Saturday, 18 November, 2017

Surprise! Apple's flagship iPhone X is the most breakable iPhone ever…

Try Not to Drop That iPhone X How to Restart Your iPhone X
Lucas Bell | 07 November, 2017, 01:07

Apple Inc's (O:) new flagship iPhone X makes the company more money per phone than its iPhone 8 model, according to an analysis, which found the iPhone X's flashier parts cost Apple 25 percent more than the iPhone 8, but that it retailed 43 percent higher. When he repeatedly hit the iPhone X with the hammer, its display quickly started to shatter further, suggesting that the iPhone X would still be vulnerable to cracking if dropped on a hard surface.

Apple's newest phone, the thousand-dollar iPhone X, finally hit store shelves Friday.

"SquareTrade apparently conducted the test because it questions Apple's claim that it has "the most durable glass ever in a smartphone" and asks if "$549 for most repairs" is "worth the risk?"

Meanwhile, SquareTrade, a company that provides extended warranties for electronic devices, has crowned the new Apple handset the "most breakable yet", after putting it through a series of tests created to measure its durability. His latest victim: the iPhone X.

Face Down Drop Test: On its first drop, SquareTrade saw the iPhone X shatter, its screen become unresponsive and its widely touted facial recognition feature fail completely.

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The side drop was considered the most damaging internally, while the exterior of the phone remained mostly intact. While the screen and back panel did experience cracks, the biggest damage came from both Face ID and the new "home" swipe command failing. For the water dunk test, in which the phone was placed somewhat deep under water for 30 minutes, the phone was somewhat unaffected aside from a little audio muffling.

Tumble Test:Sixty seconds in the Tumble Bot was no friend to the iPhone X either. Guess you know how long your iPhone X will last if your significant other ever decides to throw your phone in an oven or something.

If you want a full breakdown of exactly how fragile the iPhone X is, take a look at their breakability test below and keep your new smartphone close to your chest! The YouTuber puts each major smartphone release to the same scratch, burn and bend test as a means of controlling the results.

TechRax subjected his iPhone X to a solid stabbing with a kitchen knife, which the iPhone X withstood fairly easily. Do you buy accidental damage insurance on your smartphones?

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