x PhoneArena is hiring! Reviewer in the USA
  • Options
    Close






New Samsung ad again goes after Apple iPhone users

0. phoneArena 23 Jan 2012, 14:52 posted on

'This keeps happening" says an Apple iPhone user in the latest Samsung ad in the series that pits the Samsung Galaxy S II against Apple's iconic touchscreen model; the main feature being displayed this time is "Type with your voice"...

This is a discussion for a news. To read the whole news, click here

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 14:56 2

1. LoneShaolin (Posts: 307; Member since: 14 Jan 2012)


This commercial isnt as good as the others.....

And.... FIRST

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 16:48

26. christianqwerty (Posts: 467; Member since: 05 May 2011)


Also another thing is that they are comparing an iphone 4 ( no voice to text) with a galaxy s2. The iphone 4s has voice to text.

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 14:56 12

2. MorePhonesThanNeeded (Posts: 645; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


I expect to read some truly stupid comments in here from the usual suspects, but to make sense of this. Samsung has no other choice but to market against Apple, who else is their competition? No point in going after another Android supplier as they are far ahead of them easily, so only other competition is Apple. No point in giving WP7 free advertising, lol. Learning marketing strategy, but since there is only one iPhone makes targeting easier and Samsungs GSII devices look nothing like the iPhone. Let the stupidity and ignorance along with blind devotion commence.

posted on 24 Jan 2012, 00:29 1

40. E.N. (Posts: 2610; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


The only thing I'm not a fan of is the content. Doesn't the iPhone do better voice to text commands now? If what people are waiting in line for is the iPhone 4S, then this commercial is kinda irrelevant.

posted on 24 Jan 2012, 01:29

42. belovedson (Posts: 998; Member since: 30 Nov 2010)


no reat the article by woz

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 14:57 5

3. thebikerboi2 (Posts: 144; Member since: 01 Apr 2011)


I really dislike the way Samsung are going about this. I personally don't agree with this kind of aggressive advertisement.

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 15:22 2

11. tacohunter (Posts: 408; Member since: 06 Nov 2011)


In some countries it's forbidden this kind of advertising

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 16:26 8

19. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)


i am sure you would like to live in such countries

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 16:10 10

16. SlimSoulja86 (Posts: 660; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)


Then don't watch them. Simple. As a an Apple fan, i think they are funny.

posted on 24 Jan 2012, 02:36 2

43. PerfectioS (Posts: 1; Member since: 24 Jan 2012)


Sureeeeeeeee, Mac Vs Pc...remember that?

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 14:59 6

4. ericsorensen (Posts: 53; Member since: 17 Nov 2011)


Did she mean that iphone nerd was cute, or someone else?

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 15:04 18

5. jellytime (Posts: 135; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


I love these ads :D

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 15:04 17

6. jamrockjones (Posts: 345; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


I love that they target Apple, cause not only is it promoting Samsung but it's also advertising for Android in general, really the only other popular platform besides iOS.

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 15:09 4

7. biophone (Posts: 1976; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


Another disingenous samsung ad. You can type with your voice using siri. Also i have an iphone 4 and type with my voice with apps for free that work great. I am sorry but this ad wasn't even clever. Samsung their is plenty of think for you to gloat about but you never pick the right things. Anyone that does not tealize this is blind. This is way worse then any of the apple ads. Another thing go after apple not the fans because its the fans that you are trying toconvert qnd making fun of them is not a good idea.(yea i know they talked about aps in the article i rea it.

