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[Video] Samsung's Fight Against Apple Takes a Childish Twist

Authored by: Steven Blum — Jan 2, 2012

In the battle for smartphone supremacy, Samsung is acting more and more like a troll, and I don't necessarily mean that in a bad way. After all, parodying the iCult has been a brilliant marketing move and has given Samsung a lot of good press. This week, though, brings one of the strangest attacks yet against Apple; it seems that Samsung has hired the same child actress that promoted the iPhone 4S camera for a Galaxy Tab 8.9 commercial in Korea.

Sure, it might be just a coincidence, but how many child stars are there out in the world and Samsung had to choose the same one? You have to admit it's a pretty funny move by Samsung. While the Korean company has already pulled the ad from its YouTube feed, you can watch it below, along with the Apple ad. Sure she's a good actress, but we have a feeling this casting switcharoo wasn't a mistake...

Source: The Verge

Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.

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