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Tests: New iPhones less durable than iPhone 5

September 23, 2013
By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO , The Associated Press

NEW YORK - As Apple pitches its newest smartphones, users may find something lacking compared with last year's model: They could break more easily. SquareTrade, a provider of protection plans for gadgets, tested five smartphones, including Apple's new iPhones, to see if they could withstand drops, dunks and other common hazards. Its finding: The latest models aren't as durable as last year's iPhone 5.

 
 

 

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