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iPhone 4S vs Samsung Galaxy S II - Dropped on Concrete

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Apple's iPhone has a bit of a reputation for being easily damaged, but a comparison of the newest iPhone with the Samsung Galaxy S II being dropped onto concrete shows the difference the choice of materials can make to a device.

Although both models have a glass screen, the Samsung model comes with Corning's Gorilla Glass, but is also housed in a plastic body which may protect it from shock impacts better than Apple's glass based case.

The video below, by handset insurers, SqureTrade is not scientific, but certainly dramatic.

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