If you’re eagerly awaiting the chance to get your hands on Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 5, a new PhoneBuff drop test suggests that – like the Galaxy S6 – you’ll either want to be confident you won’t drop it, or start looking for cases …
Like the Galaxy S6, the back of the device hitting concrete effectively killed it. It did a little better, as the screen mostly still responded, but there was a dead spot in the touch-screen at the bottom right, so you’d still be looking for a repair or replacement at that point. The S6, in contrast, was totally dead after the same drop.
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