SUNNYVALE, CA, United States – The Nokia Lumia 900 is one tough cookie. The phone is constructed of a unibody polycarbonate shell that can withstand drops, scrapes and dings. On the face of the phone, you’ll find Gorilla Glass from Corning that is really tough.
But don’t just take our word for it. Our quality engineers wanted to put the quality of the Lumia 900 to the test and created this video. You can see a hammer and nails being applied to the screen and even using the Lumia 900 as a hammer. And through all this, the screen looks great.
We asked the two engineers who created the video, Mike Myers and Chris Ruble, what the inspiration was behind the film.
The video was inspired by this Sonim video: Our Failure Analysis Specialist Mike Wellborn saw the video on YouTube and told us how amazing it was. Chris and I said that our Lumia 900 would be able to survive this “test” as well . . . Mike Wellborn did not seem to think it could be done. On a gentleman’s bet, we headed down to the lab and tried it out. The Lumia 710 was the first phone victim. It performed just as the 900 did in the video.
Mike went on to say that they weren’t surprised at the toughness of the screen at all and that they thoroughly enjoy testing the limits of Nokia hardware and had a lot of fun running these types of lab tests.
We hope you’ve enjoyed the video! What are your tales of Nokia Lumia 900 endurance?
[DISCLAIMER: Don’t try this yourself. Deliberate mistreatment of your phone is not covered by the warranty.]
Updated October 1, 2015 2:11 pm