How well does the iPhone X withstand a fall? Video

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Thank you. We’ll now go to our iPhone drop challenge. Something I hate to do because it never seems to work out well and the iPhone X is apple’s most advanced and expensive phone ever. It’s got glass on the front and glass on the back. Becky Worley dropped the phone from three different heights including the three-story building and, Becky, how are you doing? How did that work out? Not so well. But, hey, you know, you’re not alone. Cell phone repair is a $4 billion industry. So to evaluate the iPhone X we went tore a pocket drop, the selfie drop and, oh, no, drops to see how the iPhone X held up. That sickening sound. Worried about the iPhone X priced at a thousand dollars a pop and both sides made of glass. How will it withstand drops we’ve come to dread? Apple advertises on its website that all three of its new phone, the 8, 8 plus and X are built with the most durable glass ever in a smartphone front and back. So we set up our own drop challenge with the iPhone X. Three iPhones worth $3,000 dropping from three different heights. Those heights, a pocket height drop about three feet. A selfie drop roughly five feet and a three-story drop, 28 feet. From the roof of this event Ven venue, the terrace from paramus, New Jersey. Nick guy is here to help us inspect the damage. From the waist height drop you mightxget a little chip but probably won’t crack. It may. But from any higher than that I’m expecting them to break. Reporter: Dropping all three iPhone xs face down. First up, the pocket drop. This is pretty realistic, you pull your phone out of your pocket and a couple of little Dings but on the whole this looks fine. Next, our selfie drop. All right. Here goes. Not shattered. I’m actually surprised. Our last phone an extreme drop from the rooftop. Three stories up. Dropping this phone into a parking lot. Here goes. Oh. Back looks perfect. The front, wow. That is completely shattered to shreds. I…

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