iPad Mini, Nexus 7 Square Off in SquareTrade’s Drop-and-Dunk Test
SquareTrade, the gadget-warranty company that occasionally puts devices through the wringer to test their durability, has put out its latest wacky masterpiece: iPad mini versus Nexus 7 versus iPad 3.
In this drop-and-dunk test, SquareTrade’s “Drop Bot” holds each device with a mechanical arm about four feet above the ground and then drops the tablets on their corners and displays.
Afterward, each tablet is submerged in a bucket of water for 10 seconds.
The iPad mini held up surprisingly well. What happened to the third-generation iPad, though, might surprise you: