Saturday, 14 August 2004

Nokia 7610's AD

Did any one see what I saw in this AD for the Nokia 7610 !!


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Is it just me or the model's teeth are not straight?
Is it just me or the whole theme of the model goes back to the late 80's style?
Is it just me or the earrings are HEDIOUS?
Is it just me or the model DOES NOT look nice here?


From what I know about advertising is that it should attract people, this AD didn't attract me & a punch of people around me, The woman in the AD is a model which means she should be picked carefully & if not beautiful at least good looking & in this picture in particular I don't see that.


I can like the 80's theme of the whole mobile view & model too but this picture of her in the AD is not any way close to be nice. Checked the NOKIA site for a better view (if you didn't see the originally AD spread around Kuwait's streets) & there I saw other nicer pictures of the same model. So why pick this one.


Is it because of the fact that NOKIA is widely spread among people & makes great sales!?.. Although not so efficient (in my
personal
opinion), has a lack of one completely full with the late technology mobile and every two or three weeks you see a new mobile with the same technology & a little better! That makes yours less in price by the third!!.. PLUS the fact you will walk around & see that every one I MEAN EVERY ONE has the same kind of mobile regardless of the person's real need to have a mobile with that kind of technologies in it or not.


The funniest thing about this whole post is that I own the Nokia 6600!! ( I guess you can figure that out from the picture I took) Which is now like looking for 1KD with every person In Kuwait...? hmm naa its more of lets say 10 FILS! .. And since life is experiences & we learn from our mistakes & I bought it in a GOOD price (which I could have got a p900, or an i-Mate with a little more added) I decided to keep it for the sake of telling my self... ((Remember your 6600 & what happened then?? then don't do the same mistake again.. Also got the lesson that popular is not necessarily GOOD))... Although I kinda liked it with time... But still crap.

13 comments:

Maryam said...

Me and my sister had an argument about the model's teeth wither are straight or not ;) My sister hate that add as much you do (I guess)

Q80-Chill Girl said...

Maryam, Yeah they are not straight !! for an AD face that is .. give ur sister a Hi from me :} a fellow Nokia 7610 AD disliker :P.

Jacqui said...

Okay first of all, spell the Model number correctly it is 7610 and not 6710, second of all, run a spell checker on your posts before you publish them because apparently you have decided to change the widely adapted spelling of the word HIDEOUS! Third of all, what happened to the whole concept of the model shouldn't distract you away from the objects image, hence the model shouldn't look hotter than the phone, Therefore you have wisely made ads in which models aren't as hot as the object they are set to promote..

Finally in conclusion, whether you find Nokia efficient in its sales or not this is their marketing strategy, producing a well rounded phone with an actual missing feature to keep you on your edge spending your savings on a better phone, whoever wants to have this lifestyle is free too.. otherwise.. well you can just complain to the fairy godmother..And if you had the knowledge of producing your own cellphone then please by all means make one especially made for you! and use it and stop complaining!

Sorry to attack you this way.. but this is how I feel about this and I voiced it out!

Anonymous said...

I don't know why the hell in earth u got very concerned with the model picture, who the hell cares?

Secondly, it's 7610 spell the device model correctly.

Thirdly, u need to get eduacted in mobile devices, and know what 6600 and 7610 got in terms of features. You may say there are not much different. Well guess again .. THERE ARE LOTS OF DIFFERENCES, to name some:

- 1 Mega Pixel camera, means the picture that u take in a 7610 is alot bigger than your 6600.
- It has an app called Movie Director.
- It is Symbian OS 7.0s version 2.0 ! your 6600 is version 1.0
- 90% of the people I knew said the phone looks attractive ALOT, and outpower your 6600.
- The phone is thinner than the 6600, narrower, and lighter.
- much much more...

Fourthly, as jackie said, they can't sell a complete full featured phone. It's a market strategy, look at Sony Ericsson, look at their phones, who buys them in q8? maybe 20% of the people? You mentioned the P900?! LOL look at the price, it still over 200 KD more like 230 KD. The 6600 costs today 115 KD, look at the difference in the price, no comment.

Finally, Nokia is number 1 mobile company wether you like it or not. They don't need your opinion on what to do and what not, you should admit that they're succeeding in making good money.

By the way, how are you using the 6600? I bet you didn't use even 1/4 of its features.

Just my 2 cents.

Q80-Chill Girl said...

Jakie,

Thank you for ur nice attack !! .. any how as for replying:

1- I got the mobile model no. wrong !! SO WHAT sue me :) .. as for the readers that saw the AD pic. i posted & figure out its a typo then they shouldnt care less, other readers who FELL for the HIDEOUS mistake I did & thought the mobile i ment is an other ( & didn't have ur intelegence to tell its a totally other one by seeing the picture posted) i say sorry guys :} I hope i didnt kill any one out there.

2- as for the typos, thank you for telling me :) & i do run a spell check but this one passed!. The important thing you got the idea .. else you wouldnt have replied.

3- Nokia's marketing strategy is their own :} i didnt refer to that as much as i complained about putting a feature & a month latr with 50 KD more u get someting with (for e.g not spacific time for video recording) that is a strategy BUT i dont like it as a consumer NOT a business holder .. so bare with a consumer's nag.

