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We all love our tablets but what would happen if we accidently dropped them out and about? Like with many portable devices, accidents can happen....

So how do they fair to a simple drop test (The results are quite shocking)



*Please do not post daft responses on why they're deliberatly damaging expensive devices like this. It's a test, and like many of us actually would like to know how fragile such devices are. Also i know the vids a bit old, but who cares...some may not be aware of how fragile their tablet is.
 
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The girl that goes "AHHH!!" every time they drop one annoys the hell out of me. lol
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Who in the hell screamed, haahaa
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Originally Posted by mastical View Post
Who in the hell screamed, haahaa
Yeah sorry that was me

Yeah the girl is kind of annoying lol

I'm completely in shock at how fragile they are, having a protective cover would help some but i don't think any of these screens are at all shock resistant.
 
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post #5 of 11

Ipad2 may survive a drop to a carpet, but if dropped on a solid concrete it cracks the display from 2 feet or even less
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That's pretty impressive of the Samsung Galaxy. Though I would say it does seem like this should be done with some kind of mechanical release so as not to have any added force by human interaction.

Good video though.
    
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Those things cost an arm and a leg yet they can't making them more resilient? hell, I'd be pissed if I had spent all that money on one just to find out the glass that covers the entire surface shatters so easily
    
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Those things cost an arm and a leg yet they can't making them more resilient? hell, I'd be pissed if I had spent all that money on one just to find out the glass that covers the entire surface shatters so easily
Me too bud, they are very expensive for what they are.

And now for some humor, this is an idiot that for some reason thinks his/her (cos i got no damn idea ) new ipad is an ipoooooood!

 
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i bet the transformer would have beat all of them thanks to its gorilla glass!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MisterChao View Post
i bet the transformer would have beat all of them thanks to its gorilla glass!
The Galaxy tab is also equipped with a Gorilla glass. So, think twice before putting any money on that bet.

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