Some people believed that a smartphone is just a fancy mobile phone. However, we never consider its durability which can save lives.
That’s right, this gadget of ours can save us from a future disaster. You don’t believe us? Read the rest of the article.
Last July 2019, there is an incident in Cebu, Philippines wherein the boat sank. Fortunately, they were able to call the emergency rescuers thanks to the phone of Samsung.
According to local media, the victim was able to call for help using his submerged Samsung Galaxy S8.
Jim Emdee, one of the victims is surprised to see that his phone is still working even it was submerged for 30 minutes.
“I hope that my gratitude will reach the engineering team of Samsung because their smartphone literally saved us all. If it’s not for my S8, we don’t think we are still alive today,” he said.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 has IP68 water resistance. Technically speaking, the phone can survive five feet underwater for up to 30 minutes.
Besides its durability, the S8 also has emergency software features that can promptly contact emergency services in urgent situations.
Therefore, when buying a new smartphone, we should always consider its emergency features and its durability in all situations.
We will never know when accidents will happen in our lives, that’s why it’s better to be prepared always especially with your smartphone.