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Five Crazy iPhone 5 Durability Test Videos

While it’s normal to see at least a few destruction videos for any new gadget, the new iPhone is once again ahead of the competition. It’s managed to pick up quite a few fans who have very enthusiastically killed it in some novel ways. The video above by RatedRR is just one example; there are four more after the break.

Watch the iPhone 5 go up against a hammer:

The NY Knicks’ Iman Shumpert Asks “Will It Dunk?”

It does not fare well against this knife:

Microwaves 1, iPhones 0:

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