iPhone 4S vs Galaxy S III vs HTC One X drop test reminds us again not to drop Samsung's bundle of joy

iPhone 4S vs Galaxy S III vs HTC One X drop test reminds us again not to drop Samsung's bundle of joy
Immediately after the Samsung Galaxy S III release there were two fairly extensive drop test videos between Samsung's flagship and the iPhone 4S, which showed that the glass chassis of the iPhone 4S might get easily cracked and chipped, but the screen survived mild torture, since it usually lands flat, whereas the big Super AMOLED HD display on the Galaxy S III was the first one to go, even with minor concussions.

Now we have one more video, which throws in the HTC One X with its polycarbonate unibody in the mix. The three phones get dropped from both waist and shoulder heights, which are the typical scenarios we do every day here in the office when the sweltering heat gets to us.

Needless to say, the Samsung Galaxy S III gets a nice little screen crack in the end, unlike the other two, proving once again that an anorexic handset with a large screen can't defy the laws of physics, Gorilla Glass 2 or not.



1. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Please test the nokia 3310 next time too!

3. IamYourFather6657

Posts: 321; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

Bro 3310 already extinct la . Try with lumia 900

4. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

Lumia 900 take no effect

18. kunyuk

Posts: 56; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

Nokia 3310 beat lumia 900

20. azri05 unregistered

lol from your way of speaking, you're malaysian i guess?

22. IamYourFather6657

Posts: 321; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

Azri : Yes I am . From Klang . Mercorp is singaporean

21. azri05 unregistered

did any1 see boobs at the wall?

24. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

With nokia 3310, you might get a big crack on the floor

31. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

they didnt insure their floor. lol


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

I wish instead of doing these stupid tests they would actually do them on popular cover brands like otter box to see if they actually can survive these falls. I came stress it enough even the RAZR can get broken and cracked. ALWAYS get a phone case that protects both the back and front sides and corners.

30. Goldeneye

Posts: 419; Member since: Jan 22, 2011

Typical Samsung fanboy, come on if the results were the opposite you'd be so happy and saying something like Samsung products are the best ever! Anyways is anybody surprised? Besides Rory and Remix by the way where is he? He'll be like BS!!! Lies! What do you expect from cheap plastic made products?


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Typical dumbass I'm not talking about a single device I'm talking about ALL devices. But go ahead continue to be an ignorant prick like you always are and make everything about some pointless fanboy war.

39. Goldeneye

Posts: 419; Member since: Jan 22, 2011

I remember when an insurance company made a similar test and the GSII resisted better than the iphone you were so proud of Samsung, you didn't think it was a “stupid" test, wonder why this is different, fanboyism anyone?


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Dropping any device to see how durable it is, is always a stupid idea. All you do is troll and try to start fanboy wars. I don't care if you have an iPhone or support Microsoft or Google for that matter. Don't be stupid and drop your phone, buy a phone case and protect your device. Get your head out of your ass and stop trying to make everything about fanboy wars.

41. Goldeneye

Posts: 419; Member since: Jan 22, 2011

Chill down boy, you just need to accept that Samsung is not that good as you and others want the world to think it is, what it really irritates me is the fact Samsung can't figure out how to make a well made flagship device, as a matter of fact I own a GalNex nice screen and... thas about it, can't hold a signal, terrible battery life, the trademark cheap plastic of course, the only reason I bought it is the pure android experience, rooting and romming is a second to none on this guy. RAZR HD can't come out soon enough and get rid of the crappy Nexus, I keep my fingers crossed for the next Nexus being made by Moto, HTC, Sony, Asus or even ZTE! Just no more Samsung I'm sick of them! Here's the only thing Samsung needs to copy from apple: craftsmanship and choice of materials.


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Again, I'm not talking about brands or which is better. I am saying is no matter what phone you have you need a phone case. But you just won't get that through your head. I have no issues with my Galaxy S3 when it comes to battery life, signal strength, etc. Yes I also hated the GN on Verizon, one of the reasons why I sold it and switched over to AT&T. I wasn't defending any brand or OS. You should never drop your phone purposely. Every phone will break I don't care if it still works, if it has a cracked screen that is no good for me I won't use it. So enough with your fanboy wars, if a year ago I said something stupid as you claim, fine move on already. I have had an iPhone break on me, a Thunderbolt break on me, and a Epic Touch break on me. This has obviously made me very careful in protecting my phone because it doesn't matter who makes it, it still can be broken with just one drop.

5. IamYourFather6657

Posts: 321; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

I got a hard time listening to that Indian accent

10. wendygarett unregistered

Indians are rich... and have a soft floor....

42. Goldeneye

Posts: 419; Member since: Jan 22, 2011

What's wrong with the accent? Perfectly understandable to me, do you think Malaysian accent is perfect? I don't have a problem with it either!

47. Republican

Posts: 99; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

The only acceptable accents are those of the highly cultured Americans, or British. Otherwise you sound like a savage.

6. wendygarett unregistered

I want to see xperia s dragontrail glass test...

7. wendygarett unregistered

btw, is removable battery good? it gives me amnesia :(

8. tech_lover

Posts: 26; Member since: Jun 02, 2012

not even a single time she was able to drop the phn as it was intended to be...and neither she showed to the camera where exactly the scratches were!! crap test!!

15. hateftotti

Posts: 232; Member since: May 03, 2011

Yeah.Exactly.It is the worst video I've ever watched about crash tests.She even doesn't know the screen size of GSIII. They just tried to conclude that GSIII crashes but others are still ok.But they know themselves which is the best smartphone...

17. lonelyw

Posts: 17; Member since: Feb 20, 2012

she dropped the S3 twice face down head hight!!!!!!!, while not showing any close ups, inserted the S3 battery the wrong way !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

9. 09wbd03516

Posts: 140; Member since: May 30, 2012


11. wendygarett unregistered

Admit it Samsung embarass android... ifan is laughing us now :(

12. HTCFreak

Posts: 156; Member since: Jul 17, 2010

iFans laughing? No, thet aren't so rude! We are the only ones laughing at iOS...

14. Hafiz

Posts: 78; Member since: Dec 20, 2011

Nope..Just because the s3 breaks faster doesn't mean apple is better than samsung!! It all depends on the angle the phone drops.

32. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

No, it's an AWESOME smartphone. The only three things I don't like about it are: 1. Touchwiz: It's alright, but just meh. The phone isn't smooth because of TW, but because of the 2GB of RAM combined with the S4. 2. No onscreen buttons: That just sucks. Manufacturers should start heading in that direction. 3: Menu button: It may be kinda useful in some circumstances, but I feel like it's dragging Android back. All in all, it's an awesome phone. Just don't be a dumbass and drop it. ;D

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