It's a nice, good review in a “snap" fast track review, especially the reviewer is so handsome..
Good move. I would suggest doing the review in the same order than you do normally. So review by section with the unboxing and going through the categories one by one.
The video is great, esspecially the scenic moments with the train depot and so on. Gives a refresh from the regular "Me & my new phone in my phone filled room" stuff you see on youtube.
Please make us assure that you won't change your normal reviews even if Youtube generates more money.
There are much more detailed ,we can see picture examples more detailed and some of use prefer reading to watchinga and....etc
So make it not an alternative but an addition to revies.
Things I llike:
1- The background music is good
2- Some points are more clear on video like how finger print screen work and how heart sensors work.
3- The cinematic effects are good
4- 5 minutes are good for a review.
Things I didn't like:
2-Instead of saying "please subscribe and leave comments" you should say something like "this is the video review and for a much more detailed review go to gsmarena.com" otherwise you will look like youtubers whose only purpose is to have more likes,shares and subscribes, think of the posts on Facebook that say that.
People who already use Youtube a lot already knows about subscriptions and people who use it occasionally would subscribe and not watch more videos resulting to have a empty subscriptions resulting to let videos have 10x subscribes but 5x people watched.
3-You said they both weight the same but didn't say how much they weight.
4-You compare them to the iphone so much, either don't compare it to it ,or compare other phones too like M9 (which you mentioned) and Lumia 930
5-When you let water goes toward it I though that it is water proof, then when I watched again I remembered that it is not and noticed what you said, make a better way to express that on our eyes like putting a big red X.
6- Sometimes it is better to see the phone instead of the person especially when you are talking about Software on this phone.
7- You where speaking about dual speakers where I see you listening from a headset instead from the speakers.
8- When you put iphone against galaxy edge, you put it from the test that samsung afford people on MWC to use while you should make your own test,then start to use that,I remember that Lumia 930 has a better OIS than S6 edge in the same test that Samsung provide.(you didn't put it maybe because it was done by another site, that is why you should make your own test)
one suggestion, please upload you videos in some other format too apart from youtube. Because here in Pakistan, youtube is banned. Hope you will listen to us.
Video was great. Next time just try not to dance side to side and sync the audio better... Otherwise it was good!
And I hope you will be able to keep your reputation.
I love GSMArena.
Congrats! It was well done, especially for the first time! Keep improving, maybe some more minutes to get a little further into some details would not do bad.
Awesome! Nice and excellent lenght, not too much, not too short. Doesn't replace the written review but awesome for a quick visit.
I would only ask to add subtititles, as many who visit the site, like myself, are not native English speakers and may be more at ease with written than with spoken English.
svz, 27 Apr 2015I think will be better than VERGE in video review someday.The review is quite good. On a different note, The guy is handsome.
I don't think gsmarena should follow the trend. dont become like what anandtech is becoming. there will certainly be a point when you guys will forget about everything in pursuit of youtube watch count. Gsmarena should not go into a war with other sites when it comes to mobile phone reviews. you guys should take some concepts from apple and leave the competition be. people will judge your reviews based on the presentation, that will definitely bring down the reputation of gsmarena someday. DO NOT START POSTING VIDEO REVIEWS. This is coming from a huge Gsmarena fan.
Excellent ! Not too short , not too long ... the background music was nice too ... Please continue the good work ....
Good video review! I think you should continue with this, but without neglecting the full reviews in writen form. The duration is right, maybe just a few minutes more for more technical details. Good job gsmarena.
Aksh, 27 Apr 2015This was one hell of a video. Truly amazing. You should make more like this one.I agree with him
Now that's a pleasant change. Good move adding video reviews. Although with this option you should focus on every aspect a written review cannot cover. One which i didn't see was showing actually how loud the phone was. A nice review none the less . Thumbs-up and looking forward for more. :)
As Stu Allen says: "Nice, very nice, very very nice indeed"
It was pleasure to watch.