|Mar 20, 2014, 09:35 AM||#1|
Samsung Bashes the iPad, Microsoft Surface and Kindle in New Ad
Samsung has released a new anti-Apple advertisement that highlights the perceived shortcomings of the iPad in comparison to Samsung's new Galaxy Tab Pro and Galaxy Note Pro tablets. Targeting not only Apple, the ad also criticizes Microsoft's Surface tablet and the Amazon Kindle.
The ad uses three scenarios to highlight the advantages of the Galaxy Pro series over its competitors. The first is a business conference call, during which the Galaxy owner is able to talk and simultaneously send a report because of the Galaxy's multitasking feature that allows him to display multiple Android applications at once on the screen. There's also a slight jab at the Microsoft Surface, which is ridiculed for being "computer-like" because of its keyboard, battery pack and mouse.
The ad then switches to more personal uses of the tablet with a quick dig at Amazon's Kindle device, which can only read books, while the Galaxy can pull up YouTube videos during a book club meeting. The harshest comment comes at the end when two ladies at a spa are comparing their iPad and Galaxy tablets. The discourse on the lower screen resolution of the iPad (2048-by-1536 resolution) when compared to the Galaxy Pro (2560-by-1600 resolution) ends with a condescending smile from the Galaxy owner when the iPad owner retorts that her iPad has "the retina thingy."
Samsung has a history of chiding its competitors in commercials, so it's not surprising to see the Korean company take on the iPad shortly after unveiling its Galaxy Pro series earlier this year.
The Galaxy Note Pro features Samsung's S-Pen technology, while the Tab Pro is the company's standard tablet. The Galaxy Note Pro is available in a 12.2-inch size, while the Galaxy Tab Pro ships with 12.2, 10.1 or 8.4-inch displays.
Article Link: Samsung Bashes the iPad, Microsoft Surface and Kindle in New Ad
|Mar 20, 2014, 09:36 AM||#3|
I've gotta say, of all the Samsung ads I've seen, that one wasn't half bad. Still not great, and still a little on the 'bullied scared kid' side of the shoving match, but not half bad.
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|Mar 20, 2014, 09:38 AM||#9|
Also, competition is good, people. Apple has more reason to innovate/produce better products when they have competitors doing things (ex. here's hoping the next iPad can have two apps side by side).
Still don't get why I can't save a Word File from an email on my iPhone without some third-party app.
|Mar 20, 2014, 09:39 AM||#11|
Hilarious. I'm not a big surface fan personally, but to put the ability to use a keyboard and mouse as a negative is terrible IMO. Thank god for having a real OS for the my business and personal needs. I find it hilarious that they chop down the ipad for lack of multitasking (which is well deserved) but do that while sitting next to a windows tablet which obviously trounces it in multitasking, windows, etc.
What would the world be like if laptops were released with iOS?
|Mar 20, 2014, 09:41 AM||#17|
they keep beating a dead horse with the same iPad "limitations". in the real world everyone uses iPads and loves them.
15" MBP/iphone 6 Plus 128gb/ipad Air 64gb/ipod nano/apple tv 3rd gen.
|Mar 20, 2014, 09:43 AM||#22|
|Mar 20, 2014, 09:43 AM||#23|
I have a collection of Apple stickers from my Apple product purchases - they are white (the stickers not the products)
|Mar 20, 2014, 09:43 AM||#25|
For the love of every one please , stop referring to mac vs PC ads , these are not the same . I genuinely hate samsung but these ads are not that bad. Samsung has products with decent internals , their hardware designs and software are what out me off
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