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(CNET) NEC's Medias X smartphone is liquid cooled

Poll Results: Would you want to have a water cooled phone?

 
  • 56% (38)
    Yes
  • 43% (29)
    No
67 Total Votes  
post #1 of 23
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First post and doing it on my tablet so pardon the link, I'll fix it when I get home. Fixed!

Finally we now have phones that are water cooled! I'd love to get one to see how far you can push the Snapdragon 600!

I wonder how it holds up to drops and such. Also what would happen if the phone is dropped and it starts leaking, is it still covered by warranty?

Added a poll to see if the community would want a water cooled phone, I know I'd get one!
Edited by mark_thaddeus - 5/18/13 at 7:29am
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What is this? I don't even.....
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This planet just got a whole lot more insane
post #4 of 23
This is probably just a vapor chamber, just like on sapphire vapor X cards

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From looking at the design, it has a liquid filled heat pipe on the inside, which doesn't qualify as liquid cooling in my book, but it's still out of the norm for smartphones to have any sort of heatsink as far as I know.

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If this thing has liquid cooling, then MacBooks have liquid cooling and the tiny heatsink that ships with AMD's 125W CPUs is also a liquid cooler.
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Can't find the first post but that's definately a repost.

Regarding the "liquid cooling", it's a sensationalist way of describing a heatpipe so you could even call it phase-change cooling.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Usario View Post

If this thing has liquid cooling, then MacBooks have liquid cooling and the tiny heatsink that ships with AMD's 125W CPUs is also a liquid cooler.
^This !
WTH ! All those heatsinks I have owned were liquid cooler tongue.gif
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that is a 1200$ phone for sure
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I assume that heat pipe is filled with liquid, hence the 'liquid cooled' part?

As long as it doesn't make phones larger and bulkier, why not. redface.gif
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