Here's how to win a Samsung Galaxy S4 just by looking at it for 60 minutes

Here's how to win a Samsung Galaxy S4 just by looking at it for 60 minutes
What would you do for a Samsung Galaxy S4, also known as the hottest smartphone this side of the universe? Are you ready to, let's say, stare at one for an hour? If that's the case, then Switzerland is where you need to be. Local carrier Swisscom has partnered up with Samsung and has organized this awesome challenge scheduled to take place across multiple cities throughout the country. 

As we already said, one has to stare at a Samsung Galaxy S4 for 60 minutes straight without moving their eyes away. That's easier said than done because the organizers have a dozen of distractions set up, including motorcycles burning rubber and a disgruntled couple (relax, they're actors) yelling next to the contestant's ear on purpose. 

The Samsung Galaxy S4 staredown shows off one of the smartphone's many stand-out features, namely Smart Stay. As frequent readers know, that's what keeps the smartphone's screen on as long as the user is looking at it. 

This video was shot on May 16 at Main Station in Zurich, but there are three more locations where the very same challenge will take place: Lucerne, Schwanenplatz on May 28, Berne, Waisenhausplatz on May 29, and Lausanne Place de l'Europe, on May 30. More information about registering is available at the source below!

Related phones

Galaxy S4
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)



1. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

kind of challenging with everything going on around you,would ave loved to give it a try,always like challenges!

29. TheBitterTruth unregistered

Eeeeeh! My Eyes are paining. Wait, I got it.. its Amoled screen. Right?

2. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Very nice advertisement. Samsung knows how to make very good ads and very bad ads also.

30. bachir8k

Posts: 153; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

yes i agree, this one among of those good ads and ideas

31. GTR722

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 20, 2012

When I read the first line..."also known as the hottest smartphone this side of the universe"...I was waiting to read something like "this article was sponsored by Samsung" like the LG one...but no......I forgot that here is PA....

3. chocolaking

Posts: 495; Member since: May 22, 2012

what a dumb way to market the product. zero interested of this phone.. please do better on the S5 or S6

6. SleepingOz unregistered

Why bother trolling each and every samsung article then? Ah yeah, haters gonna hate..

7. Retro-touch unregistered

With how well its selling I'd say they've been improving with each version of the Samsung Galaxy S phones

9. Dorothy69

Posts: 498; Member since: May 21, 2013

No dumber than those iPad piano commercials or the iPhone 4S commercials with a desolately pathetic John Malkovich having extensive conversations with his personal assistant.

11. oister85 unregistered


16. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

But if i can get one completely free then why not, You can make some quick bucks off selling it after that.

22. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Yea...showing off the features of the phone is so dumb!!! :/

23. johnriii

Posts: 248; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

if you have ZERO interested in this phone, why bother commenting on the article?

4. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Now this is a cool promo!

5. Dorothy69

Posts: 498; Member since: May 21, 2013

This is a contest I could definitely win as, I do an excellent job of ignoring everyone anyways!! Please bring this to Kansas, U.S.A.....??? +2 for SwissCom and Sammy'

8. HASHTAG unregistered

Too bad that people with ADHD will have a hard time with this challenge.

10. umadden

Posts: 90; Member since: Apr 14, 2013

yep. poor you

12. quadrazeus

Posts: 359; Member since: May 03, 2013

xperiaDROID, why don't you try? I heard your from Switz!

15. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

quadrazeus, who told you that? I'm not from Switz! -_-

20. quadrazeus

Posts: 359; Member since: May 03, 2013

I'm really very sorry. Oh god, I can never forgive myself.

13. yadu004

Posts: 72; Member since: Apr 26, 2013

now that's how your'e supposed to watch porn...

28. ebubekir26

Posts: 337; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

sorry mate, I think you're on the wrong website

14. N-fanboy

Posts: 543; Member since: Jan 12, 2013

Too bad its super ugly lol

17. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Count me in! Oh wait, Switzerland? Oh come on Samsung! ;(

18. Shrihari

Posts: 104; Member since: Jan 29, 2013

samsung making s5 doesn't mean adding another 2 cores to s4+1 inch big screen...please innovate like nokia did with their camera..41 mp pureview thats what i call a something different so that you can attract the masses to yourself instead of these dumb marketing techniques....i do agree s4 is the best performer out in the market cpu-wise but do something different from others....

19. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

So Smart Stay isnt innovation? The contest is showing off their innovation.... I know being a fan of another company can lead to fanboyism....but cmon... Who else is using something like Smart Stay.... On that note....nice promotion Samsung that shows off your features. Nice job.

21. spasticpat

Posts: 111; Member since: Dec 18, 2012

Why can't we have cool contests like this in Murica?

24. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

I'm down to do this. I daze off all the time...

25. sam3k

Posts: 130; Member since: May 02, 2013

please bring the competition to my country jamaica :)

26. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Challenge accepted :)

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