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Samsung hit with fine over Galaxy smartphone ads claiming water-resistance

13 days ago   |   By Phandroid

A lot of phones these days offer up water-resistance to a certain degree. This varies from device to device, but the general idea is that if you get them wet, it should still keep working. But not all water is made equally, which is the issue that got Samsung in a bit of trouble over in Australia. Now the company has agreed to a settlement to the tune of $14 million with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for several ads back in 2019 where its Galaxy phones were depicted as being water-resistant. The issue here isn't that Samsung lied about water-resistance, it's that the...
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Samsung fined $14 million for Galaxy water resistance ads featuring pools and beaches

Samsung fined $14 million for Galaxy water resistance ads featuring pools and beaches

13 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

Saltwater vs freshwater crocodiles, Samsung gets fined Down Under.
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