Samsung has the most viral tech ad of the year

Samsung has the most viral tech ad of the year
The biggest smartphone launch of the year is without a doubt the Apple iPhone 5, but curiously enough it was not Apple that came up with the most viral ad of the year, it was Samsung. And if you are thinking about the nation’s favorite creative barista, you are not far off.

It was one of the Samsung Galaxy S III ads that became tech’s most viral commercial of the year, generating an estimated total of more than 70 million views, according to calculations from researchers Visible Measures. This number represents the “True Reach Views” and is a combined number from different sources.

Intel and Toshiba’s Beauty Inside ad came second and LeBron’s Day, a Galaxy Note II commercial - third.

Interestingly, the official iPhone 5 launch video only ranked sixth, generating nearly 18 million views. We have the most viral ads below, so take a look. Which one you like the best?

source: 9to5Google

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26 Comments

1. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

..................................................​.? The Next Big thing..........Samsung Galaxy S3.. The Next BIGGEST thing is Nokia Lumia 920...

2. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Cool ad.

3. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

next big thing coming next year in april (S4) go play with your brick

17. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

if somebody call it a brick one more time ill stick his favorite smartphone up his a**. an S4 in this case as soon as its released

26. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

go find you xperia nexus... till play with your brick... :p

25. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

yes you r right the next brick is coming next year in april (S4) i am happy with my BIGGEST thing......

5. mick25

Posts: 110; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

the next biggest thing just keeps rebooting itself rofl

15. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Much better than your thick brick, heavy and restricted OS ™®©

18. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

you're next troll....

9. redmd

Posts: 1872; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I think comment one is overly optimistic.

16. voxmarc

Posts: 336; Member since: Aug 22, 2012

hahahahahahahahahahahaha 920?nokia?hahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah​ahahvahahahahyaha

4. Gaytor

Posts: 51; Member since: Sep 09, 2012

Iphone5 launch was not the biggest news sorry

7. rickywinataa

Posts: 262; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

it could have been the biggest, but months and months of leaks have made it dull and boring.

6. lzsbleach

Posts: 155; Member since: May 20, 2012

Samsung really stepped it up this year; I hope they can do the same next year.

8. rickywinataa

Posts: 262; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

i suppose this year is the beginning of ripe year for samsung, they will now put their budget for mobile devices development much more than they ever before

22. Hemlocke unregistered

They should. They spend more than the rest of the smartphone manufacturers, combined, on marketing and advertising, when what they really need to do is spend some of that money on competent designers and engineers.

10. redmd

Posts: 1872; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

iI think their entry level phones will get trouble this year. Chinese OEM have been producing phones with great specs on cheap price.

24. rickywinataa

Posts: 262; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

samsung's entry level phone will more likely get trouble from nokia. like for instance, lumia 620, $249 for dual core, 5mp and a decent screen. also wp is very smooth even with single core, which has been the problem with entry level android phone, there are lags

11. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

"dude, your a barista" am i the only one who don't get that ?

12. greathero1

Posts: 584; Member since: Jun 13, 2008

Lol nope but goog commercial anyways.

20. p0rkguy

Posts: 685; Member since: Nov 23, 2010

Do you know what a barista is? It's Italian for bartender and they prepare and serve coffee, often with designs. It was first used when someone was boasting about how creative they were.

13. jstchilln

Posts: 10; Member since: Apr 13, 2008

Apple's slash and burn winner take all tacticts may have awakened a sleeping giant. Love my GS3

14. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

i love samsung products not because of the fact that the products are from samsung rather if u look on any techsite u will see in nearly every techtoplist samsung products are in the range of top 5 (1 to 5) listed. samsung tv´s top! samsung smartphones top! samsung ssd top! samsung ultrabook top! etc... sry 4 my bad english

19. ahilmalik

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

I dont think so that any company had yet surprissed their following as now all the specs are leaked prior to the launch so the only thing which makes the ad popular is the presentation of the phone so all credits goes to the ad agency!!!

21. Hemlocke unregistered

Well, they should, since they spend billions more on advertising than the next closest competitor in the smartphone world. It's all marketing, right?

23. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

the fact that it went viral is that s3's eye catchy specs....

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