iPhone 12 drop and scratch test

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Is this the most durable iPhone ever? We dropped the new iPhone 12 multiple times from 9 feet and scraped the glass on sandpaper to find out.
0:00 Introduction
1:20 Purse Test
2:42 Tile Test
4:59 Sandpaper Test
7:05 Drop #1
9:09 Drop #2
10:24 Drop #3
11:48 Drop #4
13:41 Final Thoughts
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  • I am watching this on my iPhone 12 and i am cringing soo much

    Mcleafy 2413Mcleafy 24135 päivää sitten
  • just a case wow

    Jay JoelrexJay Joelrex5 päivää sitten
  • Obviously it can survive without a case, but I would still get one for peace of mind 😁

    The Game CinemaThe Game Cinema5 päivää sitten
  • I'm going caseless with my iPhone 12

    Rasmus larsenRasmus larsen5 päivää sitten
  • Camera bump is not going to let it drop flat

    Kadeen LyonsKadeen Lyons5 päivää sitten
  • It’s not a smart move to buy the new iPhone it’s too expensive. I don’t care if your poor don’t try to be rich for no reason be who you are😄😄😄 have an amazing day :Message sent from iPhone 12

    King of what ifsKing of what ifs7 päivää sitten
  • يتيوبر عرب يقولون شاشه ايفون 12 ابرو ماكس تنخدش بسرعه هل هذا صحيح

    omar fadelomar fadel13 päivää sitten
  • The iphone 12 scratches too easy. Hardly an upgrade.

    Dank ScroteDank Scrote16 päivää sitten
  • watching this with an iphone 12 is painful

    MadfireMadfire20 päivää sitten
  • this is hard to watch

    αlαи мαjerαlαи мαjer21 päivä sitten
  • 12:00 "let me try get this nice and flat" *holds it on one end again* facepalm

    midnightalchemist2midnightalchemist221 päivä sitten
  • Because the glass is slightly lower on the 12 than the 11 it makes it TwIcE aS tOuGh. 🥲 please do your research before throwing false facts around, ty.

    Butter_TvButter_Tv22 päivää sitten
  • An iPhone case + Good Screen guard = Immortal iPhone 12 Feels satisfying watching this from my iPhone 12😍

    Praneet EzekielPraneet Ezekiel24 päivää sitten
  • ☺️😔😏🎶😜😏☺️😁😂😁❤️😋😂😆😡🤩🥺🤓😫🤪🥺😤🤩🤓😖😍😨😏😡😨🥵🤩😨😨🥸😤

    TheBigBanana mobile gamingTheBigBanana mobile gamingUukausi sitten
  • Maybe the iPhone 13 will have the ceramic glass on both sides. I'm kind of surprised they haven't moved over to using sapphire glass on the iPhone yet.

    Richard LandgrenRichard LandgrenUukausi sitten
  • Moon to earth drop test.

    Akash SakpalAkash SakpalUukausi sitten
  • Just bought an iPhone 12 and this video is like torture to me 😄

    Misfits JoeMisfits JoeUukausi sitten
  • To anybody who wanted to know, the scratch test on other videos did show that this phone is not THAT much more scratch resistance, but can still survive up to level 7.

    TheSuperiorOneTheSuperiorOneUukausi sitten
  • My new phone slid off my bed. It dropped 18 inches. Will that crack my phone

    Emily’s WorldEmily’s WorldUukausi sitten
  • Yes I could do it

    Mack MoonMack MoonUukausi sitten
  • drop #1: "three.. two... one..." **unskippable ad plays**

    TomiTomiUukausi sitten
    • Yes, the irony.

      Jean SanchezJean Sanchez5 päivää sitten
  • See the thin little glass circles covering the rear-facing camera lenses? Do this: drop the iPhone 12 Pro on its rear-facing camera array from 3 feet high onto some gravel rocks. Watch in horror as the glass covering the lenses shatters like a soap bubble. Then call Apple to get a repair estimate. It's around $500 to replace the rear-glass / lens cover piece. Nice job Apple!

    Kevin BarnardKevin BarnardUukausi sitten
  • Mein iPhone wurde vor ein paar Minuten von *maruhacks* auf iG entsperrt, hat mein Problem behoben und es hat nur eine Stunde gedauert, bis er mir viel Stress erspart hat. Danke für die Empfehlung.

    Erica WinderErica WinderUukausi sitten
  • Mein iPhone wurde vor ein paar Minuten von *maruhacks* auf iG entsperrt, hat mein Problem behoben und es hat nur eine Stunde gedauert, bis er mir viel Stress erspart hat. Danke für die Empfehlung.

