Apple iPad Pro undergoes scratch, burn and bend test: Watch Video
Apple’s recently released iPad Pro can bend or break without much pressure, according to well-known YouTube channel JerryRigEverything. The YouTube channel put the latest iPad Pro through various tests and the tablet did not fare well, most destructive of which was the bend test.
The tablet cracked down right through the middle, which the host blamed on the compromised integrity of the product. He stated that the bending and cracking happened due to the single microphone hole on the left and Apple Pencil’s magnetic charging area on the right.
In other tests, it was seen that the device has an extremely scratch prone back on which the host decided to draw a portrait of Spider-Man. The front glass display started scratching at level 6 of hardness, whereas it was the same case for the sapphire camera lens on the back. However, usual sapphire starts scratching at level 9 of hardness, which was also pointed out by the host. Additionally, the host pointed out that the display used is super thin as it shows discoloration on the slightest of pressure, this also adds to the deteriorated integrity of the device.
The channel also tested out the new Apple Pencil, which also cracked directly in the middle. The Apple Pencil doesn’t have a replaceable tip, unlike Samsung’s S-Pen. The bottom half of the pencil consists of a few magnets, which help in getting hold of the iPad Pro and a pressure sensitive motor. The top half consists of the battery and the wireless charging module.
Both iPad Pro (2018) and Apple Pencil are now available in India. The iPad Pro starts at Rs 71,900 for the 11-inch model, while the 12.9-inch model has a starting price of Rs 89,990. Apple Pencil 2, on the other hand, costs Rs 10,990.