Square Trade: Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are more durable than the S8 duo, Note8

19 March 2018
They are at a medium and medium-high risks of suffering major damage from falling or bending.

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  • Anonymous

Levy, 20 Mar 2018Checking the scanner with your teeth can be problematic; you may... morehahahahaahah. Lol

  • Anonymous

Levy, 20 Mar 2018Checking the scanner with your teeth can be problematic; you may... moreHilarious bro

  • Levy

Anonymous, 19 Mar 2018One of the places that will get scratches (if you use the finger... moreChecking the scanner with your teeth can be problematic; you may develop a taste for it and that would be a very expensive diet.

  • AnonD-468012

Shanti Dope, 19 Mar 2018What we need? The self-healing glass. It can be as hard as Diam... moreNah, agree!

  • Anonymous

E=-mc2 is glass durability formula.

  • AnonD-743635

wasox, 19 Mar 2018I Really do not care about these durability ratings, the thing i... moreIt has nothing to do with being high-tech, is how you design and manufacture it, and the brainwashed consumers.

  • AnonD-743635

Shanti Dope, 19 Mar 2018What we need? The self-healing glass. It can be as hard as Diam... moreshhhhhhh, millions of people makes a living making and selling spare backs,front glasses, displays, protective cases and screen protectors jaja

What we need?
The self-healing glass. It can be as hard as Diamond so that scratches will be hard to do on it. The same time, its crack resistance lessens, but since it is a self-healing glass, the glass will return to its original state.

https://www.nation.co.ke/news/world/Japan-scient­ist-self-healing-glass/1068-4243640-918ohh/index­.html

  • Anonymous

nkwama, 19 Mar 2018With your teeth??? How the heck??? XDWell I had to go through hours of intense training ,its a real skill but I just kinda tap the surface with a tooth.

You do it in exactly the same way as if you were testing whether or not a ceramic antique for example, had undergone a repair in its lifetime. You can sense the difference in the surfaces.

All you need is teeth or even a tooth and a smartphone to conduct the test yourself. Try! It's fun!


Please post results.


  • AnonD-744321

if they didn't use the"PREMIUM" heavy glass sandwich design it would of been MUCH better
I think they should do a test for CAT s60 it will score at MOST -99 ;)

Anonymous, 19 Mar 2018One of the places that will get scratches (if you use the finger... moreWith your teeth??? How the heck??? XD

I Really do not care about these durability ratings, the thing is, all these high tech devices are not designed to withstand misuse and abuse, owner have to be careful, if for some reason you need an ultra tough device, there are some options, as the cat series

  • Anonymous

One of the places that will get scratches (if you use the fingerprint scanner) is the material which covers the scanner. I say 'material' cos I've tested it with my *teeth and its different material from gorilla glass 5 that covers the remainder of the back. Well I think it is? Sure, they are only micro scratches but they are visible to the naked eye.

It doesn't bother me, but just wanted to point it out. As these tests are as much about entertainment as they are scientific. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy the videos like the next man or woman. BUT they provide evidence of the obvious really.

I mean if I was asked in a questionnaire - 'What do you think will happen to any of the S8's if they were dropped from 6ft onto a very hard surface?'


Well I can tell you, and on heart, I'm sure I would answer along the lines of -"pretty messed up!"



*Please note there were scratches present before I conducted the teeth test!

  • Gerad

Must be very careful with very expensive smartphone

  • Anonymous

ethereal, 19 Mar 2018Whats that gorilla glass bs that we are hearing from years alrea... moreSince GG3 there has been no change to the material, and you aren‘t able to „improve“ it in any way. If you make it harder, it gets more scratch resistant but cracks easier. If you make it softer, it gets more crack resistant but scratches easier. The only things you can do to improve durability is:
1. Make the glass thicker so that the scratches don‘t go through and crack that easy
2. make the phone lighter so that less force is applied on it if it drops.

Of course you can enhance the design or use a stronger aluminum frame, but that doesn’t change the durability of the glass.

  • Anonymous

'everyone wants to perform drop tests on them'

Sorry, Im possibly being a little overly pedantic here but I don't want to perform a drop test on them. Take me off that list! Dodgy research.

Whats that gorilla glass bs that we are hearing from years already then?

  • AxlTech

Kewl. Can't hadly wait for the next Galaxy Note.