Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Warranty Does Not Cover Water Damage


The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active was announced back in June, according to Samsung the handset has qualified for dust and water protection to the IP67 standard.

Now an AT&T employee has revealed the the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active may not be fully water resistant, and also that the warranty for the handset does not actually cover water damage, have a look at the section from the handsets warranty below.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

This Limited Warranty does not cover: (a) defects or damage resulting from accident, misuse, abnormal use, abnormal conditions, improper storage, exposure to liquid, moisture, dampness, sand or dirt, neglect, or unusual physical, electrical or electromechanical stress […].

There seems to be some sort of issue with the USB door on the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, you can see more details over at the XDA developers forum.

What is interesting is that Samsung’s warranty states that the handset is not covered by exposure to liquid, but the device is advertised as conforming to the IP67 standard.

It will be interesting to see what Samsung has to say about this, as soon as we get some more information we will let you guys know.

Source Sammobile