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Samsung wants to know what makes Apple iPhone buyers tick

0. phoneArena 24 Sep 2013, 00:42 posted on

From the very first ad for the Samsung Galaxy S II that introduced us to the barista, it was obvious that Sammy had something special going on with these ads; and that very first ad introduced a put down line so glorious that Samsung later preserved it on a t-shirt which it gave away as a contest prize...

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posted on 24 Sep 2013, 00:46 6

1. maccess (Posts: 742; Member since: 16 Jan 2013)


at first i was thinking that samsung made a new fun ads following the iphone 5s released.. i was wrong.. :(

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 03:10 1

24. androiphone20 (Posts: 1654; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


clearly it's not the S-view or S-whatevs it's the user experience

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 20:56 2

47. apple4never (Posts: 1064; Member since: 08 May 2013)


"dude, you're a barista"

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 00:50 5

3. DONUT (Posts: 427; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)


"They claimed to be in New York City to do a profile on an executive and just happened to be in the area" yea right samsung

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 00:51 12

4. alterecho (Posts: 1098; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)


"they set up camera crews outside the Apple Store"
Makes it easier to copy, i guess.

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 05:53 1

30. frederick333123 (Posts: 76; Member since: 15 Jun 2013)


yeahhhhhhhhhh...!!!!

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 00:57 12

5. Scott93274 (Posts: 5015; Member since: 06 Aug 2013)


I always found the idea of a hamster running on a wheel inside an Apple fanboy's head entertaining.

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 00:58 14

6. samsungIScopycat (banned) (Posts: 27; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


samsung always copy from apple , sony , blackberry and some others....
thats how they started to make new products...

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 01:40 10

12. techaman (unregistered)


stupid all the rest came first hp palm learn something and get a job or are you one of the people paid by apple to stand inline.

posted on 25 Sep 2013, 00:21

49. YA179 (Posts: 2; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


You realize samsung make most of the iphone's parts right? down to the processor dumb ass. Samsung was making phones way before apple. HOW DID THEY COPY WHEN THEY WERE FIRST

posted on 25 Sep 2013, 01:07

51. Trex95 (Posts: 938; Member since: 03 Mar 2013)


But Samsung the most. They even copy the wooden tables from Apple!

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 00:59 11

7. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3718; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


This is easy Sammy that they are dumb and can't use or handle anything else.

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 00:59 9

8. dmn666 (Posts: 244; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


making fun of lines and then trying to figure how to get a line for itself - LMAO. Gotta feel bad for Poopsung. About time to invent something for the first time in the history of korea. Pleather - maybe?

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 01:45 29

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


You sound like a 13 yo. I'm an Apple fan (who appreciates technology and yes, I do think Apple is no longer innovative) , but I will never stand on that line for hours or days. If you know anything about business, you will know that you will always wanna know what makes your competitors and their consumers tick. This way, you will come up with a product/service or add something to your existing product/service to attract those consumers. It's amazing how we love technology here but understand nothing how how the business world works, which sometimes makes us look like idiots.

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 08:14 2

33. Daftama (Posts: 619; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Most of the people are either employees of apple from cali or paid by Apple to have pal stand in line just so they can build a hype

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 08:27 3

34. Ninetysix (Posts: 2460; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


You keep telling yourself that :) Maybe it'll eventually come true.

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 10:26

40. Sauce (unregistered)


Lmao! +1 Ninetysix. They are all brainwashed to believe that. I laugh everytime I read when someone says that. Makes them look like an ignorant shëp.

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 12:45

43. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


It is true though! In what history in tech, that why would people line up for a 2 years old same design, outdated features, along with closed OS? Consumers ain't that dimwits! Even all of Songs products are much better than Apples products! Let alone in no history consumers have lined up for what, this garbage! Do you call this state of the art product? ™

posted on 25 Sep 2013, 01:10

52. Trex95 (Posts: 938; Member since: 03 Mar 2013)


Apple sold 8 Million Iphone 5S and Iphone 5c so the all buyer it's an Apple employees Lol.

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 01:42 4

13. techaman (unregistered)


remember people its samsungs chips and everything else that makes your simple stupid iphone

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 03:22 6

25. TheM16 (Posts: 80; Member since: 14 Aug 2013)


Apple designed it and Samsung made it ... so what's the problem?
All companies are giving and taking its just business.
I just hope you didn’t mean that Samsung is behind the whole A7 chip idea for Apple...

posted on 25 Sep 2013, 01:20

53. Trex95 (Posts: 938; Member since: 03 Mar 2013)


Samsung it's just manufacturing, Apple designed and architecture there Soc. Samsung manufacturing cellphones internal hardware for ages, even though Nokia, BB and Sony dealing with Samsung for there smart phones hardware, i remember when i used to own the nokia N900 4 yrs ago the whole phone made in Korea!

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 01:42 7

14. TheM16 (Posts: 80; Member since: 14 Aug 2013)


Wow how unprofessional LOL ... I still prefer buying their washing machines instead of their laggy cheap plastic phones.

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 01:46 9

16. maccess (Posts: 742; Member since: 16 Jan 2013)


lame..

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 02:12 19

19. amiaq (Posts: 509; Member since: 30 Jun 2012)


I ve got Samsung washing machine, it is even cleverer than your iphoney 5s

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 12:25

42. drazyw (unregistered)


I have a Samsung Washer, Dryer, Refrigerator, Microwave, and Dishwasher. I love the WAsher and dryer. Awesome. But the Microwave has a short electrical line connecting to the door. It's a year old. The Dishwasher hasn't worked right since day one. It's not good. The refrigerator is OK. It's had a few problems. Nothing major but it should be better for it's cost.
I also have 3 Samsung TVs. All fantastic. Love them. But, I just bought a Sharp Aquos to replace one of them. It had a screen issue right out of the box. Once it's fixed/replaced we'll see if it was a good idea to move away from Samsung TVs or not. But, I'll lever buy another Samsung kitchen appliance.

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 02:01 3

17. syedzain (Posts: 175; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


Samsung should try to make good phones.. Features are not necessary. No one uses that... Good phones without cheating ( benchmark)

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 02:24 11

20. Bootutu (Posts: 228; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)


A lot of people use most of those features, stop consoling yourself cos iOS cannot do anything, sales says otherwise talking about good phones, and there's nothing like cheating in benchmark if you cared to educate yourself as other apps use the GPU in same speed. I pray iSh33ps learn better technologies than rely on bullsh*t marketing

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 02:26 10

21. willard12 (Posts: 1720; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)


Since Samsung pretty much makes everything in the iphone except the apple logo, you're pretty much screwed. "Features are not necessary." Thanks for admitting that features don't matter....a grid of icons is all you need. That whole "IR blaster" remote control thing is a useless fad. I like walking up to the TV to change the channel...exercise.

posted on 24 Sep 2013, 08:41 3

35. DukeX (Posts: 327; Member since: 28 Aug 2013)


The truth reveals it's ugly OS again i see. I just don't get the denial of ifans. Lol it's like you have to tie them down and compare devices and force them to see which is more functional.

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