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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by bigbadwulff, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. bigbadwulff

    bigbadwulff Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Anyone have an encounter with water yet?

    EDIT: I'm not saying they implied it is waterproof by any means.
    Just want to see how it handles an accidental encounter with water. I fish a lot and know I will have it with me on the water. It will be in a waterproof case of some kind, but you just neven know what might happen.
     



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  2. colchiro

    colchiro Extreme Android User

    Let's check if it's fire proof while we're at it....
     
  3. Theibault

    Theibault Well-Known Member

    I don't recommend that.
     
  4. HauntedHallows

    HauntedHallows Well-Known Member

    At least the X is to big to be flushed down the toilet if it falls in, and i don't think any other phone (maybe evo) could have that on their feature list.
     
  5. Steven58

    Moderator

    Uh... the point of this thread is? ;)
     
  6. WalmartSecurity

    WalmartSecurity Android Enthusiast

    water you talking about
     
  7. HauntedHallows

    HauntedHallows Well-Known Member

    It's actually a good question! Look at the Incredible board, there are tons of threads on people washing it, dropping it in water, or leaving it outside in the rain. I kinda wonder if the X is that durable!!!
     
  8. bigbadwulff

    bigbadwulff Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Haunted Hallows....Thanks. Glad someone isn't a 'know-it-all'.

    Just wondering how it handles water. Sorry for asking.
    And no I'm not gonna put it in the pool to try to get some videos of naked chicks :)

    Just wondering if anyone had an encounter with water and what happened. Hard rain? Sweaty encounter with your girlfriend?

    Was pushed into a pool with my Storm and it came out fine. Just wondering how the X holds up. Sooner or later the first water encounter post is coming. Just trying to see if it's happened yet.

    Again sorry to offend the easily offended and the easy-to-jump-to-conclusion ;)
     
  9. ericnail

    ericnail Android Enthusiast

    lol.. I see what you did there.
     
  10. VoidedSaint

    VoidedSaint Resident Ninja

    I haven't experienced water yet, but i have notice the water damage indicator is well hidden and protected, i can't speak for the incredible, but.i had an eris and the water damage indicator was in plain sight once u removed the cover, so anything can cause the shot.to go bad, but i learned to bleach the white strip indicator and no one can tell the difference unless of course they do some investigating inside the hardware, but i think the x is extremely durable to water, cause it is very well guarded, with only a small window to look at.
     
  11. wharpig

    wharpig Member

    My droid didnt pass the swim test, and I dont plan on taking my X anytime soon....
     
  12. MiamiFin33

    MiamiFin33 Newbie

    I got some water on mine the other day, enough that would have slowed my bb storm down for a bit. But this guy didn't slow down at all.
     
  13. JubbaTheHutt

    JubbaTheHutt Android Expert

  14. krichek

    krichek Android Enthusiast


    I beg to differ.. My kid tossed my original Droid in the toilet and flushed it.. Thankfully it didn't fit either! :D:p;)
     
  15. ericnail

    ericnail Android Enthusiast


    I'm calling BS on that one...

    No way that's real...


    AS allways.. Pics or it didn't happen. (you know.. 3rd person pics lol)
     
  16. JubbaTheHutt

    JubbaTheHutt Android Expert

  17. ericnail

    ericnail Android Enthusiast


    If it's not.. OMG I want a waterproof case.. thats SO cool...

    Almost as cool as a Mini Giraffe that gives kisses.
     
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  18. colchiro

    colchiro Extreme Android User

    I like how bikini-lady splits when she sees the camera. :D
     
  19. Paycer

    Paycer Android Enthusiast

    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    Potential, "mood," killer for new Droid X users below. Nothing really major, but once you know about it, you'll probably always notice it.
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    Actually, I'm almost positive that the video really is of a Droid X. Underwater casing or not. If you look closely enough, every video recorded by a Droid X has a slightly reddish hue down the middle of the screen. On top of that, it really just looks like a video that would be recorded by a Droid X. - Quality-wise, anyway. The frame shakiness looks familiar, etc.

    That's my opinion anyway. I mean, it isn't that far-fetched. Even if the guy isn't using a waterproof casing, I wouldn't recommend keeping the thing underwater for too long. It hasn't been certified by the manufacturer, (Motorola, ofc) as a waterproof capable device.

    EDIT: "It hasn't been certified by the manufacturer, (Motorola, ofc) as a waterproof capable device." -- Unless I SERIOUSLY overlooked something. :p
     
  20. ericnail

    ericnail Android Enthusiast

    yah, it's def a X, i thought it was like in a bag or somthing tho..

    I would recognize that failure of whiteballance that the droidx just loves.
     
  21. rbh5081

    rbh5081 Member

    Haha I want that Giraffe also from the commercial
     
  22. Foolish Mortal

    Foolish Mortal Well-Known Member

    lol
     
  23. POC3442

    POC3442 Member

    Today I was removing honey from our beehive and managed to get a drop of water on the screen. I quickly wiped it dry and it still works :p
     
  24. bigbadwulff

    bigbadwulff Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Two strikes against that first product:
    1) $109!!?? The phone only cost me $49.00 :)
    2)"eco-friendly" packaging. Anyone that feels they have to mention anything eco gets no $$ from me.
     

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