Nokia Lumia 800 Gorilla Glass torture test [video]

Nokia Lumia 800 Gorilla Glass torture test [video]
For anyone wondering how the Nokia Lumia 800’s glass will hold up against common pocket attacks such as coins and keys, YouTube user, Titanas, has uploaded a torture test video demonstrating just that.

Now they didn’t go as far as dropping it from dizzying heights or smashing it with a hammer, but did throw a couple real world items at it. In the video you can see that the user takes a corkscrew, coins, keys, and even a knife to the glass of Nokia’s new Windows Phone and the screen appears to handle these things well.

While this doesn’t insinuate that the device is indestructible, it is nice to see that it can handle items that tend to end up against your phone better than you might expect.



source: WPCentral

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Lumia 800
  • Display 3.7" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 1450 mAh(9.50h 3G talk time)

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27 Comments

1. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

Such a great looking phone! The design and materials are perfect. Harmony! I can only wait anxiously for the Super Spec'd Lumia 900 (Ace)... This here is an R8, but the Ace is a R8 V12!

3. ph00ny

Posts: 2050; Member since: May 26, 2011

R8 as in Audi? So Audi R8 V10?

14. SleepingOz unregistered

You must really be a fanboy to compare phones with supercars.

2. sonisoe

Posts: 440; Member since: May 06, 2009

ha ha ha ha .... great video....

4. MATOZ

Posts: 74; Member since: Aug 10, 2011

Is that a scratch? Where? Uhm... Hehehe...

5. christianqwerty

Posts: 467; Member since: May 05, 2011

Gorilla glass is just over rated like beats audio. nothing special

11. kainy

Posts: 165; Member since: Aug 10, 2011

Dude ... go check yourself or read a few articles in the internet and educate yourself ...

22. nanozander

Posts: 97; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Beats audio, maybe.... But Gorilla Glass is Awe-Freaking-some!!

6. vantenkiest

Posts: 316; Member since: Apr 20, 2011

I did this to my friends Iphone as he INSISTED it was indestructable.. didnt end well he dropped $6 of gold dollars on it.. and it has a crack

7. Luuthian

Posts: 332; Member since: Sep 09, 2011

Wait, I thought the iPhone didn't have any special glass?

8. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

It has some sort of special glass but it's not gorilla

12. kainy

Posts: 165; Member since: Aug 10, 2011

As i recall the glass was as strong as gorilla glass but may be better... or that was the claim :D

15. SleepingOz unregistered

That's what they claim but go check it by yourself.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elKxgsrJFhw

16. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

it has gorilla. Check on the website. Nexus doesn't have gorilla. Noki uses gorilla for almost every touchscreen phone.

9. Firedrops

Posts: 254; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

yo dawg, i heard you like dollars, so you used six dollars of gold dollars, so you could spend dollars while you spend dollars

10. evanskylerrr

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

so while watching this video, the only thing that popped out was when the singer said something about masterbation -____-

21. ElectroManiac

Posts: 47; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

Lol I heard the same thing

23. systamatics

Posts: 63; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

verbal masturbation

13. surajn95

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 06, 2011

Wow!!! Great.... 1 question is it a different Gorilla Glass or all manufactures uses same Gorilla Glass?

20. nanozander

Posts: 97; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Gorilla Glass is a product by Corning. So manufacturers will order their glass from corning but with different requirements like size and in the case of the N9, slightly curved around the edges.

17. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

The same.

18. Androidtidbits.com

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 10, 2011

Cool! Even if i had a device with Gorilla Glass, I can't risk it to do a torture test on its screen.

19. nanozander

Posts: 97; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Why do they feel the need to do this when the N8's torture test has already proven that Gorila glass is frigging awesome? I've had an N8 for 15 months now and have treated it with little care. The aluminum body's chipped in some places though the paint dosn't run off. The glass off the camera and front screen however is perfectly 'new'. No scratches whatsoever.

24. ILikeBubbles

Posts: 525; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

so..... is it just me or do these "torture test" headlines always sound like the names of a german porn? ...just sayin'

25. sponhucom

Posts: 4; Member since: Dec 09, 2011

-has anyone ever tried a jackhammer to these trials?.,

26. GeekMovement unregistered

he does everything so gently... like how he drops the keys.. nevertheless i do believe nokia lumia 800 is very sturdy after reading about the 2-3 story drop from the apt before. :p i want it.

27. vmaster

Posts: 31; Member since: Dec 11, 2011

The key and the coins part is a joke. I don't know why he even bothered with those after trying to scratch it with a cork opener first. If that didn't scratch it I highly doubt coins or slightly dropping keys on it will scratch the screen. But point proven.

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