Can your iPhone survive a night in the snow? Yes.


Yes, your iPhone 6 can survive a night in the snow. Screenshot: Cult of Mac
Yes, your iPhone 6 can survive a night in the snow. Screenshot: Cult of Mac

It’s winter, and that means there’s just tons of snow out there. Ever wonder, though, if your iPhone could survive being frozen in snow? Well, don’t fret: it looks like it can.

To see how the iPhone 6 Plus deals with being frozen outside overnight, YouTuber TechRax — who has previously done such dumb things as boil his iPhone in Coca-Cola to see if it will still work — buried his device in the snow outside over night.

The next morning? Although the camera has a hard time seeing the screen because of the snow glare, TechRax found that the iPhone 6 Plus booted right up, without a single problem.

This is sort of dumb, but I almost don’t care. Sure, there’s actually little reason an iPhone left in the snow would break: electronics work better at lower temps than higher ones, and as long as the snow doesn’t melt into liquid around it, snow shouldn’t short anything out.

But at the same time, it’s nice to see one of these iPhone torture test videos finish with a happy ending for once, don’t you think?

Source: YouTube?


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