Smartphone reliability: iPhone 4 with fewest failures, but…

by Klaus on November 11, 2010

in Android, iPhone, Motorola, Tech News


Steve Jobs presents iPhone 4

A new study conducted by SquareTrade after analyzing failure rates of over 5,000 smartphones covered by SquareTrade Care Plans, shows that Apple’s iPhone 4 has the fewest failures with 2.1% failures within its first year.

Below Apple you find Motorola with 2.3% and HTC with 3.7%.

Another interesting observation is that when it comes to “failures due to accidents”, iPhone 4 is up to 13.8% with BlackBerry only at 6.7%. Obviously this is because glass breaks easier if dropped, than plastic, so iPhone 4 (with glass on front and back) is more likely to break.

It’s worth noting that some of the numbers in the report are projected, since the iPhone 4 has not even been available for a year yet.

Click here to read the entire SquareTrade report (pdf).

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