New YouTube ad shows executive "Powered by BlackBerry"
BlackBerry just posted a new 18 second commercial to its YouTube page staring Hopkinson and his BlackBerry Z30. The executive doesn't really mention much about the device, except to say that he needs the 25 hours of battery life that the phone provides. We guess Hopkinson isn't a "wall-hugger," right Mr.Chen?
Dave Hopkinson is "Powered by BlackBerry," according to the ad. But a published report states that he also owns an Apple iPhone and Apple iPad. Still, it is obvious that the sports executive counts on his 'Berry to stay connected throughout what must be hectic days.
Will others viewing this ad feel compelled to also be Powered by BlackBerry?
source: BlackBerry via Crackberry
1. GeekMovement (Posts: 1499; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)
Would be amazing if we had at least 4 (if not more) solid competitive platforms starting with Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and Blackberry. Pretty exciting to see windows phone improving so much; blackberry is a bit quiet for now.
2. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5261; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Blackberry is just quietly improving which is quietly brilliant.
9. ihavenoname (Posts: 1338; Member since: 18 Aug 2013)
Blackberrys strategy to Connecting People is Quietly Brilliant. They have to Think Different.
3. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5261; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
I just want to see Blackberry's flagship, where is the power?
4. Doakie (Posts: 1192; Member since: 06 May 2009)
"Will others viewing this ad feel compelled to also be Powered by BlackBerry?"
6. chocowii (Posts: 327; Member since: 30 Jan 2014)
25 hrs of battery life? Go buy a Nokia. Especially the dumbphones. It will give you 48hrs or more battery life on average use.
11. DAMONORIBELLO (Posts: 85; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
Try texting all day, watch a few youtube videos, capturing and sending multiple pictures, making a few phone calls and Facebooking, twittering, checking emails on a Nokia dumbphone for one day and see if it makes it a month.
It's amazing what people expect from these smartphones vs the older phones. You have a freaking computer that does nearly everything and people say "My battery doesn't last a day". Meanwhile in third world countries...
BTW, war Blackberry!
I hope their next phone is off the charts and when they advertise it on TV they should play the song "Moma Said Knock You Out" by LL Cool J or more specifically the lyrics "Don't call it a comeback I been here for years".
8. androiphone20 (Posts: 1401; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)
Sponsored characters, Dave publicly displays blackberry, tinkers with his iphone backstage. Ellen given note 3 on stage, reverts back to her iphone backstage. Alicia keys sends a tweet after being named blackberry creative director using her iphone. David Ferrer tweets his love for his s4 on...you guessed it, his iphone ;)
12. DAMONORIBELLO (Posts: 85; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
Ellen is in contract with Samsung. If she is caught using any other brand she will be sued, so I doubt what you say is true. Yes she can afford the lawsuit but her character will be questioned and you know what they say about the rich and their character.