If you put the S-Pen in the silo backwards, it has a good chance of breaking it permanently. Some special features no longer work, like the ability to fire up a note page when removing the pen.
That a major OEM like Samsung could not only make this design flaw but let it get into the market is unbelievable. This undoubtedly had to get past dozens of designers, engineers, and managers to get into buyers’ hands.
The level of incompetence is staggering.