When Apple officially introduced the new iPhone 4S, and its price and availability details were revealed, Apple’s new product became the main topic of discussion for many geeks all over the world.
Everyone wanted to find out how good this new smartphone is and what new apps and features it will bring. And of course, everyone wanted to know if it could be compared with the best smartphones available in the market at the moment. We compared the iPhone 4S with the famous Samsung Galaxy S2 in one of our previous posts and found out that in terms of design, hardware and software features each of these smartphones has its advantages and shortcomings. But we didn’t try to find out if the iPhone 4S is as durable as the Samsung Galaxy S2…
I guess you’re also wondering now – will the iPhone 4S break if you drop it from waist height? Will it survive a drop from shoulder height? And what will happen if you drop it face down? Don’t try to drop your iPhone 4S to find this out, better watch this video:
As you can see from the video, the iPhone 4S isn’t as durable and rugged as we would like it to be – its glass screen and back were terribly damaged after three drops, while the plastic-made Samsung Galaxy S2, which went through the same drop test, survived quite well.
I hope this video didn’t disappoint you. The truth is – the iPhone 4S is still a great phone, even if it’s not durable at all (Apple hasn’t promised it won’t break if you drop it, right? It’s made of glass after all…). It sports a number of great features and it will serve you very well as long as you don’t drop it – at least intentionally.