See what happens when iPhone 6 owners put their phone to the ultimate test: dropping their new iPhone from great heights. Read on to see how the iPhone 6 stacks up against an Android phone, and see what happens when one iPhone fan accidentally drops his iPhone 6 on live TV.
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1. Australian iPhone 6 Drop Test Video
The video above from Fixpod showcases how the iPhone 6 stands up to a short drop without a case. The video was taken on release day outside the Apple Store in Sydney. The Gorilla Glass didn’t exactly hold up, which will make iPhone fans want a sapphire glass screen even more. If this phone had a case, it might have survived a little better. If you’re looking for a case to protect your new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, we’ve rounded up some top picks for iPhone 6 cases.
Josh at Android Authority made the video above, which pits Apple’s new iPhones against each other. Check out the video to see which phone does better under pressure. The phones seem to do better here than in the first video in this post. You can see high-res photos from the drop test here.
Curious about how an Android phone would do in the same pressure test? Check out another Android Authority drop test in the video below. This video features the same presenter comparing the iPhone 5 and HTC One.
Ever wondered what the build quality was like on an iPhone 6 clone? The video above shows a clone/prototype of the iPhone 6 going through a punishing drop test. It may not be a real iPhone 6, but it’s interesting to see how a fake phone does in a drop test, compared to a legit iPhone 6.
5. Australian Guy Accidentally Drops the iPhone 6 on Live TV
So, the first person to buy an iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia was offered an interview on live TV. As he opens the box to show off his new phone, he drops the iPhone 6 right on the ground. Surprisingly, this video doesn’t have any swearing in it. Check out the video above to see if this poor guy really breaks his phone just minutes after buying it.