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Samsung offers a behind the scenes look of how it tests its devices


Samsung is offering a peek behind the scenes of how a smartphone or wearable is designed. The Reliability Test Group is vital to the process and is involved from the very beginning. As soon as the specifications are determined, the group starts starts planning the tests.

Then a feedback loop forms – the manufacturing sites send in prototypes, the group evaluates them and reports on what needs to be improved. It varies by device, but a single model may have to go through as many as 12 different cycles.

Here’s a look at some of them.

1. Image quality lab

Tests are performed in…