    Erica WinderErica WinderUukausi sitten
  • Watching this on my brand spanking new iPhone 12 😱😱😱

    vhiravhiraUukausi sitten
  • After i watched this i want to buy a case and protector 😂

    angelica cabadingangelica cabadingUukausi sitten
  • In short anything under level 6 won’t scratch the glass, anything level 6 or over scratch’s the glass 😂

    KIM SHIKIM SHIUukausi sitten
  • Really appreciate the "real world test". Much more important to me that I know how it will fare against every use as apposed to being dropped off of a 10 ft latter onto concrete 😂

    not marionot marioUukausi sitten
  • Nice to see a video from you after a long time. I was searching for a iphone 12 drop test. Mine is now on pre-order here in my country.

    Chamitha de AlwisChamitha de AlwisUukausi sitten
  • My coworker put her iphone12 on top of my iPhone 12 max and picked it up instant scratch but very small , but if you put some light and check a lot of scratches where her back camera is touch my front screen, most of them are not visible without the light check, only 2-3 scratches are visible and you can feel it. To me they scratch easily.

    歪歪歪歪Uukausi sitten
  • Thanx vanessa n chris for a good drop n scratch test!!

    jimmy ojimmy oUukausi sitten
  • I got the green iPhone 12 :)

    Bruce AppleseedBruce Appleseed2 kuukautta sitten
  • I just dropped my 12 mini while getting out of my car. It landed flat on the back and shattered. Disappointing, because it was a very low drop, since my car is low to the ground. If they’re going to continue using glass on the back, they need to put the ceramic shield on the back of the phone too. Or just switch back to an all aluminum design...On the bright side, I have Apple Care, but i’m just going to rock the cracked back for now. It surprisingly doesn’t cut me, but if pieces start falling out, I’m definitely headed to the apple store....

    IsaiahIsaiah2 kuukautta sitten
  • iPhones in the states built different

    Rufaro ShokoRufaro Shoko2 kuukautta sitten
  • Hi month check in here and I have been using a green iPhone 12 and no cracks for scratches yet! Also no case or screen protector

    Dillon ShortDillon Short2 kuukautta sitten
  • interesting, but I cannot afford it

    A AbA Ab2 kuukautta sitten
  • this hurt to watch

    Cali PrideCali Pride2 kuukautta sitten
  • all is good ,bat stupid iphone make full stender steel phone housing

    Resh ReshResh Resh2 kuukautta sitten
  • Good quality, however I’m not sure if you’re the most qualified to do this.

    Soham VermaSoham Verma2 kuukautta sitten
  • She counted down the Ad lmao.

    Nicky DeenNicky Deen2 kuukautta sitten
  • That tile test is such a torture to the ears 😂

    Sanjay SinamSanjay Sinam2 kuukautta sitten
  • Very good informative video, although it would have been even better if the same would have been done to an iPhone 11.

    MCMC2 kuukautta sitten
  • The purse test was great because of no visible scratches, as far as I can say, because my XR tempered glass broke after I kept a key fob and am really surprised how that could happen. Tile test @ 2:42 was a heart in my mouth moment. I would never do that to my iPhone ever. How come no scratches on that test too?. It is a testimony to Apple in the way they’ve done the phone!!.. brilliant!!!.. otherworldly!!.. loved the test and I would use a case always.

    Ranga KVRanga KV2 kuukautta sitten
  • Please give me the phone

    Moosa MalikMoosa Malik2 kuukautta sitten
  • I got a successful pre-order of the original iPhone 12 Pro and it came in successfully,thanks to *Cyberwizard19* on IG,he really works. 💯

    Jeremiah WestJeremiah West2 kuukautta sitten
  • I got mine through *cyberwizard19 on instagram* at a low discount,that guys is a life saver indeed💯 ✅

    Gene EdwardGene Edward2 kuukautta sitten
  • Our World is so ..... arrogant! A lot of Stupid People destroys a 1000$ Phone! Others don`t have Money for a Phone like this! Others don`t have to EAT! But we destroy Phones in Case of ...... boredom? ..... make yourself important?? I can`t understand! In reality there are enough Phones that going Broken ...... than we will see! But, i HAVE NEVER broken a Phone! Because i have RESPEKT on my Tools! And on Phone i have a decent protecting Cover! POOR SICK Mankind!

    UpHillEddUpHillEdd2 kuukautta sitten
  • who else watching this on the iPhone 12?

    ArmingisArmingis2 kuukautta sitten
  • How many thousands of phones were wasted on this? How many resources and how much energy is wasted over it? On FIstream videos

    goodmaninabadtime117goodmaninabadtime1172 kuukautta sitten
  • Watching this on my blue iPhone 12 hurts

    mronissopwnagemronissopwnage2 kuukautta sitten
  • one drop and the back shatters? that's pretty bad. i dropped my Huawei P20 numerous times, unfortunately, and it's in one piece, barely a scratch. maybe just luck, but still...

