This has to win the award for most amusing story of the day. Direct from this year’s Consumer Electronics show, A BBC reporter has managed to break a Sonim phone which the company were touting as the ‘world’s most rugged phone’. Yeah right.
As reported from Recombu, Bob Plaschke, who is Somin’s CEO, explained that the phone could withstand pretty much all types of damage, which included being dunked in water as deep as 20ft for 30 minutes, surviving a drop from 10 storeys or even being hit with a hammer.
The BBC reporter was eager to put these impressive claims to the test, using a nearby corner of a glass fishtank as his first experiment. A few hits later, the screen was busted, prompting Plaschke to admit that the phone had indeed been ‘broken’.
The video is pretty hilarious, you simply have to watch it here. Let us know what you think afterwards.