Apple has always had a smash hit with each subsequent release of their newest iPhone model. Since the iPhone's release in 2007, they've sold over a billion iPhones world wide. That's quite the staggering amount. Every release signals a massive influx of fanatics that it's time to upgrade again. Even when it's minor improvements, the Apple faithful still buy with little hesitations. There have awlays been some questionable aspects of the new iPhones, specifically how they seem designed to cater toward vanity rather than functionality, but typically we just slap a case on it an call it a day. Their latest iteration to celebrate the iPhones tenth anniversary, however, the much anticipated iPhone X, has even the most diehard Apple faithful questioning their design choices, which if you know they're scratching their heads, than most other consumers are likely in the same boat.
We've all heard horror stories about the iPhone breaking. Whether it's because it's so bendy...
...or scarily easy to shatter...
Surely, the new $1,000+ iPhone X would be a more stalwart handset that won't shatter after slipping from your fingertips?
Well, actually, that's not the case. There are some unfortunate souls who've purchased the phone, on launch day, and have been simultaneously let down by its break-tastic design and their own clumsiness.
And if you thought that fixing an iPhone's screen was expensive before, just wait till you hear how much it costs to replace the X's, Essential Phones-esque screen
$275, (or $25 less than price of a brand-new Moto G5 Plus) is what it costs to replace your iPhone X's screen. Which makes watching these videos of people dropping them all the more painful to watch.
This guy drops the iPhone on purpose, but it doesn't make it any easier to see.
Regardless of the phones' well-documented fragility, people are still flocking to buy them. Will you save up to purchase an iPhone X? Or are you happy enough with your current phone?
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