“Samsung has drawn criticism Monday after viewers realized that it was reusing a child actress from an iPhone 4S ad for a Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE spot,” Electronista reports.

“The 30-second segment (below), since pulled from Samsung’s official YouTube account, has the same actress as seen in an iPhone 4S camera ad,” Electronista reports. “It also takes a slightly Apple-like tack in focusing on the human side of using a tablet rather than Samsung’s usual emphasis on hardware.”

Electronista reports that Samsung is “facing numerous lawsuits and trade disputes for allegedly copying the iPad with its existing Galaxy Tab line. Fueling suspicion may be Samsung’s demonstrated overeagerness to beat Apple directly; it vowed to change the Galaxy Tab 10.1 after being caught off-guard by the iPad 2 and, conveniently, had a more iPad 2-like design in just five weeks.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Apple ought to immediately announce that their executive team just held hands and swan dived off the Empire State Building, then wait a week or so to announce that it was all just a New Year’s joke and, “Oh, yeah, our condolences to Samsung on the unfortunate pancaking of their executive team.”

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Jai Gill” for the heads up.]

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