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Samsung Galaxy S3 vs iPhone 5: YOLO!

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The court found Samsung guilty of copying patents of Apple. However one thing that Samsung did not copy was the durability of the Apple’s handsets.

iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3: torture test

SquareTrade recently undertook a crash test between the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the iPhone 5. The tests included dropping the phones onto pavements, throwing them into a swimming pool and banging the handsets with the remote control of a TV.

The kamikaze iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3 went through more torture than we would expect premium handsets to go though but nevertheless the results have been caught on video for potential buyers to study and possibly coerce them into getting an insurance plan with their purchase.

So how did the iPhone 5 matches up to the Samsung Galaxy S3 when it came to durability? Check out the video to find out and for a teaser, one of the handsets ends up with a shattered display. Yolo!

Mike is the man who reviews gadgets that aren’t mainstream or products that can’t exactly be classified as consumer electronics e.g. portable talking toilets. It’s always interesting to read about the crazy products we have here in Asia that just don’t get as much publicity as they warrant.