Posts Tagged ‘ durability ’

Samsung Galaxy S4 Survives Scratch Test (Video)

April 22, 2013

In the video above, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Android smartphone gets put through a series of scratch tests with various knives, coins, a set of keys and a pen. The Galaxy S4′s Full Hd Super AMOLED display strengthened with Gorilla Glass 3 appears to have passed with flying colors. via
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Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Strength Test Demo from CES 2013 (Video)

January 15, 2013

Corning unveiled its new glass technology for smartphones and tablets, Gorilla Glass 3, at the International CES 2013 in Las Vegas. The third generation of Gorilla Glass is said to be three times more scratch resistant. According to Corning, Gorilla Glass 3 has been improved at the molecular level by implementing a feature called...
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Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to Debut at CES 2013

January 3, 2013

UPDATE: Corning Gorilla Glass 3 strength test demo video from CES 2013! Today, Corning announced Gorilla Glass 3 and their plans to showcase the new glass technology for smartphones and tablets next week at the International CES 2013 in Las Vegas. The third generation of Gorilla Glass is said to be three times more...
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Samsung Tested Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S III by Sitting on Them (Durability Tests Video)

November 26, 2012

Samsung has posted a video showing how they tested their 2012 flagship smartphone lineup consisting of the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II. The Android handsets were apparently put through a litany of durability tests that some may consider smartphone abuse. The video demonstrates the load test, button press test (200-300g of pressure,...
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Will it Blend? Nexus 7 vs iPad Mini vs Kindle Fire HD (Video)

November 7, 2012

Tom Dickson, CEO of Blendtec, has put out another promotional video for the “Will it Blend?” series. This time, they’re blending three popular 7-inch tablets – the Android-powered Google Nexus 7, the Apple iPad Mini running iOS 6, and the Amazon Kindle Fire HD. Tom savagely snaps them in half before throwing them into...
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How T-Mobile Tests Android and Windows Phones (Video)

September 13, 2012

T-Mobile’s Device Validation Lab is where the company’s engineers perform a series of tests on various handsets and tablets from HTC, Samsung, Nokia and more. These tests range from network signal quality, handset durability (includes extreme weather conditions – heat/rain), voice call quality, data throughput, video optimization, and in-depth testing of the latest software,...
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Google Nexus 7 Survives Drop and Submerge Tests (Video)

July 19, 2012

Curious to see how the Google Nexus 7 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet handles a chest-high drop test onto concrete? How about a submerge test in a bathtub? Check out the video below to see each scenario play out; you may be surprised of the results! Hint: $200 gadgets can be more durable than...
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HTC One X Android Smartphone Used as Hammer (Video)

May 31, 2012

A pair of YouTubers decided to test the strength of the Gorilla Glass 2 display on the HTC One X Android smartphone. Typically, a standard drop or scratch test suffices, but these fellas opted to use the handset as a hammer. One guy films, while the other uses the One X, screen-side down, to...
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Drop Test: Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung Galaxy S II (video)

October 18, 2011

While we’re not a fan of the small screen size on Apple’s iPhone 4s, it’s certainly a beautifully designed device, at least aesthetically. That being said, we all know the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S aren’t the most durable devices with their double-sided glass enclosure design. On the other hand, Samsung opts to trade...
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