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Malatesta
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9/22/2012 | 7:17:02 AM
re: Samsung Goes On Offensive Against iPhone 5
Well apple users have never really struck me as inteligent. They have always paid more for less specs. Yes it is wrapped in shinny package but that is about it. Worst they get ripped of when they want to make any changes to hardware or buy spare parts. Now there is abunch of absolute crazy ones arguing its worth paying double for an inferior phone just because it is made of GLASS and ALUMINIUM!....go figure....low IQ = Apple user
CuriousTom
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9/17/2012 | 5:55:30 PM
re: Samsung Goes On Offensive Against iPhone 5
Counterfeiter! You obviously don't even know the definition! Samsung was convicted of innovating. Exactly what Apple has done! The difference is Apple got some patents relating to appearance that a properly functioning patent office would have never granted. Assuming sanity prevails the ridiculous conviction will be overturned. If it's not overturned, we all will be the worse off for it -- there will less competition and higher pricing (which wouldn't surprise me at all if Obama influences this).
Aden11
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9/17/2012 | 5:54:21 PM
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In the end it is only a freakin' phone people. Get a life.
Aden11
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9/17/2012 | 5:52:25 PM
re: Samsung Goes On Offensive Against iPhone 5
Their ad campaign reminds me similar type of Ad campaign from Hyundai some years back. In Hyundai's ad, they were comparing their SUV Santa Fe with Range Rover. They were trying to make a point that the only difference is Range Rover has one extra cup holder. Geeezz!!
HIGGS
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9/17/2012 | 5:27:52 PM
re: Samsung Goes On Offensive Against iPhone 5
"It doesn't take a genius."

That is why they don't.
mickrussom
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9/17/2012 | 5:16:20 PM
re: Samsung Goes On Offensive Against iPhone 5
Too bad, both on spec sheets and in real life, that the copy is better than the original. When the copy is more innovative, the idea that its a copy is subjective and vague. AAPL wants to keep things in the stone age because that is where it ruled the industry. Its handling progress poorly.
mickrussom
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9/17/2012 | 5:15:09 PM
re: Samsung Goes On Offensive Against iPhone 5
I own a Jelly bean device, and have owned the 4s, others. The main issue with iphone5 is it tries to lock people to carriers. Lame. They have multiple uneeded skus that leave out certain LTE bands, they have poor band coverage for europe and brazil.

Sadly, this makes iphone5 not a very good world phone. Also, the main thing I see, despite not being a great world phone, is an extra row of icons and brutally locked down OS and app store.

I know many former iphone lovers than are pretty much done with AAPL, a company with 100 billion dollars, 50,000 employees, and has to sue its way back to #1 instead of out-innovate.
synthmeister
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9/17/2012 | 5:00:29 PM
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Yeah, it doesn't take a genius, it just takes a convicted counterfeiter.
Rhonindk
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9/17/2012 | 4:33:54 PM
re: Samsung Goes On Offensive Against iPhone 5
"Comparing spec sheets is about the dumbest way to judge if one device is better than another. What really matters is how the device performs day in and day out, and whether it does what the owner wants it to do. Beyond performance, there's the overall experience to weigh, which can't be ascertained by looking at a spec sheet, not to mention user preference. "

Nice verbiage but how do you adequately capture that in a poster or page ad?

From a visual perspective - the one device appears to be a better device than the other - we are talking visual cues, not reading the fine print.

So overall, it gets the point across.


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