Lenovo also tries to poke fun at Samsung following Ellen's Oscar selfies

Earlier today, Nokia and LG both tried to make fun of Samsung following Ellen DeGeneres’ now-famous selfies took at the Oscars this Sunday. As you may know, the photos were snapped using a Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Now it’s Lenovo’s turn to suggest that one of the selfies would’ve been better had it been made with something else than a Galaxy Note 3. Lenovo replied to Ellen’s selfie that was taken by Bradley Cooper (and broke the record for the most retweeted picture), saying: “No long arms needed when you have MyVibe.” The company attached an image of its Vibe Z Android smartphone, which features a 5MP front-facing camera with “84-degree wide angle lens.” Too bad that the image is actually showing the smartphone using its rear 13MP camera, not the front-facing one.

Ellen’s original comment on the record-breaking selfie is: “If only Bradley's arm was longer.” Besides Bradley Cooper and Ellen DeGeneres, the photo includes stars like Meryl Streep, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence and Kevin Spacey.


Of course, the presence of Lenovo’s Vibe Z at the Oscars would’ve been rather pointless - the company does not sell smartphones in the US at the moment. Still, Lenovo is buying Motorola Mobility from Google (the deal should be closed later this year), and this will allow it to enter the North American smartphone market.

source: Lenovo

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56 Comments

1. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Lol! Samsung will get owned this year!

27. jcdz89

Posts: 78; Member since: Mar 01, 2013

Jealousy. ..

30. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Haters #NumbersDontLie ©

31. Ashoaib

Posts: 3309; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

"Grapes are sour"... every manufacturer is trying if it was taken by their phone, it might be better... fact of the matter is they all failed to do what samsung has done, a great selfie regardless of how many megapixels it is...

42. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Seriously?

2. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

They all wished they were Samsung..

6. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Don't they realize that they are just making Samsung more popular?

7. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

I noticed..

39. decent4u

Posts: 75; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

+1 for u But I think they are just using the most popular tweet for promotion of their stuff.Without spending a single dime they are promoting their products.

33. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Hahahaha 100%

3. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

NOBODY LOVES YOU LENNY GO AWAY

4. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Now Oppo's gonna come up sying that they should've used the 13 MP N1.

5. christophersalse

Posts: 99; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Didn't Ellen use the Note 3's front camera, not the rear camera?

14. SPASE

Posts: 261; Member since: May 03, 2013

+1 She did indeed use the front camera and not the main. not bad for front...

8. PBXtech

Posts: 1032; Member since: Oct 21, 2013

When everyone is against you like this it usually means you're doing something right. Still an interesting rain parade on SS though.

12. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Apple and I know this feeling. Let the haters hate. All it does is make you more famous. :')

21. hurrycanger

Posts: 1769; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Haha, +1 At first I was like... "What? You're famous?", but I finally remember. xD

9. MacWiNux

Posts: 128; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

will Sony Follow?

41. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Sony will never these childish affairs. Sony is a prestigious brand.

45. royalsovereign

Posts: 37; Member since: Mar 01, 2014

Yes,sony never do such things since they are a real tech giant, these. Stuffs are losers reaction.

47. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

ROFL yea you believe that....

10. Lampriya

Posts: 245; Member since: Oct 05, 2013

All are just crappy toys from cheap Chinese firms. But let those crap have fun, brag each other for a while. And when the king iPhone 6 comes out, those losers will cry badly...

15. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

You do realize that the iPhone is built in China right? Samsung also provides the screens and RAM for the iPhones... probably more than that, but I can only say for certain those two components.

16. Lampriya

Posts: 245; Member since: Oct 05, 2013

Designed by Apple. It means Apple is the boss to tell their employees to assemble it. Assembly in China doesn't mean it is chinese product.

17. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

The phone is designed by Apple, but it's not their employees that manufacture it. It's a third party vendor producing the phones under contract by Apple. That company is called Foxconn. They also make the same phones that you were talking crap about. The same phones with clearer & larger displays, better cameras, touch-less controls, with higher capacity batteries, exchangeable batteries, upgradable storage capacities, more durable screens, and many are waterproof. So, before you talk crap about other branded phones, think about ALL the stuff your current phone lacks and take things into perspective.

22. Lampriya

Posts: 245; Member since: Oct 05, 2013

hahaha. don't talk sh*t too much. Sale number says it all!!! If all those crappy chinese firms are that good, they should have been no1 already. And plz, do not compare A BMW car vs Dong Feng car. :D

24. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Apple is dropping close to SINGLE digits for smart phone GLOBAL market share. it'll happen sometime this year I suspect with how rappid the Android mobile devices are taking over. The sales of the iPhone are miniscule compared to Android devices.

25. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Yet they sold how many handsets last year? Exactly. Thanks!

28. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

They sold 26 million in the quarter immediately following the release of their new phone, with was a whole 2 million short of their projections which caused a significant drop in Apple's stock. Take into account that they have somewhere around 15% or less of the Global market share, that means for ever one iPhone purchase, 8 or 9 people bought a alternate branded smart phone. Suddenly that does seem all the impressive compared to the 221 million other branded Smart phones that were bought in the same time frame.

26. Lampriya

Posts: 245; Member since: Oct 05, 2013

Keep dreaming. and also, u should wait for samsung galaxy s5 neo, s5 mini, s5 minus, s5 mini neo, s5 mini neo plus. lolzzz

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