Nokia ‘takes a bullet’ to save man’s life: Twitter reacts with memes | HT Tech

Nokia ‘takes a bullet’ to save man’s life: Twitter reacts with memes

Peter Skillman, Microsoft’s General Manager of Core UX for Windows Desktop, Tablet and Phone, tweeted a photo that showed a bullet lodged in a Nokia 310, one of the many phone models by the Finnish manufacturer. The phone reportedly prevented the bullet from causing any injury.

By:PRATIK PRASENJIT, HINDUSTAN TIMES
| Updated on: Oct 07 2016, 18:15 IST
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Nokia phones have a reputation for their durability and toughness – something that has inspired many spoofs and internet memes. (Twitter)

Social media went into a frenzy on Friday after a tweet by a top Microsoft professional claiming that a Nokia phone he designed saved a man's life in Afghanistan.

Peter Skillman, Microsoft's General Manager of Core UX for Windows Desktop, Tablet and Phone, tweeted a photo that showed a bullet lodged in a Nokia 310, one of the many phone models by the Finnish manufacturer. The phone reportedly prevented the bullet from causing any injury.

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Nokia phones have a reputation for their durability and toughness - something that has inspired many spoofs and internet memes. Jokes and parodies on 'indestructible' Nokia 3310, one of its most popular models, launched over a decade ago are a rage on social media -- including some that claim that dropping a Nokia phone would dent floor tiles but leave the device undamaged.

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First Published Date: 07 Oct, 17:57 IST
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