Tests conclude that iPhone X screen, Face ID and glass back are susceptible to harm if dropped, however screen is ranked by professionals as finest ever on a smart device
Apple’s most costly mobile phone, the 999 iPhone X , is likewise its most delicate, inning accordance with topple and drop screening.
Despite Apple’s claims of the iPhone X having “the most resilient glass ever in a smart device”, service warranty supplier and regular drop-tester SquareTrade concluded after a series of 1.8-metre (6ft) drop and topple tests that the top-end smart device is the “most breakable, highest-priced, most pricey to fix iPhone ever”.
Dropped on to its side from the height on to concrete, the glass of the screen of the iPhone X made it through, however the screen malfunctioned and the necessary house swipe gesture stopped being acknowledged. When dropped face down from the exact same height, the screen’s glass shattered, the display screen malfunctioned and Face ID quit working, while a drop on to its back saw the rear glass shatter and splinter.