Motorola says phones are too fragile today, uses iPhones as examples in this Droid Turbo 2 ad

The Droid Turbo 2, made by Motorola for Verizon Wireless, features a shatterproof display that seemingly makes it tougher than most smartphones out there...
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47 Comments

48. AlikMalix unregistered

Only seen 3 iPhone 6's? Where do you live? Either you're a resident of Antarctica or you're lying.

7. shiftt

Posts: 333; Member since: May 03, 2015

The shade is real.... But I love this commercial.

10. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Great innovation! but... hey, Motorola, you better patent your tech before the fruit company does and then sue you! :P

11. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

love the tech, bring it to more phones please.

12. Michael.Parker

Posts: 273; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

My biggest question is whether they can add force touch into these plastic screens while still staying shatter proof.

13. 8ozchickenbreast unregistered

Used more than just an iPhone. I love these click bait articles. But hey, someone's gotta make money.

18. arjun96228

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

Why Motorola? Why to use an iphone as a demo toy wheb you've a better own made choice "moto x (2nd gen)"?

22. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Lol they better use the Moto X 1st gen, one drop and the screen cracked X 2. People in glass houses shouldn't be throwing stones, pun intended.

19. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Typical iPhonearena focusing on the iPhone when the commercial shows a bunch of other phones shattering! ...Oh wait...

35. 8ozchickenbreast unregistered

I'm pretty sure (and it's fairly obvious) that PA focuses on the iPhone because of this community that dwells and lurks on the site waiting to bite at any article mentioning an iPhone. Only the haters and ragers can blame no one else but themselves for this. But hey, who am I to point out the obvious.

21. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

The only downside is the larger bezels on this phone compared to a lot other flagship phones. Which helps protect the screen. I hope to see them further improve the design. Im glad theyre taking a step toward that direction with a monster battery too and micro sd slot.

28. ModMenTV

Posts: 8; Member since: Oct 27, 2015

Motorola is doing a wonderful job with their phones, and Verizon is doing a wonderful marketing job by acquiring a phone that can combat AT&Ts Samsung Active series. I will await the other phone manufacturers advances at this new product.

30. AlikMalix unregistered

Pulling a page from Samsung - include the most popular phone in your ads to get people's attention - otherwise no one would care. And those that think this wasn't staged - you're more gullible sheep then you trying to make iPhone users look.

36. DnB925Art

Posts: 1167; Member since: May 23, 2013

Of course you would put the most popular phone (iPhone in this case) in the commercial. I'm assuming this commercial is targeted mainly to US consumers, and the #1 single manufacturer in the US phone market is Apple. If you are trying to get iPhone users to switch from the iPhone to the Moto Droid Turbo, you would show them how fragile their phone is and to go with the more durable Moto phone (I'm assuming it's more durable although none of us own one yet). I'm sure there are quite a few iPhone users who have shattered their screens before, so this will target those people because they have experienced this scenario. Yes, other phones can have shattered screens as well, but in this country, the iPhone is the #1 single manufacturer so Moto chose to focus on them. BTW I watched the video again and there were 2 non iPhones in the video - 1 I think was an LG and another was a Sammy.

33. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Loved the commercial, if only all of them were as well made as this one.

42. xfire99

Posts: 1205; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

Think the writer need glasses. I see others phones than just "iPhones"!

46. kevin007in

Posts: 324; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

what an ad...... good job
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