Humor: Nokia 3310 bend test

Humor: Nokia 3310 bend test
Released 14 years ago, the Nokia 3310 is frequently presented as the epitome of toughness, being widely recognized as one of the sturdiest phones ever made. Thus, it often appears in funny comparisons that pit it against modern smartphones, or in tests that, time and time again, try to make fun of newer handsets.

Right now, one of the tests that are trending is the bend test. Following Apple’s #bendgate (related to the relative fragileness of the iPhone 6 Plus), everyone wants to know which smartphones bend easier than others. 

We’ve seen quite a few flagship handsets getting bent (here, or here), but what about the good ol’ Nokia 3310? Well, someone had to check if it bends, and, as you'll see (and hear), the test definitely did some damage. But we’re not going to spoil it for you, so here it is:

via: YouTubeReddit, Tom Warren (Twitter)



23. leonmbj

Posts: 45; Member since: Jun 05, 2014

That are ugly hands

20. jiezel91

Posts: 67; Member since: Jul 28, 2011

I don't get it why the author of this article here in PA still managed to chime in the following: "Well, someone had to check if it bends, and, as you'll see (and hear), the test definitely did some damage" when clearly, the Nokia 3310 was very much BEHAVING NORMALLY throughout the entire video? The sounds that you hear were actually the keypad tones because the keys were randomly pressed while doing the test.

25. Florin.T

Posts: 318; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

Huh. I was being ironic. The "damage" I was talking about wasn't done to the phone, but to the hands. What you're supposed to hear are the "ouch" sounds the tester is making.

16. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

so when are you going to cover the note 4 gapgate?

14. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2267; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

the 3310 is a tank shouldn't mess with it,iphone is a different story it breaks easily..

13. greenelektron

Posts: 537; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

Nokia 3310 is already an icon of strength. You definitely miss your childhood if you didn't get a chance to own a 3310.

12. magnum44 unregistered

He probably bent his wrist now

11. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Put WP on this and I'm sold MS. The best mobile phone ever made!

18. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

U can't replace that's a legendary OS.

22. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

No please, it has 4 games in built, and they are 4 of the best mobile games I've ever played.

10. Astoni

Posts: 649; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Pro tip: adrianisen is biased as F*ck

8. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Touch brick. Not like flimsy iBend6

7. voxmarc

Posts: 339; Member since: Aug 22, 2012

You cannot bend that,people are using that as hammer here in philippines...

6. jack123

Posts: 278; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

Hey dude! whenever you are buying a new phone, you should bend it in front of the seller before you're going to slide your card.

5. Sharky

Posts: 259; Member since: Jun 24, 2008

That's going to be my old new phone.

4. JMartin22

Posts: 2426; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

No damage. But on a humorous notw, we're going to see PA posting articles about people snapping Galaxy S5's in half soon if they don't find a way to divert the negative attention off of the iCult megaphone PR machine.

15. rantao333

Posts: 346; Member since: May 21, 2013

do did gaalxy s5 really bend?

3. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Hands break iPhone 6. Nokia 3310 breaks hands...

9. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Nokia 3310 = Legendary glory ever made.

21. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

In other news; Chuck Norris broke his hand in an attempt to bend the Nokia 3310.

24. JC557

Posts: 1927; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Look at it this way you can use a Nokia 3310 to straighten out the Iphone 6+. Of course if you drop the Nokia the iPhone will shatter so no butterfingers!

1. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

This is getting ridiculous.

2. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Agreed. It's stupid already.

17. dimas

Posts: 3465; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

People saw unbox therapy getting massive views so video trolls will just do anything for youtube profits. Ignore them and they will stop flooding the internet with crappy demos.

19. roldxx

Posts: 50; Member since: Mar 27, 2013

why so serious?

26. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

I think its hialrious! Why so serious? :) Of course, you do get that this video was just for laughs right cuz if that guy was serious about bedning a Nokia 3310, he would have better luck bending Thor's hammer! :)

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