Nokia goes into crazy ads mode: see a dog eating iPhone 5, and Angry Birds played with a banana

Nokia goes into crazy ads mode: see a dog eating iPhone 5, and Angry Birds played with a banana
Nokia's Facebook page seems to be living a life of its own when it comes to touting the new Lumia phones and taking jabs at the competition. Nokia is no stranger to wacky commercials, which are always entertaining, but those on Facebook mix works of art with some pretty far out there bits.

Take the dog that just tore apart a retail box with the handset in it, for example, looking suspiciously like an iPhone 5. It looks up the camera with that adorable expression dogs have when they have just eaten the whole steak off the kitchen tablet, and the tagline says “Forget about this one, now you can switch to Lumia”, as part of Nokia's "Time to #switch" campaign. That's from Wednesday.

From today, we have someone demonstrating how you can play Angry Birds with a banana on Nokia's ultra-sensitive touchscreen, that will see the light of day for the first time in the Lumia 920. The banana-operated handset is in fact a Lumia 900, and you can operate any capacitive touchscreen this way, or with a sausage for example, so it doesn't really showcase the Lumia 920 strength, which is in cutlery operation, but it's fun to watch.

What do you think about the way Nokia is taking with commercials lately - likely to backfire or taking the competition head-on?

source: Nokia (Facebook)

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Lumia 920
  • Display 4.5 inches
    1280 x 768 pixels
  • Camera 8.7 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB,
  • Battery 2000 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 8

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