01 Aug Survival of The Fittest: Nexus 7 Vs New iPad
It’s true that they “don’t make them like they used to”, with many consumers now wary of the durability of their mobile devices, which while lighter, sleeker and more functional, have become easier to break. So how do tablets rate on the durability front when faced with drops, dunks and knocks?
SquareTrade, an independent warranty provider, have conducted an experiment to pit Google’s Nexus 7 against the new iPad, to see which one came out on top in the durability front. The experiment put both tablets through their paces, by dropping the devices from chest height, then from tabletop height, followed by a dunk in a bathtub, in an attempt to replicate situations tablet owners are most likely to find themselves in.
While the Nexus 7 give-away featured in the video casts doubts as to just how objective the drop test is,
Check out the findings in the video below