OnePlus 6 Seen Passing Bend, Burn, and Scratch Exams Following Its Debut
OnePlus 6 was lastly unveiled with all pomp and present at an occasion in London on Wednesday. Whereas the efficiency of the brand new OnePlus smartphone is but to be reviewed, the handset has undergone a bunch of sturdiness checks that can assist you decide its toughness. These come within the type of scratch, burn, and bend checks. Notably, OnePlus has an “all-glass” physique with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, with glass panels on each the back and front of the handset. That is not like the final yr’s OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T that each had a glass masking solely on the entrance. The brand new mannequin can be touted to supply “day by day water resistance”, although the corporate hasn’t revealed any IP score to assist its declare.
YouTuber JerryRigEverything, who’s in style for testing flagships, has this time picked the OnePlus 6. The narrator begins his video with a scratch take a look at that makes use of the Mohs scale to look at the hardness of the entrance glass panel of the OnePlus 6 that comes with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 branding. Scratches on the OnePlus smartphone floor on the sixth degree of the size, whereas some deeper indicators seem on the seventh degree. That is one thing just like the OnePlus 5T that additionally resisted scratches till the Moh degree six of hardness.
The perimeters of the OnePlus 6 are coated with the steel body that appears to have a paint on high that may obtain scratches. Additionally, because the YouTuber noticed, there’s a plastic layer that joints the glass panels and the steel body and helps resist shocks at some degree. OnePlus has additionally bundled a protecting case and a display screen protector has been put in out of the field to make the smartphone look contemporary for an extended time.
On the again, OnePlus has once more used the Gorilla Glass 5 panel that seems as powerful because the frontal panel. The smartphone additionally has the “invincible” fingerprint scanner that protects from scratches, even from those that come from a razor blade. Related is the case of the glass safety out there on high of the twin rear digital camera setup.
Coming in direction of the burn take a look at, the display screen of the OnePlus 6 withstood an open flame for about 20 seconds earlier than the pixels turn out to be fully lifeless. The steel body of the OnePlus 6 can be onerous sufficient to withstand from being bent. The YouTuber discovered some flex, although the construct did not end in any cracks or kinks even with a powerful quantity of power being pushed to bend the handset. “The steel body continues to be intact and the glass stays unshadowed. I imagine that is partly because of the plastic lining between the glass and the steel body however both method this new OnePlus flagship passes my sturdiness take a look at and is certainly day by day driver materials,” the YouTuber mentioned within the video.