So, your HTC One X is tough as nails? Now, this is a crash test to prove it

So, your HTC One X is tough as nails? Now, this is a crash test to prove it
The HTC One X is one of the best-designed handsets we’ve seen recently - its unibody construction screams elite, but did you know it’s also tough as nails? Yes, literally.

Now, here is a crash test that really shows how tough is the HTC One X by... using it as a hammer. It’s plain funny and entertaining, and no - we definitely don’t recommend you trying this at home. Or at work. Anywhere actually, if you care about using your phone for a while despite the fact that it seems completely intact after all the bashing. 

Plus, it doesn’t seem to be that good of a hammer. We guess, the HTC Two X could be that. Right? Watch the video below to better appreciate the engineering effort that went into crafting the One X and its awesome Gorilla Glass screen.

source: YouTube

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One X
  • Display 4.7 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB,
  • Battery 1800 mAh
  • OS Android 4.2.2
    Samsung TouchWiz UI




Posts: 74; Member since: Aug 10, 2011

Hey, Try to hit that nail using the middle of the HTC instead of the upper part of the screen which is harder to break apart.

14. preetmalhotra

Posts: 114; Member since: Apr 27, 2012 Wow..finally smartphones are practical.. Till now, the only practical phone was Nokia N8..!! :D

17. Ivan6479

Posts: 250; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Oh come on he barely swings the hammer with any force when hitting display with the nails. Now the second part is just bs like the video on this post. Drop one and and see what happens. LOL

13. fervid

Posts: 183; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Never would have happened with the cheap POS ATT sold me. Traded it for a Note and never happier. Thought I'd hate the large screen, but don't see how I lived without it now. World of Goo and Where's My Water are so much more fun with a stylus too!

12. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

that's a real test:D;) it's galaxy S II but still...

11. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

nah...nothing interesting..thedy did the same to Lumia 900. Funny thing is those phones survive (mostly) lab tests but they puffing when it comes to real life (more or less accidental drop)

9. blinkdagger

Posts: 81; Member since: May 04, 2012


7. MeoCao unregistered

Ha ha ha, Fake fake fake. Look at the nail and you see that the phone barely touched the nail. But good job, lots of fun.

8. Jay_F

Posts: 236; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

Are you serious??

10. blinkdagger

Posts: 81; Member since: May 04, 2012

Obviously you're nerd who never hold a hammer and open a toolbox. Even if u hit a nail hard with a hammer, u can barely see the hammer touched the nail. Physics - two hard things when collided it will bounce back.

6. shadez10

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

really nice phone.... they should have filmed it with HTC One X and not with a calculator... -_-

4. Mark.J.Linskiy unregistered

Interesting how it survives that, but not this: 2:30

5. 09wbd03516

Posts: 140; Member since: May 30, 2012

hammer test and drop test is completely dif U hit and the smal area get pressured but whole area pressured when u drop~ and he drop 3 times

16. Ivan6479

Posts: 250; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Yes he did drop 3 times, but the other two times the phone fell on the plastic side. Ones the display hits the ground you are screwed!! My mom just shattered the one I got her for mothers day by dropping it while trying to put it in her pocket.

19. Stuntman

Posts: 843; Member since: Aug 01, 2011

There are no nails to break the fall. :)

3. 09wbd03516

Posts: 140; Member since: May 30, 2012

im sorry to deliver this bad news~ this two men are htc worker from taiwan who curious about how strong the gglass is~ but unfortunately they get fired by company for doing this

20. denied911

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2012

don't lie! they russian, and never worked for HTC

2. Murfpass

Posts: 23; Member since: Aug 23, 2011

I think it pained me more to watch that video than it did to the phone

1. eli577

Posts: 142; Member since: Jun 29, 2010

He nailed it. LOL

15. shy2papa

Posts: 336; Member since: Jan 23, 2010

Holy crap if only HTC added a bigger batter and a sd card slot to this amazing phone

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