Evutec iPhone 11 Pro Max phone cases use advanced Karbon composite material with aramid fibers. We set out to see just how tough they are.
Evutec Evolutionary Technology Company sent us the iPhone 11 Pro Max cell phone case with an included Afix+ magnetic car vent mount system to try at our leisure. This Pro Max phone case includes built-in metal inserts for the magnetic mounting system which will not effect wireless charging, Evutouch advanced soft coating for a better feel, and the Evusof+ drop protection which is rated at 10 feet.
It's pretty jam-packed with features, so what else is left to consider about this unique cell phone case? There's more that caught our eye, and it got us thinking. The brand says right on the package, "Evutec's AER-SPORT cases combine the style and durability of Evutec's Karbon material with 10 feet of military-grade drop protection. Karbon is an advanced material composite made with aramid fibers, which are five times stronger than steel. These are the same fibers used in aerospace and advanced military applications, including ballistic-rated body armor."
All we had to hear was "ballistic-rated body armor," and it was on.
The Evutec case would give anyone's iPhone a good amount of protection, and the car mount that attaches to an air vent is quite innovative. Honestly, the basic usage came through with flying colors.
Even though this phone case cover wasn't the correct one for my phone, I still had a plan to see what level of protection it would provide. First off, nowhere on their website or in any of their literature, including the package, does Evutec say that their product is the same as a bulletproof vest. But, they are the ones who say that they use high strength materials, an Evutec ballistic nylon case, and advanced composite material, which naturally led to me staring at my gun safe.
My curiosity was peaked; I wanted to see just how strong their "5x steel strength" cases really are, and since this is the United States of America, I had to shoot some ammunition at the Evutec Karbon.
You can't see it very well on the video, but I initially thought that I blew it to pieces!
I shot at the Evutec iPhone 11 Pro Max with a 12-gauge shotgun using a two and three-quarter lead pheasant load with number four BBs from about 10 yards away. And it obliterated the phone that I placed inside of the case, but also stopped a good amount of the birdshot that hit it!
I also plinked it with my Walther PPS M2 nine-millimeter pistol using a 115 grain, hollow-point round. As expected, it tore through it like a hot knife through butter. You can see the end result of this madness right here:
The bottom line is this: I have land and a shooting range at my disposal and I wanted to see just how tough "the same fibers used in aerospace and advanced military applications, including ballistic-rated body armor" really were. Come to find out that the position of the metal inserts inside caused the magnetic vent mount on the mobile phone cover to survive the additional shock absorption, and it still worked!
I'll say again that the iPhone 11 Pro case is not meant to be shot at with live ammunition and should not be expected to be resistant to it. In fact, we don't recommend that you or anyone else try this at any time. The only thing that you or I should take from all of this is that it is unreasonable to expect a phone case to stand up to such abuse, and yet in certain ways this one did!
The bottom line is that I can still use it in the vent of my truck or on the nightstand to listen to some music while I write. If you have an iPhone, all the better because you spent a lot of money on it and it needs the kind of protection that the Evutec iPhone 11 Pro Max can give.
Just don't shoot at it, because it doesn't look as nice as it does out of the package afterwards.
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