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New Samsung Galaxy S4 ad takes the usual shots at the Apple iPhone

0. phoneArena 03 May 2013, 20:42 posted on

It's a whole new year and a new phone, but same old Samsung as the Korean OEM once again takes its usual potshots at its number one rival from Cupertino; the action takes place at a graduation slash pool party and we see the usual showing off of Sammy's features such as Air View and gesture control as a call gets answered with a swipe of the hand...

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posted on 04 May 2013, 00:42 1

39. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


huh???? r u d samsung represntative?? or a xda member??

posted on 04 May 2013, 08:18 3

67. SleepingOz (unregistered)


"All this features while nice on paper, 1 eat battery life.."
Nope, it doesn't.
Why don't you go check the battery tests on GSMArena?

"and 2 causes constant lag."
All reviews say that the GSIV(with S600) is one of the fastest Android out there, if not the fastest! And I bet the Exynos one is even faster!
I haven't tested it myself but from what I've seen on youtube, no lag whatsoever.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZvcdM3TZnc
Here you go!

posted on 05 May 2013, 11:15

85. sniper1087 (Posts: 515; Member since: 31 Dec 2011)


I don't need to see your video posted, I have used the phone try enabling all the features and you eat constant lag, check androidcentral as well they reported lag, it's even worst when you open the camera. And yes all the sensors will eat battery life ham arena tested it out of the box , but since out of the box features like air view are not enabled I am not sure that's a source you can trust

posted on 04 May 2013, 08:27 6

68. SleepingOz (unregistered)


Like I've said many times before, those GSIV are defective ones.
Defective models among first batch is a common problem that concerns EVERY oems!

Now tell me about the nicks, gaps, loose buttons and stuck pixels of your HTC One.. =]

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2194459

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwOu5oXpjVQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RuoK-P_dfc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qL1lV9-DbcM

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2226220

posted on 04 May 2013, 04:27

54. therealestboy (Posts: 47; Member since: 03 May 2013)


You are in Samsung fanboy land here, buddy. They will slam you for saying even the slightest negative thing about Samsung, regardless if it is true or not.

posted on 04 May 2013, 05:46 5

57. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


Im a fan of samsung actually coz they made the grandest things in android world

posted on 04 May 2013, 06:59 2

62. chistoefurpuffer (Posts: 140; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)


Sorry to burst your bubble, but HTC fans seem to be acting the same way now.

posted on 03 May 2013, 21:07 14

4. deadstroke (Posts: 113; Member since: 22 Jan 2013)


samsung ,samsung alway giving a hit on a#### lOl ^-^

posted on 04 May 2013, 06:24 3

59. AnTuTu (Posts: 1580; Member since: 14 Oct 2012)


I wanna see the reaction of fruit fans I know they are freaking crying in a corner like little babies after watching this ad hahahahah

posted on 03 May 2013, 21:08 25

5. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


ooo can i share can i share? no u can't LMAO. What are we doing with these phones " SO TRUE".

posted on 03 May 2013, 21:09 13

6. centurion (Posts: 25; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


lol hahaha

posted on 03 May 2013, 21:11 13

7. ramonleonjr62 (Posts: 48; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)


Poor apple

posted on 03 May 2013, 21:13 11

9. wildcard (Posts: 65; Member since: 15 Jan 2013)


to see and enjoy

posted on 03 May 2013, 21:15 10

10. ray77 (Posts: 126; Member since: 17 Nov 2012)


funny

posted on 03 May 2013, 21:19 10

13. DarkShadow (Posts: 51; Member since: 01 Feb 2013)


dawn it is so true !!!

posted on 03 May 2013, 21:22 4

15. reyenrique (Posts: 99; Member since: 07 Oct 2012)


getting better and better

posted on 03 May 2013, 21:30 1

16. yyuu1000 (Posts: 217; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


nice might get one but i will see what the next nexus will have

posted on 03 May 2013, 21:49 6

18. alltechinside (Posts: 248; Member since: 21 Apr 2013)


We all expected this from Samsung XD Enjoyed the ad :D

posted on 03 May 2013, 22:05 15

21. ideal_josh (Posts: 34; Member since: 26 Nov 2012)


So u mean that some smartphones are smarter than others? Yes

posted on 03 May 2013, 22:14 6

22. Whateverman (Posts: 3271; Member since: 17 May 2009)


Lol, that was hilarious!

posted on 03 May 2013, 22:18 8

24. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 549; Member since: 20 May 2012)


0:52 = the isheeepy finally get it

posted on 03 May 2013, 22:35 4

25. james1 (Posts: 97; Member since: 16 Mar 2013)


You people do actuall know that the s4 is not 100% plastic. Right? You know the screen is glass and the sides are metal, the back is the only plastic in the phone and it is plastic so you'll have a removable battery, SDcard slot, and a better signal strength.

posted on 04 May 2013, 00:19 3

35. sniper1087 (Posts: 515; Member since: 31 Dec 2011)


well part right and part wrong, the S4 has plastic and glass, and no the sides are not metal, they are plastic.

posted on 04 May 2013, 14:19

79. dragonstkdgirl (Posts: 144; Member since: 07 Apr 2012)


Part right and part wrong. Our Sammy rep brought the S4 by my store yesterday for us to test out and the sides are indeed metal.

posted on 05 May 2013, 11:12 1

84. sniper1087 (Posts: 515; Member since: 31 Dec 2011)


Looks metal, but it is not, I played with t and you can see reviewers reporting is not metal either, it doesn't even feel metal, a hint metal is cold, and no sign of that

posted on 03 May 2013, 23:00 4

26. MC1123 (Posts: 1256; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


if samsung keep on talking trash to apple or any other on the competition it just prove how low their technology and their phone is!!! i mean its cheaply built so why they keep on talking trash?

posted on 03 May 2013, 23:06 6

27. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Well done Samsung! xD

Microsoft, then Samsung......... What's next, Sony? Then LG?

Poor Apple.......... :P

posted on 03 May 2013, 23:19 1

28. pwnarena (Posts: 1129; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)


s4 is obviously better than ip5 when it comes to power and features. however, this formula is getting old. it may backfire soon. samsung should start becoming classy now that they're reached the top. offensive ads like these are less likely to invite iOS users to shift.

posted on 03 May 2013, 23:28

29. pwnarena (Posts: 1129; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)


s4 is obviously better than ip5 when it comes to power and features. however, this formula of doing is getting tired and old. it may backfire soon. samsung should start becoming classy now that they're reached the top. offensive ads like these are less likely to invite iOS users to shift.

posted on 03 May 2013, 23:51 8

30. VZWuser76 (Posts: 4488; Member since: 04 Mar 2010)


I actually had this happen this weekend. I took a video and a friend with an iphone asked me to send it to him. I tried using gmail & outlook but those had size restrictions that wouldn't allow me to send it to him. Later on one of my other friends' asked if I had tried the S Beam function. Since I don't know anyone else around here who has an S3, I hadn't had the opportunity to try it. The nearest town has a population of 1400, is mostly older folks, but I do see a few smartphones here and there (mostly dumbphones and older android & iphones). So I turned on the S Beam function & tapped it to her phone. Within about a minute the 50mb file was on her phone. Worked simply and easily. For my iphone friend I'm gonna have to upload it to my computer & use a program like hjsplit to send it to him in parts & he can rejoin it later. It's too bad that all phones don't have a universal function like this, would make thing a lot easier.

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