Here's how not to drown your massive iPhone collection

Here’s how not to drown your massive iPhone collection


Yep, this wasn't how he'd planned it.
Photo: Zach Straley

Although Apple hasn’t confirmed it, there have been rumblings that the new iPhone 6s is more water-resistant than its predecessors. So what better way to make a viral stress test video than to strap every iPhone ever made on a board, lower them into a tray of water, and observe the order in which they stop working?

Done properly, such a concept should let its creator sit back and watch the retirement fund ad revenue roll in. Well, done properly it might. Done incredibly haphazardly, on what looks like the world’s most buoyant piece of wood, it’s not quite such a winner.

Check it out below.

“These results are pretty crazy,” a disappointed Zach Straley admits at the end. The iPhone 3G ends up lasting the longest, and the iPhone 6s… well, based on this test it doesn’t look any more waterproof than its predecessors. No wonder Apple’s not advertising this supposed “feature.”

Hopefully he gets a more solid piece of wood next time. And remembers to turn off the display time-out as well.

Via: Gizmodo


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