“A total of three tests were performed by protection plan provider Square Trade, two using a specialized apparatus that dropped the three tablets from a height of four feet, and one where the devices were simply dunked in a container of water for ten seconds,” AppleInsider reports.
“The iPad mini experiment utilized a machine to drop the tablets at the same time under similar conditions,” AppleInsider reports. “The devices were dropped on their corners and front faceplate. The iPad mini fared the best out of the three for the corner drop, suffering only minor aesthetic damage with no screen cracks, while the edge of the Nexus 7’s display showed some trauma and the full-size iPad suffered major cracks from the point of impact.”
AppleInsider reports, “Taking all three drops into consideration, the firm gave the nod to the iPad mini.”
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