Posts Tagged ‘Drop Test’
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Buying a new phone: how important are the warranty and damage protection plans?

by: Nirave GondhiaJune 8, 2015
Is Warranty as important as the price and features when deciding what phone to buy? What about when you damage your phone, what do manufacturers offer?
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Samsung Galaxy S6 run over – does it survive?

by: Nirave GondhiaApril 13, 2015
We've already seen the Samsung Galaxy S6 undergo a professional bend test after which Samsung responded with an official drop test, but these pale in comparison to the latest test, which runs over the Galaxy S6 with a Tesla car.
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Proud of how tough the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are, Samsung publishes its own drop test

by: Bogdan PetrovanApril 8, 2015
Following the bend test from earlier this week, Samsung has now released a drop test video showing the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge withstanding some massive impacts.
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“Slam test” video: the Galaxy S6 Edge may be sturdier than it looks

by: Bogdan PetrovanMarch 30, 2015
Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 Edge looks stunning, but many have questioned how well the double-edged device can handle drops and bumps. A “slam test” video making the rounds suggests the S6 Edge is a lot stronger than it looks.
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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 can survive a drop or two (video)

by: Rob TriggsOctober 8, 2014
Here's a video showing off the various ways in which Samsung tests the drop durability of its new Galaxy Note 4.
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Report: smartphone owners are clumsy – 3% of you have dropped your phone in the toilet

by: Rob TriggsOctober 1, 2014
A survey by ZAGG has found that 3% of you have dropped your phone in a toilet or drink, 19% damaged their phone by dropping it, and 7% can't seem to remember how it happened!
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iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus drop test!

by: Darcy LaCouveeSeptember 19, 2014
Drop test time! Android Authority is in Hong Kong to get a closer look at the new iPhone 6, to compare it to leading flagships of the day, and to drop it!
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Drop test: the Xperia Z2 is a mighty strong phone

by: Bogdan PetrovanJune 2, 2014
It’s been a while since we did our last drop test here at Android Authority, but we got your message – there’s one phone in particular that you want to see put to the test, the Sony Xperia Z2.
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Drop tests, static electricity, dust exposure & more – how Samsung tests the Galaxy S5

by: J. Angelo RacomaApril 10, 2014

You’ve heard about automotive crash testing and crash tests for motorcycle helmets. Samsung, too goes through great lengths to ensure its flagship Galaxy S5 can stand up to its claims of water- and dust-resistance, as well as mandated radiation-related safety standards.

Throw in radiation meters, static electricity, five-foot drops and repetitive button pressing into the mix and you have some extreme durability testing!

Here are some of the devices and methodologies that Samsung uses at its testing facility in Korea to ensure its design is up to spec. Don’t forget to check out the crash-test dummy.

Radiation testing. No matter how research [...]

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LG G Flex drop test: will the curved screen fall flat?

by: Bogdan PetrovanNovember 23, 2013
With a new generation of curved designs upon us, there’s hope that smartphone screens could become more resilient to accidents. In theory, the curvature of the phone should shrink the area that is exposed to impacts, making face drops a little less dangerous. But that's the theory. How about the practice?
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