Galaxy S4 Active gets sliced and diced by a lawnmower, stays active
0. phoneArena 11 Jul 2014, 02:03 posted on
Last year, Samsung released its first 'rugged flagship' smartphone, the Galaxy S4 Active. The phone delivered on expectations of water and dust resistance, but surviving a lawnmower wasn't anywhere on the spec sheet - until a few hours ago...
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1. galanoth (Posts: 315; Member since: 26 Nov 2011)
Dam that's lucky.
The randomness of phone survivability always astounds me.
2. tech2 (Posts: 2026; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)
But......but........several self-proclaimed tech experts on internet said plastic in Samsung phones are cheap.
Did they lie to me ?! ;(
5. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2592; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)
They are Noobs, they don't know QC / QA practices followed by OEMs.
4. Tsepz_GP (Posts: 819; Member since: 12 Apr 2012)
The experts of nothing are forever spewing the rubbish that Samsung uses "cheap" plastic, lol, well if "cheap" plastic helped the phone survive the above then I don't mind this so-called "cheap" plastic :)
Experts of nothing 0 - 1 Samsung.
9. wax33 (Posts: 45; Member since: 06 Apr 2014)
Definitely. The guys are marketing are usually not good at cutting a phone at that perfect spot that it still works.
Wait... that didn't make sense?
8. frustyak (Posts: 148; Member since: 08 Mar 2010)
Would insurance reimburse or replace in a case like this? Or would they be real a$$holes and say 'It still works, can't replace it!'
12. 14545 (Posts: 1106; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)
Worst case, all you have to do is say you lost it. Then just throw it in the trash.
10. 14545 (Posts: 1106; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)
Lmao, so I went to hang out with my buddy today and this is his phone. I don't mean one like it, I mean a mutual friend of ours posted this on reddit.