We tried to break Motorola’s ‘shatterproof’ Droid Turbo 2 (with minimal luck)

No matter how good your phone screen looks and feels, all of it means naught if it cracks at the slightest bit of impact. Which is why it was great that Motorola has decided to corner the market by introducing the Droid Turbo 2, its “first shatterproof” phone – apparently equipped with the ultimate screen indestructibility.

We take bold claims seriously, so we took the device out for a beating. The result? We’re damn impressed.


Watch the video for full details of our punish test, but here’s the TL;DR bottom line: The Droid Turbo 2 has an incredibly durable screen made for the clumsiest of users. In our drop tests on concrete, metal, and from a bridge, the screen barely suffered a scratch – and certainly no cracks.

However, you’ll still want to get a case for it as it’s not shockproof (nor does it promises to be), so even though the screen may not break, the rest of the casing will.

If you happen to be in the Chicago area, you can drop test it yourself at a holiday pop up shop starting this weekend.

The Motorola Droid Turbo 2 is available today exclusively from Verizon. International customers can purchase the rebranded phone as the Moto X Force from Motorola.com.

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