S Pen Controversy: User Error, or a Design Flaw?

S Pen Controversy: User Error, or a Design Flaw?

By now, many of us have heard about the Note5’s stylus and how it breaks a vital mechanism when you try to store it backwards. Many discussions and debates have happened since, with a number of publications publishing editorials defending either the company or the affected users. Now that we have better information of what is going on, we want to know what you think. Who is to blame? Is the user at fault? Is this a design flaw, or simply a catastrophic oversight?

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Mario Tomás Serrafero
Mario Tomás Serrafero

Mario developed his love for technology in Argentina, where a flagship smartphone costs a few months of salary. Forced to maximize whatever device he could get, he came to know and love XDA. Quantifying smartphone metrics and creating benchmarks are his favorite hobbies. Mario holds a Bachelor's in Mathematics and currently spends most of his time classifying cat and dog pictures as a Data Science graduate student.