Watch a Bulldozer Destroy Fake iPhones in Russia

What happens when a country discovers a box full of fake iPhones?

In most cases the iPhones are destroyed to prevent disgruntled customers and market disruptions.

In Russia, that destruction includes a camera and a bulldozer more suited for taking down a house than a hundred fake iPhones.

The video below claims to show the destruction of fake iPhones in Russia, and it’s definitely a fun one to watch.

The best part of the iPhone vs. Bulldozer video starts at a minute in, after the Russian authorities line up the counterfeit iPhones. The YouTube description claims the Bulldozer destroyed 127 fake iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S devices from China.

Bitrebels posted the video above, which shows a large bulldozer running over a box full of fake iPhones. While the iPhone 5 is the flagship product today, this video shows the destruction of fake iPhone 4s and iPhone 4S fakes.

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Even though the iPhones in the video are fakes, it’s tough to see so many gadgets ground up into dust and debris by a huge piece of machinery. It did make us wonder if the OtterBox Armor Series iPhone case could withstand this torture as well as it did getting run over by a car.

Fake iPhones aren’t new, and they aren’t limited to Russia. We’ve seen reports of violence over a fake iPhone in China, and reports of fake iPhones being sold on eBay.

To avoid a fake iPhone, we suggest buying from a reputable seller and avoiding third-party services when possible. If you plan to buy an iPhone on eBay or another service beware of deals that seem to good to be true. Scambook offers a list of tips to avoid buying a fake iPhone 5.

The gallery below shows the destruction of the fake iPhones before the bulldozer pushed them into a pile of dirt.

  

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