Here's the first LG G4 drop test

Here's the first LG G4 drop test
The LG G4 is not made out of metal (like some of its direct competitors, including the Samsung Galaxy S6, the HTC One M9, and the iPhone 6), but does that mean it's a fragile device? Well, someone decided to put the G4 through a couple of drop tests to answer this question.

At first, the G4 was dropped from about 5 feet (1.5 meters) on one of its sides. The second drop - from about the same height - was made with the handset's 5.5-inch screen facing the ground.

We're not going to spoil the results, as you can see the drops (and the aftermath) for yourself in the video below. However, we'll just mention that the display of the G4 is protected by Gorilla Glass 3, not the newer Gorilla Glass 4.

While the LG G4 is already available to buy in some markets, it hasn't been released in the US yet. But the smartphone will go on sale Stateside soon, via all major carriers. Are you planning to get one? Perhaps our LG G4 review will help you decide!




source: TechRax (YouTube) via GSM Arena

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  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 808, Hexa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(18.5h talk time)

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50 Comments

1. skimshaddy unregistered

$hit!

7. QWERTYslider unregistered

Would a Zagg Invisishield save the front glass? How much is the cost of parts and labor to have this fixed? Who cares how powerful these phones are if they are so fragile? Who cares how pretty if you have to hide them in a case?

25. tacarat

Posts: 854; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

1. No 2. A lot, especially if parts aren't easily available. 3. Fragile is a relative term. So is clumsy and stupid. 4. Do you go around naked?

32. amasog

Posts: 552; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

"do you go around naked?" LOL! stupid analogy. you are not a phone!! haha!

49. tacarat

Posts: 854; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

And you're not pretty :)

46. Simona unregistered

Jeez Parena supports texrax his silly vids .. GOD

2. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

I will never understand how some one could buy a phone only to destroy it in some kind of test. at least this guy can still have the screen replaced to make the phone good as new.

5. gaming64 unregistered

Well these guys are rich so they are totally gonna be fine.

13. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

lol true

36. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Also, they earn more money from such videos which easily compensates for the device.

39. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Yeah I know and if you read my post 12 or 17 you'd know that.

8. dimas

Posts: 3363; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

2015 and you still don't understand how youtube works? They do it for the hype and views hoping that it will converted to profit. If you watch TV it's a no brainer.

12. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

but not all the drop test are done by youtubers that get paid. and of course i know youtube fucking works.

15. dimas

Posts: 3363; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Again it's a gamble for rating. They get massive viewers, youtube pay them money. As simple as that.

17. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

That's not true you don't know how youtube works they get paid from ads bruh not from views. but first your account has to be verified then you have to register to get ads you cant just upload a video get a tone of views and expect to get paid lol. Getting tones of views and subscribers is just the first step to getting paid, cause without them you couldn't get verified.

41. Phonedingo

Posts: 399; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

Well this guy is paid. His subscriber count is comparable to guys like Lew from Unbox Therapy and Mkbhd. He's undoubtedly loaded. Second gadget destruction porn gets views which then correlates to getting paid.

3. dvassafor

Posts: 31; Member since: Nov 13, 2014

f**k€d it!

14. CAMBODIANPATRIOT

Posts: 226; Member since: May 10, 2015

Ooch! Please delete this barbaric video test already, PA! You wanna see millions Android crybabies that much? Sorry, I'll pass :(

16. dimas

Posts: 3363; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Lol! So if you see iphones getting destroyed you're gonna cry like a little baby? Do you really think most android users are emotionally attached to their device? You gotta live in a real world it's just a phone.

19. vergil9

Posts: 517; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

He thinks everyone is like him, he has iPhone fetish really.

34. CAMBODIANPATRIOT

Posts: 226; Member since: May 10, 2015

sorry for hurting your feeling, mate. i didn't mean it at all. :)

24. gaming64 unregistered

Ooch!Please ban this arsehole already, PA! You don't wanna see her sh1 her pants!

29. CAMBODIANPATRIOT

Posts: 226; Member since: May 10, 2015

Can you please stop following me, n00b?

43. FluffyBled unregistered

I have a better idea ... Do NOT reply him at all!

4. gaming64 unregistered

Really solid results. LG, you impressed me. Totally gonna get this.

20. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

Again a poor quality from lg.

47. Edward_bly

Posts: 278; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

Any smartphone that drops on its face is bound to break.

28. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2264; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

this is one tough phone..the galaxy s6 would'nt survive the drop since it has all glass and would just break easy.

40. Jason2k13

Posts: 1462; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

not sure if a joke or trolling.

42. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Hop over to YouTube bugs bunny (bit.ly/1KVu465).

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