iPhone vs. iPhone 6 6 Plus: the strength test [video]




Journalists PhoneBuff decided to test the strength of smartphone iPhone 6 Plus with a large screen, simultaneously comparing it in this respect with the new flagship iPhone 6. structurally differ little from each other, so the purpose of the experiment – to find out how to increase the display size of 5.5 inches affected durability.


The experiment was, oddly enough, carries practical use. We, users of mobile devices, try to protect their gadgets, exposing them to the minimum stress. Of course, iPhone may just happen to slip out of our hands and fall to the floor or asphalt, but this happens very rarely. These crash tests allow us to know what will happen to your phone, if it intends to do.

The test was conducted on PhoneBuff drop in the most common situations – from the level of the chest. Each unit was thrown three times – on the back panel, and the lower bound on the front side, after each experiment assessed the damage.

Safety glass 4.7-inch iPhone 6 successfully survived the first two tests. After falling in the phone formed only small scratches. Landing on the display led to the destruction of the protective glass, which at the same time jumped from Full Metal Jacket. With the iPhone 6 Plus it turned out even worse. The unit suffered at the second trial – the display panel is cracked on landing on the bottom of the case. Drop on the glass screen finally broke fableta.

The experts concluded that the new iPhone 6 with displays of 4.7 and 5.5 inches is the most vulnerable point of the glass, although the result of the fall depends on the position in which the device will fall.

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