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Samsung’s new ads target the ‘double dongle’ life and other iPhone limitations

Samsung is back with new advertisements that poke fun at the iPhone and arch-rival Apple as part of the Ingenius series. The name is a play on the Genius Bar found in Apple stores, where employees are tasked with providing support to consumers and also give them a reason to buy the iPhone. And the four ads that have been released on YouTube talk about a different aspect of the iPhone and how the Galaxy S9 does it better, telling us to “upgrade to Galaxy.”

Gist of the ads? The Galaxy S9 does it better

The first ad was released earlier last week and has the consumer straight up pointing out the fact that the iPhone X doesn’t have the fastest download speeds. The employee’s answer? “But it is faster than the iPhone 8.” It’s a somewhat silly ad considering download speeds aren’t a feature the average consumer looks for when shopping for a new phone, but the other three ads are rather spot on.

The funniest one is the one where a guy asks what he is supposed to do when he wants to use his wired headphones and charge the iPhone at the same time. A “double dongle” is the solution, following which the consumer throws in a double entendre by saying “that sounds explicit.” This is probably the one that hits the hardest, even though the headphone jack has been removed from their flagships by more than just Apple.

The other two videos talk about the camera and the lack of a fast charger in the iPhone X retail box. In the former, the employee himself points out that the customer has been reading DxOMark scores, where the Galaxy S9 scores higher. The fast charger ad, meanwhile, makes fun of the fact that the consumer has to first buy a USB Type-C to Lightning cable and then splurge on Apple’s official fast charger to take advantage of fast charging, a feature that debuted on the tenth-anniversary iPhone.

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Biransahin
Biransahin

Lol. Great. Love it.

GS7edge
GS7edge

Making fun of Apple while Samsung market share is being crushed by chinese OEMs

RoadRunner99
RoadRunner99

They used to make fun of Apple using sealed-in batteries. Enjoy the features while they last.

locarno
locarno

what mean sealed-in batteries ?

DareDevil01
DareDevil01

So like, why are you here?? The s10 will have a headphone jack still because Samsung LISTENS to their customers, they brought back MicroSD and water resistance with the S7 and made the battery much bigger because they LISTEN. There’s no going back to removable back covers for obvious reasons.

strazzi
strazzi

Don’t cry litle boy. all know that apple sucks ass. Even apple users know that. XD