Once again, Chinese smartphone giant Huawei is impressing its customers with its phones’ special features — including their resistance to bullets.
Earlier this month, a man was leaving a bank in Santiago, Chile along with his uncle after withdrawing 3 million Chilean Pesos ($4600) from his uncle’s pension account . The two men were drinking coffee when they were stopped by three robbers. The young man tried to fight back, but was shot by one of the robbers.
Fortunately, his Huawei Honor 5X was there to stop the bullet and save his life.
Afterward, two of the robbers were arrested, while one managed to get away with the money, according to The Paper.
A similar incident occured last year in South Africa when a businessman was shot in the chest at close range during an armed robbery outside of his home in Cape Town, only to have the 9mm bullet bounce off his Huawei P8 Lite smartphone stored in his jacket pocket.
Seeing a potential marketing opportunity, Huawei later gave the man a brand-new Huawei P9 Lite, just in case he ran into any more trouble on the street.
[Images via The Paper]
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