    Ferenc SzalaváriFerenc Szalavári2 kuukautta sitten
  • mine scratched (tiny little ones) in less than a week without a screen protector. I didn’t drop it or put it in a bag or anything. you NEED a screen protector

    Caris _Caris _2 kuukautta sitten
  • I have the 12 pro my screen broke in 2 weeks

    Ramses AlkanRamses Alkan2 kuukautta sitten
  • shouldve used a plywood to level it off

    Ryan NolascoRyan Nolasco2 kuukautta sitten
  • Some of the components inside must have been damaged showing us the Lock Screen dosnt really prove much

    TheLFCFAN2010TheLFCFAN20102 kuukautta sitten
  • I got the iPhone 12 black. Very pleased with the durability. Very strong ceramic shield on the glass and very fast download speeds and stream speeds also. But one negative thing about the phone is the rear glass is very susceptible to scratches. I haven’t even dropped nor done anything to the phone yet. Just left it in my bag,(btw no car keys or sharp metal objects are inside the bag) and the rear glass already has a small scratch. Still the best phone to me I’ve ever seen yet.

    Nathanel GツNathanel Gツ2 kuukautta sitten
  • Can’t wait to get that 12

    Roxsand BebbsRoxsand Bebbs2 kuukautta sitten
  • That’s was awesome!

    Roxsand BebbsRoxsand Bebbs2 kuukautta sitten
  • Have the iPhone 12 for less then a week and I can’ already see some scratches on the left corner and on the right side. I think it’s my keys i put it once in my pocket whit my keys. So I don’t think theses tests are accurate.

    Marie-Soleil TessierMarie-Soleil Tessier2 kuukautta sitten
  • Glass is glass and glass breaks

    Sergio BlancoSergio Blanco2 kuukautta sitten
  • Purse test Me : 🤔looks familiar

    Sumithra KSumithra K2 kuukautta sitten
  • Apple is heading to a better direction at least on this, reminded me 2001 Nokia 8810. I am still waiting my pro. Forget that Samsung princess phone break screen like a sob

    BestCPA2014BestCPA20142 kuukautta sitten
  • Chris should have dropped the phone such that it hit the edge of the bricks to the left of the cement walkway, and then let it come to rest on the cement. Your sandpaper "test" didn't really seem to be all that realistic as there wasn't all that much pressure applied IMO. A lot of the other iPhone12 tests I have seen show that despite it being "stronger", the phones case and glass still show damage when dropped from various heights than compared to iPhone 11's dropped from similar/same heights. This is why they make phone cases and screen protectors.

    Bob MarottaBob Marotta2 kuukautta sitten
  • Ready for the drop in 3, 2, 1... Ad 🤣

    Aaron NemsithAaron Nemsith2 kuukautta sitten
    • @Chris I’m on mobile, thanks though 👍

      Aaron NemsithAaron NemsithUukausi sitten
    • FIstream Premium Or AdBlock Should fix that issue 😉

      ChrisChrisUukausi sitten
  • I bought the new iPhone 12 and im so afraid to accidently drop it because om afraid the battery gonna be worse and the performance gonna be slower. Is it gonna be that?

    Mange.RMange.R2 kuukautta sitten
  • Conclusion: use a case

    AtneAtne2 kuukautta sitten
  • @12:32 "Let me try and get this nice and flat" holds it from the edge when he drops...

    60 Second Travels60 Second Travels2 kuukautta sitten
  • I dropped my screen on rocks and smashed it completely. probs best if you try that, makes more sense

    louisalouisa2 kuukautta sitten
  • What about 12 pro tho

    Percy EspinozaPercy Espinoza2 kuukautta sitten
  • So we dont need a Tempered Glass cover then!?

    otd34otd342 kuukautta sitten
    • You sacrifice scratches for drop protection. So if microscratches bother you, I would get one.

      Sarah AltieriSarah Altieri2 kuukautta sitten
  • I always carry my iPhone in the box.

    FedericoFederico2 kuukautta sitten
  • I’ve bought an iPhone 12... with the Apple MagSafe Silicone case. We’ll have to wait for the iPhone 13 with a Ceramic Shield back glasses ?

    Alan TranouezAlan Tranouez2 kuukautta sitten
  • Very nice video, thanks. Sacrifice the phone for science! I’m still going to use a case and a glass screen protector most of the time but it looks like the case might be optional?

    V PV P2 kuukautta sitten
    • Always, Always, always use a case and a screen protector. Never doubt yourself with anything. I used to have a phone and thought a case would be just as good,but because of gorilla glass with liquid glass on it. It still scratched. The best way to avoid danger is to just slap a case and a screen protector on it.

      Sarah AltieriSarah Altieri2 kuukautta sitten
  • We see scratches at level 6 with deeper grooves at level 7.

