These Brutal Tests Show How Strong Your Phone's Display Really Is (AAPL)

Sam Colt

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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