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Galaxy S9 vs. iPhone X drop test

Galaxy S9 or iPhone X? This is the million dollar question. Both phones have an exquisite design, top-of-the-line features and a well-rounded software that make them stand out from the competition. But which one is more durable? Now, we bring you a full drop test featuring the Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X. Which one will be the winner?

For this drop test between the Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X, there will be three different types of drops: back drop, corner drop and, most importantly, face drop. Which of the two phones will come out on top, the Samsung Galaxy S9 or the iPhone X?

The drop test confirms the Galaxy S9’s durability

Let’s start with the back drop. In this case, after a high drop for both the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X, we get very different results. In this test, the damage on the back of Samsung’s flagship is more noticeable than that suffered by Apple’s phone. So, is the iPhone X more durable than the Samsung Galaxy S9? Not at all.

The camera of the iPhone X sticks out significantly on the phone’s back, making it the element that takes the biggest impact when the phone drops. Although the bodies of both phones are made of aluminum and glass, the damage suffered by the Samsung Galaxy S9 during the drop test is greater, but that is simply because the camera bump of its rival. Let’s go to the second test.

In this case, the corner of both the Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X will take the impact. The result? Both models suffered slight damage, but it is barely noticeable, especially on the Galaxy S9 because it absorbs the impact better.

Lastly, we are going to take a look at what we consider the most important part of this drop test between the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X: the face drop. Here is where we notice major differences.

As you can see, the Samsung Galaxy S9 has suffered less damage on its screen than the iPhone X, as we can see some scratches on the latter’s screen. Taking into account that this kind of drop is the most worrisome for users, it is clear that the device created by Samsung’s design team is excellent because the Samsung Galaxy S9 is more durable than the iPhone X.