iPhone 14 Pro in hand

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  • Marques Brownlee visited one of Apple’s durability testing facilities, where iPhones and other devices are subjected to drops, water pressure, and more.
  • Apple monitors the impact on its devices using dedicated slow-motion cameras and other advanced equipment.
  • The company claims that by making iPhones less repairable, it increases their overall durability.

Whenever Apple releases a new iPhone, a bunch of YouTubers rush to buy a few and then proceed with torturing them on camera. While they claim that these videos are meant to demonstrate the iPhones’ durability, their tests are often conducted unscientifically. A series of short videos now gives us a look inside Apple’s own durability testing facility, where the real studies occur.