Samsung fixes Galaxy S7 Active production line flaw that compromised waterproofing on some units
A few weeks ago, one study conducted by Consumer Reports found that the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active doesn't quite live up to its IP68 waterproof rating. The publication put a couple of Samsung Galaxy S7 Active units through a water resistance test. Much to everyone's surprise, both units failed the test.
In a recent statement issued to CNET, Samsung claims that it has discovered and fixed an issue with a production line the exclusively makes the Galaxy S7 Active. Here is the statement in full:
Aside from being water resistant and dustproof, the Galaxy S7 Active is also MIL-STD-810G certified, meaning that it is resistant to salt, humidity, vibration, solar radiation, and thermal shocks. Those interested in learning more about AT&T's rugged Galaxy S7 version can do so by checking out the following links: