Deep Water Test (iPhone 7 vs Samsung S7)

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  1. ZombiePete macrumors 68020

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    Neat. Hopefully my phone will never be in a situation like this anyway.
     
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    cool I have rode my bike with 200 pound trailers on that ramp many times.
     
  3. aka777 macrumors 6502a

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    Anyone notice the scratches on the iphone at 4:15...
     
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    Damn oceanic micro-abrasions!

    I can't wait to take my phone on vacation, throw it on a leash to your hand and do some fun water activities.
     
  6. Gathomblipoob macrumors 601

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    Yeah. I'd better avoid putting it in an old paint can and dumping it in the Columbia River.
     
  7. Analog Kid macrumors 601

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    He did say this is more of a "real world test"...
     
  8. Steve686 macrumors 68030

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    Kinda like a crash dummy test that morphs into a water test. Picture driving your car off of a dock into the water. Brilliant.
     
  9. LewisChapman macrumors 6502a

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    Would be interesting to get a follow up video on this to see how they've 'dried out'.
     
  10. mrex macrumors 68020

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    Yeah it is abit useless to see how it is working now... but does it work after week or so. If there is moisture inside, it will affect sooner or later (corrosion).
     
  11. cdmoore74 macrumors 68020

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    Apple probably underrated the spec because they knew that people will push it to the limits. And then try to sue Apple because the phone didn't survive a deep sea diving excursion.
     
  12. hpman247 macrumors regular

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    Probably the same phone that guy used in an earlier "scratch test" video.
     
  13. Complex757 macrumors regular

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    If your phone goes down to 35 feet you aren't finding it

    A more real world test would be pool depths, which both survive in
     
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    This is the first year i didn't get applecare+ actually. Being that I update every year (only $100 for the storage/model I upgrade to) I have still usually been one to buy ac+ simply for the piece of mind that if there is a catastrophic accident that happened within that year I wouldn't have to pay that crazy non-covered repair or having to buy a new one. After watching the matte black scratch video matched with this video I actually decided not to get insurance on this phone, this year. Just got to keep the screen clean and I will get a nice "free" iPhone 8 next year. The only thing I see breaking this phone is a freak accident or dropping it face down on a rock or something, for everything else apple covers the first year and they trade up anyway.
     
  15. Justim macrumors 6502

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    I'm the opposite. I actually DID get AppleCare + this year, because the dropped the price for screen repairs (I know they upped the price for everything else). It will be nice to know I can be a little more careless with my phone. I'm the type of person to guard my phone so much it's hard to tell it's been used at all.
     
  16. penajmz macrumors 68030

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    I did the same for the same reason. I have never gotten apple care for any iPhone but thought that was a sweet deal for screen repairs.
     
  17. oftheheavens macrumors 68000

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    I stopped him when he said $129, how much are screen repairs under the plan that makes it worth it?
     
  18. penajmz macrumors 68030

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    $29
     
  19. oftheheavens macrumors 68000

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    29..... the screen is the only thing on the phone that could break! I see why they up'd the price, cause that is all that they will recover revenue from. I still dunno, 129 dollars and I keep it in an apple case and am really carful with it. I know murphy's law and all but man hard to balance the benefit/cost
     
  20. penajmz macrumors 68030

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    You should be good then. I keep all my iPhones naked every time so I'm happy with this price.
     
  21. oftheheavens macrumors 68000

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    I was going to go naked and get AC+ but after playing with the matte black for a while after i got it, it was just to slick for my hands so I got a case. Anyway, I love my 7 and can't wait for the 8!
     
  22. penajmz macrumors 68030

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    Same here, love my 7 Plus! And also looking forward to the 8 next year
     
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    Wonder how comfortable I'd be at a water park with the 7 plus...
     

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