HTC pokes fun at Samsung and Apple in this "Cellami" ad, says the One M9 is "the best"

HTC pokes fun at Samsung and Apple in this
HTC just released an interesting video ad that tries to poke fun at two of its rivals, which happen to be leading the global smartphone market: Samsung and Apple. The ad suggests that some smartphone users may be struggling with fictional diseases that HTC is calling "Bi-phonal Displeasure Disorder", "SAD (Samsung Affective Disorder)", and "iOS (Irritable Operating System)." Funny, right?

These fictional diseases have a cure that's also fictional: a medicine called Cellami (aka metalidone boomsoundide), which has unpleasant side effects like "permanent thumb loss", "blue teeth" and "oily plastic discharges."

Luckily, HTC is happy to say that you "do not need Cellami at all" if you own an HTC One M9. That's because, as HTC puts it, "your phone is the best." Of course, the best phone is a subjective term, and while a handset (the One M9, the Galaxy S6, the iPhone 6, etc) might indeed be the best for some, it won't really be a great match for others.

Check out the new HTC ad below, and, if you want, also check out a few HTC One M9 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 photos, plus some HTC One M9 vs. iPhone 6 images.




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50 Comments

2. TheBiz

Posts: 232; Member since: Apr 13, 2015

Dear dumb HTC please improve your crappy camera on devices and adress the performance issues on you m9 and m9+ then you can try to mock at Samsung and Apple right now i feel that even Huawaei,Xaiomi and Asus are way better than you try upgrading yourself nice try though

3. 3rdDegree

Posts: 218; Member since: Jul 13, 2013

Dayum, burn.

21. Reyzero

Posts: 6; Member since: Apr 15, 2015

Agree with you

27. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

Non of these have better multitasking than htc's sense ui so stop saying the brands you mentioned are better than HTC.

29. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

HTC sense has better multitasking than TW???lol.. Have you ever used TW.. TW is king of multitasking....

45. Trex95

Posts: 2314; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Non of them has better multitasking than Asus zenfon 2 that comes with 4 GB of ram. https://youtu.be/eISQpwmRr4E

54. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Since when did multitasking meant keeping more apps in memory? More RAM will allow you to keep more apps in memory? How does this relate to multitasking? "MULTI-TASKING" read that and try to understand the word properly. I would rather be interested to see how I can do more stuffs within the same instance. Say an example of multitasking would be like listening to music while reading news and replying to a message within the same screen - everything done seamlessly. MULTITASKING - accomplishing multiple tasks at same time. How does putting one game in memory and loading another has to do with multitasking? That's simply means switching apps. More RAM means it will put more apps in memory, what's there to check? BTW, that' a slow power sucking LPDDR3 RAM, also memory bandwidth is mere 12.8GB/sec. It's half of what you get in S6 with LPDDR4.

46. mrej201

Posts: 226; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

what dude bring it on I have the note 4 waiting for you

4. gaming64 unregistered

Oh look! An ad from HTC that shows how butthurt they because of low sales and crappy phones. Try harder, HTC.

5. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

Seriously do you think your m9 will sell by making an ad like this htc??

6. Cazrack

Posts: 11; Member since: Apr 22, 2015

Horrible, not even funny, just bade taste damage control.

7. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

Crappy camera and crappy battery.

10. MuddyCow

Posts: 88; Member since: Oct 09, 2014

Don't forget crappy screen.

18. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

crappy black border around screen

23. gaming64 unregistered

Crappy processor too

37. Sidewinder

Posts: 515; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Crappy price as well.. The one m9+ costs a bombshell here in India. It is priced more than Galaxy s6 edge and note 4.

9. SremmLife

Posts: 30; Member since: Mar 01, 2015

Love my M8 but can't HTC make a normal ad that just highlights the strengths of its phones versus the competition? Their ads are always way over the top and unnecessary.

15. Scorpion67 unregistered

I can tell that you haven't seen Apple's Mac vs PC ads..

28. AlikMalix unregistered

Mac vs PC ads were extremely funny and I wasn't apple fan back than at all.. was building custom PCs with custom cases.... But their ads were pure entertainment... Short, lighthearted, and made a point outlining their own features that set them apart. If I was the age I am today and doing home videos and graphics - Mac would be it..

30. AppleCultist

Posts: 335; Member since: Feb 18, 2015

The Lagbook is a 2nd rate POS.

36. gaming64 unregistered

Butthurt that other companies cant make a laptop with 4k display?

58. NFSHesham

Posts: 297; Member since: Feb 04, 2014

4BS Macbooks are unrepairable, unupgradeable, overly expensive for the hardware that they don't manufacture, overhyped and on top of it it is not half as functional as Windows nor as easy to use

60. gaming64 unregistered

Then dont buy one. No one's asking you. You sound like someone who hasnt use a Macbook before.

69. Scorpion67 unregistered

"Dell XPS 15 Laptop Ultra HD display (4k)"

11. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2121; Member since: May 29, 2014

Lmao!! You guys are taking this waaaaaaaaaaaay to seriously, which leads me to believe there's some serious butthurt going on. Relax guys! Its a joke! The ad is HILARIOUS!!

12. AceofZeroz

Posts: 16; Member since: Apr 19, 2015

That awkward moment when the guy in the ad wasn't acting depressed for the role, he was depressed because he was asking himself "What the **** am I doing in this horrible HTC ad?". xD

13. Phonedingo

Posts: 398; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

Wow that's pretty sad.

16. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Another Horrible Terrible Commercial (HTC)

22. yuepc000

Posts: 16; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

brilliant

19. MarquiX unregistered

Dear HTC, I realize you guys are doing bad selling the phone but please sit down somewhere. My mother was going to get the HTC One M9 but when I informed her about the overheating problems you guys have and videos to back it up, she was quick to get the S6 as I have. Please fix your SD810 and crappy camera before throwing shade at other OEM's, more megapixels isn't the solution sweetie. "HTC One M9 is the best" Yes, the best at cooking my steak when sat on thou phone after excessive use. Sincerely, Beloved Galaxy S6 User PS: What's up with the M9+, y'all need help with designing your phones.

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