New Android commercial takes it to the hardwood court for slams and cams



About a month ago, Google produced an ad for the Android OS that featured all sorts of strange animal friendships. The ad debuted the new Android slogan, "be together. not the same." That commercial happened to get a lot of air time. Now, it is time for Google to put the next ad in the prime time rotation. Instead of strange animal friendships, we are treated to some NBA style hoops action.

Google has titled this ad "Selfie Slam" and it is easy to see why. A player has the ball in the back court, employs a cross-over dribble and throws down a monster slam. The play-by-play announcer is so stunned that he literally flips his wig (a shot at toup'd play-by-play man Marv Albert?). Luckily, the player going up for the slam had the presence of mind to bring his Android handset with him on the court so that he could shoot a selfie at the precise moment that he is dunking the ball.

By the way, the dunk is a game-winner. We haven't seen that kind of hang time since Dr. J used to take off from the foul line and slam home two  points. The actual winners by the way, are Android fans who saw a trio of flagship phones introduced the other day. The HTC One M9, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge are now official. Of course, we will let you know when each model can be reserved via a pre-order.

source: Android via AndroidCentral

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10 Comments

1. ankitp

Posts: 138; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

TYPES OF TROLLS I RECENTLY FIGURED OUT SAMSUNG TROLLS : most active and annoying trolls in the history of internet..they literally post and flood anything to prove how grt the samsung is..they make you fool that samsung is the inventor of everything ,even android APPLE TROLLS : trying to be smart troll but not that smart at all..and they are the most humiliated trolls,they get raped by samsung trolls everytime and anytime SONY & HTC TROLLS: Most honest trolls,these trolls support each other’s back .the're literally in cave until some annoying samsung fans wake them up

2. TyrionLannister unregistered

You forgot LG and nexus ones, LG ones are really annoying.

3. ankitp

Posts: 138; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

these are my recent surveys lol..i think they are not active right now

4. TyrionLannister unregistered

they are active. Have you not read the comments: "M9/s6 is disappointing. Waiting for the G4" And you can't place Sony and HTC fanboys in the same bracket. HTC ones are good. Sony ones are annoying.

11. LikeABauss

Posts: 29; Member since: Mar 03, 2015

Yeah, the LG ones are always saying something to the effect of "dem bazels doe" Love me some trolls!

6. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

You missed MICROSOFT MOBILE TROLLS: They are the worst kind. Basically all they do is blame Stephen Elop for anything Nokia does wrong. And don't even dare to say any other OEM has a better camera without giving credit to Nokia or even dare to speak against Nokia's camera.

7. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

Gotta agree with you. I find it very annoying reading comments on WPcentral.

9. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I don't blame the WP fans. They are not getting much love and attention.

10. IT-Engineer

Posts: 543; Member since: Feb 26, 2015

+1 , so true

8. Trex95

Posts: 2381; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Used to be a big fan of Google nexus devices but after nexus 6 no more and reason is 1- worst AMOLED screen in business 2- Lagy gaming performance even G3 with lollipop way better than nexus 6 with snapdragon 805. Insated of making ads Google fix nexus 6 issues and give option to disable the stupid data encryption.

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