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Samsung Focus Flash takes over YouTube

Focus Flash on YouTube

Now here's some mainstream advertising that should catch people's attention--the Samsung Focus Flash, a great mid-range Windows Phone on AT&T, is being pushed hard on YouTube right now.

Heading to the main site and you are greeted with a banner ad and the popular commercial for the device. One thing is for certain, of all the new Windows Phones, AT&T and Samsung are sure pushing the Flash, even more so than the Focus S or HTC Titan which is a bit odd. But hey, we'll take any Windows Phone exposure we can get and the Focus Flash is a slick little device (see review).

Source: YouTube; Thanks, Asher B., for the tip!

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microhaxo#WP says:

The focus flash is an awesome device, i wish it were available for t-mobile. I'd buy one immediately.

DemiNutive says:

You can get a focus flash and sim unlock it and use it on t-mobile is you where so inclined.

fast200 says:

Would only work on Tmobiles 2G network though.

kidjenius says:

they're probably pushing it more because the 99 cent price is a lot more attractive. And because they have a commercial for it, as oppose to focus S which doesn't seem to have a commercial

WixosTrix says:

Yeah, that's what I was thinking too, only I didn't know they were $0.99 right now.  That is definitely an attractive offer for such a surprisingly great looking device.  It looks so thin and sleek, I actually didn't like it until I saw it in person.
I'm disappointed that there is actually no Focus S commercial.

djmikebrady says:

My thoughts exactly.  It's the sweet spot of Very Good Phone, which they can offer at a Very Good Price.  As much as people claim to care about spec sheets, number of cores, number of G's, etc, what they really want is a sexy phone they can get for next to nothing.
The Flash gives them that, and much more! 

WixosTrix says:

My sister just got two of her sons Flashs for Christmas.  I really like how thin it looks, it's a pretty nice device.  I have the first-gen Focus.

baileystein says:

Put it this way, if you were looking to switch from your $500 iPhone, would you pay $200 for the focus s or $1 for the focus flash? It doesn't make sense to advertise the focus s for us, heck probably all of us here have a windows phone. They need to do this advertising for new users, not existing. Existing customers all ready know how awesome the windows phone o.s. is.

Sent from my Windows Phone

Super2online says:

Evidently not that hard. I just checked YouTube and the ad is nowhere to be found. 12/14/2011 8:26am EST.

I didn't see it either.  Perhaps YouTube tailors ads based on your subscriptions, or something?  I have 3 subscriptions, all phone tech sites, but no Focus Flash advert.
 
Oh well.  The regularly viewing YouTube crowd will see it eventually, I suppose; will the television viewing audience see more of the adverts, is the burning question.