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Weird LG Optimus Pad commercial features kicking Steve Jobs Street Fighter style

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Weird LG Optimus Pad commercial features kicking Steve Jobs Street Fighter style
Now, that's probably been in the making way before Steve Jobs announced he will be on medical leave from Apple, but LG is at it again, with a commercial that leaves you scratching your head.

The company that is not a stranger to weird commercials with villains named Applehead (also embedded below just for kicks), and is splurging on huge neon signs on Times Square regardless of last year's Q3 financial results in the mobile division, has a fun section in one of its LG Optimus Pad tablet promo videos.

We won't tell you what it is, you can see for yourself at around 1:00 in the video below, we'll just say that it ends up badly for a single-core fighter with the face of Apple's CEO, kicked by the dual-core Optimus. Make of it what you will, but it looks like weird commercials are the norm at this year's MWC, Sony Ericsson notwithstanding.

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posted on 14 Feb 2011, 14:53 1

1. 530gemini (Posts: 2198; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)

I don't think this commercial would help LG at all. Tacky.

posted on 14 Feb 2011, 15:15

2. fb_dragon76 (Posts: 19; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)

lol its funny.. its anime fun

posted on 14 Feb 2011, 18:05 2

3. JeffdaBeat (unregistered)

It's just kind of lame... if you don't want to be a poor man's iPhone then stop reminding people of Apple. It's kind of like in sales where you don't diss your competition because it makes you look bad. If your phone is so awesome, it should be able to stand on its own without name dropping...

posted on 15 Feb 2011, 01:00 2

6. PhoneLuver (Posts: 481; Member since: 05 Jul 2010)

Totally agree with you! For Android to finally come into its own, manufacturers and fanboys have to stop bashing other OS'. It's getting old and boring to tell the truth!

posted on 15 Feb 2011, 08:06

7. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

this and the optimus commercial make LG look soo bad :/ why the mindless bashing!? cant they learn from Motorola that in its current commercials look to be an alternate great method for smartphones...

posted on 14 Feb 2011, 21:23

4. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)

the name dropping is needed because iphone users are sheeple, they need to be reminded they have an inferior product to knock their ego down.

posted on 15 Feb 2011, 00:40

5. E.N. (Posts: 2610; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)

so stupid

posted on 17 Feb 2011, 12:34

8. chinakidoliver.iab (Posts: 75; Member since: 07 Dec 2010)


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