Apple iPhone 5s saves a man's life in Russia

Apple iPhone 5s saves a man's life in Russia
The bent iPhone in the picture that accompanies this story was not one involved in all of the #bendgate hoopla from last year. It actually is an Apple iPhone 5s that is owned by a person who lives in Moscow. The anonymous Muscovite can thank his handset for helping him remain alive following a horrific accident involving a mini-bus.

The iPhone 5s was nestled in the side pocket of its owner's jacket when the accident resulted in a metal bar getting jammed into his side. Luckily for him, the iPhone 5s was there to take the brunt of the impact which probably saved his life. Considering that two people lost their lives in the crash, it looks like the phone was truly a hero device that day.

Imagine what would have happened if this gentleman had put his iPhone in the pocket on the other side of his jacket, or in a pants pocket. All of the little decisions you make each day, such as deciding where to put your smartphone when going out, could end up being the difference between living to see another day or reaching EOL status.


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source: MobileTelefon.ru (translated)

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48 Comments

1. HappySocks unregistered

Again?

6. AlikMalix unregistered

Even the bending "feature" isn't useless in iPhones. LOL.

10. HappySocks unregistered

Good thing he wasn't using an Android device.. he'd be a dead man.

12. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

BobbyBuster's 20th account

14. HappySocks unregistered

If you were gonna accuse me of being someone, at least pick a bigger bigot like Taters or yourself, lol. Nice job on that 1.5 month old account by the way.

17. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

I already know that you are Jakelee (BobbyBuster) just by your non-sense comments. I wish I could say the same for you, gg on 12 hour account with zero logic posts.

19. meanestgenius

Posts: 21769; Member since: May 28, 2014

Says the troll that just created his account yesterday. JakeLee reborn.

21. HappySocks unregistered

Aww you guys are cute ^_^ ! Call me what ever you'd like =)

24. meanestgenius

Posts: 21769; Member since: May 28, 2014

In other words: "How did they figure out that I'm really BobbyBuster/JakeLee? Damn, guess I better go create yet another troll account!" There. I fixed your post for you.

25. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

We can expect NakedFeet account soon from Jakelee tard lol

26. meanestgenius

Posts: 21769; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lmao! Indeed!

56. BobbyBuster

Posts: 854; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

You need help.

27. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Go search this : Sonim XP7 Thats phone is android and i am ready to bet you anything no matter what case you use on your iphone its will never be as solid as this phone. So stop trolling.

48. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Like this cop? Who was shot in the leg but the Galaxy Note helped prevent serious injury? http://www.sammobile.com/2015/03/07/cops-life-saved-by-his-galaxy-note-2-samsung-gives-him-a-free-galaxy-s6/ The way I see it, none of these people were saved by their phone. Assuming because the phone just happened to be their save their life is just not how I choose to see it. They were just fortunate. People have walked away from plane crashes with very serious injuries and have lived. I guess their phone save their life? lol Maybe it did. Lucky him. Yay! Maybe as some people believe it just wasnt his time to go.

46. waddup121 unregistered

Only in russia.

3. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lucky fella. Glad at least he survived.

7. johntheone

Posts: 24; Member since: Jan 22, 2015

If you go to live leak and put "Russia, Roads" in the search bar, you'll soon see why this chap is very lucky indeed

8. kach22

Posts: 153; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Any phone could have done but the credit goes to Apple. Another opportunity for Apple fans to celebrate.

9. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Kinda like saying that "Any person could've saved that cat from burning house but the credit goes to John. Another opportunity for Johns family to celebrate him."

11. HappySocks unregistered

So you would let me shove a steel rod through your chest if you had an S4 taped to you? What kind of flowers would you like at your funeral.

16. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Are you serious arguing that? You do know that the only thing plastic is the outer shell and there is a magnesium frame inside right? Chances are, the S4 would do the same job and save the mans life. Of course, the only way to test it is to recreate the accident. Why don't we volunteer your services for that.

22. HappySocks unregistered

Im starting to think you start fapping to me as much as you do to Apple, lol.

28. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

You can try with my Sonim XP7 phone if you wish i am pretty sure its could stop a bullet lol.

13. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

The only thing Apple saves their fans from is the horrors of having a full wallet and bank account.

15. Salazzi

Posts: 537; Member since: Feb 17, 2014

Funnily enough, Apple fans tend to enjoy both of those at a preponderantly larger rate than others :)

18. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

That's only because you can probably buy a $5 dollar Android at a 7 11 in some third world country somewhere that skews the statistics. But hey, if you want to believe the Apple statistics. Like the one where 85% have updated to IOS 8 but they left out the part where 80% didn't want to or 80% of the features are missing that on,y the new phones get.

23. HappySocks unregistered

So by your logic, no one wants to update on Android, since they have the option to...OH WAIT..we can't.. P.S. Where are the facts claiming 80% didn't want to upgrade? Waiting on a source (even though you are well known for dodging when confronted).

32. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

I dont need OS update on android as Google update the apps API directly. No need to make my phone slower with bugged update. No need to loose battery life. I work at a cellshop and i confirm many did not want to be forced to update but they dont have choice because some app get unstable... 80% may be a bit exagerated on the others hand.

43. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I am just exaggerating numbers as the type of numbers Apple like to exaggerate. You know, someone people need to exaggerate something to get the point across to the dense ifans.

29. Salazzi

Posts: 537; Member since: Feb 17, 2014

Nope.. We are talking about the US.. No skewed statistics. http://money.cnn.com/2015/01/22/technology/mobile/iphone-smart-study/ http://www.businessinsider.com/android-is-for-poor-people-maps-2014-4 http://bgr.com/2012/04/03/wealthy-smartphone-users-more-likely-to-own-an-iphone-study-finds/ Android is like the typical western poor person. When McDonalds says they can increase your drink size for only 5 cents more, as a poor person, you feel you're getting more for your money, despite the detriment it may cause to your health as well as the fact that you don't really NEED a 24oz drink, regardless of the fact that it costs only 10 cents more. Same with Android.. it touts this feature and that feature.. this spec and that spec.. so as a poor person, you feel you're getting more for your money.

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