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 15:50 5

13. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


this wasn't my favorite Samsung attack add, but it wasn't as bad as apple's retarded "if its not an iPhone" commercials where they touted such " iPhone only " features like ebooks and apps aand made it seem like they were the only ones with it ..lol
its magical!!! lol

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 17:06 2

27. biophone (Posts: 1976; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


I think they were just trying to say their's is better.

posted on 24 Jan 2012, 07:03 1

45. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


which would be exactly what samsung is doing. durka

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 17:32 1

30. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


While the point is valid that one can download an app do improve functionality, apple has been making similar claims in its ads for years, the only difference is that they'll state something about an apple-only product making it seem like the competition doesn't haveything like that feature (facetime ads come to mind most accurately for this) when in fact the competition does have something similar, if not better

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 18:04 1

32. biophone (Posts: 1976; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


The difference is that apple said no other phone has FaceTime which is true. Samsung said iPhone doesn't have voice to text functionality which isn't true. Apple never said anything about video calling. FaceTime is an apple term.

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 15:13 3

8. MorePhonesThanNeeded (Posts: 645; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


The commercial seemed a little clumsy, but that could be because they wanted the iphone owner to be clumsy. Samsung's strategy is focus on built in software not apps you can install, who wrote this editorial? I know you noticed this mr. editor, I am appalled that you left it in making you seem like you are grasping at straws to defend something you like...perhaps? One thing that is consistent in each ad is the people waiting in line, which can be a double edged piece as it shows the popularity of the iPhone and at the same time how kind of ridiculous it is to see how people will do odd things because of the iPhone.

@eric could be that she was calling him cute in a platonic way, as he was like a lost puppy kind of cute. Not a have to have him kind of cute. Women definition of a word changes depending on the current situation that they used the word in. Gotta love the female sex of our species.

Who is going to keep count of the erratic comments bent on vindicating Apple and damning Samsung for this commercial?

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 15:17 6

9. Mr.Mr.Upgrade (Posts: 474; Member since: 30 Aug 2011)


Iphone had its time game over

posted on 24 Jan 2012, 00:48 2

41. thebikerboi2 (Posts: 144; Member since: 01 Apr 2011)


and yet it still sells more and outperforms most android smartphones, i think that the game is just heating up for both andorid and ios.

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 15:18 12

10. oueighteen95 (Posts: 26; Member since: 20 Dec 2011)


I love this, its like Samsung saying the more you sue us the more we make commercials showing how much your phone really can't do. I love how all the apple fanboys are saying this is overkill when apple is trying to get every court in the world to stop the sell of Android devices in their countries. Slide to Unlock, seriously.

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 15:25 2

12. Sackboy117 (Posts: 178; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


Aren't you able to text with voice also on the original iPhone 4 without using 3rd party apps??

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 16:14 2

17. SlimSoulja86 (Posts: 660; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)


Ah nope you cant. You need 3rd party apps to do that.

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 15:57 5

14. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)


that is really great ad
full of emotion
normal people in normal real life

posted on 24 Jan 2012, 11:19

47. deathyyy (Posts: 101; Member since: 20 Dec 2011)


hahahah

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 15:58 8

15. theBankRobber (Posts: 681; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)


Samsung is showing everyone that the iPhone is not the 1st and only phone that can do voice text and GPS maps, and whatever else Apple markets. Apple markets features like they are the only ones who have these features when Android has had many of the features without 3rd party apps. Problem is Apple always markets it 1st, then everyone else follows. I mean really ask yourself, how many Android commercials do you see on TV and in ads? Besides the nexus brand which the carrier markets it as a Google experience phone, there isn't any. They need to market Android itself, not the phones. Bow about the next Samsung or Motorola or HTC commercial let people know there phone IS a Android device. I ask people if they have a Android phone and they say no I have a Evo or Gallaxy S. They don't even know what Android is or even what the Android Market, that's Google's weak point.

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 16:34 2

22. jd829 (Posts: 155; Member since: 24 Feb 2010)


Right there with you. The only really noticible android commercials are for Droid Razor, but they don't say anything about what the phone can do! Just line after line of thin! strong! thin! strong!

And don't even get me started about the Nexus ads! The Nexus S is arguably the best phone on the market right now, and their freakin' ad shows that you can organize your contacts into groups?? Really?

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 16:14 2

18. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


This iPhone against commercial is turning ridiculous. There are alre iPhone owners who have Android smartphone too.

Want to comment? Please login or register.

Latest stories