Tuesday , October 24 2017

Have you ever wanted to belt a phone with a hammer? Watch someone else do it!

hammer vs s6Sometimes browsing around on YouTube is a bad idea, especially when you’re trawling for news. Sometimes you find things that are really disturbing, and make you wonder whether people have anything other than rocks in their heads.

Apparently there’s a market for extreme phone testing out there, which includes things like belting brand new, $1000+ phones with hammers, cutting them with knives, and generally being pretty awful to an expensive piece of equipment.

I found two of these videos which made me question everything. Why anyone, for video views or anything else, would find it necessary to subject a phone to such rampant disregard is beyond me, but I suppose there’s a market for just about anything these days.

In any event, here are the two videos. Take a look and tell me whether you’d be prepared to put your brand new Samsung Galaxy S6, or anything else, through a torture test like this.

 

Chris Rowland   Editor and Publisher

Chris publishes one of Australia's most popular technology websites, Ausdroid. His interests include mobile (of course), as well as connected technology and how it can make all our lives easier.

Join the Ausdroid Conversation

2 Comments on "Have you ever wanted to belt a phone with a hammer? Watch someone else do it!"

avatar
Sort by:   newest | oldest | most voted
Member

Poor S6 🙁

JeniSkunk
Valued Guest
JeniSkunk

I think the thermal safety in the S6 hadn’t cooled down enough so the phone could be powered back on again.

wpDiscuz

Check Also

Google releases Pixel 2 factory images with October security patches – in the wild devices only have September patches

Google has begun shipping Pixel 2 handsets in the US and has this morning released …