Samsung Galaxy S22 Extremely was launched alongside Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22+ smartphones and the Galaxy Tab S8 collection on the firm’s Galaxy Unpacked occasion on February 9. Every week later, smartphone lovers and reviewers who’ve managed to get their arms on the corporate’s flagship smartphones have begun testing the longevity and sturdiness of the handsets. A current video posted to YouTube exhibits Samsung Galaxy S22 Extremely immersed in water, scratched, bent, and run over by a automobile, showcasing the construct high quality of Samsung’s newest flagship smartphone.
The South Korean firm revealed through the launch occasion that the Galaxy S22 collection was protected by Armor Aluminium and Gorilla Glass Victus+, which options on each the entrance and the again of the Galaxy S22 Extremely. A current video on the PBKReviews channel provides the smartphone a score of 9.5 out of 10 for sturdiness. Within the video, Samsung Galaxy S22 Extremely is first immersed in water briefly, with no impact on the smartphone — not shocking, it has an IP68 score for mud and water resistance.
Subsequent, Samsung’s newest flagship smartphone is topic to a scratch take a look at, the place the cellphone exhibits scratches with a stage 7 Mohs hardness choose, and deeper groves with a stage 8 choose. Scratching the fingerprint sensor space doesn’t seem to forestall the sensor from functioning, based on the video. Whereas the perimeters of the cellphone are produced from steel, the antenna space is roofed in plastic. The smartphone was additionally subjected to a “bend take a look at” which may give viewers an concept of what would possibly occur if the cellphone is subjected to bending in a good pocket.
The video then goes on to topic Samsung’s Galaxy S22 Extremely to a different harsh take a look at — being run over by a automobile. Whereas it’s unclear what number of customers will ever see their cellphone find yourself underneath the wheel of a automobile, the Galaxy S22 Extremely seems to have escaped PBKReview’s final take a look at unscathed. The smartphone seemed to be working usually after the ordeal, with no bending and the display screen intact, apart from just a few scratches from mendacity face down through the take a look at.
Whereas PBKReviews provides the Galaxy S22 Extremely a 9.5/10 score for sturdiness, the channel additionally not too long ago put the vanilla Galaxy S22 mannequin by way of the identical checks final week, giving it a ten/10 score. The channel didn’t carry out drop checks on each Samsung Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22 Extremely handsets, however these are prone to seem on different YouTube channels because the telephones attain extra reviewers and customers within the coming weeks. For now, it seems that Samsung has managed to create what might be a number of the most sturdy smartphones of 2022.