Liquipel launches Skins, "literal shock absorbers" for smartphones

By David Tom ยท 5 replies
Aug 13, 2013
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  1. A few months ago we learned about Liquipel, the waterproof nanocoating that protects your smartphone from water and other liquids. With Liquipel 2.0, users could mail in their mobile devices to the company, and for $59.99, they would receive a...

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  2. I would love to see the warranty of this product.
  3. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,890   +1,224

    Full points for the name Liquipel. Very creative.

    I wonder how well it can protect against water with phones that have removable backplate and if the sealer interferes with speakers.
  4. howzz1854

    howzz1854 TS Evangelist Posts: 611   +94

    "Disclaimer: Liquipel applies a preventative coating designed to aid in the event of accidental liquid exposure, and assumes no responsibility for water damaged devices. Liquipel does not recommend your device ever come in contact with liquid."

    that answers your question.
    H3llion and General Sam like this.
  5. General Sam

    General Sam TS Enthusiast Posts: 62   +13

    What they basically said is, "we'll take your money to 'waterproof' your phone, but if our product doesn't work, you can't have your money back."
    SantistaUSA and H3llion like this.
  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    I was afraid of damaging my new expensive smartphone so in order to alleviate this problem I decided to leave it in it's original packaging complete with sealed cellophane wrapping. Didn't cost me extra and I don't need to worry about dodgy warranties either.

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