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SquareTrade Releases Apple Versus Google Drop Test

Holiday Shoppers Can See How Leading Phones and Tablets Stack Up

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SquareTrade®, the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today released its Apple® versus Google® Drop Test. Designed to help holiday shoppers choose between leading mobile phones, 7-inch and 10-inch tablets, SquareTrade's signature Drop Test reveals which devices fare better when dropped. To see who won, go to http://youtu.be/T4kBn-GRw1M 

In SquareTrade's Apple versus Google Drop Test, each of the following devices is dropped on its corner from approximately 4 feet using a contraption designed to drop objects from the same height and angle at precisely the same moment:


Mobile phones:

  • Google's Nexus 4 mobile phone vs. Apple iPhone®

7-inch tablets:

  • Google's Nexus 7 vs. iPad® Mini 

10-inch tablets:

  • Google Nexus 10 vs. iPad (full size) 

About SquareTrade

SquareTrade is the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers for its fast and exceptional service. SquareTrade protects mobile devices, laptops and tablets, and other consumer electronics and appliances from malfunctions, accidental damage and life's frequent mishaps. Unlike old-fashioned warranties, SquareTrade is designed for today's consumer and uses innovative technology to deliver a zero hassle claims process. SquareTrade has more than 170,000 fans on Facebook, consistently wins industry awards and receives thousands of 5-star reviews for its legendary customer service. Top retailers around the world offer SquareTrade, achieving a 200% increase in sales on average and happier customers. SquareTrade's rapid transformation of the warranty industry attracted one of the largest private capital raises in 2012, with a $238 million round led by Bain Capital and Bain Capital Ventures. Headquartered in San Francisco and London, SquareTrade is privately held. For more information, go to www.squaretrade.com.

SquareTrade is a registered trademark of SquareTrade, Inc.  iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple, Inc. Google is a registered trademark of Google Inc. All other company, brand and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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