Nokia X2 saves a man's life

Nokia X2 saves a man's life
You may find it hard to believe, but some companies are still paying attention to the toughness of their phones, and it looks like Nokia is one of those companies.

A few days ago, a Nokia X2 user from Syria has been documenting a fight between the rebels and military (there's a civil war in Syria right now), using the camera of his handset. As you can imagine, the battle has been quite wild - like Call of Duty, but real.

All of a sudden, the guy filming with the X2 decided to get a little closer in order to get a better view of what's happening. This is when a bullet came his way and hit him. Thankfully, the bullet first met the Nokia X2 that he was holding in front of him, which practically saved his life. As a matter of fact, the bullet didn't change its trajectory after hitting the phone, it actually stopped inside it. Now that's what we call lucky!

Now that this Syrian guy will be needing a new phone, it's not hard to guess what brand he's going to go with.

via: MyNokiaBlog

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X2
  • Display 2.2" 240 x 320 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Storage 0.048 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 860 mAh(13.50h talk time)

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39 Comments

1. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Finally!! HAHAHA good to know that they've posted it. :)) King of mobile toughness: NOKIA.

9. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

xperia go comes close

13. GJanee

Posts: 214; Member since: Jun 29, 2011

fanboy had to comment... -.-'

15. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

actually, i prefer samsung, but this video convinced me that the xperia go is the king of xmartphones in terms of toughness http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3v5lN4U0bM

31. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

It is just a advertisement and nothing more...

17. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

LOL, 3310, 5110 and 3210 are the trios of toughness. :))

29. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Agree. :p The triumvirate of cellphone toughness, oh hail thee.

36. MISTER.H

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

I would never take, buy, or if some-one gifts me this Nokia cheap low-end phone!!!!!!!

37. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Wow. No kidding! That's awesome!! XD

2. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

"As a matter of fact, the bullet didn't change its trajectory after hitting the phone, it actually stopped inside it. Now that's what we call lucky!" Not lucky my friend..........Blessed!

14. GJanee

Posts: 214; Member since: Jun 29, 2011

it's called science and engineering with the combination of luck.

28. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

In my experience there's no such thing as luck.

33. plgladio

Posts: 314; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

If you have are real like your avator, else fingers crossed..

35. smartphone

Posts: 160; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

Ok it may be true, but there is one problem. it seems from the picture the bullet enters from the screen and stuck in the battery and backcover but he filming video with the phone so the screen should be facing at him so from where did the bullet came. may be he is fiming video with a comcoder and the phone is in his pocket then its ok. also x2 is not a good phone for video recording. but the phone is tough I agree.

3. AppleConspiracy

Posts: 637; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

I am shocked that it wasn't iPhone.

6. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

lol that phone can't even stand being dropped from waistline.

10. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

FYI, iPhones are banned in syria ! haha :P

32. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"I am shocked that it wasn't iPhone." Sarcasm ? :D

4. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

i suggest nokia to manufacture bullet proof vest.. new dimension of the company..

7. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

now that uv mentioned it... I wonder how the razr maxx will react to this with that thick battery and kevlar.

16. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

step 1: get a jacket step 2: stuff nokia x2's in the lining step 3: profit

5. fragmentation

Posts: 31; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Build quality FTW

8. OpTiMuS_BlAcK

Posts: 418; Member since: May 04, 2012

Maybe the military should stop supplying the Motorola Atrix and get some Nokias instead?

11. lsguntu

Posts: 67; Member since: Aug 06, 2012

i love nokia when its with wp8 :)

12. Nookie4u

Posts: 133; Member since: Aug 13, 2012

Wonder what might've happened if he was using Galaxy S3.

18. fragmentation

Posts: 31; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

The plastic bounce the bullet back to opponent

21. Nookie4u

Posts: 133; Member since: Aug 13, 2012

Yes!! Maximum Reflex!! xD

19. structureman116

Posts: 142; Member since: Sep 14, 2010

Just to play the pessimist, if you look at the pic, the guy is holding everything up off the counter. You can see a clean hole through the front of the phone and the back cover, yet not through the battery. Also, where is the bullet?

26. ogy_dogy

Posts: 453; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

There is a hole in the battery too, you can see the mans finger on the other side. The question is how did it penetrate the phone but then stop? it is doubtful but fun anyway :D

39. structureman116

Posts: 142; Member since: Sep 14, 2010

After taking a closer look, I do see that it is his finger behind the hole in the battery, but I still question...If the bullet stopped inside the phone, where is said bullet and why is there a clear complete exit wound on the back cover. I am still a skeptic and believe someone decided they didn't like their phone anymore and shot it with a .40 caliber...

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