A new study reveals that blokes are still dropping their phones down the pan with alarming regularity.
Research from mobile comparison website GoodMobilePhones discovered that 31% of the 1,937 people they questioned in their study had suffered some sort of water-related accident with their phone.
Down the pan
Men were found to have suffered most, making up 73% of all reported water damage incidents, while nearly a half (47%) of all ‘Phone. Meet water’ incidents saw the handset dropping in to the loo.
We suspect that failed attempts at multi-tasking – perhaps hampered by an ample influx of alcohol -may have played a fairly large part in most of these accidents.
How to rescue a wet phone
If you have dropped your phone into water (or similarly wet substances), don’t panic – help is at hand!
We have compiled a useful guide detailing the best way to save your precious handset: read it here.