Re-Inventing the Wheel: Sprint’s HTC EVO 4G Commercial Makes Big Statement

“In 30- and 60-second TV spots, ‘Firsts,’ a voice over underscores the breakthrough nature of Sprint 4G’s roll out by stating that, ‘First resets everything.’ The spot’s visuals showcase a succession of inventions through time — the wheel, the train, the rotary phone, the camera — culminating in Sprint’s delivery of the nation’s first dual-mode 3G/4G phone (”

Is Sprint attempting to compare the release of this new “smart-phone” to inventions of the past that have revolutionized the way we live life now? Considering the voice and tone reflected in this commercial and which side of the “smart-phone,” battle you pledge your allegiance to, you may think Sprint has overstepped its bounds in categorizing this new product along with some of the greatest inventions in the history of human existence.

“There have been a number of notable ‘firsts’ in our country’s history and just like many of those innovations Sprint is reshaping how we live, work and play with HTC EVO 4G,” said Bill Morgan, senior vice president of Corporate Marketing, Sprint.

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