iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 mini Pass Flame, Scratch, Bend Tests With Ease

first_imgiPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini passed flame, scratch, and bend tests with flying colours. Youtuber JerryRigEverything got his hands on an early unit of both iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini and conducted his customary range of durability tests. The two phones aced all the tests with ease. Particularly noteworthy was the flame test, wherein the two iPhones showed no signs of damage even after 50 seconds of being exposed to a small blaze from a lighter.JerryRigEverything published a video wherein he carries out his usual scratch, bend, and flame tests on iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini. In his scratch test, it was discovered that the two phones do get scratched at level 6 on Mohs scale, with deeper grooves at level 7. However, these scratches are much less prominent than usual. Apple has put in its new ceramic shield on the display for added protection. It is essentially a special form of glass that has ceramic crystals embedded into the glass matrix. The company claims that this has improved the iPhone’s shatter resistance.- Advertisement – – Advertisement – iPhone 12 mini was discovered to have an aluminium frame, whereas iPhone 12 Pro Max has a stainless steel frame. The two phones were exposed to a lighter flame for about 50 seconds each, and both managed to survive without any damage to the pixels. This was rather impressive and Zack Nelson of JerryRigEverything suggested that the ceramic crystals could be acting as an insulation layer as well.Both iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini also survived the bend test without much fuss, and structurally the phones seemed to be of solid quality. iPhone 12 mini is sold in India starting at Rs. 69,900, whereas iPhone 12 Pro Max pricing starts at Rs. 1,29,900. In the US, pricings start at $699 and $1,099, respectively.Are iPhone 12 mini, HomePod mini the Perfect Apple Devices for India? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.- Advertisement –last_img read more

Father, son charged for murder of fruit vendor

first_imgA father and son were arraigned before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan on Wednesday charged for the murder of 20-year-old fruit vendor Richard Noel.Dead: Richard NoelThe men – 54-year-old James McKenzie and his son, 20-year-old Timothy McKenzie, both of Lot 126 Thomas Street, Kitty, Georgetown, appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.It is being alleged that on June 4, 2018, at Stabroek Market, Georgetown, both men murdered Noel, of Lot 39 William Street, Kitty.The men were remanded to prison. The case will continue on June 29, 2018.Reports are the murder reportedly stemmed from an old grievance between the now dead man and the younger McKenzie.The grievance involved the sister of Noel, who the younger McKenzie had reportedly hit, and that resulted in a fight between the two men.However, on the day of the murder, the men reportedly crossed paths and McKenzie was heard asking Noel if he “wanted a problem”.Noel reportedly walked away, which allegedly aggravated the father-son pair, who immediately went after him and allegedly stabbed him twice to his chest. When Noel fell, the men reportedly proceeded to stomp on his chest.Noel was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries one day later.last_img read more