Dell ad 2023 – Connected PCs

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TV Commercial Review

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The Dell ad 2023 aims to promote Dell’s Connected PCs, equipped with Mobile Broadband, to ensure uninterrupted internet access through 4G and 5G cellular networks.

Concept and Execution

The ad highlights the challenges of staying connected in various environments, such as coffee shops and airports. It then introduces Dell’s Connected PCs as the solution to these challenges, emphasizing their ability to connect like smartphones and provide secure, reliable mobile network connections.

Advert Ratings

Memorable: 7/10

The ad is memorable for its relatable scenarios, like the struggle to find a secure Wi-Fi connection. It effectively uses humor to highlight the pain points that Dell’s Connected PCs aim to solve.

Effective: 8/10

The ad is effective in communicating the benefits of Dell’s Connected PCs. It clearly outlines the problems many remote workers face and presents the product as a viable solution.

Style: 7/10

The ad adopts a straightforward style, using real-world scenarios to make its point. While it doesn’t have the sleek production values of an Apple ad, it is effective in its simplicity.

Heart or Humor: 8/10

The ad uses humor to make its point, making it engaging and relatable. The scenarios presented are situations that many remote workers can identify with, adding a layer of authenticity.

Execution: 8/10

The ad is well-executed, with clear messaging and a logical flow from problem to solution. It successfully conveys the value proposition of Dell’s Connected PCs.

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Dell ad 2023

Comparison with Other Ads

Compared to Apple’s “iPhone 15 Pro | Pro Power” ad, Dell’s ad focuses on solving real-world problems rather than showcasing high-end features. While Apple’s ad is more visually stunning, Dell scores higher on relatability and practicality.

Final Thoughts

Dell’s ad effectively addresses the challenges of staying connected in a mobile world, presenting its Connected PCs as a reliable solution. It is engaging, relatable, and gets its message across clearly.

Rating: 7.8/10

Pros and Cons


  1. Relatable Scenarios: The ad effectively uses humor and real-world situations to highlight the challenges of staying connected, making it relatable to a wide audience.
  2. Clear Messaging: The ad does an excellent job of outlining the problems and presenting Dell’s Connected PCs as the solution, making it effective and to the point.
  3. Engaging: The use of humor makes the ad engaging and memorable, ensuring it resonates with viewers.


  1. Production Value: While effective, the ad lacks the high-end production values seen in ads from companies like Apple.
  2. Niche Focus: The ad targets remote workers, which might not appeal to a broader audience.


CD: Guy Bauer
EP: CGI Interactive
DoP: Tiger Hill
Producer: Jeff Kardesch
Production Designer: Justin Fuson



An well-executed ad.

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