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Samsung Shades Apple’s Crush Ad With New ‘UnCrush’ Promotion

Final week, Apple launched an advert that obtained sufficient backlash to make the tech large apologize and reduce plans to air it on TV. Now, rival Samsung has launched an advert that makes enjoyable of Apple’s fiasco by returning to the identical scene — however with a distinct message.

Apple’s Crush iPad Professional advert featured inventive objects, like paint, a piano, a document participant, and books, bursting below the pressure of a hydraulic press. When it lifts, an ultra-thin iPad is revealed. The advert would not have a human being in it.

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Samsung’s new advert, posted Wednesday on X and different social media with the hashtag UnCrush, seems to be shot within the aftermath of Apple’s advert.

An individual steps via the rubble of crushed objects left behind on the finish of Apple’s advert and picks up a beat-up guitar. They then begin enjoying it whereas sitting on what seems to be the hydraulic press Apple utilized in its advert.

Here is the kicker: They’re taking a look at sheet music on a Samsung pill.

“Creativity can’t be crushed,” is Samsung’s message on the finish of the advert, earlier than a display that reads “Galaxy Tab S9 Sequence with Galaxy AI.”

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This is not the primary time Samsung has shaded Apple in an advert. Samsung mocked the iPhone’s battery energy in 2014, the iPhone X notch in 2017, and iPhone cameras in 2022, to call a number of.

Apple’s advert was roundly criticized by many — from Hollywood stars to varsity professors.

Americus Reed II, a advertising and marketing professor at The Wharton Faculty of the College of Pennsylvania, informed the Related Press that the advert got here throughout as “expertise crushing the lifetime of that nostalgic type of pleasure (from former occasions).”


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