http://youtu.be/eGxlm82hWDM There is no noticeable improvement in shatter resistance compared to previous models. I'd even venture to say that the 6 's dimensions make dropping it more risky than before. Personally in all my years of owning an iPhone since the first-gen I haven't shattered one... Nonetheless, the 6 + seems a bit too large to go without any protection. Edit: Just saw this on the front page but here's another so this thread can stay alive... http://youtu.be/JS8f-hVsDzA The results in the second are relatively excellent surprisingly.