Turns out taking a Dremel to your iPhone makes it catch fire. Who knew?

Burning Iphone 12 Pro
Burning Iphone 12 Pro (Image credit: What's Inside?)

What you need to know

  • Batteries don't take too kindly to being punctured.
  • When YouTuber channel "What's Inside?" cut one with a Dremel, the obvious happened.
  • Yup. It caught fire.

Pretty much everyone knows that batteries don't like being cut, punctured, or generally fiddled with. So when you take a Dremel to an iPhone 12 Pro there's likely to only be one outcome.

Yep. Fire.

That's exactly what YouTube channel "What's Inside?" found out when they nailed an iPhone 12 Pro to the back of a giant concrete statue of Zak 'JerryRigEverything' Nelson. Don't worry. That's a story that will be explained in the video!

Check it out.

Can't believe iPhone 12 Pro caught on FIRE!?

I don't think they mean that.

There's plenty to take in after the iPhone catches fire so stick with it. After all, what's the point of watching if we don't find out What's Inside?

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.