The Top 5 Ways People Damage / Destroy Their iPhone – Costs Americans $5.9 Billion

Ever dropped your iPhone? Perhaps you’ve knocked it off your desk, dropped it in the toilet, or had it doused with spilled coffee… no worries, you aren’t alone as damaged iPhones have apparently cost Americans some $5.9+ Billion to date!

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This from SquareTrade Research… Based on a survey of more than 2,000 iPhone users, the results combined the cost of repairs, replacements and insurance deductibles for cracked, dropped, pummeled, kicked, and water-damaged iPhones. The study also found that in the last 12 months alone, 30% of iPhone users damaged their device.

The top five iPhone accident scenarios according to the study are:

  • Phone dropped from my hand
  • Phone fell into a toilet, sink, hot tub, swimming pool, lake, etc.
  • Phone dropped from a lap
  • Phone knocked off a table
  • Phone drenched by some liquid

See New Study Shows Damaged iPhones Cost Americans $5.9 Billion