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SquareTrade Says IPhone 5S and IPhone 5C Aren't As Durable As Previous Models

Sep 23 2013, 12:03pm CDT | by

Both scored better than the Samsung galaxy S4

SquareTrade is a company that sells protection plans for all sorts of gadgets including Apple iPhones. The company recently said that it has tested five smartphones including the new Apple iPhone 5C...

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SquareTrade Says IPhone 5S and IPhone 5C Aren't As Durable As Previous Models

Sep 23 2013, 12:03pm CDT | by

Both scored better than the Samsung galaxy S4

SquareTrade is a company that sells protection plans for all sorts of gadgets including Apple iPhones. The company recently said that it has tested five smartphones including the new Apple iPhone 5C and 5S. The company claims that its tests show that the new iPhones aren't as durable as previous versions.

The testing including determining if the new iPhones to withstand drops, water, and other hazards. Despite the new iPhone models not being as durable as previous models, the company reports that the worst performer was the new Samsung Galaxy S 4.

The company says that device will work after being submerged in water and dropped five-feet on the ground. The company rates devices on a scale of one to 10. The higher the number, the more likely it is to be damaged. The iPhone 5S scored 5.5 while the iPhone 5C scored six. The Galaxy S 4 scored seven.

 
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Sep 28 2014 12:11pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Inside the facility where Apple tortures the iPhone 6

Sep 26 2014 12:56pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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A Tale Of Two Apples

Sep 26 2014 10:55am CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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8 weeks ago

Apple says some bent iPhone 6/Plus phones will be replaced under warranty

Sep 25 2014 7:01am CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

An Apple support representative has told TNW that iPhone 6/Plus phones that have experienced warping in normal use would qualify for replacement under warranty if they pass a test known as “a visual mechanical inspection.” It should be noted that this is simply one AppleCare rep speaking, and not an official statement by Apple. That is 100 percent up to the Genius you speak with at the store. There is a test called a Visual Mechanical Inspection that the device will h ...
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