Here's the ad Samsung is running against the iPhone 5 launch nationwide
0. phoneArena 15 Sep 2012, 16:40 posted on
The ad shows the Apple iPhone 5, turned off, and with the main features listed underneath, and then the Samsung Galaxy S III in all its glory against it, with a list of its own features listed below. As you can easily guess, the Galaxy S III list is much longer for a purpose, and there is a big fat title at the top saying "It doesn't take a genius"...
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148. twilliams5108 (Posts: 14; Member since: 14 May 2012)
I completely agree with you! Thumbs up to you my friend.
151. jimjam (Posts: 252; Member since: 28 Jun 2011)
Enjoy the same phone as everyone else. Boring.
161. Alistaire (Posts: 132; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
The screen turned off is probably to show that it looks just like the Iphone 4 and 4S. Can you really tell if Iphone 5 is not written on the ad?
149. jimjam (Posts: 252; Member since: 28 Jun 2011)
I would have put a picture of millions of sheep and then a guy with a SIII and the title ... it is good to be different, especially when different is better! Samsung
153. jimjam (Posts: 252; Member since: 28 Jun 2011)
With ads like these no wonder apple is doing so well
156. jimjam (Posts: 252; Member since: 28 Jun 2011)
Someone already said that ... prepare to be sued
157. Alistaire (Posts: 132; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
I see what Samsung did there... Iphone 5 turned off. Or it is Iphone 4? Maybe it's the 4S... Can't tell cos they all looks the same...lol
179. agentoj (Posts: 104; Member since: 29 Oct 2009)
True, they look the same from the front TBH. Also, don't like the fact that there isn't NFC on the iPhone 5. It would have been a great feature.
180. Shadow_Assassin (Posts: 11; Member since: 30 May 2012)
I'm neither iOS or Android fan but just found this picture. it's kind of funny
181. agentoj (Posts: 104; Member since: 29 Oct 2009)
I know plastic is good for drops and all, I just have never liked it.
182. Shadow_Assassin (Posts: 11; Member since: 30 May 2012)
plastic is only good for light weight. it's not easy to get damage when light thing drop down. however plastic does not look premium as others material and that is my main concern when choosing a high-end phone.
184. bomariam1 (Posts: 30; Member since: 08 May 2012)
Very nice, but what Samsung is missing, is that they are challenging country not apple only.
It will not be far from apple to sue them for that. And we all know who will be the Winer.
185. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)
I love this new plug. perfect match with all 70 of IOS accessories. f-ck this sh-t im moving to android
my neighbor(hes a huge apple fan. has owned every apple product in existence(ie. ipod, itouch, all iphones, house uses all macs and one windows for work))
189. CtK4949 (Posts: 26; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)
Wait which one is the craple phone and which one is the Samsung Galaxy S3??
I can barely tell the difference!! /sarcasm
Eff you craple!! I will never ever buy anything you sell!!
193. tarane (Posts: 2; Member since: 15 Sep 2012)
Galaxy S III isn't the next big thing. It never was and if you think with an ad like this people are gonna think otherwise, you're so wrong. iPhone is the phenomena of 21th century.
260. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
and the most deluded sad misinformed rant goes to..............(drum roll)..........tarane come on down you won something
seriously open your eyes and get a grip
android have surpassed iOS and wp8 is coming and shaping up to be a great OS so your out of date iphone will be put to shame......again
273. darkkjedii (Posts: 14130; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
When I'm sitting at home banking on my iPhone, recording a vid to post to YouTube, Facebook, twitter, or to text to someone. When I'm sending an email, text tweet or iMessage. When I'm taking pics, setting calander events or reminded by voice or using a turn by turn nav app. When I'm making dinner reservations, show reservations, or a rental car. When I'm viewing Espn vids, making a note or syncing my files, when I'm listening to music, downloading music, or surfing the web. When I'm using cut copy paste, emoticons, saving or sending an image from the web. When I'm using apps, playing games, making a call by voice or using voice for various functions. When I'm using my iPhone for the 100's of things it does do u think I or any iPhone user is worried about quad core, ram, or other specs? No it's the overall user experience that I'm worried about. Enjoy your top notch iPhones, and top notch android devices people these devices r all outstanding and shouldn't cause the disrespect they r involved in. My best friend swears by Htc android devices I love him to death, and we never bicker about phones. We do bicker about Yankees/sox though lol. U guys have fun and I expect tons of thumb downs on this post. Y'all enjoy your day I hope my steelers beat the jets
274. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
first you have changed your tune from pro apple which your comment were before to lets all get along lol
but your comment is in the wrong place as the comment i replied to was complete and uttter crap.
no where did i say iphone was crap just stated its been surpassed. apple are playing catch up
and well done you use your phone, lots of people do that and more not seeing the releverance to this post though
275. darkkjedii (Posts: 14130; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
I'm pro apple pro android pro tech. my point is enjoy your device dude that's it. A simple point. People don't care about what's outdated or lower spec'd dude. People need to bank, text, call there kids, call work, or just b in touch with the world. People want to root, have widgets, customize, and argue on PA. People jus need a phone that works for them their kids and their needs bro. I used to b a big mouth bashing android n defense of apple, and apple in defense of android but I see that that's pointless man. This Friday millions will line up to get the ip5. When the note2 drops millions will get it too. And we'll all use them while we work play an pay our taxes. C'mon man really? iPhone outdated android glitchy iPhone screen to small android to laggy. Who cares bro really who cares? iPhone sells like hot cakes, android sells like hotcakes. Android crashes iPhone crashes. Android battery dies iPhone battery dies. Android big time os iPhone big time os. When people buy their phone dude the jus want what they like. Who cares?
276. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
well you cant talk for everyone , some actually care what there phone has inside and what specs. and also when spending that kind of money some people want the best they can get.
i just find it funny how your know trying to come across the vioce of reason when earlier you were defending apple so your point sort of falls flat there....
but if your suddenly become pro tech fine this site needs more people who like tech. see how long it lasts
278. darkkjedii (Posts: 14130; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Also as the voice of reason I'll defend android too dude. Android f'n rocks to b quite honest, it's come a tremendously long way and is just as good as iOS in my book. I primarily use iOS cuz I'm so deeply vested in it and see no need to change it as my go to os.
279. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
does it matter what phone i use? but if you must know i have the nokia 808
i love symbian but main reason is nokia are excellent when it comes to build quality and there mobile phones camera's are the best around without question and i like having an exceptional camera with me at all times.easier then carrying both a phone and camera
280. darkkjedii (Posts: 14130; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
nokia build quality is top notch. I tried the e71 for a short time and liked it but wanted a touch screen so I returned it in 08 I think. Can't go wrong with Nokia didn't meant to pry either my bad.
281. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
nope no prob just this site makes you always think a fanboy will appear and another pointless argument will follow
i had a mate who threw his 6230 up a wall...thing survived amazingly . nokia have always been experts at build quality.
just look at the 3310 , that will survive a sledgehammer
282. darkkjedii (Posts: 14130; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Also bro the camera is one of the main reasons I like the iPhone. In my line of work I'm out and about in las Vegas all the time cuz I instruct students in driving buses. I love the fact that I can shoot vids and send them with out having to limit for mms first. The iPhones point shoot and send ability is really cool. I'm talking about sending as a text also. On most phones u have to go into the camera select li
It for mms and then record a short clip to send. Also I like that I can edit video and send exactly what I want some one to see. I think that's cool.
283. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
yeah well it depends on the size of video and quality. but been able to send off of one device is an advantage.
never sent videos round so dunno about settings etc or what devices have better and easier sending capability.
is mms easier then email now? or you use both
284. darkkjedii (Posts: 14130; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
To me mms is easier cuz it goes rite to the phone. Some people don't have email, or don't have it set up in their phone but a text is gonna go rite to the number so for me it's a lil easier. Email will let u send a bigger file tho. I'm really into mobile photography
285. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
well same here, into photography which is why i love the 808, the loseless zoom has become a necessity for me. plus even an amatuer like me can take pics that looks great/almost professional.
his has to be the first non argument on here ive had
286. darkkjedii (Posts: 14130; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
It's how it should always b. I used to go at it but what's the point.
197. soullinker20 (Posts: 5; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)
before I switched to android, i was an ip4 user.. my first android phone was th s2 white.. the batt life was too short for me.. screen was amazing but the design of the phone was kind of disturbibg to me because it looked like a cheap plastic 4.3inch iphone so after that i bought a Gnexus.. i was happy AT FIRST after few weeks I realized i really like the iphone's full integration of the software to my mac (also have windows) and the feel. i didn't like the Samsung's way of backing up online and so.. in the end, I wouldn't say iPhone is superior.. the ip5 looks great but the looks of the gs3 gives me the impression that your money spent to it is more worth it than the ip5.. i just prefer iphone but I like the revamped gs3 and the lockscreen wallpaper.. it doesn't look like a nerdy phone but it looks like an HD Tv and smart and innovative. the ip5 looks pike a more sophisticated accessory at the back but on the front it's just the same.
just my honest opinion....
287. darkkjedii (Posts: 14130; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
To me these devices r only superior to the people that use them. Most people can care less about specs, but specs r the holy grail for others and that's cool too. If it suits ur needs just fine then it's superior for u and that's what really matters n the end. This is y android and iOS r so successful. They cater to, and perform well for their own sector.
198. Just_Root_it (Posts: 7; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)
Apple fanboys screamed " I want fifth row of icons...shut up and accept my stupidity.."....hehe
200. EspHack (Posts: 70; Member since: 04 Sep 2012)
they should add a ~ at the bottom of galaxy S3's list
204. zzzzz (Posts: 18; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)
Both IPhone and SIII sucks..! Lumnia 920 the best...!