    Nothing NewNothing New2 kuukautta sitten
  • Is the shield very though?

    Sonja RegenbergSonja Regenberg2 kuukautta sitten
  • The glass may have survived but did they test out the cameras to see if they were still functioning? Just because there isn't any external damage doesn't mean something might not be damaged internally.

    Kaleb V.Kaleb V.2 kuukautta sitten
  • Very unscientific guys. I would expect a lot more from CNET (no offense intended). The phone never actually landed directly on its face. We all know that these handheld drop tests are totally inconsistent and useless for really assessing the durability of a device or a screen. Please utilize professional testing if you want any credibility in these kinds of reviews. Also, when I see clips of your videos embedded in yahoo articles the CNN video is unable to be enlarged to full screen. CNET videos are the only ones that do not seem to work in yahoo.

    scrippslarryscrippslarry2 kuukautta sitten
  • Amazing, any other phone screen would definitely break.

    pesoso78pesoso782 kuukautta sitten
  • Those front drops have nothing to do with the word FRONT!

    Kh-SKh-S2 kuukautta sitten
  • How people can watch this bulshet)))))

    Jake MozyrevJake Mozyrev2 kuukautta sitten
  • Glass is glass and glass breaks

    Krishang ChatterjeeKrishang Chatterjee2 kuukautta sitten
  • What are. Your takeaways? Put a case

    Krishang ChatterjeeKrishang Chatterjee2 kuukautta sitten
  • The iPhone 12 kinda gets more underwhelming as the days pass.

    Kartik MKartik M3 kuukautta sitten
  • That mini bus in the background is 🔥

    Erin SettersErin Setters3 kuukautta sitten
  • Sand scratches glass. Because sand is harder than glass. So I'm not surprised

    Reality GroupReality Group3 kuukautta sitten
  • Im rocking a case fit sure but this ceramic shield is lit yo

    SIMFUNSIMFUN3 kuukautta sitten
  • of cos you wont find scratch on the back. There's a huge bump and the back barely touch the stone, and only the edge of the cameras are damaged.

    StefanStefan3 kuukautta sitten
  • Why couldn’t she go outside and do the test herself?

    Sumit MahawarSumit Mahawar3 kuukautta sitten
  • Me watching on an old phone that I want to replace while them: LETS DESTROY DA IPHONE 12!!!

    Isaac PandesIsaac Pandes3 kuukautta sitten
  • The "purse test" was bad. They put nothing harder than glass in. They should have put in dirt and sand. This kind of drop test is ridiculously inconsistent too.

    GriffinGriffin3 kuukautta sitten
  • Jerryrig disagrees with this BS scratch test

    Sivis pacemSivis pacem3 kuukautta sitten
  • Amar boga

    S. rahmanS. rahman3 kuukautta sitten
  • You didn't even come close to what you did to the note 20 and the raised edges keep it from scratching it this is a BS test how much Apple pay you? If you really want to test the glass drop it on rocks.

    Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson3 kuukautta sitten
  • This demonstrates the craziness of this tech world madness, do you do the same thing when buying a new car??? Just SO crazy !

    PeterPeter3 kuukautta sitten
  • A small horror story

    Teja KenguvaTeja Kenguva3 kuukautta sitten
  • This pains me to watch every year!! 🙈🙈

    Freddy DrzewieckiFreddy Drzewiecki3 kuukautta sitten
  • Who can't afford iPhone 12 but still watch this? LOL

    HelloItsVGHelloItsVG3 kuukautta sitten
    • @Jayant Zalki i got the iPhone 12 cuz its its easy to switch from iPhone to iPhone but its takes longer to go from iPhone to Samsung

      Mcleafy 2413Mcleafy 24135 päivää sitten
    • @Mcleafy 2413 ooh, you should've bought a Samsung.

      Jayant ZalkiJayant Zalki5 päivää sitten
    • @Jayant Zalki well i have one

      Mcleafy 2413Mcleafy 24135 päivää sitten
    • I have a 12

      TeresaTeresaUukausi sitten
    • @bubblebear83 companies send free phones to demo for this purpose to you tubers often times.

      Reggie MillerLiteReggie MillerLiteUukausi sitten
  • try dropping it to the edge of a table

    IllusionsIllusions3 kuukautta sitten
  • Im using adblock so they don't get money from my view. 😂

    Doctor AnarchyDoctor Anarchy3 kuukautta sitten
  • Interesting. I wonder why they didn't put the same glass on the back? The front 6' and 9' drop test reveled no cracks or scratches which is great, but there wasn't any scratches due to the the fact it didn't drop exactly face down. The only time the front glass hit the pavement was after it bounced from it being hit on the corner edge. Still, the front performed great. Shame the back isn't of the same material. I would still use a case just to protect the corners. Mahalo!

    Kelala MusicKelala Music3 kuukautta sitten