Video: iPhone 5 meets explosive end in microwave

Video: iPhone 5 meets explosive end in microwave
Indeed, only a professional microwaver-person with disposable income should try this at home. In fact, we are pretty sure that no one should try this any where for any reason.

Now that we have cleared that up, we know there is a morbid curiosity about what happens to devices when they are abused. We have seen the whole “Will it Blend” series as well as various other drop and torture tests to see what it takes to break our beloved mobile devices.

Those drop tests do serve a purpose in that they are arguably a representative example of what you can expect to happen to your device when it slips from your hands. This “experiment” serves no such noble calling. It is notable however, as this guy has microwaved hundreds of things in his “dOvetastic Microwave Theater.”  You have seen this action before when a Samsung Galaxy S III got lit up.  This brand new iPhone 5, despite exploding into flames, comes out of the whole ordeal pretty much intact.  The screen is gone, and it overall looks well done, but the back plate and whole back side survived intact. “The Malik 11000” ended up selling his work of “art” on eBay for $3,001.

This video is a little dated, but there is some background to why we are seeing it get some new life.  Apparently, on the Japanese "noticeboard" 2channel, a number of people have fallen victim to an anonymous post stating that the iPhone 5 battery can be recharged by putting the device in the microwave for 20 seconds.  Those that have the iPhone 4S, that device needs a full 30 seconds in the quick-cook machine. 

So, if you read such a rumor and somehow thought it was legitimate, consider these pictures and video a public service.  For the rest of you, it will be either torture or entertainment.  "Malik 11000" promises to microwave a Samsung Galaxy S4 when he gets one.

via: TheTechJournal.com


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22 Comments

1. blackice214

Posts: 168; Member since: Jan 03, 2013

So much hatred for apple.

4. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

I would DEFINANTLY buy this distroyed piece of burnt carp than any other good iPhone! (PSYCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

9. Mxyzptlk unregistered

That hatred stems from jealousy and envy of a smartphone that works well and is so functionally designed.

11. ilia1986 unregistered

Err no - actually that comes from apple's immoral and uncompetitive business practices, but someone like you is probably too comfortable at looking the other way and turning a blind eye on the matter.

16. idroidequis

Posts: 103; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

In other words instead of learning to how tolerate apple you just learn how to hate apple.. Some set of morals you have.

18. Aeires unregistered

So you're supposed to tolerate despicable traits? wow

20. ilia1986 unregistered

Some things just cannot be tolerated.

19. anshul0000 unregistered

Repeat this with nokia 3310...

2. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Now that was awesome! Thumbs up for this video &to comment if u think that was awesome.

3. Obie-Wan

Posts: 108; Member since: May 24, 2012

FIREWORKS!!!! yay!

5. flower99

Posts: 54; Member since: Nov 18, 2012

i dont wanna turn into an iMutton tho lol

6. tmcr7

Posts: 180; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

Then *BOOM* it became an Apple Pie!

7. centurion

Posts: 25; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

yes indeed

8. geniusjatt

Posts: 21; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

i hate this guy

10. ilia1986 unregistered

The proper use of an apple product. Other than flushing it in the toilet of course.

12. ojdidit84

Posts: 462; Member since: Jul 16, 2011

That microwave has some serious battle scars...

13. ChafedBanana

Posts: 409; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Why is this Phone Arena news?

17. idroidequis

Posts: 103; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

Cause any apple related news will draw alot of attention. More attention more page views. More page views more money.

14. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Classic Microwave moment.. ahahaha

15. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

And somebody bought this for $3001 and they dont want us to try this at home? Hes made a total of around $3500+ in profits for these fiascos on the GS3 and IP5. Not considering the publicity.

21. opensourceftw

Posts: 148; Member since: Jan 01, 2013

Just goes to show what f*cking retards apple fans are. You know it was an apple tard that bought it.

22. ZeroCide

Posts: 806; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

This is where all iPhones belong!

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