Your iPhone's display — made of Corning's Gorilla Glass — is incredibly strong and durable.
To show you just how strong it is, the duo from the MythBusters TV show, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, have conducted a series of torture tests you would never want done on your own smartphone.
The results are astounding.To demonstrate just how far phone displays have come in a few years, Savage goes to town on this older smartphone by scratching it up with a key.
It didn't fare well.
Next up is a simulated drop test on the same phone.
For consistency's sake the MythBusters drop a weight onto the phone rather than throwing it on the ground. Corning says this simulates a 1 meter drop.
Down comes the steel ball...
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