Watch the OnePlus 10 Professional get snapped in half in a fundamental sturdiness take a look at



The OnePlus 10 Professional hasn’t been launched exterior of China but, so that you really can’t get one within the US but. Nonetheless, in the event you fear about breaking your cellphone, you may wish to avoid OnePlus’ newest flagship gadget.

See, Zack Nelson, of the ever-popular JerryRigEverything YouTube channel, put one by means of his torture testing and the outcome wasn’t nice.

The flagship OnePlus 10 Professional is filled with the newest tech. It’s acquired the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, and an enormous 5,000 mAh battery. It additionally comes with a 120 Hz AMOLED display with an LTPO dynamic refresh fee, however none of that helped when Zack began to do his bend assessments.

Test it out within the embedded video under, which ought to begin at 6:57, which is when Zack begins the bend assessments for structural stability.

It’s not lengthy earlier than Zack already has a banana-shaped cellphone in his palms. Positive, his palms are robust and he’s pushing to intentionally deform the handset, nevertheless it doesn’t appear structurally sound. The glass on the again panel cracks nearly immediately, even when the glass over the display takes a bit of bit extra effort.

The one shiny spark right here? The LED flash, which activates partway by means of the bend and continues to be on even after the gadget snaps in two. What a champ. If solely OnePlus might have constructed the remainder of the gadget with that stage of resilience.

From the video, evidently OnePlus didn’t design sufficient construction into its slimline flagship. The OnePlus 10 Professional snapped alongside the highest fringe of the battery. That line additionally crosses the place the quantity rocker is, usually the thinnest a part of any cellphone’s casing.

It’s not the primary time {that a} smartphone has bent simply. The iPhone 6 had #bendgate, the place Apple’s flagship was bending whereas inside individuals’s pockets.

We’re fairly certain Apple didn’t attempt to say “you’re carrying it fallacious” on the time, in contrast to its dealing with of the iPhone 4 antenna points. The iPad Professional additionally had its points and a second of ache on JerryRigEverything.

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