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The Bizarre Reason Why Nearly All Phones in Japan Are Waterproof (6 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Gadgets   24 Nov 2016   / 5499 views

In Japan however, almost all phones are waterproof, and have been for nearly a decade now.

The world’s first waterproof mobile phone, the Casio Canu 502S, was release in 2005, and was soon followed by a series of Fujitsu waterproof handhelds. Before long, every company looking to enter Japanese market had to make their devices waterproof.

According to statistics, 90% to 95% of phones in Japan are waterproof, because people need to be able to use them while they are showering.













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