Hot property - Phones vs flamethrower

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Some phones are waterproof, others are shockproof. But are any fireproof? That's what we wanted to test in this video, which puts some of the best mini smartphones up against a flamethrower.
Hot property - Phones vs flamethrower

If you’ve ever watched ‘Alien’ or ‘Aliens’ and thought how crazy Ripley’s flamethrower was, you’re going to love this.

We took a heavy duty flamethrower and five of the latest mini smartphones to an abandoned junk yard in the Chiltern Hills and turned up the heat.

So, to find out how the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, HTC One Mini 2, Nokia Lumia 630, LG G2 Mini and Sony Xperia Z1 Compact handle a little bit of fire, check out our video, Hot Property.

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