Apps Driven: Which smartphone lasts longest when grilled?

Charcoal grilling is not one of the more common applications when you think about smartphones. In fact, most engineers will flinch at the mental image of roasting three smartphones on a grill. That’ show I felt when I read that someone had put an Android phone, a Windows 7 phone, and an iPhone on a cheap portable grill and then lit the flame to see which device would last the longest under severe phonon bombardment. After the initial knee-jerk reaction to the very idea of roasting smartphones, I then got intensely curious. You might be as well, so here’s the video:

Highly not recommended, but cool anyway. This promotion is in the same vein as the immensely popular video series “Will it Blend?”


About sleibson2

EDA360 Evangelist and Marketing Director at Cadence Design Systems (blog at
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