Samsung Galaxy Gear ad looks awfully familiar

When you watch Samsung's first ad for its new Galaxy Gear smartwatch, it might look a little familiar. Samsung has spliced together clips of characters from several movies and TV shows, including Dick Tracy, Knight Rider, and the Power Rangers, using communication devices worn on their wrists. This is very similar to Apple's "Hello" advertisement for the iPhone back in 2007:

So what do you think? Is this a tasteful tip of the hat, or a shameless ripoff? Let us know below in the comments.

Source: Samsung USA YouTube page

Joseph Keller

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.