New Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Commercial Attacks Apple for iPhone 6 Plus

Samsung has introduced a new ad for its upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 4, talking about how the company first introduced the Galaxy Note series in 2011 and popularized the "phablet" form factor while calling out Apple for making the similarly sized iPhone 6 Plus three years later.


The ad begins recounting the history of the Galaxy Note before talking about some of the features of the device, like multi-window multitasking and its S-Pen stylus. The ad then shows articles from online publications criticizing Samsung for releasing the original Galaxy Note due to the device's large size before showing articles praising Apple for releasing the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus.

Finally, the ad shows select tweets from users criticizing Apple for releasing the iPhone 6 Plus three years after Samsung started the Galaxy Note line of devices. The commercial ends with the release date for the new device.

Samsung has continually created advertising going after Apple, its products and its fan base, famously depicting people ogling the Samsung Galaxy S2 while waiting in line outside an Apple Store for the newest iPhone mode. More recently, Samsung published a series of web ads poking fun at Apple's September 9 special events and rolled out a "Wall Huggers" ad campaign that pokes fun at the iPhone's battery life.

Top Rated Comments

gmanist1000 Avatar
107 months ago
Free advertising for Apple. People may not have known about a larger iPhone... until this ad.

Thanks Samsung!
Score: 234 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Dulcimer Avatar
107 months ago
I wonder if Samsung ever thanked Apple for the fingerprint sensor.
Score: 200 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bmwooden17 Avatar
107 months ago
I'm glad Apple doesn't have to stoop this low in order to make their products look better.
Score: 192 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Spamail Avatar
107 months ago
Ya, it's called product-market fit

Their lameness aside, I relish in the fact that :apple:Pay isn't something Samsung will ever be able to copycat -- it's such a precise and deliberate blend of hardware, software (OS), patents, business deals, existing assets (credit cards via iTunes), etc.

Peace, Samsung.
Score: 92 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sweatshop Avatar
107 months ago
I dislike when a company has to resort to making others look bad to sell product.... I'd rather they emphasize their own strengths than others weaknesses


*edit- Yes I am aware of the "Im a Mac" ads that ended 5 years ago
Score: 92 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Casiotone Avatar
107 months ago
Scared, aren't they?
Score: 86 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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