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Sprint Intros Intrinsically Safe Phone

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Mar 10, 2013, 2:16 PM

It's amazing

That an "Intrinsically safe" phone would only be "required" in certain locations. Shouldn't this be a precaution that all devices should push towards? I know it's unlikely, but I have seen a spark come out of a cell phone and ignite gasoline. Maybe it takes 20 - 30 calls to a phone sitting next to gasoline for this to happen, but that 5% risk is unacceptable, as far as an Explosion is concerned. All devices should work towards being Intrinsically safe.
$599.99 with 2 year agreement

$1099.99 with no agreement.

It's very easy to say "shouldn't everything be made to not be an ignition source", but it's not at all easy to actually make a product that is guaranteed to not be an ignition source under most circumstances.

An IS device has to be effectivley seal...
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