Torture tests reveal Samsung Galaxy S6 is ‘the new phone to beat for durability’

SquareTrade has put the Samsung Galaxy S6, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, the Samsung Galaxy S5, the Apple iPhone 6, and the Apple iPhone 6 Plus through a series of torture tests (bend, drop, dunk, and slide test). After the test SquareTrade concludes that the S6 is “the new phone to beat for durability.”

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Here’s the video:

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 sports a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD) and a pixel density of 577 ppi, a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera with optical image stabilisation (OIS) made by Sony, a 5-megapixel front-facing selfie-centric camera, 32/64/128 GB of internal storage, Samsung’s Exynos 7420 64-bit octa-core processor with four cores clocked at 2.1 GHz and four cores clocked at 1.5 GHz, 3 GB of DDR4 RAM, LTE Cat.6 (300/50Mbps) connectivity, support for wireless charging, and a 2,550 mAh battery. It measures 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8mm and weighs in at 138 g. It runs Android 5.0 (Lollipop) out of the box with a 64-bit TouchWiz UI slapped on top.

Not only does the Galaxy S6 sport impressive hardware and a more premium look and feel, it is also a pretty durable device, beating the competition and its edged counterpart.

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