Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and iPhone 11 Pro Max come together in a battle of strength.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and iPhone 11 Pro Max come together in a battle of strength.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and iPhone 11 Pro Max come together in a battle of strength.

adminMarch 7, 20204min120
adminMarch 7, 20204min120
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One of the most popular tests to determine the strength of smartphones in everyday use is a drop test. The author of the popular YouTube channel PhoneBuff decided to make a clear comparison of the flagship iPhone 11 Pro Max and Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. It is notable that for better objectivity test was carried […]

One of the most popular tests to determine the strength of smartphones in everyday use is a drop test. The author of the popular YouTube channel PhoneBuff decided to make a clear comparison of the flagship iPhone 11 Pro Max and Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. It is notable that for better objectivity test was carried out using automation.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and iPhone 11 Pro Max


iPhone 11 Pro Max has a 6.5-inch display, while Galaxy S20 Ultra has a diagonal of 6.9 inches. Despite that, the Apple smartphone is 6 grams heavier than its South Korean counterpart: 226 grams versus 220 grams. On both sides of the Galaxy S20 Ultra is covered with Gorilla Glass 6, which allowed to win the battle against the iPhone 11 Pro Max after the first “flight”. Glass covered iPhone 11 Pro Max crashed immediately when it fell from a human height, covered with cracks. Galaxy S20 Ultra had only minor scratches on the camera module.

The next test was to fall on a corner. Both smartphones got the scratches, but their displays survived the impact. But the third stage of testing, in which both devices fell flat on the display, for the iPhone 11 Pro Max was fatal. Protective glass on the Apple smartphone couldn’t withstand the impact and was covered with a “web”. Galaxy S20 Ultra got only a slight crack in the top corner.

The final test was a series of ten falls. Despite total damage to the glass , Galaxy S20 Ultra had only minor scratches on the camera module. Both smartphones got scratches, but their displays survived the crash. But the third stage of the test, in which both devices fell flat on the display, for the iPhone 11 Pro Max was fatal. Protective glass on the Apple smartphone couldn’t withstand the impact and was covered with a “web”. Galaxy S20 Ultra got only a slight crack in the top corner.
The final test was a series of ten falls. Despite total damage to the glass faces, all the functions of the iPhone 11 Pro Max continued to work. But the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra couldn’t demonstrate that result. After ten falls, the Apple gadget was more durable.

Final results

However, the final result, taking into account all stages of testing, showed that the Galaxy S20 Ultra still easier to withstand falls, although the gap between the devices is not too large: 37 against 35 points in favor of the flagship Samsung.

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