LG Jordan mocks Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

LG Jordan mocks Samsung Galaxy S6 edge
Making fun of the competition in the smartphone industry probably goes back further than 2010. But that was the year that Motorola went after Steve Jobs and the Apple iPhone 4. Motorola was feeling its oats with the successful release of the Motorola DROID and had upped the ante with the huge (for the time) 4.3-inch screen on the Motorola DROID X. Coming off Antennagate and Steve Jobs' proclamation that iPhone 4 users were holding their phone wrong, Motorola took out a full page ad in the New York Times that boasted about the DROID X's double antenna design which "allows you to hold the phone any way you like and use it just about anywhere to make crystal clear calls." Score one for Motorola.

A few weeks after that, Apple was giving away free rubber bumpers to some iPhone 4 owners. The rubber was supposed to prevent the interference to the antenna that caused Antennagate from taking place. Once again Motorola paid for a full page ad in the Times with a headline that read "No Jacket Required" right above an image of the DROID X. The meaning was obvious.

And who could forget those great ads made by Samsung that took shots at iPhone buyers waiting online to buy the next iteration of Apple's smartphone. Those ads debuted in November of 2011 and promoted the Samsung Galaxy S II.

Today, LG has sent out a tweet that promotes the LG G Flex 2 while also making fun of the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge. "Some curves just make sense," LG posts and follows it with the hashtag #bendgate. There are so many things that LG could be making fun of. One could be the recently disclosed news that the Galaxy S6 edge bends just like the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. Or, it could refer to the very limited capabilities of the extra curved glass on the Galaxy S6 edge. Regardless of what LG had in mind, it is a way to get phone buyers to think about what could arguably be considered LG's flagship phone for the moment.


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source: @LGJordan

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G Flex 2
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(18h 3G talk time)
Galaxy S6 edge
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2600 mAh(26h talk time)

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90 Comments

1. Ninetysix

Posts: 2965; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Get the LG Flex2 if you want to fry your balls.

7. AnTuTu

Posts: 1620; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Flex on LG's phone makes it a Banana phone.

11. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

You keep your phone on your balls? I pity the person who gets your old phone, getting tea bagged via smartphone.

25. darkkjedii

Posts: 31281; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lmao, good one. Ninteysix, your move bruh.

32. g2a5b0e unregistered

You're such an instigator, Darkk, but that was funny as f*ck though. +1

36. darkkjedii

Posts: 31281; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That ish was funny man. Ninteysix can come with some pretty xxx stuff sometimes lol. VZW got em with that one though.

31. Ninetysix

Posts: 2965; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

I can touch them when I shove my phone really deep in my pocket...srs.

39. darkkjedii

Posts: 31281; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lol perv. +1

64. gaming64 unregistered

You Annoying Apple :D

47. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

So you like burning your balls?Ewwwwww.

77. drunkenjay

Posts: 1696; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

mmmm fried testicles.

2. AppleCultist

Posts: 335; Member since: Feb 18, 2015

The issue is that the curved edges on the S6 actually make the phone look very nice. The curves on the G Flex 2 don't.

16. seven7dust unregistered

So form over function is okay for Samsung ? Not for others !!! Snelling some s**ty double standards from s- fans.

28. M.O.A.B

Posts: 322; Member since: Feb 13, 2015

what is the function of the curved screen in the lg g flex 2 ?

30. rotkiv3451

Posts: 85; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

Feels better on your face when talking on the phone, more immersive experience when watching movies and most importantly the screen doesn't touch the ground when the phone falls (on flat surfaces), while the S6 edge is even more fragile than normal smart phones as falls on the side (the most often ones) will also result in the screen cracking.

41. M.O.A.B

Posts: 322; Member since: Feb 13, 2015

feels better in the face oh my god what a function !! watching movies yeah we can say it makes it better but we can also say that the S6 edge makes calling, checking notification better and easier as well as knowing who is calling by the color of the edge which seems more important "and most importantly the screen doesn't touch the ground when the phone falls" it still breaks so it doesn't count as a function,https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axgklLCjTcE c'mon man we all know that right now these flexible displays, edges and curves are just for showing off not for real functioning .. but at least it makes the s6 edge looks so sexy,but lg g flex .. meh ,,, not anywhere near aesthetics :/

50. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Better? I think it would feel worse! It looks like it would wrap around my cheek. I want my phone to contact with as little of my face as possible, thank you very much!

65. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Samsung's form actually has function. What does LG's curve do? NOTHING>

83. RoboticEngi

Posts: 1251; Member since: Dec 03, 2014

Well the LG Flex doesnt really withstand alot. Cracked screen from first drop, so it doesnt Even have a funktion, which the edge does + its looks sexy. So thats function + looks.

66. Sauce5 unregistered

Subjective.

69. g2a5b0e unregistered

I hope SuperNova doesn't see this. We might have to buy him a dictionary this time.

72. Sauce5 unregistered

Oh dear God, lmao. +1.

74. gaming64 unregistered

Oh Hell No!!

86. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Exactly. Not my cup of tea, neither of them, but to each their own...

87. Sauce5 unregistered

I love how he changed his comment after seeing this reply thread.

3. g2a5b0e unregistered

"Let's make fun of a phone that not only beats our phone in almost every aspect, but will also sell at least 20x the number of units." -LG Seems legit.

4. mrochester

Posts: 1020; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

Didn't stop Motorola and Samsung from resorting to the same childish tactics...

12. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

Right, because Apple has never resorted to taking shots at the competition. Like say, every live announcement they have or the PC vs Mac commercials.

20. mrochester

Posts: 1020; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

It's childish regardless of who the perpetrator is.

26. seven7dust unregistered

Mocking fun at a monopoly like windows is one thing , when its good for the customers when there s competition. but basing your whole marketing on aping the iPhone and then mocking fun at average customers, ya real classy , no wonder Apple is riding high while Samsung/motorola are struggling financially to comeback. Serves em right. Chinese are kicking their ass. I'd say when it comes to smart phones , Apple has been far more classy than Samsung. There never directly taken any direct shots at Samsung or Motorola or Htc but Samsung seems to focus more on bashing the iPhone at there presentations than even there own phones.. All I can say is what goes around comes around.

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