Sony Xperia S anti-stain nanocoating put to the test with marker pen and eraser

Sony Xperia S anti-stain nanocoating put to the test with marker pen and eraser
Now we don't recommend you doing this with your own white handset, but the Sony Xperia S is supposed to have apecial dirt-repellant nanocoating to fend off the grease of this world aiming to stick onto its pretty little shell.

We had a black review unit, and we noticed that stains from your fingers actually stayed for quite a long time on the matte plastic back, until they fade out, like with soft-touch plastic, but the white version shouldn't suffer much from that.

What it can suffer from, though, is someone writing with a marker pen on it to prove a nanocoating point, and that's exactly what a white Xperia S has been subjected to. The owner then grabbed a regular eraser, and removed every last bit of marker writing from the back, depriving the phone from its newly-acquired individuality. 

Brave souls out there, indeed, but as someone rightfully points out in the comments: "other people just used a wet cloth". Watch the Xperia S desecration in the video below. 

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Xperia S
  • Display 4.3" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 12.1 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32GB
  • Battery 1750 mAh(8.50h 3G talk time)



1. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Holy Crap. I won't do anything like that to any of my devices. I always keep 'em in pristine condition so I can easily sell it off for an upgrade! :p Good job to the guy who made the vid though. It's because of brave people like you that we know how far out we can go. :) Same goes to indie devs who aren't afraid to brick their devices just to create a ROM for officially unsupported devices :)

2. McLTE

Posts: 922; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

this is great.. it's like cell phone post it notes! Now, if you need to remind yourself of something, just write it on the back of your phone!

3. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 561; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

sony has a new patent.phones can be used as a whiteboard for brands fight for this patent.

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