Will it bend? Apple iPhone 6s/Plus drop, water and assorted torture tests
posted by Daniel P. / Sep 28, 2015, 5:30 AM
Come on in, torture lovers! Brace yourselves, the iPhone drop, stab, burn and bend tests have arrived, and no 7000-series aluminum can save the newest Apple handset from the 15-minutes-of-fame seekers out there.
We've compiled a shortlist of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus destruction efforts that prove once and for all that when glass hits the pavement, your dreams can be shattered pretty easily. Well, with the exception of the iPhone 6s falling from a story height in the Toronto Eaton Center, and remaining fairly unscathed, though the surface it fell on looks taped.
Galaxy S6 edge proves that the phones can survive a fair amount under shallow water, though it's not clear how long after that are they going to be fully operational. check out the skits below.What's more, the new iPhones are seemingly much harder to bend than the old ones, though scratching and burning them is just as cruel as before. Finally, a waterboarding test against the the
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- Storage 128 GB
- Battery 1715 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
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I'll never understand the purpose of extensive torture of phones.. A few drop test could help, but.. blender? riffle? trucks? (,--) who the hel would put a phone in a blender?
posted on Sep 25, 2015, 9:06 AM 5
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It's for clicks.
posted on Sep 25, 2015, 9:10 AM 6
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why dont they just conduct giveaways insead of just distroying it.
posted on Sep 25, 2015, 9:07 AM 0
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there phones with huge splashes of water. Most devices can handle splashes, but not being submerged. For 2 devices that are not IP67/68 rated against water and dust, they both did very well. While at the Disney Parks this summer, I had my S6 Edge 128GB in my pocket and I got on several rides that had water where my shorts were soaked. I forgot I had the phone in my pocket. My wife left her Note 4 in the car most of the time. As wet as it got, it didn't get damaged and after it dried the speakers which sound bad at first, cleared up. I was very surprised. I thing the new unibody designs are so tight, water can only get in through the holes. I was so afraid to charge my device so I let it completely dry overnight my leaving it under a light and I powered it off. I turned it on the very next day. I figured the worse that could happen It explodes and I have to pay $200 to get it replaced. Was still in perfect condition when it sold. Both Apple and Samsung have stepped it up in making durable phones on some level.
posted on Sep 25, 2015, 10:01 AM 1
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Drop tests. I don't understand the need to drop a phone. It doesn't prove anything. The fact is as one tester stated, if you are out to destroy your phone; you will destroy your phone. Glass will break! The fact is it doesn't matter what height you drop a phone. I've seen them break from waist high in my own experience. Purposely dropping a phone is just dumb because it doesn't prove anything. Some people drop it 5 times before it breaks, some drop it once and it breaks. Its just going to depend how it was drop and what is the chemical compound of the surface you dropped it on The one video shows the guy drop the phone a full floor and it didnt break, another guy drops it from 10FT and it broke on the first try. The first guy got lucky. Any fool who would drop it to see if it breaks is just dumb. Strong aluminum wont stop scratches. I think none of these people understand metal at all. No matter what series of aluminum you use, they are all soft porous metals that chip and damage easily. If you dont want scratches on your device, get a case. Its that simple. For glass. The best way now I think to protect the display and front glass is to use a 9H Glass protective Screen Cover. Some are pricey though. I bought one on Amazon for $26.00. It is nealy an exact replica of the front of the phone down to the color. -http://www.amazon.com/Shield-Tempered-Glass-Replacements-Shatter-Proof/dp/B014JUERWI/ref=sr_1_3
The only thing I didnt like is its roughly as thick as the original glass on the phone and the home button is basically flush with the glass. It didnt interfere with the fingerprint reader, but the button now is flush so you don't feel the click as easily unless you use the tip of your fingers. Small price to pay for a piece of mind I guess.
But no matter what phone you use, I think those offer better protection if you drop your device. After the cover is on for a day, it ha a very solid feel and feels 100% equal to the original phone display glass. Its smooth and it actually feels stronger. With panes of glass together that should give double protection of a face drops. The outer shell should absorb the fall and if it cracks, hopefully prevents the phone from cracking too.
Don't be an idiot. Don't drop your phone. Obviously these guys in the vids have so much money to waste that they can just drop a phone and break it and care nothing about it. +screen+protector
posted on Sep 25, 2015, 2:56 PM 0
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