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SquareTrade Releases Apple Versus Google Drop Test

              SquareTrade Releases Apple Versus Google Drop Test

Holiday Shoppers Can See How Leading Phones and Tablets Stack Up

PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 26, 2012

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:

Contraption

Mobile phones:

  oGoogle's Nexus^™ 4 mobile phone vs. Apple iPhone^® 5

7-inch tablets:

  oGoogle's Nexus 7 vs. iPad^® Mini

10-inch tablets:

  oGoogle 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 towww.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.

PRESS CONTACT:
Jessica Hoffman
jessica@squaretrade.com
415-541-1000, ext.1063

SOURCE SquareTrade

Website: http://www.squaretrade.com