The Galaxy Note 7 gets frozen in a block of ice and dropped from 100 feet – guess what happens!

Equipped with Gorilla Glass 5 and IP68-certified for protection against water and dust, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is a phone to be reckoned with. However, it was yet to prove itself in the ingeniously cruel hands of YouTubers GismoSlip!

To really see what the Note 7 is made out of, they encased the phablet in a bowl of ice, then threw the lump of ice with the Note 7 still in it from as many as 100 feet high! We think you will be surprised by the outcome. Not only did the Note 7 withstand over 23 hours of being fully submerged in ice-cold water (that eventually froze), it also managed to get away from the improvised accident without a single scratch. Yes, the smartphone remained fully functional.

Well, too bad the software part doesn't stand quite so firm against the strong hardware part. With Note 7's bricking left and right, we can imagine owners of the new handset getting angry enough as to attempt GismoSlip's antics on their own. This is something we strongly advise against, though. You might end up hurting passerby as you drop all that ice from above. And besides, you can always replace your smartphone! We reckon the Note 7 deserves a second chance.

Anyway, watch the hilarious video below and let us know what you think!


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Galaxy Note 7
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh




Posts: 1461; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

The ice took the impact during this trick....

2. thunderc8

Posts: 98; Member since: Dec 15, 2014


12. vincelongman

Posts: 5745; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

True, it had essentially the world's thickest screen protector Look pretty impressive though

26. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Yeah that is true but at 100ft most phones still don't survive, I should know I watch his VIDS.

3. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Got to love the put downs in the last paragraph, couldn't just let it finish on a positive note.

4. spiderpig2894

Posts: 597; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

I expected a frozen Note 7 by nitrogen not a Note 7 frozen in ice.

7. Landon

Posts: 1247; Member since: May 07, 2015

I was expecting the same thing. However, any phone frozen by nitrogen will shatter gloriously. :D

9. femiRicHkiDD

Posts: 15; Member since: Aug 21, 2015

Since your have such expectations , you should just help us with the experiment.. or don't you have a store that sells a note7 close by?

27. spiderpig2894

Posts: 597; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

I think you read my comment with an "attitude tone" or so did I to your comment.

5. libra89

Posts: 2311; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

This kind of thing makes me want to puke, but nice test I guess...

6. waelnd

Posts: 11; Member since: May 03, 2013

"With Note 7's bricking left and right, we can imagine owners of the new handset getting angry enough as to attempt GismoSlip's antics on their own." Seriously! So it is trash performance that users have either to throw their Note 7s or at least replace them. Lool just loollll. This takes subjectivity in tech reporting to a totally new level BTW, following is what your official review say about the N7 performance: "This means overall very snappy system performance, while most games and apps tend to run quite well. In some very rare occasions, I noticed some frame rate drops in some games, but those instances were mostly few and far between."

8. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

The video is about, 2 losers who can come up with the most ignorant ways to try to destroy a phone. The phone survived....LUCKY! Please get a real job and a real life so you don't have to do ignorant s**t to make money.

11. vincelongman

Posts: 5745; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Why get a real job when you can live comfortable having fun making random videos?

17. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Because the videos are stupid. How low do you need to stoop to be stupid?Random videos aren't the issue. It's random videos that are stupid and help no one. I like random videos are a laugh. But this isn't funny. Its ignorant to take a perfectly good phone and try to destroy it for no valid reason. These don't prove anything other than people are ignorant. It's just my opinion. You don't have to agree. That is what makes us human. Let me ask you. If you were rich, would you purposely buy a car and drive it into a wall or tree to see how much damage it can survive? If it gets damaged, are you goin to scrap it and tehn buy another expensive car just to do the same thing? The car company alreayd did the crash tests. So what are you gonna do differently? Just like with phones. The OEM already did drop tests. They have already stated the Note 7 can survive a fall up to 5ft So if you take a phone and drop it from 100FT, what are you doing actually? What are you proving? My body can survive a fall from 3 stories or even more. That doesn't mean I should jump out of a window to prove it right or wrong. Right?

22. Mfa901

Posts: 291; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

calm your tits dude...if someone is making money from their random videos then why should any one have problem.

25. GoTstan

Posts: 386; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

I'm not as riled up as u, but I do hear what you're saying

13. maherk

Posts: 7007; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

You do realize that this is their job and this is exactly how they make a living?

18. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

This isn't a job. It's lame. I guess i'm man enough not ot do such a "job". Any job that paints you in the light of being totally ignorant, isn't a job I would want to have. I'm glad I don't have a "job". I work doing something I actually like and can be proud of. I could never be proud of destroying perfectly working hardware for video clicks.

21. ctdog4748

Posts: 797; Member since: Mar 05, 2016

Don't hate others because you're mad at yourself for your poor life choices.

23. maherk

Posts: 7007; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

And they work in something they truely love and obviously enjoy a lot. Stop hating, and move on.

24. AlikMalix unregistered

Techie, you're so upset that they froze a Samsung device in water and tortured it? Why? Do you see something more in those devices than just a tool? I mean, you're probably a sentence away from cradling at a Samsung device saying "my precious".

14. AmashAziz

Posts: 2934; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Why are you filled with rage due to their actions? Let them enjoy their lives and make fun videos for us so that both parties get benefit in some way(s). It's you who needs a life, and should stop commenting on others' lives.

10. ebilcake

Posts: 1231; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

The ice took most of the force from the impact. It's just silly.

16. Metropolis75

Posts: 197; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

Thank God. You don't know how many times I've gotten my phone frozen in a block of ice and dropped off building. Finally a phone that can survive that. Now I just need them to test dropping it into a volcano. Then I'll have all the info I need to make that purchase.

20. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Everyday I worry about my phone taken a fall frozen in ice. No really. I do. Can't sleep sometimes.

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