Among the brands in Australia’s mobile phone market, Samsung is one of the top contenders. It has taken the lead in previous years, though it seems that it’s going neck and neck with Apple in the first quarter of 2015. Well, it can be said that Apple has the advantage since it’s the only brand with the Apple iOS while Samsung has to contend with many other brands in the Android realm, but that’s a topic for another day.
In any case, it’s safe to say that a good number of Australians, particularly in populous cities like Melbourne, own a Samsung phone. The company also provides a considerable amount of attention to the quality and performance of its devices. In a news report by AusDroid, a website for Android-related news, Samsung gave the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge two over-the-air (OTA) updates only a week apart. These updates are to address issues with the devices in terms of their OS.
OS updates address software issues in phones. For hardware defects though, one will need skilled repair services. Like any brand of phone, Samsung phones can also get damaged and such can happen for a variety of reasons.
One of the most common ways mobile phones are damaged is by dropping them. This is probably not a surprise for many people as almost everyone has probably experienced it. Their phone may have slipped from their hand or it fell from the bed while they were asleep. A notorious result after such unfortunate instances is a cracked screen, which would either need some fixing or outright replacement. Internal components of the phone may have been knocked loose as well, depending on how bad the fall was.
Water is another common adversary for any electronic device. Sometimes, the phone may still work after it dries, but other times it just won’t. A person taking their mobile device in the bathroom and then dropping it in water isn’t unheard of. Then, there are some other causes of phone damage, including accidentally sitting on the gadget or rolling over it on the bed.
Whichever the case, it is not advisable for an owner to try and fix the phone by himself. Taking it to a service centre that does Samsung phone repairs, such as TelcoWorld Corp. Pty Ltd, is the best course of action.
Australian Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge receive another OTA, still at Android 5.0.2, AusDroid, May 17, 2015
Apple Closes Australian Gap With Samsung, Benzinga, June 11, 2015