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Commercial shows Apple fans camped out for the iPhone 4S, marveling at the Samsung Galaxy S II

The past year's events have made it pretty clear that Apple and Samsung aren't the best of friends. Apple initially accused Samsung of copying Apple's iPhone and iPad designs when developing the Galaxy line, and a long list of lawsuits have been launched back and forth ever since around the globe.

Apple may have successfully killed Samsung's sales in some countries outside the U.S., but Samsung isn't going to take this lying down. In its latest commercial for the Galaxy S ll, Samsung makes fun of Apple fanboys by portraying a scene where they're all waiting in line hours in advance for the next release. While waiting, the fanboys are noticing passerby with phones that are "magnificent," and of course the phones in question are Galaxy S ll's.

The fanboys make pompous comments while waiting in line, such as "If it looks the same, how will people know I upgraded?" and an exchange between two fanboys that goes as follows:

Fanboy 1: I could never get a Samsung, I'm creative.

Fanboy 2: Dude you're a barista.

Check it out for youselves:

Source: YouTube



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RE: Poor taste
By TakinYourPoints on 11/24/2011 5:43:39 AM , Rating: 2
Pretty much. Fanboys of any kind are annoying, and this gives Android fanboys a chance to go hurr durr.

And as you said, it does this by attacking a "type" rather than selling based on the merit of the device alone. With slower hardware/performance and weak developer/enterprise support, the Galaxy is a hard sell if you go by facts alone. Might as well attack "iDrones" instead. At least they pointed out the bigger screen, that's one legit reason.


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