The HTC U11 went through JerryRigEverything's scratch, burn, and bend test, but it didn't go so well. Owners might want to invest in a solid protective case to keep the smartphone safe and sound.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 14, 2017
The Nokia 3310 reboot is tougher than most smartphones out in the market today. A series of drop tests show just how durable the 3310 is.
Feature | Tech June 4, 2017
Samsung chose a glass-sandwich design for its latest Galaxy S8 series and while it looks gorgeous, it may spark some durability concerns. A new drop test pits the Galaxy S8+ against the iPhone 7 Plus and brings both good and bad news.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 8, 2017
The iPhone 7 is definitely one durable smartphone and it's apparently fireproof. Check out this video showing the (Product) RED iPhone 7 blown up by 25 pounds of gunpowder.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 5, 2017
The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are the first iPhone models to sport the exquisite jet black finish that pretty much wowed many users. Find out how well the jet black model of the iPhone 7 Plus survived this scratch test without any protection.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 31, 2016
The iPhone 7 was dropped from a helicopter and lived to tell the story. Not only did the smartphone survive, but it also continued recording even after its epic fall as seen in this video.
Apple September 18, 2016
Apple officially released its new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus on Friday, and the first waterproof tests are starting to hit the scene. Check out these videos to see how the smartphones handle water, soda, hot coffee and the salty water of the ocean.
Apple September 16, 2016
The iPhone 7 was subjected to a series of durability tests that checked how the smartphone fared in different conditions. Results showed that it survived the bend and scratch tests with ease.
Apple September 16, 2016
Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 came out recently and was commended for many of its features, but many were skeptical about its durability score. A new YouTube video comes to show just how bad of a punishment the phablet can endure.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2016
PhoneBuff answered what was on every Android smartphone user’s lips: how many face-drops does it take to kill a device? The HTC 10 and Galaxy S7 took part in the test, and it was quite a show.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 15, 2016
The HTC 10 recently appeared in a durability testing video. Thanks to YouTube reviewer Jerry Rig Everything, now you know how the device behaves when it is abused by scratching, bending and open fire exposure.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 11, 2016
Its smaller, thicker form factor gives the impression that Apple's iPhone SE can be at least as durable as the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Based on a SquareTrade bend, drop and water test however, that certainly is not the case.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 4, 2016
The LG G5 went on sale on all major U.S. carriers, but is it worth the investment? Scratch, burn and bend tests might have the answer, so check out this torture test video to get an idea of the LG G5's durability.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 2, 2016
Unlock River is an unusual team of testers that pushes premium devices to unreasonable limits. In a recent YouTube video, the team dropped a Samsung Galaxy S7 on concrete from a height of 1,000 feet, and the results are surprising.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 21, 2016
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active just went through a tough durability test that involved being slapped on ice as a puck in a full-on hockey game. Check out this awesome video to see how it all went down.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 2, 2015
The Nexus 6P starred in a controversial new video that claims the handset is a 'joke' in terms of durability, but things are not quite so. The respective tests are misleading and the Nexus 6P doesn't normally bend like this video shows.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 31, 2015
YouTubers push Sony's Xperia Z4 Tablet to its limits. Some tests proved the tablet's ability to withstand everyday abuse, but others may have been too over the top.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 19, 2015
New torture test YouTube videos show that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge can crack walnuts without scratching their screens.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 22, 2015
SquareTrade, an extended warranty service provider, scored Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge across eight breakability factors. Which flagship smartphone came out as the least breakable?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 16, 2015
Bored at CES 2015? Join these techies at the trade show who got their game on with some iPhone 6 soccer during their downtime.
Geek January 17, 2015
YouTube videos show the iPhone 6 being subjected to the ultimate durability tests.
Geek December 24, 2014
A Brazilian officer was saved from being shot after the bullet pierced through the heart of his Nokia Lumia 520 instead of his buttocks where the phone was kept in the back pocket.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 6, 2014
Mobile phones aren't made for hammering. But many reviewers have come forward doing such, submerging the unit in water and trying other durability tests. See what happens to one of them.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 10, 2014
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