Samsung shoots ad with child actress from iPhone 4S commercial

Samsung shoots ad with child actress from iPhone 4S commercial
Apple argues that Samsung is “slavishly copying” its products, but while the courts are busy figuring out where’s the truth in that, Samsung just keeps on making some weird decisions. This time, it released an ad for its Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE featuring the very same cute girl actress from... the iPhone 4S camera commercial. 

The advertisement is Korea-bound, and the company has already pulled it from its YouTube page, but once it’s gotten on the Internet you can’t hide it. In case you haven’t seen the iPhone 4S ad, we’ve embedded both commercials below.

A coincidence? Or aren’t there any other cute child actresses out there? Has Samsung copied Apple? Let us know your thoughts after seeing this in the comments below.

source: TheVerge




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40 Comments

37. musi722

Posts: 46; Member since: Dec 15, 2011

come one guys wake up! you try to say that just this girl can act on TV ads!

38. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

hmm.. should we send out the Taco sniffers? you couldnt pointlessly troll harder if you tried.

33. atheisticemetic

Posts: 377; Member since: Dec 18, 2011

you cant copyright an actress. apple is just finding a way to slow down their competition. it would have been nice however to see subtitles to see what the Samsung tablet was advertising (did they specify camera features?). Other than that I dont see how apple has any ground to sue. YET ANOTHER reason i will not buy an apple product...is it wrong when i say that companies should grow up and learn to get along? ;)

32. mukrenol

Posts: 92; Member since: Sep 03, 2011

another thing, the little girl notes: apple are for outdoor photo shooting samsung is for multitasking (watch books, movies, play, etc)

31. Pdubb

Posts: 250; Member since: Aug 08, 2011

Only with electronics I guess. I know I have seen the same people in other commercials for competing companies. I once saw a guy in a McDonald's spot and then the saw him in a Burger King spot. We should look past the companies and realize that this girl is working in an economy that has many people out of work how about that. Apple and Samsung are doing good!!

30. mukrenol

Posts: 92; Member since: Sep 03, 2011

that is so smart of samsung how watch to see if apple gonna sue the little actress and samsung along with it i will die laughing if apple did make that move hahahahahahahhahahahaha

25. musi722

Posts: 46; Member since: Dec 15, 2011

down with s...........................

29. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

musi722 I think it's about time you stop doing this to yourself. it's not healthy, I'm telling you. Stop bn angry at ppl that makes Billions of dollars, while you sit in your bedroom in front of you pc (or iPhone 3G). It aint healthy bro (unless ur a ......)

23. 9_HeLLs_oF_DrOid

Posts: 127; Member since: Jan 02, 2012

Messing with Apple eh Samsung? Even though I own a SE, I'm in love with you Samsung. Keep it up.

21. Abdul92

Posts: 43; Member since: Aug 23, 2011

Really Samsung... all the child actresses in the world and you pick the one that your arch enemy uses and call it your own... such a shame. I'm just waiting for the day when Apple and Samsung confess their love for one another and finally make out. I think their love child would be great.

28. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Ahm! I dont know if it's me or my English (Its my second language), but did Samsung said anything about owning the actress, lol. Somebody help me out here. #I'llDieForMyiPhone

20. catfacepanda

Posts: 16; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

I personally don't care for either Apple or Samsung, but this is pretty funny. Samsung is obviously messing with them to see how far they can push, and I think it's entertaining. I hope they keep it up, just for the simple fact that Apple continues to prove that they are a company with a permanent stick up the ass and it's really funny to watch them get all huffy and flustered over things that will ultimately benefit the consumers in the end.

18. musi722

Posts: 46; Member since: Dec 15, 2011

oops samy looks have no job except coping Apple !

36. aztaxia12295

Posts: 272; Member since: Nov 22, 2009

bad trolling is bad

17. doubler86

Posts: 320; Member since: Jan 26, 2011

I can't believe no one stated the obvious. She's just representing the world, it's another apple user that made the switch to android. ;-)

27. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

LOL, hehehehe, Myb I might get me some SGS3 not iPhone 5, hay!

5. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

I love that Samsung is trying to step on Apple's toes as much as possible. GO SAMMY!

11. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

exactly.. this is just another shot fired in the "lets legally annoy apple as much as possible for being a douche" campaign.

4. RazaAsad

Posts: 100; Member since: Nov 24, 2011

Samsung is putting its shoe on Apple`s tail, I like it.

3. ivanko34

Posts: 617; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

Lol I imagine the rage of apple fans But the Samsung ad is much better And so apple tries to make believe they invented the 8M camera lol

34. Baseballer

Posts: 132; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

They got probably the best 8mp camera for phones just saying haha. But yea the samsung ad's are way better and funnier! Especially the tmobile ones.

2. hunted

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

Why samsung is doing like this? Oh!! i believe the girl is not patented for Apple

6. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

lol, as an Apple fan, i see nothing wrong with this, she is just an actress, pls Apple fans dont start, Samsung is not copying anything, our beloved Apple took ideas THAT ALREADY EXISTED aND made them slicker and smooth, so if anybody else is copying is our beloved Apple, hay dont shoot me, Steve Jobs said it. #HowAboutThat, so lets all stop it with copying bs, wenlive in an innovation age, meaning we take someone else`s idea and make it better, which is more like copying, which is what Apple does, and they r very good at it. But i gatta give it up for their marketing department

7. tacohunter

Posts: 408; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

your comment doesn't explain why samsung pulled the video from youtube.

8. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

Neither does yours. Who cares.. she's an actress. The only way there is wrong doing is if she is under contract with apple.. Samsungs ads have been going directly after apple. How much more direct can u be than using the same people.

9. tacohunter

Posts: 408; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

You shouldn't assume. forgot this article?http://www.phonearena.com/news/Samsungs-screenshot-of-shame-surfaces-borrowed-from..-an-iPhone_id23056 Samsung shouldn't use to much from other companies.

10. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

Lol.. who is assuming the worst? I didn't assume anything. Your the one jumping to nefarious conclusions.. oi. The point stands that unless she is under exclusive contracts with apple there is no wrong doing... or did apple invent cute child actresses while i wasn't looking?

12. tacohunter

Posts: 408; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

You shoudn't assume i just assumed that. I assumed something else.

13. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

did you wake up today and think... "man.. how can I be pointless and annoying today??" Lol

14. tacohunter

Posts: 408; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

lol you are now the one raging at me. the only thing you forgot is ***** and **** to make your comment complete

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