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Samsung indirectly mocked the Google Pixel 3 XL notch on Twitter

Samsung has been known to make fun of Apple products on its social media channels and through proper made-for-television video commercials, even as it supplies many of the important iPhone components to its Cupertino rival in the background. Well, Samsung US decided the notch on the new Google Pixel flagship needs to be mocked as well and proceeded to do just that on Twitter during and after the Pixel 3 XL’s announcement.

Google Pixel 3 XL notch indirectly mocked by Samsung

However, the Samsung US Twitter account didn’t go after the Pixel 3 XL directly. Instead, it responded to a tweet from a Twitter user who tagged Samsung and asked the company to “save us” from the notch. “Time to botch the notch” was Samsung’s answer, but it didn’t end there. Another tweet had someone telling Google that they had copied a lot from the Korean giant for its new phone. Samsung’s sassy and scathing response was that “not everyone is born to lead.” Samsung also said one could “land a plane on it” in a third tweet. Since the user Samsung responded to in this instance has their account set to private, it’s unclear if the company was taking a jab at the size of the notch or the overall size of the Pixel 3 XL.

This is a good example of how Samsung (its US arm in particular) is always ready to poke fun at the competition, whether directly or indirectly, on social media. But it shouldn’t be taken as a guarantee that Samsung itself may never launch a phone with a notch, even though all evidence suggests it may not happen in the near future. Samsung was also upbeat about making fun of other manufacturers not offering user-removable batteries a few years ago, and we all know how things turned out later on.

What do you think about Samsung making fun of the Google Pixel 3 XL?

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Bigsmoke79
Bigsmoke79

Wish Samsung would stop this cause 9/10 they end up following the trend eventually like removable batteries, and now rumours the headphone jack could be going soon etc

The only trend they tried to follow and actually back tracked on was the micro SD card

locarno
locarno

“Samsung was also upbeat about making fun of other manufacturers not offering user-removable batteries a few years ago, and we all know how things turned out later on.”

example ?

Biransahin
Biransahin

There won’t be any notch. Plus Apple are going to ditch the notch next year according to rumours, so the monkey see monkey do companies like the cheap Chinese makers and Google will follow suit.

GS7edge
GS7edge

Google should be ashamed of their Pixel 3XL for using a fugly deep Mariana Trench notch with a big fat chin. It’s so fugly no other phones can beat its ugliness. What is Google thinking anyway.

RiTCHiE007
RiTCHiE007

You for real? If google only released 2 models with the notch then you got a point but since there are 2 models and 1 of which is notch free i dont think you can say such a thing about google.