Motorola to Samsung: We love your new Galaxy ad, but here's a better ending to it

A few weeks back, Samsung released a video ad showing alifelong iPhone user switching to a Galaxy Note 8, ultimately suggesting thateveryone should "upgrade to Galaxy." Today, Motorola published itsown take on that ad. More exactly, a different ending to it.


Motorola took to Facebook to say this to Samsung: "Weloved your ad, but we think you forgot the ending." As you can see below, inMoto's vision, the ex-iPhone user - who just got a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - comeshome to his girlfriend/wife, and shows her a recording of them on the newphone's edge-to-edge display. But she's not particularly impressed, pulling outa Moto Z2 Play with an InstaShare Projector Moto Mod, then sharing the samecute recording on the wall.  


At the end of its new ad, Motorola seems to be saying that a Moto Z withMoto Mods is an "up-upgrade" to Samsung's latest handset. Whetherthat's true or not, it probably depends on what a user needs from a new smartphone.Right?  


source: Motorola (Facebook)

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  • Battery 3000 mAh(30h 3G talk time)
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1. rsiders

Posts: 2015; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Lol I love it Motorola. Nobody's going to "upgrade" from a Samsung to a Motorola but why not shoot your shot?

4. Lumbergh

Posts: 463; Member since: Feb 14, 2016

I would have kept the Note 8 lol

2. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Mods are cool but they just cost to much.

3. kick413

Posts: 162; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

It is impossible to UPGRADE from Samsung to Motorola. Lol

7. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I upgraded from the Galaxy S3 to the Droid Maxx, and it was an upgrade in every possible way.

22. toosmoove

Posts: 914; Member since: Sep 28, 2017

True. However you went from a 2012 phone too a 2013 device. Now if you said from an S4 to a Droid Maxx then S4>Droid Maxx.

24. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

First, he never said it had to be the same year, only upgrading. Second, the S4 was not very dissimilar from the S3. If anything an iterative model, and I heard many of the same issues I had with the S3 being reported by people on the S4 forums at the time, which is why I went a different way for my next phone. I know a lot of people like Samsung, but I don't. It took me owning one to come to that conclusion, but I just don't like them. I'm not saying anyone else should feel the same way, that's just my opinion for me. So I'm sorry but no, the S4 isn't greater the the Droid Maxx, for me. You may feel that way, and that's fine. But you're not me, so please don't try and tell me how I should think.

5. DavMor0069

Posts: 266; Member since: Dec 09, 2015

Lol, I Laugh when she unbox that bezel abomination.

12. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

I would take that bezel abomination more than the misplaced back fps monster.

23. toosmoove

Posts: 914; Member since: Sep 28, 2017

That's dumb logic.

6. Boast_Rider

Posts: 536; Member since: Sep 14, 2017

The only winner of these ads are the actors lol, who get paid multiple times.

9. YeahYeah

Posts: 251; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

Cool ad

10. MrShazam

Posts: 987; Member since: Jun 22, 2017

Lol, discard the 80%+ STBR, HDR Display, S-Pen, better front/rear cameras, 6GB RAM, built-in fast wireless charging, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, MST/NFC compatible mobile payment solution, IP68 water resistance, and get an upgrade in bezels and proprietary OTG accessories...what an up-upgrade.

13. dmakun

Posts: 382; Member since: Jun 06, 2011

Lmao! What was Motorola thinking coming into this conversation?! They are way out of their league here. Funny though, will give them that. Upgrade from a Note 8 to Motorola + mods, when it doesn't even come close to the Note 8 feature to feature? It appears Motorola didn't understand the point of the "Growing Up" ad at all.

14. japkoslav

Posts: 1552; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

Honey just turn off the light, the globe and close the curtains so we can even see that dim low resolution image on the wall. + Is it just me or the wall isn't even white ;)


Posts: 121; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

No phone has any advantage on another. Just look at the specs. Qualcomm CS, 4 GB of RAM, QHD display, AMOLED or IPS and etc. you can find these in nearly all of phones. what makes it deferent is what is a phone for and they are almost forgotten. Good signal strength, battery life and durability. No other factor in my opinion can determine advantage over one another. I will stick with my MOTO Z Play+Incipio power pack, why? Because I don't want to build an Appolo.

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 31619; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

What’s funny, is that Apple is sitting back laughing at these commercials, cause they know the iPhone is gonna sell more than the phones they’re using to mock it. The note 8 (to me) is the best phone out, but the iPhone X (great also), is gonna outsell it and the S8 Plus combined. That’s just the simple truth. Once production yields get up to speed, its game over sales wise.

30. Coffeemilotea

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 26, 2017

Apple is going to win not by volume but gross margin that's equivalent to probably few hundred of Samsung latest and greatest model. Samsung is going to outsell apple because its phone is cheaper and offer more bang for the buck. Otherwise, why do you think apple is not the top seller in the world? You read anywhere that clearly say that and with data to support? I'm a iPhone user but only for older model because of the build quality and feel safer with the OS but doesn't think it justify with the $1k price or even anywhere above $500 for a phone. In term of spare part, no doubt iphone has an upperhand. Dismantling it is much easier than almost all android phones with some exception like Huawei P9 and Mi5. Samsung is almost impossible, not without breaking the part. You basically can find apple spare-part almost everywhere and that make longevity not a concern. If Samsung can achieve that it could go a long way.

17. theot14430 unregistered

Is that Will Smith?

18. rsiders

Posts: 2015; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Lmbo. No.

19. darkkjedii

Posts: 31619; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I don’t do stupidity with lil punk ass kids.

25. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2275; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

What’s funny is that Samsung and Motorola are advertising for!!! Point blank Apple has it locked! They don’t have to take shots as the market is locked down by Apple...period!

26. japkoslav

Posts: 1552; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

If u look at sales figures and market share I am really not sure what you are talking about.

27. 420BenchPress

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 14, 2017

I love my Moto z2 Force. I'll pass on Sammy's bloatware products 100% of the time.

29. vagabonti

Posts: 9; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

It is true that there is a projector, but Samsung is Samsung. :-)

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