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How is the Active thinking of Getting it


Jan 24, 2010
I just hate the buttons that are physical on the bottom, I understand why they did that, just thought we were all moving toward thermal or digitized buttons instead of physical.

Overall is it the same as the S4, I am thinking of the S4 and getting it treated with liquipel is the S4 Active treated?
The Active is not treated with liquipel as far as I know - lots of reports of people's S4 Actives dying from water contact. Not sure if it's user error (getting the back seated properly requires paying close attention) or manufacturing defects.

Unless there's a specific reason to get the Active, go with the plain S4. The Active being a niche product means fewer accessories, cases, ROMs, etc.
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