Nokia fans come up with their own version of Samsung's iPhone 5 attack ad

Nokia fans come up with their own version of Samsung's iPhone 5 attack ad
"Flyweight vs the heavyweight" is the slogan above an iPhone 5 vs Nokia Lumia 920 ad, created by fans, and inspired by the attack ad that is all over the US papers, made by Samsung to tout the advantages of its Galaxy S III against Apple's finest. Nokia already tweeted its take on the "It doesn't take a genius" Samsung ad, but now we have a direct comparison.

"Heavyweight" is a pretty good way to describe the 185g Lumia 920, although we are certain the Nokia fans who created this meant the richer spec features of the WP8 Lumia.

Things like the first optically stabilized camera on a phone, a capacitive display that can be used with gloves, and free offline voice-guided navigation are standing out against Apple's iPhone 5, although some of the features are not direct substitutes for each other - Microsoft's voice recognition solution TellMe has a long way to match Siri's natural language algorithms, for example. 

It is a pretty good laundry list on the right side, and thankfully in areas that matter, like low-light photography and gloves-on screen operation. Since these ads are going down to 5th grade level anyway, what do you think, is this direct comparison better than what Samsung did for the Galaxy S III, or the Apple's fans rebuttal?

via WMPU

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iPhone 5
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1440 mAh(8h 3G talk time)
Lumia 920
  • Display 4.5" 768 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8.7 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2000 mAh(10.8h 3G talk time)

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158 Comments

1. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

OWNED!

134. Jelly_Bean

Posts: 109; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

Nokia just killed the bastard...!!!

145. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

actually, any smartphone from 2011 can be up there and still be better than the elongated iPhone 4S..

148. TarunV

Posts: 28; Member since: Jul 21, 2012

It should also have mentioned the App Store vs Marketplace.... The quality and quantity alone of the apps on iPhone kills WP8 big time -_-

151. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

the quantity does yes but quality? nope i dont think so. lets face it there are hardly any new apps coming out that are much needed and only available for iOS. seems that nowadays a smartphone is measured on the amount of apps it has available to it instead of performance, spec etc

154. TarunV

Posts: 28; Member since: Jul 21, 2012

Oh man, you really need to take a look at the app store. If you think that quality-wise appstore sucks, then you should take a look at the play store. Even the top rated apps there are porn. iOS apps are best in terms of quality,,, It's one of a few areas where iOS beats android.

155. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

where in my comment did i say the appstore sucks?? see you jump to that maybe read first. as for apps, android have caught up well and now the iphones biggest selling point is no longer relevant. if your only going to rate a phone on the number of apps then i think company's might as well give up innovation and just pile out app after app.

156. TarunV

Posts: 28; Member since: Jul 21, 2012

Man, my focus was more on the quality, than quantity. smh -_-

157. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

well it wasnt as your first comment said both quality and quantity. if your focus was quality you would have stated just that. besides how about giving wp8 a chance who knows how good there apps will be

2. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

The only thing apple won was the weight and size. LOL

10. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

You read on...and Nokia's goodness goes on. While there's an earlier full-stop in the iP5's showdown!!

13. jstahl

Posts: 79; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

Of course. It's produced by a dillusional nokia fan from the 16th century. Do you think they are going to list all the things that Apple has advantages over the cheap plastic nokia? Go play with your 5110

41. GJanee

Posts: 214; Member since: Jun 29, 2011

Whoah, someone got real butthurt here... :D:D

42. devilfisch

Posts: 36; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Polycarbonate isn't your standard "cheap plastic". Its properties make it able to stand up to a lot of abuse. It is a material used to make bullet-proof glass and riot gear. It is used in the automotive, aircraft, security, military and construction industries. It helps and protects a lot of people. Respect that material. On the other hand, Nokia is known to build really tough phones and I'm sure the Lumia 920 will be no exception. That said, I can't wait to see a Lumia 920 vs iPhone 5 drop test. Haha!

56. jstahl

Posts: 79; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

yeah yeah yeah polycarbonate whatever, it's just a fancy word to cover up its cheap plastic material.

62. nokianalltheway

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

atleast it doesn't shatter like your "premium glass"

86. Suts_97

Posts: 128; Member since: May 05, 2012

I'd rather go for polycarbonate than glass which breaks easily.

109. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

so much pain in your tone hahahahaa man just dont die of ths fire

120. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

My RAZR has a Kevlar back, on the RAZR HD, the ENTIRE back is Kevlar, it wont shatter like an iPhone...

160. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

you piece of **** polycarbonate is coloured all throughout and a true fact fighter jet are made from polycarbonate

96. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

I have repeatedly dropped my 2005 Nokia communicatror from shoulder height randomly but it still works ... that's nokia ... just the back cover got one hairline crack nothing else ... :)

52. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Nokia may be old, but not 16th century. With she comes experience, something apple doesn't have much of. Also, when was the last time Nokia was sued for infringement or alleged stealing other's tech? Oh, you don't know? Well I remember the last big lawsuit they were in, and they had an awesome victory against the fruit company. If they'd gone for a ban along with cash for unpaid royalties, the fruit company would hardly exist anymore. That's because Nokia is a TRUE innovator!

68. nokianalltheway

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

and speaking of being 16th century, to mee iphone 5 looks more 16th century used by grandpa

77. jstahl

Posts: 79; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

oh my grandpa loves his 5110. do you want one too? ROFLMAO

116. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

tell ur papa to get u another iphone cuz we aint get it for you for this low standard talk

130. weinerslav

Posts: 126; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Are you aware that nowadays most american old people prefer to use the iphone? So, I'm not sure if you're trying to insult anyone other than yourself (since the iphone is no longer a fashion but the standard phone) and your foolish beliefs as to me the iphone is a bit like the new 5110... And I'm sorry, I would prefer to use a 5110, I don't like to be a dull clone of everybody else...

150. zazori08

Posts: 113; Member since: Dec 21, 2011

Hey fanboy why do you keep on putting Nokia 5110 on your comments. Maybe you're the one that owns the Nokia 5110 and you're too ashamed to tell other people so you're pinpointing at other ones. And your grandparents or parents also used that phone so what are they? Are they like the people who used the Nokia 5110.

83. Altair

Posts: 367; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

LOL there is actually ifan defending that tall log! GL and have fun with that 4" screen!

124. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

please sell devices before you run with the big dogs..

102. luxzy801

Posts: 140; Member since: Jun 16, 2010

Ok, I will. At least I will have a more reliable phone. By the way, the only difference between the 5110 and the iPhone is the iP has apps, so who is dillusional now?????

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