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Samsung wants you to #ExpectMore with the Galaxy S5 in hilarious new ads

Samsung wants you to #ExpectMore with the Galaxy S5 in hilarious new ads
Whether it is because you want a little privacy, or are worried about your job, or you take your smartphone with you to the bathroom (if you’re denying, you’re lying), Samsung has captured the mentality perfectly with these funny new short ads for the Galaxy S5.

What does your job have to do with the Galaxy S5? Well, if you get an important call from your boss, you do not want to get caught with a low battery. That’s where the Galaxy S5’s Ultra Power Saving Mode comes in handy.

Then there’s privacy, maybe you take a lot of pictures of your cat (the internet would not exist were it not for cats), or a lot of selfies with your cat. Point being, when you want to show someone one particular picture, you may not want them to start paging through your whole gallery because lord knows what else you might have in there.  The Galaxy S5 has privacy settings for that.

Finally, everyone’s nightmare come true, losing your phone to the depths of the toilet. There really isn’t anywhere to go with that other than water resistant or not, we think recovery of your Galaxy S5 should be directly tied to whether the dropping incident occurred before or after certain business was conducted, because you might just need to let things go.

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posted on 26 May 2014, 18:26 8

3. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)

It takes a lot of ads to sell features not a lot of people care about.

posted on 26 May 2014, 18:33 2

4. iushnt (Posts: 2260; Member since: 06 Feb 2013)

That's the impressive part!!

posted on 26 May 2014, 18:43 19

7. tech2 (Posts: 3487; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)

Why not watch the ads before commenting for once ?

How is water resistance and Ultrapowersaving mode features people don't care about ?

posted on 26 May 2014, 18:48 8

8. Gawain (Posts: 426; Member since: 15 Apr 2010)

He's omnipotent, so he saw the ads before they were even created.

posted on 26 May 2014, 19:01 2

11. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)

Why not ask me if I watched the ads before running your mouth, for once?

Billions of phones sold without water resistance. Obviously not an impediment to phone sales. Phones lost due to falling in sink while person is what... washing their hands? Some very small number.

Number of jobs lost due to angry boss, golf course, and employee unable to say "my battery is low" --> zero. Having more battery life is great. Having some battery saving mode to switch into that is almost like a phone reboot into isn't so great. especially with 30 seconds of battery life left.

Some girl who wants to control "flippers" when she gives her phone to someone to look at images. Private mode is a hassle. How many people are going to use it and want to be switching back and forth and having to remember which picture is in which place? Again, billions of phones sold without "private mode" doesn't give one the sense this a feature that everyone needs. Maybe just a "share one photo" button is all that is needed?

posted on 26 May 2014, 19:18 11

13. Gawain (Posts: 426; Member since: 15 Apr 2010)

So you really can't see the humor attempt with these videos? Such unhappy people here....

Basically what you're saying is that even these "modest" innovations were unnecessary and we should just halt all progress, no matter how incremental.

posted on 26 May 2014, 19:24 4

15. Arte-8800 (banned) (Posts: 4562; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)

Why complain about feautres which is good for the coming years

Wouldn't you like to be sharp and very knowledgeable, just a theory explaining what extra feautres are for

Fully loaded
Fully speced

posted on 27 May 2014, 01:55 3

25. tech2 (Posts: 3487; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)

lol........its a funny way of advertising. You don't necessarily have those problems but those features may be useful in your own personal way in your day to day life. Ads aren't made to be taken literally.

Talk about lack of common sense. Such a sad life you must have.

posted on 27 May 2014, 03:05 3

29. The13thKing (banned) (Posts: 849; Member since: 26 Feb 2014)

Oh yes i would like water resistance as i always tend to drop my phone because of my active lifestyle and yes there are many times my phone wouldve ended up in the sink. And no its not 30 seconds of battery its 15% and again old guy i would like to use it for texting a couple of hours not 15 minutes. And wow private mode is now useless? I would not store everyday pics in it but i would store private kissing and cuddling pics and also embarassing stuff i dont want people to see. Just because your sony is featureless doesnt mean people dont need certain stuff. Good luck, old guy

posted on 27 May 2014, 02:58 2

27. The13thKing (banned) (Posts: 849; Member since: 26 Feb 2014)

Well yes an old sony guy like you in a nursery home doesnt need ultra power saving. But a person on the move like me and others, while using the phone for 10 hours if not more per day makes ultra power saving mode a deal breaker for me when i had to chose between note and s, having my battery focused on texting or just on standby for calls. Yes, every feature samsung has but cr@p faiil companies like htc and sony dont have it becomes a gimmick or hey we dont need it. Well no one cares about your zf@rt as numbers are here to prove it.

posted on 27 May 2014, 08:46

34. Arte-8800 (banned) (Posts: 4562; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)

My Note3 and all Galaxy phones are made with cheap dustbin bendable plastic. Apple and Sony Htc users don't care about these feautres, cause quality and premium build with weight is the utmost to them

Toyota and Ford sells more than Bmw and Merc

posted on 27 May 2014, 11:03 1

38. The13thKing (banned) (Posts: 849; Member since: 26 Feb 2014)

I would take a MUSTANG any day over any German car. but it's not about cars. please tell me how bmws and Mercedes are featureless? they have tons of features your head gets lost when you go into one. Same happened to me when my dad bought a 7 series. this reminds me of Samsung as elderly people get lost while using it as Samsung tends to build phones more for the active and younger generation that would enjoy exploring every feature inside. Comparing a BMW to an iPhone or any other featureless phone is useless as these cars come full to the max in terms of features while the iphone and other old guy cr@p companies keep it simple as it's easier to build a "simple" phone and have an excuse for it rather than build a phone full of features. yes features depend on geeks and young people. old people could get a classic rectangular phone made of 1981 mercedes benz E280 metal as I said above. oh, they build em like the old days. long live the zombie of michael jackson, a friend of sony. AND HEY, YOU NEVER OWNED A NOTE 3.

posted on 27 May 2014, 11:44

39. Arte-8800 (banned) (Posts: 4562; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)


I have the Note3 Exynos rooted and overclocked

I'm a big Samsung and Exynos Soc fan, so your point invalidated

You missunderstood my post

Toyota and Ford are Samsung Galaxy, cause you said it sells well and numbers count

posted on 27 May 2014, 13:21

40. The13thKing (banned) (Posts: 849; Member since: 26 Feb 2014)

Toyota and Ford does not have the features BMW have, so does sony and htc when compared to Samsung .. and cars are cars .. phones are phones .. oh, you own a Samsung and go spread hate on every Samsung article

posted on 27 May 2014, 20:52

41. simpleas (Posts: 196; Member since: 30 Apr 2014)

Seriously, I couldn't stop laughing with the indian dude. Folks, this is why Samsung is King (although they make the ugliest handsets), they have what people want and the damn ads are hilarious.

posted on 26 May 2014, 20:21 1

17. fzacek (Posts: 2486; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)

Phone flippers aren't such a problem unless you have nude pics on your phone...

posted on 27 May 2014, 06:31

33. AfterShock (Posts: 3698; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)

Every comment about the girl video removed.
I wonder why, huh.

posted on 27 May 2014, 08:55

35. joey_sfb (Posts: 6601; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)

Just the way she would have it. Lol!

posted on 27 May 2014, 09:44

36. frustyak (Posts: 225; Member since: 08 Mar 2010)

I #ExpectMore responsiveness from TouchWiz.
I #ExpectMore available built-in storage.

posted on 27 May 2014, 10:15

37. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)

Those are some of Samsung's poorer ads.

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