Performing an on-video scratch test for the newest smartphones is all the rage these days, and Korean site Media IT gave us the pleasure of seeing the Samsung Galaxy S under the knife (quite literally). The test started with a pocket change simulation to see how the device could stand up inside a pocket full of coins. The screen came out untouched, but the back of the phone saw itself receive a few scars.
Next, they did well to take a small screw to the face of the Galaxy S, and it didn’t pose any real problems. It wasn’t until he pulled out the box cutter that I started feeling sorry for the poor thing. Immediately, the cutter was able to produce a few deep scratches that – from where I’m standing – looked to be irreparable.
Personally for me, the test became too unbearable to finish, so take a gander for yourself to see how this Galaxy S ended up looking in the long run. To be fair to the device and Samsung, no one should ever be handling phones like this in the first place. If you put it through as much trauma as they’ve put it through in this video, then you probably don’t deserve to wield the thing.
[via Samsung Hub]