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SquareTrade Rates Galaxy S7 Phones ‘Medium Risk’ For Breakage

Extended-warranty supplier SquareTrade tested Samsung’s new water-resistant Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge flagship phones for durability vs. that of Apple’s iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.

What did the company learn? The new Galaxy phones are the most water-resistant models SquareTrade has ever tested, far outlasting both iPhone models underwater. However, when it comes to glass durability, the ion-strengthened iPhone 6s screen still reigns supreme.

>>See painful-to-watch test video here.

Here are SquareTrade’s Breakability scores, based on a number of factors, from physical characteristics to the results of drop, dunk, bend and tumble tests. The higher a device scores, the higher the risk of it breaking due to an accident: