New Windows Phone ad to air tonight features a wedding day fight between iOS and Android users

New Windows Phone ad to air tonight features a wedding day fight between iOS and Android users
Microsoft's new commercial for Windows Phone airs Monday night and our loyal readers are going to love it. It features a wedding where one side of the aisle is made up of Apple iPhone 5 users while the other side is using the Samsung Galaxy S III. One iPhone owner asks someone with the Samsung model to move his enormous phone. To a middle-aged woman holding an iPhone, someone asks, "Aren't you a little young to have an iPhone?" Ba-Zinga! Another woman says "Autocorrect this," and wallops a guy in the face. The battle is on.

As Android and iOS fans duke it out, a couple of wedding workers are standing apart from the melee. They are both clutching the Nokia Lumia 920, one in yellow and the other in red. The tag line of "Don't fight, switch" caps off the ad.

It's a brilliant move by Microsoft because it places Windows Phone as being above the fray. And with the ad clearly aimed at smartphone fanatics, perhaps there will be some switching taking place after all.

source: Microsoft via WPCentral

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84 Comments

1. eliasafram7

Posts: 83; Member since: Mar 18, 2013

hahahahah nokia u are so silly once i had a lumia and i sold it and I will never go back to nokia again cheers :)

10. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

never come to nokia in future...!!!

18. eliasafram7

Posts: 83; Member since: Mar 18, 2013

believe me i won't :) :)

38. dan86

Posts: 298; Member since: Mar 17, 2012

Ads won't help improve OS and apps!

57. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

All the downvotes are from people who are stuck on contract from Lumia phones xD. Don't worry Microsoft will drop support for you guys within a year when they release a "better" windows OS for phones.

78. dan86

Posts: 298; Member since: Mar 17, 2012

windows phone sucks to the core get one and the hate will come from deep heart!

80. Dastrix unregistered

... and apparently, your heart is too shallow to notice that.

84. LumiaLover

Posts: 237; Member since: Sep 27, 2012

What from you? WP is on the move. You don't have to use it but get used to it pal !

11. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

The one being silly here is you; the ad is by Microsoft, not Nokia.

13. osmaankhaan unregistered

so if its just by microsoft y r they promoting those lame-ia toy phones?? even samsung is their partners and the world's 1st wp8 is by samsung they could have kept one samsung wp8 phone in the last..

17. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

The key word in this video for Samsung's phones is "GALAXY", and they didnt mention the brand Samsung. Samsung doesnt even give a rat's ass about windows phone they made one because other made one, and it's pretty obvious because they are not supporting their windows phones with more exclusive apps of their own and frequent updates.

76. ItsMyChoice

Posts: 37; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

Samsuck Gay-laxy Ass 4 Langdroid's exclusive lag feature on youtube. watch?feature=player_embedded&v=af5dHxV_j7E

85. LumiaLover

Posts: 237; Member since: Sep 27, 2012

Are you 10 years old?

26. eliasafram7

Posts: 83; Member since: Mar 18, 2013

look man whoever made this ad microsoft or nokia won't convince iOS users and galaxy users to switch to nokia lumia so easily c'mon let's be honest nokia has a long trip if they want to back to the market if samsung and apple dominance continue they won't back soon

31. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

^ Read comment #9 below. This ad isnt really trying to make people switch directly, despite the big 'Switch' word in the ad. Im speaking from personal experience and im sure Microsoft is aware of the same thing. If people are not aware of the product's existence, they wont go and try it out.

86. LumiaLover

Posts: 237; Member since: Sep 27, 2012

Nobody dominates forever! Even Apple are having a bad time of it lately by their standards

42. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

the best part in the article rahter the Video "And with the ad clearly aimed at smartphone fanatics," look at you hahahahah epic

92. giri555

Posts: 111; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

you are a fool

2. sheik

Posts: 249; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

lol 'do no attempt' when they start fighting I will buy a nokia when it release Nexus Purview I can never forget the nokia 1100 which gave 1 week of battery ...

6. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

Nexus Pureview huh. Keep dreaming. It's not a bad thing to dream.

58. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

Nah, the next nexus will use a snapdragon 800 or tegra 4i from a company like Sony then after that they will make an intel powered nexus in 2014.

3. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Engadget's readers choice Smart phone of the year?!? lol That is why I don't read the busted Engadget website. lol Really?!? lol PhoneArena.com please, please NEVER do what Engadget did. LMAO!!!

5. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

Lumia 920 was still one of the best 5 phones rated by Phonearena for smartphones of 2012. Engadget is one of those few very reputable websites and i read their laptop and other gadget reviews. "Readers Choice" = voted by people, not by the editors of the website itself.

22. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Engadget is the most biased website ever made. If I had enough money to fork up I can make an origami phone made of pure red construction paper get a GREAT review on Engadget.com. Please....

30. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

That site indeed was, like, maybe a year ago - kissing Apple ass. No idea if you realized it but they 'overhauled' the site - besides removing the Disqus comments system, and changing design, some writers and editors are gotten rid of.

93. giri555

Posts: 111; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

you are a fool

46. saffant

Posts: 274; Member since: Jul 04, 2011

Srry, but a lack of choice when it comes to virtual keyboards just completely ruins a platform. Touch typing is already so non-intuitive anyway; it's only through keyboards like swiftkey/swype that people can finally get more than a line or two typed out properly on their smartphones.

91. GTR722

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 20, 2012

Dont worry, PA is a samsung biased site.

4. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

nice ad! but not a nice decision to switch from android to windows phone....for now.... :)

54. jsdechavez

Posts: 814; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

I wait for the 41 MP pureview monster.

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