Not only can it take it, but it’s part of the construction process for the phone case. As HTC’s video shows, the durable casing for the One S is achieved through giving the aluminium phone casing a serious electric jolt.
The One S — which we previewed here — case undergoes Micro Arc Oxidation as part of the production process in order to make it significantly tougher. Plus, let’s face it, being able to tell people your phone took 10,000 volts is a pretty unique selling proposition.
[YouTube via Phandroid]