iPhone 4S takes on Galaxy S III in drop test, gravity wins
Warranty outfit SquareTrade abuses the two top phones and records the carnage.
I'm as much a fan of zombie and vampire flicks as any other self-respecting tech blogger or tween, but lately, gadget torture shorts have become one of my favorite genres for video.
We've seen phones and tablets by cars, dropped from , and dipped in for our enjoyment (and normally to sell us some sort of case or accessory in the process), so it only seems natural that the next step be the tech equivalent of an MMA cage match.
Gadget warranty outfit iPhone 4S against the to see which can best handle the typical abuse dealt out to many smartphones by drops, kids, and drive-offs.is happy to oblige with this video that pits the
As you can see in the vid, both phones take a pretty serious beating, with the Galaxy S III faring a little worse. To be fair, it's pretty clearly a matter of where the impact point is on the device that determines total (and ugliest) breakage.
Fortunately, if you aren't sold on SquareTrade's warranty sales pitch, I hear there are some pretty heavy-duty cases out there that can help prevent such incidents, including.