Apple Watch blasted by a rifle

Apple Watch blasted by a rifle
The Apple Watch Sport might offer protection from water, and it is sturdy enough to live through some traumatic drops. But Apple's entry-level smartwatch won't survive a rifle blast. That was made clear from a video showing the timepiece taking a .50-caliber rifle bullet to the face. At regular speed, the action happens so fast that one second you see the watch, and the next minute you don't. But when you slow down the video, that's when you can feel the timepiece's pain.

If you look closely, you can see the bullet slam into the watch as the screen shatters. A small fire ball appears right in front of the device. The end result looks pretty bad as the Apple Watch is literally shot in half.

You'd be hard pressed to find many devices that could eat a .50 caliber shell and continue to run as though nothing ever happened to it. The good thing is that this is not something that you normally have to protect your Apple Watch from. If you're a big fan of Apple's wearable, this video is guaranteed to make you cringe. Check it out by clicking on the image below.



source: FullMag via RedmondPie

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16 Comments

1. Mxyzptlk unregistered

It can survive the test of time

2. jngo102

Posts: 50; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

It can also time the test of surviv--- Forget it. I'll go to my room and re-think my life.

3. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Time for you to go think of another pun.

6. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

no, it will die at least once every 18 hours

4. joeboxer

Posts: 51; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

It can survive nothing- except the stupidity of the people who waste there money on this piece of s***

5. Mxyzptlk unregistered

U mad bro?

16. Scorpion67 unregistered

He's right. It's the most expensive smartwatch in the market with nothing special or new introduced. Why the 350$ price tag?

8. Sauce5 unregistered

Quit your cryin'.

10. gaming64 unregistered

Care to be shot by a rifle?

7. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

isnt the result is obvious? :-/

9. gaming64 unregistered

iTarget. The best devices where you can target anything at.

11. kindlefireowner

Posts: 504; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Who are these idiots that have money to waste shooting watches, and bending phones. Unless you work for Consumer Reports, this is dumb.

12. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3147; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Too bad Jethro missed and hit the band. It would've been a nicer video if he'd shot it with a 7.62 round. Talk about killing a fly with a Howitzer.

13. theo14461 unregistered

This is ridiculous! Can we use a hand grenade next time?

14. theo14461 unregistered

Let's make this article real interesting. How about a person wearing this stupid, over-hyped watch, running through a blazing fire, while being shot at! Now you'll have my attention!

15. aleant36

Posts: 71; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

Anyone else see the scope smack him in the nose! hahahahaha

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