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 View Poll Results: Will you buy a OBEX

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Seidio OBEX COMING SOON. UNDER DEVELOPMENT

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By idle0095, Senior Member on 9th January 2014, 02:09 PM
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12th January 2014, 11:14 AM |#11  
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I like that case,that's nice the a pink or white one I want for sure
 
 
12th January 2014, 04:27 PM |#12  
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The earpiece is exposed?
That may be splash proof but rating as continuous submersion [sic] is certainly a bit of a stretch.
Of course that's just by looking at the picture.
Even still, before testing with a working device I'd recommend using a dummy phone perhaps with a few moisture indicating strips (cobalt chloride) attached and tossing into the pool. If the strips turn pink, there is definitely some intrusion. If drops are present, watch out!

I like Otterbox Armor series but I've seen them allow intrusion in torture tests (washing machine!) but it could be overpressure of design limits or improper installation, etc.
12th January 2014, 04:46 PM |#13  
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I know it looks like it's exposed, but Seidio is a very reputable company, I doubt they would make that claim while having the earpiece exposed. Probably just a bad picture choice.

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12th January 2014, 04:52 PM |#14  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cpufrost

The earpiece is exposed?
That may be splash proof but rating as continuous submersion [sic] is certainly a bit of a stretch.
Of course that's just by looking at the picture.
Even still, before testing with a working device I'd recommend using a dummy phone perhaps with a few moisture indicating strips (cobalt chloride) attached and tossing into the pool. If the strips turn pink, there is definitely some intrusion. If drops are present, watch out!

I like Otterbox Armor series but I've seen them allow intrusion in torture tests (washing machine!) but it could be overpressure of design limits or improper installation, etc.

Watch the 2nd video. Then you'll understand.



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