Tough mobile phone news - Splash proof phones useful in flooded areas
Recent high wind and rain have led to many places in the UK suffering from flooding, and this has posed problems for motorists who are worried about being involved in a road accident and home owners who are fearful that their homes may be reached by the waters.
However, one thing that people who own splash proof phones do not have to worry about in these wet winter months is the fate of their mobile phone handset.
As well as being able to withstand droplets of water, most of these tough mobile phones can survive total immersion in water, and some even float.
Handsets such as the Samsung B2710 Solid Immerse, Sonim XP3300 Force and the Motorola Defy are likely to prove popular with people who are worried that their mobile may become damaged by water in a flood or during normal day-to-day life.
Most non-rugged mobiles are prone to water damage since they are not waterproof and liquid can enter the interior workings of the handset through the sides of the screen, charger and headphone jack holes, and through joins in the casing.
In order to save money on mobile phones in the long run, people who feel that their handset may come into contact with water should purchase a splash proof phone to put their mind at ease.