As expected, the iPhone 8 breaks if you drop it (but it's better than the Samsung Note 8)

iPhone 8 breakability

Surprise, surprise! The two sheets of glass that make up the bulk of the iPhone 8 will break if you drop it.

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Testing carried out by protection plan provider SquareTrade on the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus pitted Apple’s new offerings against Samsung’s Note 8.

Here are the results of the testing:

  • Face Down Drop Test: The Note 8 may have only suffered hairline cracks across the front with starburst cracks along the top right corner but it was the only device rendered completely inoperable. Meanwhile, both the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus shattered across their entire front, rendering them nearly unusable.
  • Side and Back Drop Tests:…

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