Apple copied us with gold Apple iPhone 5s hints Samsung
0. phoneArena 29 Sep 2013, 00:34 posted on
Just a few days ago, Samsung announced that it would offer a gold Samsung Galaxy S4 model; this brought Apple fans to their collective feet, claiming that Samsung had copied the gold Apple iPhone 5s. The timing looked ad for the Korean based OEM. After all, just last week Apple asked its partners to increase production of the gold iPhone 5s by 33% because of strong demand for the unit...
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13. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)
It's a freaking color. Stop getting all butt-hurt about it.
14. woodshop20 (Posts: 459; Member since: 14 Sep 2013)
Yeah, and Apple copied Blackberry with the smartphone, and Blackberry copied Motorola with the mobile phone, and Motorola copied Alexander Graham Bell with the first telephone. Whatever.
15. SlimSoulja86 (Posts: 660; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)
Can someone tell me of any OEM that has come up with something original since 2010? Every company has copied something from the other company. I guess Samsung will never win, because it is being attached from all sides, from Apple, HTC, Moto, Sony, etc fans. But then again, it's always about how many you sell, than who hates you. And it feels lonely at the top, because everyone will hate you, correction, few will hate you in Samsung's case, cos they sell more phone than anyone. Just saying. I still don't get the hate.
18. matrix_neo (Posts: 334; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)
These iTards always think that Apple is the only company have the right to produce different colors for a phone. If another company uses the same color, they already copying it. What a joke! Even before many companies already using different colors before iPhone was made. Look at nokia phones, they have it. Copying should be applied to Apple now, a plastic iPhone 5c is an example. You bashed Samsung for using plastic, look who's using now? Reality always hurts, and iTards can't accept it, too much obsession makes them more retarded.
Doesn't matter who copied this or that, important is we are happy and satisfied with what we buy. Copying is part of a business strategy, it makes them stay in the business. For the info for iTards, this applies to other products as well, not only in mobile phones.
36. joey_sfb (Posts: 5819; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)
I was an Apple fan before and I know exactly how an iTards think. They including who I was all have tunnel vision.
Nazi like moral and believes to a point that they can't accept diversity. Hail Apple!!
86. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 807; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)
Agree.. IFans don't accept the truth... Same old design again & again since 2008... Somebody is laughing at Apple HQ "This is the 6th time I have released the same device & they don't notice it & are buying it again & again".. LOL....
39. BillyG (Posts: 305; Member since: 24 Sep 2012)
more like desperate samesung... why now after apple put those golds? why there are no gold GS, GS2, GS3, Note, Note2 ?? i wonder how many photocopier do they have at samsung HQ...
49. amats69 (Posts: 1461; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
The samesung HQ itself is the biggest photocopier in the world.lol
92. VZWuser76 (Posts: 4359; Member since: 04 Mar 2010)
So selling a plastic phone in multiple colors isn't copying anyone? Riiiight.
50. willard12 (Posts: 1706; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)
After apple? You either missed or just decided to ignore this part:
As it turns out, the first Samsung Galaxy S4 in gold was announced for the UAE on August 27th, and was sold on September 8th. That means that the gold version of Samsung's Android flagship was being sold two days before the gold Apple iPhone 5s was even introduced.
59. DONUT (Posts: 425; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)
golden iphone leaked so many times before its released too. so samsung couldve saw it and quickly announce their gold variant to avoid being accused of copying again
85. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 807; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)
Right.. Samsung heard it, went back in time, made the gold phone & sold it..
87. DONUT (Posts: 425; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)
and why not? there was such a big gap in time between e release of e iPhone and the leak, Samsung had more than enough time to do it. now shoo
102. darkkjedii (Posts: 21697; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Who bought it? Why no mention of it till now? And who cares, Sammy is using this as a counter move dude...chill.
82. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 807; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)
Samesung? Ya like iPhones are all different in design, features, size,? ? ... LOL... Same old design again & again since 2008... Somebody is laughing at Apple HQ "This is the 6th time I have released the same device & they don't notice it & are buying it again & again".. LOL....
89. DONUT (Posts: 425; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)
lol same thing is going on in Samsung HQ. now sit and stop trying it
97. joey_sfb (Posts: 5819; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)
winner learn from one another loser like to kick a big fuss and waste time. by iFan logic no one are allow to produce God's colored phone or anything for that matters.
118. VZWuser76 (Posts: 4359; Member since: 04 Mar 2010)
Either way probably works. The iphone's old nickname was the Jesus phone. ;)
23. katuss (Posts: 11; Member since: 18 Feb 2013)
oh my dear ifans.... xperia p gold edition was released last year
24. nctx77 (Posts: 2051; Member since: 03 Sep 2013)
This is not samsung against apple. It more samsung against the apple fanboys/girls. Apple itself hasn't said anything on the matter. As far as the gold phones, it's not about who done it first, it's more about the timing. Samsung hasn't thought nothing about making its flagship gold until They saw The iphone leaks. They released theirs a week or so before the iPhone and then say, "we been doing this for years". The timing says it all. The same goes for the watch.
25. Pancholo (Posts: 380; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)
And this is news because...? Oh, how I wish certain "journalists" learned how to troll better.
27. AKumar47 (Posts: 48; Member since: 11 Sep 2013)
WTF! expect more gold phones to produce and expect more crimes to happen, nahaha!
28. promise7 (Posts: 880; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)
So few people had knowledge about Samsung's gold phone history that they had to come out and make a announcement just showing that they did make them. That in itself shows how irrelevant those phones were/are. Samsung may have made gold phones before Apple, but Apple made the gold phone relevant.
32. darkkjedii (Posts: 21697; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
I have a gold s4, gold note 3, gold mega 6.3, gold fish, gold box of captain crunch, heck even C3PO comes by to shine my gold X-Wing fighter. As Raffi says...gold is best. Sammy's trying to steal a little of apples thunder with this one. I got the golden ticket too.
35. Topcat488 (Posts: 1396; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)
Samsung was making Gold phones before Apple was a test tube baby... Before Apple was a thought in the human mind, Samsung was making Golden Smartphones!