The lately unveiled OnePlus 10 Professional comes with some sturdy specs however not such a powerful construct, by the appears to be like of it.
Zack Nelson, the man behind the hit YouTube channel JerryRigEverything, this week subjected the 6.7-inch OnePlus 10 Professional to his normal battery of stress checks. Till it broke in half.
Nelson’s bend check isn’t notably scientific as he merely locations his thumbs on the again of the system and fingers on the show earlier than pushing laborious. If it stays intact, he then bends it the opposite means.
“In the event you ever hear noises throughout this portion of the video, it’s often a foul factor,” the YouTuber says as he will get his thumbs and fingers in place forward of the large push.
As he presses firmly, there’s a horrible crunching sound because the glass on the again of the system cracks in a number of locations. He then flips the OnePlus 10 Professional and presses in the other way. Unable to take anymore, it breaks in two.
“The OnePlus 10 Professional is certainly not alive anymore,” Nelson confirms, although wanting on the sorry state of the handset, he actually didn’t have to.
You possibly can see the telephone break within the video beneath …
Eager to search out out why the telephone broke in the way in which that it did, Nelson removes the again of the shattered handset to take a better look.
What we be taught is that he’d utilized the best stress on the high finish of the battery, which aligns with the amount button to create a weak level. A steel exterior “a lot thinner than I anticipated” additionally appears to be like to have affected the telephone’s structural integrity.
We should always level out that except you’re notably clumsy, the OnePlus 10 Professional is greater than prone to keep intact should you select to purchase it. Nelson was merely curious to see how properly the system would deal with his fairly excessive bend check.
Nelson’s personal opinion? “If the OnePlus 10 Professional stays within the entrance pocket it’ll final simply wonderful for its three-to-seven-year lifespan, however in a again pocket or any irregular abuse might very properly trigger the ten Professional to kick the bucket a lot sooner that it ought to.”
Whereas telephones hardly ever fail Nelson’s bend check in such a dramatic means, different cell units have suffered bend-related controversies through the years. Apple, for instance, was put by means of the wringer in 2014 for the surprising flexibility of the iPhone 6, whereas the 2018 iPad Professional additionally confronted criticism after some customers claimed it bent over time, although Apple stated some items shipped prefer it and that it wasn’t a fault (really Nelson busted that system, too).
Digital Traits has reached out to OnePlus for touch upon the structural integrity of its newest handset and we’ll replace this text after we hear again.