You should have brought the thome brown edition of z flip

  35. Richard

    Richard

    12 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Can it make phone calls?

  36. Ustaadji Sharma

    Ustaadji Sharma

    12 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Samsung note series discontinue 💯 % today recently news confirmed note series did not reniew trademark soo note series could not come...💔🥺🥺even samsung ceo dj koh said this news...😢

  37. Rajat Jain

    Rajat Jain

    12 दिवसांपूर्वी

    You can draw the exact same parallels with cars. As any ‘technology’ matures, it either gets commoditized or becomes fashion I guess

  38. Vitor Moreira

    Vitor Moreira

    12 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This is an awesome video! Well done, Dieter.

  39. Christine Roy

    Christine Roy

    12 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I think that phones are fashion to many people. Exhibit A: Most cases for iPhones have a cutout to display the Apple logo. It's not for the person using the screen, it's for the rest of us to see "oh that person is in the in crowd".

  40. Noah Anderson

    Noah Anderson

    13 दिवसांपूर्वी

    We can think of cars the same way

  41. Alpha+

    Alpha+

    13 दिवसांपूर्वी

    The iPhone is also not very tecky and a bit boring with time but we buy it more because Apple is good in making their products a bit fashionable.

  42. Aniansh Raj

    Aniansh Raj

    13 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Thanks for the 10 minute Samsung Ad :)

  43. Waldemar Marchesi

    Waldemar Marchesi

    13 दिवसांपूर्वी

    You should be looking at how many times you can bend the screen before it creases and splits. Besides the flip phone doesn't show fashion if it's designed to go in your pocket.

  44. GrayWolf

    GrayWolf

    13 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Wish it was functionality over fashion, instead we remove functions

  45. izzystarwind

    izzystarwind

    13 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Bob: But is it FASHION?

  46. Escaflowne

    Escaflowne

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    apple been doing this for years, it why they charge so much just for style and looks

  47. Jackson Cobb

    Jackson Cobb

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    But is it fashion

  48. Disco Dracula

    Disco Dracula

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    More like Z Drip

  49. PiuDeiPai

    PiuDeiPai

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Great, great video… so interesting!

  50. Ahmad MNA.

    Ahmad MNA.

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Is it just me or does this dude look like the hobbit

  51. loo5erArkitekt

    loo5erArkitekt

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Although it's a great tech, why would I want a phone that folds in half. It's not that convenient to hold neither looks good nor saves space when it's inside your pocket.

  52. Micheal

    Micheal

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    So after this, will we have Fast Phone Fashion ?

  53. Everyone Has A Point EHAP

    Everyone Has A Point EHAP

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I think the difference in the iPhone world as far as impact goes it 2 inches 🤫

  54. hamza aliati

    hamza aliati

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Quite a sneaky way to cover up the fact that this video is sponsored by Samsung I mean all you had to do is just throw the phone and not finish your sentence Just saying :D

  55. Zaid Adel

    Zaid Adel

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    You so boring get the point please

  56. ALGIRDAS DAUMANTAS

    ALGIRDAS DAUMANTAS

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    It's fashion.

  57. ALGIRDAS DAUMANTAS

    ALGIRDAS DAUMANTAS

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    totally didn't see Peppermint x Bob's reference coming on the Verge. xD

  58. Riccardo Enrike

    Riccardo Enrike

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Meh…. 🥱

  59. Kok Fong Chow

    Kok Fong Chow

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Phone is fashion! *Puts it in a case. Phone case is the fashion. The phone is a computer to compute stuffs.

  60. Mohammed Imran

    Mohammed Imran

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I think we were able to get Rick rolled

  61. Easa Yahiya

    Easa Yahiya

    14 दिवसांपूर्वी

    this felt like a john greene book

  62. Ameen Attar

    Ameen Attar

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Bruh, why do you look so tired

  63. Dave Robertson

    Dave Robertson

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    What's wrong with selling a product due to prestige? That's the only reason apple has survived so long ...

