The Essential Phone is as premium as they get, materials-wise. The front is Gorilla Glass 5, the rear is ceramic, and the frame is titanium. All this means that it should be a very durable phone. YouTuber JerryRigEverything put this to the test.
The first series of tests ... Read More »
Project Ara is still well underway despite the delay, and the team is still working hard on the device. The previous plan was to hold the modules in place with electropermanent magnets, which require energy to become magnetic, but no energy to stay magnetic. ... Read More »
Many people knock Samsung for making its phones out of plastic, but there’s something to be said for their durability. A new drop test from TechSmartt pits the Galaxy S5 against the Galaxy S 4 and shows both phones holding up surprisingly well. However, the Galaxy S5 really takes the cake, surviving four drops and ... Read More »
If you can’t possibly stand to watch the Nexus 7 thrown on the ground, pushed off a ledge and dunked in a bathtub, avert your eyes.
In their latest famous drop test video, SquareTrade is pitting the Nexus 7 against the new iPad in an epic battle to see who can withstand the most ... Read More »
The build quality and durability of the iPhone 4S should match up with that of its predecessor (iPhone 4); both devices are built with glass in the front and back. This use of glass makes the brand new Apple device very vulnerable to drops. Though we could predict the results, the guys ... Read More »