Samsung's Feisty Ad Takes Jab At iPhone 5

news by Rebecca MacLary, 16 Sep 2012 rss subscribe

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Even though the Korean electronics company lost the patent fight against Apple, Samsung hasn't given up. In a print ad for the Galaxy S III that will be seen in various papers today, the company compares its smartphone against the iPhone 5. According to, the ad's tagline says "It doesn't take a genius." This refers both to Apple's genius retail staff members as well as making the choice between an iPhone and a Samsung Galaxy S III. Samsung has a point, though. When you compare features and specs, the Galaxy S III's list is much longer and specs beat out the iPhone when it comes to talk time (more than three hours more), HD resolution, and RAM (the Galaxy S III has double the RAM). It also features NFC technology¬†that will let users pay at with their mobile phone. The Galaxy S III also has Tilt to Zoom, Palm Swipe Capture, Picture in Picture, Shake to Update, Palm Touch Mute Pause, Smart Alert, and a removable battery. The ad also says the iPhone's new Lightning dock is "a totally different plug." Have a look in your local paper to see the ad today.    

Rebecca MacLary

Rebecca, a former police officer, is an experienced writer and editor. She has used all kinds of different tech and prefers Apple products and apps. Her areas of expertise are in all things Apple, health and fitness, the Paleo lifestyle, and legal topics.