A YouTuber has put Apple’s claims for the sturdiness of the Apple Watch Extremely to the take a look at by placing it up towards a drop take a look at, a jar of nails, and repeated hits with a hammer to check the sapphire crystal defending the show.

TechRax, a channel fashionable for testing the sturdiness of merchandise, first examined the ‌Apple Watch Extremely‌ by dropping it from round 4 ft excessive. The ‌Apple Watch Extremely‌ was left largely unscuffed, other than some minor dents alongside the titanium casing. Subsequent, the ‌Apple Watch Extremely‌ was blended round in a jar of nails and was as soon as once more left with no seen marks.

TechRax additionally examined the sturdiness of the ‌Apple Watch Extremely‌’s sapphire crystal show cowl by repeatedly hitting it with a hammer. Within the take a look at, the watch withstood repeated hits with the hammer till it lastly cracked, and solely after the desk took some injury first.


Whereas the ‌Apple Watch Extremely‌’s show didn’t initially take injury, the watch did fail to activate after repeated hits. The failure to energy on may point out that whereas the sapphire might not have damaged at first, some inner parts might have suffered injury. In fact, the take a look at is unrealistic in portraying a typical use case of the ‌Apple Watch Extremely‌, however it might present some prospects reassurance in regards to the energy of the sapphire crystal show cowl.

Apple claims the ‌Apple Watch Extremely‌ is its most rugged, sturdy, and excessive Apple Watch but, showing to be aimed to compete straight with Garmin. In response to the ‌Apple Watch Extremely‌, Garmin stated it measures battery life in “months” and never “hours.” The ‌Apple Watch Extremely‌ is priced at $799 and commenced arriving to prospects on Friday.

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