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Samsung S6 Active

by Dhanisdanes / February 13, 2016 12:30 PM PST

Very disappointed in the actives! My husband is a retired Vet and is very active so I thought it would be the perfect phone for him so we got him the S5 Active. IN less than 3 months it fell from his back pocket and the screen shattered. UGH...so after waiting to have the money to file a claim at the first of this we sent in the claim, paid the $150.00 and he was sent the S6 Active. I did not give it to him until I bought and put it into an Otterbox Defender Case. That was the 3rd of this month (Feb 2016). This morning when he headed off to work the screen on his phone does not work at all. The phone has not come out of the case and has not been dropped. I'm super upset an disappointed. Now I guess I have to shell out another $150.00 for a phone that just stopped working after only 2 weeks!! I will never buy a Samsung again. Has this happened to anyone else?

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more info...
by Dhanisdanes / February 13, 2016 12:38 PM PST
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sorry about the errors in the post, lol must have been to mad to proof read!
The phone does make and receive calls...but you can't see who is calling and calls are impossible to make because you can't see the key pad or the phone book.
We did try resetting the phone, but nothing changed.  Still no screen (just blank)

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Millions of folk! You can't beat that bath tub curve.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 13, 2016 12:41 PM PST
In reply to: Samsung S6 Active

This falls into the infant mortality part of the curve. You can read about it at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bathtub_curve

This is why there are warranties since products, no matter what maker can't escape the curve.

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