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Samsung has removed some of its old ads that mocked Apple

Over the years, Samsung has attacked Apple’s iPhones on many occasions through its ad campaigns. Some of the recent attacks centered on iPhones’ notch design and removal of the headphone jack. The Korean company was able to do this as its older flagships had a notch-free design and came with a headphone jack.

However, Samsung lost those bragging rights this year as it launched flagship devices with hole-punch displays to cut down the bezels. With the launch of the Galaxy Note 10, the company also started ditching the headphone jack and the microSD slot. Even the soon-to-be-released Galaxy Fold comes with a big notch on the inside and lacks a headphone jack.

Samsung no longer has the bragging rights

Now that Samsung can no longer mock Apple on these issues, it removed some of the older attack ads from its YouTube channel in the US. Most of these adverts are from the Galaxy S9’s ‘Ingenius’ ad campaign that attacked iPhone X’s dongle life, slower download speeds, lower DxOMark scores, and more. Interestingly, Samsung has removed even those ads that are not related to a notch or the headphone jack. Apart from the ‘ingenious’ ads, the Korean company’s famous ‘Growing up’ ad from 2017 has also disappeared from its YouTube channel.

Of course, it’s not just Samsung, even Apple retracted some of its old ads mocking the big-screen phones once it launched the iPhone 6/6+. Interestingly, in both these cases, removing the ads brought more attention to them due to what is known as the Streisand Effect. Though these ads are missing from the official channels, you can still find them easily online.

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locarno
locarno

“lower DxOMark scores”

Which one exactly is the video?

Samsung always removing all that old videos.

Please download and save all that videos as this is history.

Prfectsolo
Prfectsolo

It’s meaningless to make a tablet less than 10 inches- Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs loudly dismissed the notion of 7-inch displays being big enough for touchscreen tablets — a shot across the bows of the companies producing rivals to his iPad. Here is what he had to say: “Apple has done extensive user testing and we really understand this stuff,” he added. “There are clear limits on how close you can place things on a touchscreen, which is why we think 10 inches is the minimum screen size to create great tablet apps. “It’s meaningless unless your table includes sandpaper,”… Read more »

locarno
locarno

but what does this have to do with this article?

IJAZ M
IJAZ M

What’s the big deal as Samsung removed the ad? The ad itself should be taken as an obsolete (no matter whether it’s removed or not) just like every ads which lose the aura after time. For example, whenever a new products get released, advertisements used to describe them as a New product. For instance – “brand new” Galaxy Note 10, “new” iPhone XI and so on”. Those holds good only for certain period and it dies over time, that’s it. It’s foolish to point out an old ad in which the product which is new then is described as new… Read more »

Hambone01
Hambone01

Do none of you realize Samsung always deletes ads 2 years old? None of the note 8 and s8 videos are there like they do every year

SAMgalaxyXXX
SAMgalaxyXXX

That’s different. Those ads were to promote its own products which after 2 or 3 years have no need to exist anymore (I would say even after a year). The ingenious ads were to mock and attack Apple for sth Samsung is now doing. Can you see the difference?

locarno
locarno

They also removing videos from old unpacked events.

SAMgalaxyXXX
SAMgalaxyXXX

Yes, embarrassingly DISINGENUOUS!!! It’s annoying and frustrating to see my favourite brand to continue losing the direction like HTC and Sony 😤😤.
What a shame!!! 🤦🏽‍♂️

locarno
locarno

Samsung is the best. Remember.

Mhombemo Ralph
Mhombemo Ralph

Kar..m..a.

o0MHJ0o
o0MHJ0o

Has Apple removed its iPhone 5 ad? Which stated you don’t need a HD display or big screens – specifically that one talking about the size of the phone in one hand! 😂
“your thumb reaches here… To here” the perfect size.lol

SAMgalaxyXXX
SAMgalaxyXXX

The problem is that Samsung’s ads were far more fierce and savage. Hardly anyone remembers those Apple’s ads but everyone remembers Samsung’s. Now when Apple introduces support for the Apple pencil on the iphone it is going to be equally mocked but there is a difference; it was Steve Jobs who did the mocking not Tim Cook so they at least have an excuse.
The ingenuous adds were under DJ Kho and this disingenuous and hypocrite turn is happening right now under his same leadership.

locarno
locarno

Steve jobs died before iphone 5 release.

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