iPad Air 2 is easier to break than the Nexus 9 and 12.2-inch Samsung Note Pro [video]




iPad Air 2 – arguably the most productive, most secure and most popular tablet on the market, but it is inferior in strength and break more easily than many other tablets. This is the conclusion reached by experts SquareTrade. In the test, the company took part in ten tablets: iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, Samsung Tab S 8.4, Note Pro 12.2, Tab S 10.5, Microsoft Surface Pro 3, Nexus and 9 others.


After-sales service company of electronic devices SquareTrade annually conducts research strength of different electronic devices. It is alleged that the 10-inch Apple tablet easier to break than the Samsung Tab S, Nexus 9 and even 12.2-inch Samsung Note Pro. The subjects dropped devices with a four-foot height, immersed in water for 10 seconds and play back other abnormal situations. After testing the device assigns ratings on a scale.

“When we first started testing, they came to the conclusion that in this case size does matter. More expensive devices could be compared with the Swiss knives, but they are not as durable. And some cheaper models could easily break into two parts. As a result, the leader on the strength of steel Galaxy Tab S 8.4 », – experts said.

SquareTrade was rated the most durable tablet in order to increase their fragility, putting on top of 8.4-inch gadget Samsung. Worst of all coped with the test plate TMAX 9 HD. iPad Air 2 was on the 8th place, iPad mini 3 – on the fourth.

The risk of damaging the gadget:

Samsung Tab S 8.4 – 3.3 (low)
ASUS Memo Pad 7 – 3.5 (low)
Sony Xperia Z3 – 4 (Intermediate)
Apple iPad Mini 3 – 4.4 (average)
Nexus 9 – 4.5 (average)
Samsung Note Pro 12.2 – 5.1 (average)
Samsung Tab S 10.5 – 6 (Intermediate)
iPad Air 2 – 6.1 (average)
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 – 7.6 (high)
TMAX 9 HD – 8.2 (high)

For what purpose the purpose of conducting such tests SquareTrade? In fact, the company specializes in the sale of extended warranties on mobile devices and on a correct assessment of the strength of gadgets depend on its earnings.

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