Samsung posts stress test video, watch the Galaxy S III and Note II get tortured

Samsung posts stress test video, watch the Galaxy S III and Note II get tortured
Samsung is quickly becoming the Android go-to brand across the globe, and with Google’s platform clearly being the world’s most popular, it’s interesting to know just what kind of testing Samsung’s devices go through. After all, nearly all the Android device profits go to Samsung.

Turns out, the Korean company is doing some rigorous testing. Using the Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, the company has posted a video taking us through all the tortures the two devices had to endure before going on sale.

The testing includes buttons pushed thousands and thousands of times, the devices twisted, sprayed with water, and put in a churning machine filled with edgy things (is that real corn?!) trying to scratch the screen. Take a look at all the horror right below, and rest assured - that device you bought is definitely ready to take a beating.

source: Samsung Tomorrow

Related phones

Galaxy S III
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(11.60h 3G talk time)
  • Display 5.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1600 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh(16h 3G talk time)



1. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Much better than apple who likely never bothered about this for $$$... Let's see if it can beat nokia in torture testing.

11. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

No offence, but Nokia has still something going to make it even sturdier than these two phones!

20. AamirSIII

Posts: 187; Member since: Oct 04, 2012

yeah only sturdier and heavier.... no Innovation...pffff Nokia...

22. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

Nathan, how could that be offensive In any way?

26. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Playing it safe...

2. sportsinger75

Posts: 72; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

Lol, this video was pretty funny. Informative, but funny.

21. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

i still dont understand why Samsung place the GS3 in the polishing machine

3. satydesh

Posts: 71; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

nokia testing is best!!!

19. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Common man, How is comparing this with Nokia? We are talking about ordinary phones. Nokia phones are anti bullets and RPG7.

4. xfire99

Posts: 1206; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

Errr...why isnt it Note 2 on water spraying test? Samsung wanna cheat on that? Shows it was some kind of At&T phone and note Note 2. A big failure video test. Other else, it looks promising, but in real world, it wont be the same and I already got a tiny scratch on the screen at outer edge. Nothing to disturb with, if not looking hard with bright light on that area.

5. PowTheBowl

Posts: 86; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

I think that at&t phone that you're saying is the Samsung Rugby Pro

6. MrJerry

Posts: 403; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

I can translate it for you They did two different water tests for a normal smartphone and a water proof smartphone and they did mentioned it

9. starandmountain

Posts: 53; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

Wow, are you South-Korean? i want to go to south-korea this summer. South-Korea looks so awesome!

23. NaRFL

Posts: 25; Member since: Apr 09, 2012

i've been to south korea as an exchange student. It is a great country i love it but not many ppl speak english.

7. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Even though its "cheap plastic " i.e. polybcarbonate back cover, plastic frame and gorilla glass front, I can say the quality of production is definitely noticeable on my s3. Samsung put a lot of attention in assembling everything together. Everything is precise, symetric, and working perfectly (knocks on wood )

8. XYZ360

Posts: 53; Member since: Jan 01, 2012

lol at these floating butt

10. NaRFL

Posts: 25; Member since: Apr 09, 2012

Barely understand a word but still better story than iphone lolz

12. bigguy20

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 26, 2012

With all the water test this device went though. What happens if it is submerged. I heard of people dropping their phone in the toilet

17. SleepingOz unregistered

They're splashproof not completely waterproof.

13. shahulvm

Posts: 124; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

Looks fake...I havent seen genuine durability tests with cartoon intro....

14. deathyyy

Posts: 101; Member since: Dec 20, 2011

Good to know the note 2 i just ordered will be durable.

16. nedooo

Posts: 71; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

This is lie, big fat lie. 100 kg person sits on Note 2 and it doesn't brake hahahahaha SGS3 scratches like hell (glass like plastic is a no go), though it could survive bit of rain, and maybe buttons are durable, true Rugby PRO is tough phone. But everything else is just LIE...

18. bluescreen

Posts: 154; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

ok this video was udderly pointless....its in chineese or i have to pay extra for a translator thanks alot!!!

24. JayMoney88

Posts: 8; Member since: Oct 30, 2011

...I'm pretty sure I saw it break with ease in ALL the drop test videos I've seen. Still my favorite device I've EVER owned though.

25. Premindia87

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 17, 2012

This is absolute crap by Samsung, My SIII without a single drop in ground and was in silicon case from the first day, I notice a crack near the charging port, There are numerous complaints that frame starts cracking after 2 to 3 months, When i contacted samsung india, they bounced back to me and said its my fault. inorder to replace the frame i need to pay 7200Rs. What the ___...witout any mishandling and single drop it broke, Many have quoted that frame doesnt withstand the heat produced from inside, It starts cracking as the Metallic frame which is actually a plastic..starts melting ..which develops cracks. They didnt show the heat test. SIII has the worst build quality of all Samsung phones. Even Note II has similar design so even it may suffer from those issues. Samsung customer care is the worst , wtihout taking this issue as their rather blaming me for it. Even phone arena has published a articlle, that several users have reported frame crack within weeks, and im experiencing it now. Those who experinecing please try to post this issue in XDA forum.

27. gelo0291

Posts: 16; Member since: Nov 06, 2012

that ass..

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