Nokia Lumia 900 is tough as nails -- literally

Nokia sets out to prove the toughness of the Lumia 900's screen with a hammer, a two-by-four, and some nails.

Nokia Lumia 900 gets nailed
Screenshot by Crave UK

The new Nokia Lumia 900 is hard as nails -- literally. The screen can not only survive having nails hammered into it, it can even be used in lieu of a hammer when there's some nailing that needs doing.

Nokia set out to prove the toughness of the Lumia 900's screen by heading down to the hardware validation lab with a hammer, a two-by-four, and some nails. The phone emerged unscathed from being nailed, thanks to its toughened screen.

The Failure Analysis Specialists at Nokia -- no jokes please -- got the idea when they spotted a video made by Sonim . Sonim makes tough phones designed to tackle extreme conditions and has been demonstrating phones by hammering nails into them for years. But this is the first time we've seen a consumer smartphone repeat the trick.

Read more of " Nokia Lumia 900 is tough as nails -- literally ," and see the video, at Crave UK.

 

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