This Is What Happens When a Phone Explodes on Your Leg (Warning: Graphic)

By Casey Chan on at

You have the Internet in your pocket. The ability to communicate with anyone in the world at your fingertips. A big and beautiful glass screen that's asking to be touched. Too bad all those things can combine into one giant battery-fuelled bomb in your trousers. We've all heard about phones exploding and seen the damage it causes, here's what it looks like up close. It's terrifying.

**GRAPHIC IMAGE BLOW** If you get queasy easy, you should probably not scroll down

An 18-year-old girl's Samsung Galaxy S III exploded in her trousers when she was at work, and what was once a usable phone became a mangled, warped slate of fire that severely burned her leg. It's insane to think that the phone you're either using right now (or maybe just put down five minutes ago), can become a burning a bomb. The girl whose phone exploded actually had to have her trousers ripped off in order to prevent further injury.

And the burn was bad. Real bad.

Here's the burn that the exploding Galaxy S III left on her thigh:

This Is What an Exploded Phone Looks Like *GRAPHIC IMAGE*

All phones explode. iPhones. Android phones. Windows Phone. Blackberry. Whatever. Just be ready to toss that damn fire bomb as fast as possible if it does. [Le Matin via Android Beat]