November 6th 2017
By Mike Flaminio
Something to consider here is that SquareTrade sells device insurance, so it's in their interest to sound an alarm.
With that said, the company's evaluation gave the iPhone X a high-risk breakability score. The video shows dropping the phone from 6 feet on concrete. Granted, most drops are likely to be waist high, rather than above your head, but it does show how the iPhone can be damaged. Both screen glass, back glass, and OLED functions appear affected. The company also noted that the iPhone X is expensive more expensive to fix due to its components and assembly.