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LG Around The World: Same Devices, Different Look

When it comes to advertising and marketing there's no one recipe that satiates and titillates all cultures and what works in one country can come off as crude, confusing or darn right silly in another. The British "Mac or PC" ads, which are similar to those aired in the US but laced with British humor, were called "too smug" and reportedly made Apple a "less favorable" company with the UK public. So what does that difference in cultural subtitles look like in other countries? Our resident geek spy chuger snapped this photo of an LG ad, which features retro doll-like characters chatting on their phones, in a shopping mall in Korea. The campaign is a world away from this recent American LG ad, which features simple phones and very little "story." Which do you prefer?

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