The launch of the Galaxy S6 Edge with a metal frame brought a lot of cheers from Samsung fans, but gasps as Samsung followed that up with the announcement that the phone would have glass on the front and back. Users who’ve been stung by glass backed phones (Nexus 4, Sony phones and even Apple phones) in the past approached the announcement with trepidation. But it looks like the phone could be nigh on indestructable according to this video which has appeared on YouTube.
The video shows the phone being not just dropped, but slammed onto the floor three times in a row, after which the phone has no cracks in the display or the rear. The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge both use Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on the display and from this demo, that stuff is brilliant. Check it out:
We DO NOT advocate trying this out for yourself, but from this video it’s looking like a darn solid phone.