Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 undergoes scratch, burn, and bend testing


Samsung’s latest massive foldable, the Galaxy Z Fold4, was put by way of the ordeal of JerryRigEverything‘s ‘sturdiness take a look at’ on the finish of final month, and survived to inform the story – though it wasn’t left precisely in tip-top form.

Now’s the flip of its little sibling, the Galaxy Z Flip4, to be subjected to the identical grueling checks. Let’s examine if the smaller machine seems to be extra fragile or not.

The Flip4’s outer display is roofed by glass as you’d anticipate, which suggests it scratches at degree 6 on the Mohs hardness scale, with deeper grooves displaying up at degree 7. In distinction, the inside show – or quite, the display protector on prime of it – scratches at degree 2, with deeper grooves at degree 3. This implies fingernails might actually injury that floor.

The perimeters of the telephone are produced from aluminum, whereas the buttons are metallic, as is the SIM card tray. Like with the Fold4, we additionally see the telephone subjected to quite a lot of dust, testing the hinge – and all of it goes properly. The inside display’s protector melts when subjected to an open flame – since it’s plastic in spite of everything.

Lastly, the Flip4 bends backwards so much, and never with out unusual popping noises popping out of it, however stays practical with none concern. Nevertheless, after being subjected to all that abuse, it does not absolutely shut anymore. The aim of this take a look at was to determine how sturdy a foldable machine is as of late, and hopefully in the event you had been questioning about that it gives a helpful reply.

If you wish to study much more concerning the Galaxy Z Flip4, do not miss our in-depth overview.