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i won't use this phone underwater. my xperia st17i is good for underwater usage
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Have a look at this thread if you are interested in my "water-damage" story:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2784660
My Xperia Z1c | DoomKernel

My Xperia T | DoomKernel | Modified GFX | Unlocked Bootloader | XPosed Framework

Phone history: SE T68 > SE T630 > SE W580 > SE W595 > SE W705 > Xperia X8 > Xperia Play > Xperia T > Xperia Z1c (Sony and always Sony since 2002)

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Hey,
If anyone has experienced a phone that has been submerged to water and the water has penetrated the seals, try your best to not have the phone powered on at all. The least the better. Second, have the phone submerged into uncooked rice ,e.g. a container with dry rice, have the phone totally covered and submerged in the rice for 3-5 days. This has saved me with uncertified waterlogged phone in the past. Last being s4 mini!
 
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I used the Z1c in a lake for about 5 minutes. Water behind the screen, lens (front and back) and non responsive power button. Two days in a rice-bath almost sucked it dry but there is stil some stains in de screen. Send a letter to Sony to see how they are planning on fixing this because flaps were closed and there is some movement in the back cover.
Well, FOUR weeks later. Yesterday I recieved a mail from the store where the phone came from. Waterdamage was not my fault and I got my money back. They paid me the price that was paid for it back in Februari (LOL) and that was 525,- euros. I bought it second hand for just 250,- so fair deal I would say. After that I walked back into the store and bought a new one, for just 399,-.

Is it me or did I get extremely lucky!

Though I think repair took way to long, it is a good service that they tested the phone and concluded that it wasn't my fault indeed. So I'm happy again with my shiny brand new Z1 compact!

Now i'm gonna wait untill I finally get my WeLoop Tommy and then I'm really a happy camper
 
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Now that backcover of the new one doesn't seem to really seal, is that a problem? Should I return it?
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