Hard to watch : Drop test of tablets

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  1. taichimaster

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    Well....whose going to drop them like that?
     
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    I'm certainly not going to try a drop test like that on my Acer, but doesn't it have the Gorilla Glass. If so might it survive better than the others?

    Gerry
     
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    haha it was a very informative video.everyone now knows dont drop tablets it will trash them.
     
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    Galaxy tab has gorilla glass too
     
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    All of them have g-glass, don't they....
     
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    Not the apple or the xoom according to the website
     
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    The xoom does and I suspect apple does too. Not all vendors advertise that they use G-glass.

    CORNING® GORILLA® GLASS
     
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    Yeah, a tablet is one case where such might be worthwhile. But few are going to drop a tablet screen-first onto concrete or other really hard, bumpy surface as in that video. I've never even had my tablets outside when in use. That's a worse-case, unlikely scenario.
     
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    I wish they would have done a couple of typical drops, sliding off the couch or bed onto wood or carpet.

    I will never drop my Acer from waste high onto pebbled concrete, but it almost bought the farm off my bed last week.

    My Archos survived that drop twice.
     
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    I dropped my Acer iconia A500 from my arms with no case right onto concrete. It hit a corner and then face down. No scratches or damage to the screen but some nasty scratches on the plastic edge where it hit first. It works like nothing happened also.

    Sent from my PC36100 using Android Tablet Forum
     
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    Thats good info....
     

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