Samsung's latest Galaxy S5 ad pokes fun at iPhone battery
Samsung's latest Galaxy S5 ad takes square aim at iPhone users, particularly as they're huddled around the few wall outlets scattered around an airport. Meanwhile, smug S5 owners can switch on ultra power saving mode or pop in an extra battery pack.
Samsung has had some ads in the past along the same vein, and even the more recent ads still put Apple squarely in their sights. Even if these are well done (and many argue they're not), there are still plenty of people that are perfectly happy with their iPhone battery life. Funnily enough BlackBerry CEO John Chen called iPhone users wall huggers back in March, as pointed out by Jordan Kahn.
What do you guys think of the ads? Are they effective, or remotely true to life? Are you satisfied with your iPhone's battery life?
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By the way, everyone charges their battery at the airport regardless of the phone, because it's gonna be a long flight, not because it's low on %age.
Moreover, people having trouble with batteries every single day (hence, a REAL ISSUE with battery), will either buy a battery-pack stuff protection whatever, or change their phone. Or use an iPad for some of their task, awesome beast.
Instead of fitting a bigger battery Apple make it thinner. Because everybody I know complains about the thickness of the phone while extolling the virtues of its great battery. NOT!
It's that simple.
And by plenty, you mean somewhere between 10 and 20? Single worst thing about iPhone is battery life, hands down. I would pay extra for a phone that was twice as thick, twice as heavy, if it had twice the battery life. Here's hoping for a THICKER iPhone 6...
If this was a car commercial it would be like this:
-We see cars from the competition at gas stations filling up
-Ad makes fun of the competition gas mileage
-"Samsung" car low fuel light is on
-Girl in Samsung car pushes a button that shuts off the air conditioner and automatically reduces the speed to save gas
-Guy in other Samsung car is almost out of gas so he pulls over and uses a jerry can of gas that came with the car People have mentioned he Mac vs PC ads but they were successful because they pointed out flaws with Windows in areas that were superior with the Mac. They also (accurately) pointed out that people had more "fun" with Macs than PC based computers. I personally don't like ads that make fun of competition but at least those were done well and were true. Sent from the iMore App
Too FUCKING LAZY TO CHARGE OUR PHONES.
TOO FUCKING ATTACHED TO OUR PHONES.
DON'T WANT TO MISS THE NEXT BIG, N O T H I N G !