Droid Turbo 2 dropped 70 times in torture test, will it survive?

By Shawn Knight
Nov 2, 2015
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  1. Motorola captured headlines last week with the announcement of two new Droid-branded smartphones. The flagship Droid Turbo 2 really turned heads – not so much due to its specifications – but because it claims to have a shatter-proof display thanks to technology that Motorola calls ShatterShield.

    Of course, this claim had to be put to the test which is exactly what Gizmodo recently did.

    As the publication notes, most any phone can survive an errant drop or two… but how about 70 consecutive drops onto a gritty floor? Watch along to see if the Droid Turbo 2 lives up to the marketing hype.

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,485   +2,038

    Very amusing Mr Drop Test Guy, now how about finding yourself a real job...
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,551   +2,894

    Now try dropping the phone on something other than a flat floor, clear of anything that might actually puncture the screen.
    wastedkill likes this.
  4. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,390   +329

    aka real world scenario.
    cliffordcooley likes this.
  5. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,149   +1,424

    He is probably paid for this 10 times more than the guys who design the damn thing. Wouldn't you just keep dropping things also?
  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,485   +2,038

    Damn right I would, I wouldn't even blush when I got my pay cheque at the end of the month. I'm jealous.
    VitalyT likes this.
  7. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Evangelist Posts: 1,631   +432

    Lol@the comments
  8. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,149   +1,424

    "Drop it like it's hot" :) :) :)

    Last edited: Nov 2, 2015
    Uvindu likes this.
  9. seeprime

    seeprime TS Rookie Posts: 32   +16

    I'd like to see this dropped from five feet at every conceivable angle onto a gravel road to see just how tough it really is.

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