They say,they make the phones water resistant because the water danger environment we live within. Of course not dangerous for us, dangerous for our gadgets and devices we can't live without anymore, smartphones and tablets.
We travel a lot, we go to places like beach, club, bar, swimming pool and there is always a risk to drop water on your recently updated smartphone or even worse to drop it in water. So instead of babysitting the phone they thought is better to make them water and dust resistant. That was a great idea in my opinion but... But the true reason and utility of this "function" I think is more deep... [read more]
The toilet drop...
Let's be serious I thing this is a good enough reason to make them water and dust resistant...How many times you dropped your phone in toilet or in the sink while just washing dishes. I wonder here why they don't use this as a propaganda?
Newest technology in domain are: Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active and Sony xperia z
Sony even got monopoly on the water and dust resistant tablets area by going further on with the extension of the xperia Z ultra model.
Tell me in comments if you ever dropped your phone somewhere dangerous.