  64. Arun Kumar Subramanian

    Arun Kumar Subramanian

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Dieter is the best INblow reviewer. 👍

  65. GQ

    GQ

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I need a supercut of the word "fashion" immediately

  66. Brian De Guzman

    Brian De Guzman

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    It’s fashion *burp*

  67. Brendan Tisdell

    Brendan Tisdell

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Dieter is my spirit animal

  68. BODO Serge Wilfried

    BODO Serge Wilfried

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Very interesting analysis. Phones are more fashion or social tools these days, depending on one's emotional connection to a specific device or brand.

  69. •ᴗ•

    •ᴗ•

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    So clothes are old technology and phones are fashion?

  70. kamal kishore Reddy

    kamal kishore Reddy

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Yes, I agree.👌

  71. Nanda kumar

    Nanda kumar

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Us: Waiting for the review to start Dieter: pants is pants 🤷‍♂️

  72. Muhammed Ango

    Muhammed Ango

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Don't really know what to make of this.

  73. mhellden

    mhellden

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    iPhone is fashion. If you do not have the latest color, you are poor.

  74. Cryptic

    Cryptic

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Never thought I'd see Han Solo explaining a phone 😂😂

  75. Surender Dhanashekaran

    Surender Dhanashekaran

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Boring

  76. Iqbal Puji

    Iqbal Puji

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I like the vest.

  77. rosanglura

    rosanglura

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Function over form, but form is function too

  78. winter roll

    winter roll

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    The way he started with the talk on fashion really helps us relate to what they perceive their audience is :D

  79. Amol Mahi

    Amol Mahi

    15 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Please bro apple is amazing and phone that literally folds in half is just a phone...admits that your reviews are favoured bro...watch this video yourself it doesn't make any sense... just shows that you like an android and particularly samsung phone and its hard for you to admit...grow up...be impartial.😐

  80. A V

    A V

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Ok, here's what I did after I'd finished this review... I went and bought that Patagonia Vest, LOL!

  81. Tunjung Utomo

    Tunjung Utomo

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Is Dieter dropping his mature-geek-look because he is about to talk about “fashion”?

  82. Bang Herr

    Bang Herr

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    That's why I chose my phone because its design over its spec

  83. Khaldoon Mereb

    Khaldoon Mereb

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Is it hard for you to admit that Samsung makes great phones?! When all other phones are the same. Of course we buy phones because they look good!

    • Muhammed Ango

      Muhammed Ango

      15 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Was literally thinking the same 👍

  84. Knight Rider

    Knight Rider

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Brewers would you buy a car with a dent in it

  85. Kishore Soni

    Kishore Soni

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This is not a review, its your timepass review

  86. Collen Musemwa

    Collen Musemwa

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    It's just a cool thing.

  87. Adam Ayala

    Adam Ayala

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I found this review terrible. Talk about the phone

  88. Abhishek Bajpai

    Abhishek Bajpai

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    0:53 devil wears prada vibes.

  89. tushar mathur

    tushar mathur

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Metaphorically, this review is fashionable.

  90. rufoneq

    rufoneq

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Good ,very well thought editorial from Dieter 👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽

  91. Jordan

    Jordan

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Is this meant to be a review? So pretentious.

  92. Quadsis

    Quadsis

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    great video

  93. NISHANT SINGH KASHI

    NISHANT SINGH KASHI

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Dieter's English degree doing its part...

  94. Emiliano Montanari

    Emiliano Montanari

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    except for the fact that that vest and that phone doesn’t stay together…

  95. Frame Counting

    Frame Counting

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Having an iPhone is like having pants without pockets. Good luck trying to putting in and getting your files from it.

  96. Adrian G

    Adrian G

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Dieter can talk to me about pebbles and still, it would be interesting for me to watch.

  97. Mario Grzegorczyk

    Mario Grzegorczyk

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Phone is a phone, fashion is a fashion, but I see that for the Z Fold 3 review you had to ... take off your Apple Watch 😈

  98. Chris Long

    Chris Long

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Pants is pants!

  99. Mon Impelido

    Mon Impelido

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    peppermint: its fashion

  100. Kaushik B

    Kaushik B

    16 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I don't think even deiter understood what he was saying in this video

    • Muhammed Ango

      Muhammed Ango

      15 दिवसांपूर्वी

      🤣🤣🤣🤣

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