February 23, 2024

Galaxy S7 Active Fails Water


Samsung offers “Active” version of its flagship Galaxy S7 for those users who use their phones in more extreme conditions and one of the characteristics of this device is waterproof.

According to the company, Galaxy S7 Active can withstand immersion of 1.5m to 30 minutes under water, which is practically enough to survive the phone when is dropped into the swimming pool or if you use it in the rain. It turns out that every rule has its exceptions.

New stress test of Consumer Reports demonstrates how not just one but two phone from the series Galaxy S7 Active fail when immersed in water according to the parameters of resistance specified by the manufacturer.

Water penetrates into the camera, the display breaks down and although technically the phone still works, it is completely unusable.

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