Samsung offers a blueprint for the Apple iPhone 7 in latest jab at its rival

Samsung offers a blueprint for the Apple iPhone 7 in latest jab at its rival
Thanks to our loyal reader Alex, we have a copy of a local newspaper ad that Samsung ran for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. On the top of the ad is a "blueprint" for the Galaxy Note 4. On the bottom, the copy reads, "Dear Apple. Here's a headstart for the iPhone 7." Samsung has been feeling the heat ever since the Apple iPhone 6 Plus was released on September 19th. The manufacturer decided to move up the launch of its new high-end phablet in order to counter Apple's first phablet-sized iPhone.

We've seen Samsung take on Apple in the past with commercials that made fun of those who wait in line for the latest iPhone. Now, the #Bendgate issue has handed Samsung a whole new subject matter it can use. Back in 2010, when Antennagate plagued the Apple iPhone 4, it was Motorola that took the opportunity to hit Apple where it hurt.

With the Motorola DROID X soon to be released, the manufacturer ran an ad that made fun of a comment made by Steve Jobs. Jobs told Apple iPhone 4 owners that they were holding the phone wrong, causing an abrupt drop in signal strength. In Motorola's ad, the company mentioned the phone's dual antenna system that "allows you to hold the phone anyway you like."

You can check out the new newspaper ad from Samsung along with that classic Motorola ad, by clicking on the slideshow below.


Thanks for the tip, Alex!

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Galaxy Note 4
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 3.7 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3220 mAh(20h 3G talk time)

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91 Comments

1. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

I wonder why they never take a shot at Apple's profits.

2. wilsong17 unregistered

U mean the profit they get from dumb sh33p?

3. AlikMalix unregistered

What did you call me?

9. sarb009

Posts: 322; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

An animal that is quadrupedal, ruminant mammal typically kept as livestock.

5. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

>uses that term to describe people with different opinions @ k then.

19. vandroid

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

Funny that you people always poke at ish33p but never talk about the sh33p who buy Samsung phones.

37. aba71983

Posts: 807; Member since: Jul 24, 2014

Oh yeah! Wilsong17 is iSh33p, iDroid, iShame, iTroll, iTouchWizLag. Lmao, iDroid.

62. na7noo7

Posts: 278; Member since: Mar 29, 2014

It makes me laugh when Apple fanboys call Android fanboys iDroids.

81. JMartin22

Posts: 2391; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Can't they like, ban you, or something? Having to see your dribble in the comment section is killing our brains.

42. Kakarotto

Posts: 255; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

Because they are not sh33ps. They are wise humans.

43. Sreddy unregistered

a wise human will not own a phone..its not whats needed to be alive

79. vandroid

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

Right wise just because their galaxy device is superior in specs but has sh*t software. They are no smarter than ish33p and that's the truth.

53. geordie8t1 unregistered

because for the most part, people who buy android and samsung or any device apart from apple, generally will NOT queue outside a shop for 7 days to buy a piece of yearly updated technology lol..... its a PHONE and a weak one as well! lol, so yeah they are sh33p

66. MasterSyrron

Posts: 59; Member since: Dec 08, 2012

*blinks innocently* Say what now? Why does this guy keep following me around with a pair of shears?

87. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Because we aren't (s)heep. Here is why we aren't (s)heep. We don't make purchases based on what is popular, we purchase based on knowledge and need. We don't purchase based on price or recommendation. Android phones can get expensive, so if w buy one that is, we made a knowingly decision specifically. We don't purchase a phone because it matches our shoes, or favor dress or purse. We aren't yuppies with to much money to waste.

26. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Are you under the impression profit is different depending on where the money is coming from? Plain and simple, money is money.

60. nathan.carter

Posts: 416; Member since: Aug 11, 2014

Money is money, a smart person wouldnt buy an iPhone if money is money. Cause I need my money more than your business does.

38. engineer-1701d unregistered

because that money gos to samsung for chips and other things they buy from sammy

45. uzimafioso

Posts: 469; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

Some of it does but remember the bill of materials for the iPhone...

78. cheetah2k

Posts: 2300; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

There are no Samsung components in the iphone 6 series...

40. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

you r shep too but samsung shep

48. LiquidGalaxy

Posts: 332; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Yep, all 10 million of the people that bought iPhones are sh33p....course they are...I think they are just people who prefer the better product. Idiot fandroid..

61. nathan.carter

Posts: 416; Member since: Aug 11, 2014

No the 10 million people that bought the iphone think like you. If im spending $1000 its got to be the best right?

88. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

A lot of them yes...All of them? Not likely!

28. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

like how apple milking their sh33p?

57. jeff327

Posts: 87; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

Why would you care if anyone talks about Apple's profits? You should be embarrassed the a company that makes endless amounts of money do not put it back into the company to make a phone that does not bend. No ifs ands and buts. A phone should not bend under any normal circumstances. Instead you accept the fact they give their customers an inferior product but brag about how much money they make. Which by the way they make, not you. In my world that is absolutely embarrassing. I would never let anyone take advantage of me like that and not only do nothing about it but defend it. Sorry but there is something a little misguided with that attitude.

86. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Because they have better sale numbers? Better retail availability? They actually make their own stuff? Money isn't everything.

90. thebluebadger

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 02, 2014

Yeah it's pretty obvious that people just get iphones because they don't know anything about phones so they just go for the trusted brand apple even though they are in no way high end but seemed to be priced that way.

4. rbasky61

Posts: 34; Member since: Jan 21, 2012

Sammy should just think of their own innovations and beyond not from others. Ads already run out? Poor Sammy.. starts to rot.

6. tedkord

Posts: 17482; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

They do, like the one handed mode that Apple copied (poorly) on the iPhone 6 plus.

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