A pair of fun videos have shown what not to do to an iPhone 5. The first, from Android Authority (via Cult of Mac), shows the iPhone 5 going through several torture tests, including spilled coffee and being fully submerged in water. It fared well in the first, but less so in the second.

The second test, from Wicked Lasers (via TechCrunch), shows 6 watts of lasers aimed at the iPhone 5's screen; with unfortunate results:

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Caliber26 Avatar
152 months ago
In unrelated news, a hammer to the head will also cause cranial fracture.
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nick_elt Avatar
152 months ago
How does it go against sharks with friggen laser beams?
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
arn Avatar
152 months ago
Now that they've already broken it, they should see if it's bullet proof. It would be nice to know that if I had iPhone5 in my pocket and some gangsta shot me in my pocket, I wouldn't die.


Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Anikek Avatar
152 months ago
Lol, I can't even get my iPhone 5 that I pre-ordered and these guys are destroying theirs!
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
riley41090 Avatar
152 months ago
I also heard that bears like to defecate in wooded areas
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
zorinlynx Avatar
152 months ago
I'm not one to have sympathy for electronic devices, but... isn't this a colossal waste of money that can be put towards better endeavors?

I'd sooner donate $650 to charity than buy something expensive and trash it.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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