How to Kill an $18 Skmei Creative Large Face LED Backlight Analog Quartz Simple Sport Wrist Watch for Men

The Skmei Creative Mens Watches Large Face LED Backlight Analog Quartz Simple Sport Wrist Watch for Men “is made from ABS plastic and costs less than 20 bucks,” Paul Strauss writes at technobob.com, “so I’m guessing this watch isn’t going to give your Rolex a run for its money, but it does look cool, and if it ever dies, you can just use it to give yourself a long look in the mirror.” And when you press the “light” button the mirror face disappears and . .
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Ta-da! Pretty cool eh? Now, let’s address Mr. Strauss’ hypothetical “if it ever dies” scenario. Here’s a relevant warning from the manufacturer [via amazon.com]:

10M Waterproof:Wash hand,get wet in the rain and so on,it can satisfy all the daily needs(Warnning:No heat water shower,sunna,diving,water-related work.Please DO NOT press any buttons underwater)

Something tells me English isn’t the writer’s first language. Something also tells me the words “water resist” don’t mean what the manufacturer wishes they meant. Or what a buyer would expect them to mean.

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