Samsung Galaxy S6 edge gets thrown on the floor but survives this violent drop test

Samsung built its new flagship phone from scratch after the Samsung Galaxy S5 was deemed a disappointment by phone buyers. The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge has a metal frame sandwiched by two pieces of Gorilla Glass 4, one in the front and one in the back. While giving the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge a new cool design, it does mean that the phone could be in pretty bad shape if it is dropped. How much protection can Gorilla Glass 4 provide? Perhaps a new video gives us the answer...
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36. drunkenjay

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

i posted this after a user on a forum site told us about it

38. JohnK

Posts: 117; Member since: Mar 03, 2015

That's some mad woman. (and a real drop test)

51. mushpika

Posts: 33; Member since: Mar 19, 2015

Youtubers and reviewers are gonna do the smashing test

62. cdm283813

Posts: 424; Member since: Jan 10, 2015

The iPhone 6 would have bent at that amount of air hitting the front before touching the ground.

66. kevin91202

Posts: 642; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

Hahahaha

70. karamelakimo

Posts: 109; Member since: May 26, 2014

OMG :O

75. Roeshak

Posts: 38; Member since: Apr 17, 2013

This site really is just an extension of Samsung's marketing wing lol!

90. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Damn! A beautiful phone that no longer needs to hide behind a case, every manufacturer should copy, including you suers at Apple...

91. derivativex

Posts: 176; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

To those who were skeptical coz of the low quality it was ripped from this sitehttp://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XOTIxMDIxMTg4.html?x

115. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

92. Dee79

Posts: 307; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

I'm a Galaxy fan but I believe this video is fake. The phone is no doubt a fake one and they have edited the movement of the touchscreen when she touches it. It's easier to get away with when in low res as u can't see editing mistakes as easy. Plus why does the tw move when she stops touching the screen?

94. derivativex

Posts: 176; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

They have a higher resolution version of the same video.

106. Exempt1 unregistered

That could be a touchwhizz glitch. When you scroll to the far left on touchwhizz, it's a giant widget, which would cause lag on the screen flicks and stuff. It seems very plausible as the real deal

116. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Really? Its fake because its not an iPhone? Haha. We cant help the iPhone is a expensive cheap POS. Go home troll.

133. engineer-1701d unregistered

dee you need to rewatch there is no editing samsung knows this is all or nothing for them just like the gs3 wads

143. kevin91202

Posts: 642; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

"The phone is no doubt a fake..." -Dee79 How? Explain? The phone is not a fake. The screen actually turns back on (with a beep) when it hits the ground on the final slam.

95. ameran

Posts: 344; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

Is that concrete floor? The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge could be really tough if this video is real.

103. harigrg33

Posts: 188; Member since: May 20, 2013

Maybe she was pissed off for not getting likes and comments notification on Facebook/insta/etc

134. engineer-1701d unregistered

translate the page to english and it says angry girlfriend hahaha

104. Scorpion67 unregistered

There is a 480p video on youtube, this isn't the original one. It's not hd, but way better than this one.

105. vijay.alapati

Posts: 181; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

This is incorrect. As per many review like android authority, when the phone is landed facing the camara towards the ground then the glass on camera is broken? u can have a look in youtube, may be thats y the person in view didn't show the camera on the back after hitting this on the ground. nice try ;p

