“Apple touts the glass on this year’s iPhone as the strongest ever employed in a smartphone, and today’s video seems to back up that claim,” AppleInsider reports. “Apple’s 7000 series aluminum took some punishment from the utility knife, revealing a natural silver interior after the top anodized layer was stripped away, but this is to be expected from the material.”
“Moving on to the perennial bend test, the new iPhone passed with flying colors, showing no sign of flex even with the glass sandwich design,” AppleInsider reports. “Notably, JerryRigEverything said the bend test failed to affect the phone’s adhesive, which came undone in an identical evaluation of the iPhone 7.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Impressive, even with a glass back!
As long as you’re not prone to gouging your iPhone 8’s camera lens with a level 6 mineral test pick, you’re good to go!