Weirdest thing

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy Nexus' started by ftajeffrey, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. ftajeffrey

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    My nexus fell into the pool and stayed there for hours while I was looking for it. Filed a claim and got my new phone. As I'm ready to send the water logged phone back, I was curious and stuck a fresh battery in it and guess what? The thing booted up...
     
  2. dezymond

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    How long was it sitting to dry? For a couple hours that's pretty good that it turned on, but I'd send it back anyway since you got a new one. Because it spent so much time in water it may not turn back on again later.
     
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    It fell in on the 24th, dug it out presumably five hours later. Got the new phone on the 26th, and today I stuck the fresh battery in it, and BAM, it booted, so 3 1/2 days of drying. I have to send it back... Pretty amazing!
     
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    Man that phone had a rough 4 days lol.
     
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    Wow, that is crazy. I would be the guy who sneezed near my phone and it shorted out, permanently :blink:
     
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    Same here.:crying:
     
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    Crazy. I did the same thing to a flip phone a few years back and it ended up working fine for another year. Surprising how resilient the electronics are in cell phones.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 2
     
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    sbenson-how you enjoying N7?

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
     
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    Well I can not speak for him but I love mine! :)

    And personally I think a 7" tab is the perfect size. I had a 10" one and hardly used it because to me it was too clunky and not mobile enough for wanted I wanted.
     
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    Honestly, I'm loving it, it's great. I like the 7 inch tablet size far more than I thought I would. I definitely recommend it. Solid build and the screen is great as well.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
     
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    Funny thing,lastnite Im watching Olympics,this commercial comes on.It's a little boy and his dad camping.Theye're playing with this laptop,videos,music,weather,etc.When I see this laptop,I say to my gf,that must be the new Ipad.Well,it's the N7,my mouth drops to the floor,I mean this thing(God I hope Apple doesnt read this,:D)looks just like the Ipad.Just something to make you :D at Crank.
     
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    I just received mines yesterday and I love it. I agree,the 7 inch feels good in the hands ( no homo).. I'm giving away my iPad ,the first one... I'm currently in Kansas city, so I'm about to go check out the new Google Fiber. I'm using the nexus 7 as I type this. My galaxy nexus now feels small in my hands after using this for awhile lol...