4- this is MY blog i have the right to say what ever i want even if its a complain :} no one has the right to tell me NOT to complain.

Finally my conclusion is :)if you thought this discussion was hopless & what i said is useless you wouldn't comment, thank you.

p.s = i will change the mobile model no. & thank you for letting me pay attention to the numbers 7 & 6 flipped in the articl's title.

Q80-Chill Girl said...

Anon.,

Since this is MY blog i have the right to talk about what ever conserns me :) & this AD has been one of the things that i think about while walking in the street. Therefore I have the right to talk about what EVER i wish to talk about & no one has the right to TELL me what is intresting to talk about or not.

The model number is well spoken about by Jackie thank you for REPEATING what she said.

I KNOW THE FATURES of my 6600 & the 7610 :} u know since i cared to say i have the 6600 not the "PANDA, as its street name" hence you should get a clue that i know the mobile's features & thought about them before i bought it, which at the time I did seemed the best since the last plus point it made it the number one for me is compatiability.

I am a bachelor holder in the majors of statistics & MIS there fore I can under stand what is the difference between a 1 mega pixel ( to be more presice 1152 x 864 pixels ) & a (640 x 480) pixel , THANK YOU :). As for a sony ericsson you can as the users for its DURABILITY & life time which are the two most impostans issues i tackeled in my post. Nokia is a sucess I never denied that all i said is that i hated their AD :) & think their mobiles are not durable.

As for your last bet :) I wish there was money on that maybe after i take it i can afford a new Sony Ericsson or a Samsung maybee :D. You don't know me hence u can't judge me & my use for my mobile.


LAST but not least this is my space i might as well nag & complain as much as i want & really didn't expect a vicious attack to defend the poor NOKIA mobiles, but thank you alot for caring to comment.

Q80-Chill Girl said...

P.S: I didnt put my last two comments & this one too into the MSword then post them (since there is no spell check provided by bologger in the comment box) because i wanted as much typos as my fingures can type :D to see if this effects people's understanding for my posts or not.

Q80-Chill Girl said...

One more thing, the whole idea behind this post is to say what i think of the Nokia 7610 AD picture :). You may agree or not but PLEASE don't try to ASSUME any thing i didn't say. Thanks ALL

Jacqui said...

With the annoying amount of Spelling mistakes, I was beginning to get pissed and almost gave up reading completely.. because this is absurd.. if you know the meaning of that word :D

You are trying to attack me as I did to you? :r Well Interesting if you call that by any chance an attack, and yes I do know this is your blog, your space hence you mention your stuff.. But I do have an opinion and am FREE TO VOICE IT if I want, hence the attack I made on you..

As for my comment on your post, well it was because that your post was pointless and useless..

Anyways I don't give a rats bottom for whatever is being said hence, peace out!

Q80-Chill Girl said...

To me your freedom stops when you bother others or hurt them !! if you do have that kind of logic that is :), behind this line you should stop your self or you will lose respect of others. If my post was that much pointless & useless to you why should you care to comment? attacking ( as you called it your self) a person is only done with two motives:

1- you like the person so much you want her/him to step away from their mistakes & do better the next time.

2- you care less for the person you just like to bully on people.

There is a huge difference between an advice & a pointless attack that has no specific motive or even a path to go to!! i.e. there is no good discussion. Jackie if you don't give that rat thing something :} then why did you reply to my comment? & on the WHOLE post !!. If you want to give advice you are more than welcome BUT be respective to your self & others please :} if you want to attack you are not welcome.

Chill :)

Anonymous said...

Ok as you said Chillout-Q8, here's an advice:

Don't post pointless stuff here, it makes people think why the hell she cares about a model in an ad? being jealous?

By the way, I'm also a University graduate, Computer Engineer to be specific. So no need to show off ur education. :)

ciao

Q80-Chill Girl said...

Anon.,
Believe me I care less about people who misunderstand me & the meaning of my post as it shows you did misunderstood it there fore :} don't care about a thing my friend the world is safe. I didn't show off you ASSUMED & SAID the specifications of a mobile as if I was a person who didn't so the degree thing is a reply to tell you that I don't have any lack of education nor knowledge in the FEILD you specified. So please don't explain a reply to what you said as a totally different thing that I didn't mean :) .. Believe me I don't like nor need to brag about my education I know I trust my self more than to go & show off in front of people :) because I don't care what they think as long as I'm satisfied with my self.

Q80-Chill Girl said...

Anon.,
Believe me I care less about people who misunderstand me & the meaning of my post. As it shows you did misunderstood it there fore :} don't you care about a thing my friend the world is safe it wont end here. I didn't show off you ASSUMED & SAID the specifications of a mobile as if I was a person that didn't know a thing about the mobile i own ( the fact you assumed too that i dont understand the specifications of the 7610 is just so weird bec. u really dont get a thing of what i ment!!) the degree thing is a reply to tell you that I don't have any lack of education nor knowledge in the FEILD you specified. So please don't explain a reply to what you said as a totally different thing that I didn't mean :) .. Believe me I don't like nor need to brag about my education I know I trust my self more than to go & show off in front of people :) because I don't care what they think as long as I'm satisfied with my self