Apple Watch Sport Destroyed in Torture Test Video

A CNet video shows the new Apple Watch Sport undergoing a variety of torture tests in a kitchen setting to see how well it holds up to a variety of abuse.

Previously, video bloggers have subjected the Sport's Ion-X screen and the Sapphire screen to a variety of scratch tests.


The video shows the Apple Watch Sport holds up remarkably well in various scenarios. The watch is washed, submerged in water for 10 minutes, boiled, grated, spilled on, dropped and finally smashed with cast iron skillet. The Apple Watch Sport screen did shatter with the skillet impact, but seemed to remain perfectly functional until that point.

The Apple Watch was officially launched today with pre-order deliveries arriving for the first customers.

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Top Rated Comments

chainprayer Avatar
94 months ago
Won't hold up to a skillet impact?

I'm out.
Score: 110 Votes (Like | Disagree)
zachtpower Avatar
94 months ago
skilletgate
Score: 46 Votes (Like | Disagree)
edgr.sanchez Avatar
94 months ago
...why?

:-/
Score: 45 Votes (Like | Disagree)
flat five Avatar
94 months ago
This is the only -gate I want to see catch on.

what about applegate?

Score: 37 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iLoveiTunes Avatar
94 months ago
that's the new trend these days...waste a sub 1k gadget doing such gimmicks, millions of hits and truckloads of ad revenue.

Last I heard the "bendgate" guy is a millionaire now.
Score: 32 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TroutDeep Avatar
94 months ago
Anyone else see a frowny face in the glass after it's smashed by the skillet?
Score: 29 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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