WATCH: Samsung directly mocks iPhone X buyers in new commercial

Darryl Esguerra
PUBLISHED November 7, 2017 10:34 am

(Inside Manila) Titled “Growing Up,” Samsung’s latest 1-minute commercial deliberately mocks Apple and iPhone's history of competing with the Samsung Galaxy.

In the time-hopping advertisement, the Korean tech giant insists that its devices have always been a step ahead of Apple’s when it comes to features like screen size, storage space, weatherproofing, and more.

Samsung pokes fun of iPhones’ consistency in running out of space over the years, due to Apple’s constant use of 16GB of storage.

In a time-lapse to 2013, we see the Galaxy Note 3 with its 5.5-inch display, and Apple continuing to use a 4-inch panel for the iPhone 5S.

In 2016 time shift, Samsung brags the waterproof feature on the Galaxy series, while the iPhone sits in a bowl of rice. And in 2017, Samsung ridiculed as well iPhones’ need for dongles after the removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack in the iPhone 7.

The latest Samsung smartphone is the Galaxy Note 8, which was launched in September with dual rear cameras, a 6.3-inch AMOLED 'Infinity Display', and a new and enhanced S Pen with improved pressure sensitivity. The new handset was favorably reviewed prior to its launch, agreeing that the lack of an explosive battery made Samsung's newest device a step up from the Note 7.

In 2016, Samsung recalled its Galaxy Note 7 worldwide when it was found to burst into flames and explode. Is this something Samsung missed in the timeline of its new commercial?



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