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Tests show matte black iPhone 7 resists key scratches, raise questions over camera lens [Video]While Apple has warned that the high-gloss surface of the Jet Black iPhone 7 is easily scratched, we’ve heard nothing yet about the scratch-resistance of the matte black finish. YouTuber JerryRigEverything set out to correct that by putting an iPhone through a series of torture tests.

The tests revealed a mix of good news and bad. All four surfaces tested – back, screen, Home key and camera lens – resisted scratches from both coins and keys, suggesting that the iPhone should be reasonably safe in a pocket. Not that we’d recommend conducting your own practical tests.

But scratch tests of the camera lens raised questions about Apple’s claims for the device …

Scratch-resistance is tested on the Mohs Scale, a hardness scale where minerals of increasing hardness are used to find the point at which scratching occurs. Glass, for example, scratches at level 6.

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