Apple debuts new iPhone ‘God Phone’ print ad (with image)

Apple has debuted a new iPhone print ad in a national (U.S.) campaign that seems to play off the “Jesus Phone” or “God Phone” sobriquet that some have used to refer to iPhone. The advertisement features an image that’s more than a little reminiscent of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel fresco, “The Creation of Adam,” along with the tagline, “Touching is believing.”

If we follow Michelangelo’s positioning of Adam on the left and God on the right, the iPhone was created directly by and/or is God’s phone (as if He needed a phone).

Here’s the back cover of the August 2007 issue of Details Magazine:


God Phone.

104 Comments

  1. The iPhone ad is nice. I like the minimalist approach and the caption. The image, however, doesn’t do it for me.

    MDN Take: Priceless.

    @blacklisted

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  2. I am starting to think it might be a good idea for MDN to set up iPhone Daily News because although it’s pretty interesting to hear Apple are kicking ass with the iPhone I am getting withdrawal symptoms from the regular Mac News.

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