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Samsung Galaxy S III explodes onto the scene, literally

0. phoneArena 21 Jun 2012, 07:31 posted on

A Samsung Galaxy S III owner got the shock of his life when his Samsung Galaxy S III, placed in its car dock with the charger not plugged in, exploded which ultimately left him sans smartphone; Samsung has already commented on the incident...

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posted on 21 Jun 2012, 10:49 2

61. hepresearch (unregistered)


Haha... death by premature detonation...

Title for a new movie... "Samsung: Terrorist Slayer"

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:02 3

15. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Short circuit, something was wrong with charging. Maybe wrong voltage or something wrong with charger. It is not phone fault!

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:06 5

18. wendygarett (unregistered)


Your statement has patented by apple... So be careful what you speak :)

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:13 2

22. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Oh, no! :x

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:33 6

31. 9_2_5 (Posts: 11; Member since: 21 Jun 2012)


the article specifially says "WITH THE CHARGER NOT PLUGGED IN"...someone here is illiterate

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:46 1

37. thnkthru3 (Posts: 73; Member since: 25 Dec 2011)


If there was a short in the charger...then it would not necessarily need to be plugged in to cause problems.

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 09:45 4

48. MEeee (Posts: 353; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


If your phone got blown up, are you stupid enough to tell them that the $1 China made charger was plugged in?

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:02 1

16. ilia1986 (unregistered)


It is widely believed that the owner of the SGS3 planned to ditch it and buy an iPhone. The Galaxy S3 tried to ease his suffering and pain before such an atrocity could happen.

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:10 1

19. XiphiasGladius (Posts: 813; Member since: 21 Aug 2011)


Where's Gallito when I need a chuckle right now?

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:31

29. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Don't touch a s**t it will start more stink! :D

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:10 1

20. thunderising (Posts: 232; Member since: 25 Nov 2011)


Well. That sucks

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:11 5

21. APPLE_R0YALLY (banned) (Posts: 73; Member since: 08 May 2012)


APPLE™ROYALLY® laughs, hahaha..... Likes that™®……!

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 21:18 1

86. plgladio (Posts: 314; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


Oh! you are happy for the SIII burnt? Good that it burnt in car, I saw a news months before where it exploded in Flight. Were you happy even that time?
Then definitely you should be a terrorist..

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:16 6

23. imran_khan0786 (Posts: 61; Member since: 21 Jun 2012)


My two friends purchased s3 at a time, but they sold with in three days because they are facing lot of problem in Samsung device like battery, heating and internet issues. Bad news is this they got only 35% return back price. Dont puchase s3 good to take oneX. One X is great mobile.

Shame on Sammy just making money, not looking consumer.

all my friends hating samsung product.

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:23 4

25. tedkord (Posts: 12247; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


After three days they sold them for 35%, instead of returning them for almost fill price?

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:28 2

28. APPLE_R0YALLY (banned) (Posts: 73; Member since: 08 May 2012)


U lier™ Your lieing®………™

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:21 3

24. tedkord (Posts: 12247; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


With that damage, it clearly didn't explode. My first thought was the battery, since the story said it was on the charger when it happened, but it looked like the battery was intact. I thougt maybe the overcharge protection circuit in.the battery was faulty.

Whatever it is, Samsung better do a first rate investigation, and not just try to lay blame elsewhere.

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:24

26. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


"With that damage, it clearly didn't explode."

It was just a small electric arc caused by short circuit.

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:34 2

32. 9_2_5 (Posts: 11; Member since: 21 Jun 2012)


the article specifially says "WITH THE CHARGER NOT PLUGGED IN"...someone here is illiterate

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:56 2

41. tedkord (Posts: 12247; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Did you read where I said it was my "first thought", and later discounted it? Did you also read where you misspelled "specifically"?

You're right, someone here is illiterate.

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 09:34

45. 9_2_5 (Posts: 11; Member since: 21 Jun 2012)


you discounted your first thought not because you read the story wrong but because you saw that the battery was undamaged. If you're gonna refer to your own words, at least be correct about your OWN words. and a minor spelling mistake is not as severe as misreading an article, dumbass

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 09:48 1

49. MEeee (Posts: 353; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


If your phone got blown up, are you stupid enough to tell them that the $1 China made charger was plugged in?

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:26 3

27. shadowcell (Posts: 300; Member since: 28 Mar 2012)


I guess you can say the Galaxy created a.....BLACK HOLE! *snickers* Huh? huh? *sighs*

http://images2.fanpop.com/image/quiz/435000/435169_1277856367175_403_300.jpg

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:36 4

33. 9_2_5 (Posts: 11; Member since: 21 Jun 2012)


I've seen three commenters on here saying it was the chargers fault when the article says it was not on the charger...either you guys are dumbasses or idk what's wrong with your reading skills...

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:46 3

38. good2great (Posts: 1042; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


haha...

their perfect phone is not perfect...

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 10:03 2

52. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1719; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


That guy could be LYING, ever think of that? Dumbass...

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 11:57 1

74. 9_2_5 (Posts: 11; Member since: 21 Jun 2012)


maybe ur just an idiot, ever think of that? I guess you couldn't, that's beyond your simplistic way of thinking...
in case you didn't know what simplistic means,
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/simplistic?s=t

...Dumbass...

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:38 11

34. hepresearch (unregistered)


I thought only iPhones were supposed to do this...

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 08:45 2

36. APPLE_R0YALLY (banned) (Posts: 73; Member since: 08 May 2012)


APPLE™ROYALLY® says nope®

posted on 21 Jun 2012, 10:05 1

53. hepresearch (unregistered)


Haha... there is totally a fanboy thumbs-down war going on right now... almost every comment, regardless of whether they are pro-Android, pro-iOS, or pro-WP, seems to have at least two or three thumbs down by default in every post I go to... doesn't that just seem a little childish and rediculous? Just a very little?

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