Samsung's Latest Galaxy S4 Commercial is Super Bizarre

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The_Trutherizer

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To me the add is surprisingly honest.

I've long had the feeling that consumer preference of smartphone is based on a phone's perceived ability to turn them into hip ninjas. I just didn't know how exactly to put it into words till now.
 

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shwetanshu: "They got what they went out to seek. Because there is no such thing as bad publicity." <-- umm... of course there is. There's scandals that can cost a company massive marketshare (money), tarnish reputation that can take years to recover.

Wait, lemme guess, you think Toyota and their acceleration issue that cost them multi-millions of dollars in recall costs, lost sales, marketshare, fines from governments and tarnished their reputation was not bad publicity?

Or when a meat producers has people dying from a disease due to contaminated products that's not bad publicity?

What universe do you live on? iGalaxy Sheep World I guess...
 

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I have an S4... but that's just one WEIRD commercial... I get the apple, the sheep... But dancing ninjas?!? WTF!!!?!

Eating the apple was a nice touch. But lose the ninjas or whatever they were. That was just dumb and dropped the rating in my eyes. Good to that point.
 

Sigurgeir Helgason

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I don't think this ad was created by Samsung Global just by a small Icelandic company for the Icelandic market. The point of the ad is that Iphone doesn't understand Icelandic while Samsung S4 does. I don't really think Samsung Global would like to put their name to this ad at all, this is done on very cheap budget (almost none I would think) and isn't in Samsung's quality standards.
 

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their budget must have been small, guy that can dance and flip, a sheep, a troupe of dancers(friends of flippy guy) dressed as ninjas and some apples..., the end.
 

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Sigurgeir Helgason hit the nail on the head. This ad was done for Iceland - and it shows the quirks of Icelandic humour. You wouldn't be seeing this ad anywhere else, except for the power of the Internet.

I am a Western Icelander.
 

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Whoa whoa whoa... No need to get all sentimental there.It is clear that I meant All publicity is good if it is intelligent. The thought behind the proverb had been expressed earlier by Oscar Wilde: "The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about."

While I agree that bad publicity can yield devastating results for a company, I think what’s at the heart of the idea that of that phrase is the thought that while it puts negative energy toward the organization, it also gives them a unique chance to be in the spotlight, respond well to the negativity, and come back stronger for it.
 

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I get it... I think.

Using an iPhone is as useful as trying to use a piece of fruit as a smartphone. Their way of saying it is shite.

The GS4 is much better as it has 4 'ninja fast and responsive' cores (only 4 of the 8 cores work at any one time).

I think it is also suggesting that the GS4 has bigger RAM. :)

At least that is how I interpret the advert.
 

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I love how mature people are. Why does liking one product vs another have to devolve into insults? If it works for you and you like it more power to you.
 
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