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

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

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

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Whereas the ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌’s show didn’t initially take harm, the watch did fail to activate after repeated hits. The failure to energy on might point out that whereas the glass might not have damaged at first, some inside elements might have confronted harm. After all, the take a look at is unrealistic in portraying a typical use case of the ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌, however it could present some clients reassurance for the power of the sapphire crystal show.

Apple claims the ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ is its most rugged, sturdy, and excessive Apple Watch but and is aimed to compete instantly with Garmin. In response to the ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌, Garmin mentioned it measures battery life in “months” and never “hours.” The ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ begins at $799 and started arriving to clients this Friday.

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