“The latest in a series of Samsung Galaxy S II ads jabbing Apple also appears to have also gotten key facts wrong,” Electronista reports. “A handful of iPhone fans lined up are asked by a T-Mobile Galaxy S II owner why they’re still in line and say that 36 hours is a small price to pay to ‘keep all my music.’ He promptly shoots back that he has all his playlists, his music streams from the cloud, and has ‘tons of places’ to buy his movies.”
“While the main ad and other mini-ads derived from it have largely touched on more objective claims like larger screens and 4G, the new ad is odd in that it appears to skip facts that would deflate its claims,” Electronista reports. “Anyone with an iTunes Match account can also get all their music in the cloud, and iPhone users have the same access to alternatives like Rdio, Slacker, and Spotify for on-demand music streaming. Likewise, they aren’t locked into iTunes for movies and can use Netflix or alternatives.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Note that, despite several Samsung commercials using this theme, the iPhone fans never get out of line.
These commercials are designed to keep the sheep in the pen. The iPhone 4S and Siri obviously have Samsung playing defense.