The New iPhone 6 Can Actually Survive Being Underwater for 10 Seconds! [Video]

The New iPhone 6 Can Actually Survive Being Underwater for 10 Seconds! [Video]

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Although it's not waterproof, the new iPhone 6 can actually survive being underwater for 10 seconds, according to tests performed by SquareTrade.

The extended warranty provider has posted a 'Breakability Test' video which shows the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus being put through a series of tests to determine their breakability score.

Most notable is the water test in which both smartphones were submersed for 10 seconds. Although the audio stopped play briefly on both devices, it soon returned and both were fully functional after being removed from the water. This is likely due to the new gaskets that Apple has placed around power and volume buttons, as noted in iFixit's tear down review.

SquareTrade also performed a slide test which found that the iPhone 6 Plus slides further due to its increased weight.

Finally, they performed six drop tests from four feet high. The iPhone 6 performed well, the best a phone had ever performed in their drop tests. The iPhone 6 Plus didn't perform quite as well. The front and back panels came apart entirely and audio stopped working about 30 minutes later.

The verdict? Both new iPhones are bigger and more durable than previous iPhones, says SquareTrade. They gave it a medium risk score of 4; however, that number might change following numerous user reports that the iPhone 6 Plus can easily be bent went carried in your pocket. Apple has yet to address concerns about the device's bendability but you can read more about it here and check out a video here.

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The New iPhone 6 Can Actually Survive Being Underwater for 10 Seconds! [Video]
[New gaskets around buttons]

ants - September 28, 2014 at 4:36am
all u iphone haters are useless s5 is designed to be able handle the water the iphone isnt, use are all apple haters but yet is the number one smart phone sold every year in the world android (malware at its best) there are over 100 devices that run android, one os to run on eeach device none are optimized for each device hence why your devices slow down dramatically and lag, if apple was not innovative how come they have the thinnest smart phones in the world, just remember one thing fandroids, apple started the smartphone industry, all samsung does is try to compete with a brand that they will never beat they release a sack full of phones and "ONE" iphone in 24 hours beats what samsung sell in the premium range by months upon months, clearly there is a reason why apple are selling more units then samsung htc motorola etc, all this was, was a test doesnt it wasnt mean to be a comparison to other phones.
Jack black - September 26, 2014 at 3:16am
Wow a whole ten seconds!!!!! My god!,!,,,,!,,,,,,,,,, can't the samsung phone stay under water for hours?
Wtf - September 24, 2014 at 7:39pm
That's funny.... Everyone else who did real life drop tests, not with machines, had bent frames an cracked screens! I wonder how they didn't get that to happen???
it wasnt me - September 24, 2014 at 5:49pm
After 10 seconds in the water the phone will die