107. Arkchylde95

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 29, 2015

First of all i found a higher quality version of this video, i implore you to check it out then read my theory below on why i believe this video is fake...well not fake but modified. add this to the end of the youtube search, i post full link to video since im a new member. G8kVfBROq-E guys im really sorry to say this but this video might be a fake. let me explain. Someone below already posted their theory so i decided to test it. Right when she starts her video you can see the time of the phone is 12:10 which turns immediately to 12:11 so i decided to measure on a local stopwatch the duration of how long she threw the phone down. it was exactly 16 seconds and 14 milliseconds give or take 10 milliseconds. at this point in time she has picked the phone back up and we can see that the time is now 12:12. there is an un-accounted for 40 second time difference, in which she could have put down a new phone and picked it up pretending it was the same phone she had thrown down. I really hope because i ordered the 32 gb black sapphire edge and im really hoping its as strong as this :D. im wrong but most signs in this video point to it being fake...unfortunately. Upon further testing i slowed the video down to .25 and realized that we hear the sound of impact before the actual device hits, which is weird considering we would hear it at the same time especially since its in slow motion, also the last drop the device makes a weird turn after being hit, it looks like it spun but there is a weird cutoff point, like 1 second to half a second where i see what looks to be a turned off device, suddenly turn on, from being thrown which is also abnormal as even without a lockscreen you still to need to touch the home button or powerbutton to get out of black sleep mode. lastly the chime it makes, if you check any of the s6 edge reviews youll notice thats the chime the phone makes when its unlocked, meaning that reason that we the device suddenly turn on and chime is that its a replacement device put there and the footage was later cut, this would explain the sudden time jump from 12:11 to 12:12. thnx to +Quin Stobbe for posting his theory out there and allowing me the insight to test it out.

117. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Hey look, the video must not be real because the phone didnt break...lol

118. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

here is the original video which makes your claim fake -http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XOTIxMDIxMTg4.html

119. derivativex

Posts: 176; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

The shift from 10 to 11 could have been lag I'm the clock widget obviously. The moment she picks up the phone after slamming it to her showing the screen working is seamless

135. engineer-1701d unregistered

let me explain this for you and any iphone fans out there when a phone is turned on the last time of update is show and imiditly changes to current time so if they turned the phone on at 1210 and off waited turned it on again for the video the real time is shown 1211 and maybe 30 or 40 or 50 seconds then the end of the smash test its 1212 because it changed during the face plant when the phone made a noise and the screen came on. now for the sound part if you slowed it down and you know anything you know light travels faster than sound and you would also know that the video as been passed around the world multiple times and the coding for the video and sound bite may have slipped a .20 of a sec. since its not a hd camera recording it could just be that a bad camera recording.

144. kevin91202

Posts: 642; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

"Right when she starts her video you can see the time of the phone is 12:10 which turns immediately to 12:11 so i decided to measure..it was exactly 16 seconds...at this point in time she has picked the phone back up and we can see that the time is now 12:12. there is an un-accounted for 40 second time difference..." -Arkchylde95 Here's the problem with your and +Quin Stobbe's theory: 1. Just because you see the phone briefly display 12:10 before showing 12:11 doesn't mean that the actual time is 12:11:01 (:01=1 second). All it means is that the last time the phone went into standby, it was somewhere at 12:10:unknown seconds. Now the phone is turned back on at 12:11:unknown seconds. The phone briefly shows the last time it went into standby. In other words, the lady turns the display on and it changes to 12:11, but we don't exactly know if it's 12:11:17, or 12:11:59, etc. It could be that the display was turned on at 12:11:50, 20 seconds of phone slamming, and then she picks up the phone at 12:12:10. If you don't believe me, try it with your phone. Note the time and put it into standby. Wait a few minutes, and turn it back on. You'll see the previous time momentarily flash before showing the current time. Sorry, but the video seems legit.

146. kevin91202

Posts: 642; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

To clarify, it appears that she picks the phone back up at 12:11:58 after the final throw, swipes the phone for two seconds, and now it reads 12:12:00 (the video shows 12:12 at the 0:17 mark). So, most likely, the video starts with the real time of 12:11:43.

108. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I will not lie, when she threw it on the flow, I cringed because I just knew it was broke. I'd liek to see u do that with any iPhone period. I wonder how much pressure is needed for it to actually bend?

126. Arkchylde95

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 29, 2015

so i just found another video of this girl. SHE BROKE WALNUTS WITH THE SCREEN OF THE EDGE> NO DAMAGE TO EDGE AT ALL, best part is her "table" to break walnuts on is another s6! SHES SMASHING THE TWO PHONES TOGETHER WITH A WALNUT IN BETWEEN HERES THE LINK. v,youku,com/v_show/id_XOTE2MjIyMDky,html (replace commas with periods)

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