206. haseebzahid (Posts: 1844; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
lets hope AtivS and 920 put more burns on iphone soon
211. soullinker20 (Posts: 5; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)
I don't think it would.... it's ativs/920 vs the whole system of iphone/mac
just my 2 cents
232. haseebzahid (Posts: 1844; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
its just a new thing and yes it takes time to grow but yes wp8 is impresive besides android also took 3-5 years to get in good sales you cant expect wp8 to be super hit in one night
208. djoscar4u (Posts: 59; Member since: 10 Sep 2012)
It's funny how all this android fans in here talk about the iPhone smh.. If u don't like it so what! People are still going to buy it, I'm going to buy it myself and i have the 4s. You guys are only hating on the iPhone. If you can't afforded it don't hate, just let the people enjoy the damn phone.
223. iphoneisthebest79 (Posts: 68; Member since: 23 May 2012)
you are right, you had noticed that in all iphone articles you find fandroid more than iphone fans. lollll losers
255. Abbath (Posts: 99; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)
"If you can't afforded it don't hate"??? lol,you sound like a snobbish arrogant iPhone users!
261. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
iphone users always justify there choice by saying its not plastic and it costs alot so its better............just sad really off and ifans are just as bad like you demonstrated no facts just stupid rant about price.
seems you ifans dont see the crap you comment about android and wp8 as hating yet when its against your iphone it must be stopped, its unfair blah blah blah
out of all the fanboys ifans are the worse. they think there exclusive and some how owning one puts them above those who dont
306. BSTManCMc (Posts: 16; Member since: 28 Jul 2012)
Always with the afford it...why you do not buy unlocked international version you get anywhere from 99-149 on contract iPhones, geesh this is not a question of cost, it is of value. You are paying premium phone prices for 1 year old tech. I wish you apple idiots (not all apple fans just the blind retarded ones) would wise the f**k up and demand a more appropriate price for old tech.
210. djoscar4u (Posts: 59; Member since: 10 Sep 2012)
There are other things to worry in life than a damn phone.. Get a life people! If is An android or an iPhone device who cares. Bunch of ignorant people fighting for stupid material things.. Smh
307. BSTManCMc (Posts: 16; Member since: 28 Jul 2012)
Way to come back from your obvious snobbish "I have it so I am better than you" mentality by following it up with "stupid material things" argument, damn child pick a stance it fight for it, your like Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, I will say everything and just take credit for what works. Epic 12 year old poster fail, ask your mom and dad if you can have brain cells for x-mas because orginal thoughts are priceless.
212. soullinker20 (Posts: 5; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)
just buy on what ya think suits you but don't talk s**t on what you not prefer
220. mariosraptor (Posts: 110; Member since: 15 Mar 2012)
love the ad! it reminds me Pepsi Vs Coca Cola ads
221. levvy (Posts: 33; Member since: 01 Aug 2012)
6. SuperMaoriBro has given an excellent point and opinion rarely been seen on Phonesites.
From my point of view : we should respect each other's taste and comfotability. But one thing we should consider, " How long you want to continue with almost the same looking model" ? I mean will you be happy to use the same model car and from same manufacturer.
Most Apple users agree that Apple is mostly the symbol of their "STATUS" and like the thing happened and see when it was Nokia and Nokia users used to be proud. They boasted with "N-Series",remember ?
222. iphoneisthebest79 (Posts: 68; Member since: 23 May 2012)
cry samsung cry ..... the peoples start to selling their sgs3 to buy the new iphone.
256. Abbath (Posts: 99; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)
they might sell it to buy the Note 2 but not the iPhone 5 becuase honestly why would a person want to take a backward step in life?
265. iphoneisthebest79 (Posts: 68; Member since: 23 May 2012)
what about note 2, it's not a phone, it"s mini tablet, you need both your hands and one of your legs to use it.
If u are talking to someone in the phone, the person beside you would not recognize your face; lollll
224. xtian1103 (Posts: 361; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)
it's too late samsung, pre orders have been made. everyone knows s3 is superior. be happy with 20 million (or maybe more) units sold.
227. laghari (Posts: 8; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)
The next big thing is yet to come, and it's not from Android or iOAss.
228. Apple_Royally_ (banned) (Posts: 42; Member since: 15 Sep 2012)
The next big thing will be from IOS, and it's coming, Hype, sales, the trend, the one and only "iPhone"....!
231. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)
IPhone 5 if not a big thing
It if only the usual annual phone with lot of things missing and very far behind the devices of other brands
But all apple fans will give their money for that and that's funny
234. haseebzahid (Posts: 1844; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
if u see iphone closly and compare this with others unbiased comparioson you will say its old and still keeps repeating same thing new model Android is evolving winphone is also evolving at much greater rate ISO is saturated at one point doesnt seems like they gonna do anything more on it just pay the bloggers make hypes and fools gonna come buy the same old same thinking its new
236. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)
It is not a problem if they are happy with their expensive outdated new phone
the problem is apple is very aggressive and doesnt let in peace the manufacturers who propose much better phones
that's why i hate apple