Most breakable gadgets – Apple has four devices in the list


We all own a high end phone now a days but have you ever wondered how fragile these devices are. We all admit that we have dropped our phone at least once in our lifetime. Than have you ever wondered which is the most breakable gadgets out there in the market.

Square trade conducting test for most breakable gadgets

According to study done by square trade European insurance company, the telegraph reported a list of most breakable gadgets. These tests were conducted by company by creating extreme situations like doping device to concrete floor from a set height and submerging the device in water.

Apple ipad mini topped the list of most fragile gadgets, now you have to be extra careful while handling your ipad mini. Apple’s four devices made to the top 10 list of most breakable gadgets.

Samsung was not far behind stealing three sweet spots including their 2013 flagship model galaxy S IV. Galaxy S IV took the second place making it more fragile than rest of the Samsung devices.

The study was based on drop test, weight of the device, water resistance, how good the grip of the device is, construction and design of the device from front, back and sides. Then they were given numbers accordingly, the more the number more fragile the device is.

The top 10 list of most breakable gadgets:-

  1. ipad mini – 7.5
  2. Samsung Galaxy S4 – 7
  3. ipad air – 6.5
  4. Samsung Galaxy S3 – 6.5
  5. iphone 5c – 6
  6. Nexus 7.1 – 6
  7. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 – 5.5
  8. iphone 5S – 5.5
  9. Nexus 7.2 – 5
  10. Moto X – 4.5


This study was made to estimate the damage a gadget can endure so that the devices can be covered for accidental damage. Kevin Gillan of square trade told the telegraph that “We are all investing in more and more technology, so when we do we want to make sure that we are going to get our money’s worth. By putting devices through tests that replicate real life situations, we want to help people make smart choices when it comes to choosing gadgets and ensure they are covered against accidental damage.

image credit and source : the telegraph

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