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Samsung’s new Galaxy S II Ad attacks Apple iPhone 4S users

If you thought that the ongoing war between Samsung and Apple may eventually be coming to a halt, think again. Samsung has just upped the ante considerably by releasing a new ad for their Samsung Galaxy S II handset, an ad that takes a direct swipe at Apple’s iPhone 4S.

Samsung certainly do not hold back either, as they poke fun at the iPhone ‘queues’ that generally take place at a new product launch, and this one recreates an iPhone 4S queue, with queuers getting distracted as somebody walks past with a Samsung phone – that being the Galaxy S II.

We hear lines in the ad such as ‘9 hours down, we’re almost in the door’, and ‘If it looks the same, how will people know I upgraded?’ – a direct shot at the iPhone 4S looking similar in appearance to the iPhone 4. Samsung even include the recent complaints about iOS 5 battery life too, as we see one man in the video say ‘Uh oh, blogs are saying that battery looks sketchy’.

In comparison, Samsung highlights the Galaxy S II by users in the video saying that it has a massive screen, and that it has 4G connectivity. Perhaps the biggest standout line in the ad though is when we hear one user say ‘I could never get a Samsung. I’m creative,’ which is another sarcastic attack at Apple.

From a neutral perspective, you have to say that this video from Samsung is pretty amusing, and one which most of you will find funny – maybe not for sensitive iPhone owners. We have a feeling that Apple is inevitably planning to get their own back on Samsung though, and we predict that they’ll release a new ad of their own to hit back.

If you own a Samsung Galaxy S II or an iPhone 4S, watch the video below and let us know what you think of it. Harmless fun, right folks?

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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