somewhat limited Note 7 fall test with a drop machine, where it survived tens of face-down drops, and was still usable. These were done from the three feet and change height that is the realm of Gorilla Glass 4 devices, though, so not much to write home about. Today's drop test, however, is in a real-life scenario of phones like the Note 7, Note 5 and the iPhone 6s getting dropped sideways or face down from waist, shoulder, and above head heights.We've already seen a
Funny enough, the rear of the Note 7 cracked on one of the first low-level tests, while its screen survived and was operational even after the highest drop, so it remains to be determined if the back of the phablet is Gorilla Glass 5 as well. In any case, you can be fairly certain that if your expensive Note 7 somehow slips and falls flat on its face during a conversation, at least the screen has a pretty great chance to live, and that is pretty comforting knowing how expensive those curved flexible Super AMOLED display packages can be to replace in the authorized Samsung repair shops.