A new video by a Taiwanese company, Action Electronics, shows a man dressed as Steve Jobs. The man was wearing Jobs trademark turtleneck black sweater, blue jeans, round spectacle, and grey hair. The actor was also wearing white wings and has a halo on his head.
In the ad, the actor introduces the tablet, Action Pad tablet, saying, “Thank God, I can finally play with another pad.”
Action Electronics said that the company was not imitating Apple former co-founder to sell its tablets or mock him, but to show appreciation for his contribution to modern technology. The company also added by saying that it respects Steve Jobs for his work and plans to do the same.
However, everyone did not see this video as Action Electronics explained. Some reverted saying it was disrespectful. An analyst from Gartner research firm, CK Lu commented saying ,“Playing someone dead is not appropriate I’m afraid.”
Apple , however, has not commented anything on the video.
Action Pad tablet runs on Android operating system (2.3.3 version) and is priced at $236.
Watch the spoof video below.
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