Why are people dropping the iPhone 6? For science, of course
Yes, Apple released their latest version of the iPhone last week.
And what's bizarre are not the eager beavers queueing 2 weeks in advance to get their hands on the iPhone 6. Rather, it's the buyers' willingness to drop those perfectly sculpted gadgets onto the floor that's puzzling.
It seems people are conducting "drop tests" on Apple's new phones and uploading the results online.
It's all in the name of science apparently.
They wanted to see how durable these phones are, because earlier rumours suggest that the screen of the new iPhone come with a near indestructible "sapphire glass".
So how did the phones fare?
From the various videos uploaded, the new iPhones are not indestructible.
While the various unscientific tests showed they can survive minor bumps and bruises, a drop directly on the face of the phone will - more often than not - crack the mythical glass screen.