Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 surprised in the durability test

Popular YouTuber JerryRigEverything’s videos sometimes bring tears to our eyes as tech lovers. However, this certainly does not mean that we would not take away often very interesting insights from them. Despite some not-so-scientific methods, these videos, in which smartphones are often broken, scratched and bent for tens of thousands, give us at least an idea of ​​what the given device can withstand with not entirely picky behavior. Newly, this YouTuber focused on the showcase of the South Korean giant – Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4, what did he find?

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 performed surprisingly well in the durability test

First of all, it should be mentioned that this year’s generation of flexible Z Fold uses practically identical construction as its previous version. The most fundamental change is the use of glass Corning Gorilla Glass Food Plus as a screen protector. However, for example, in the scratch test, the new protective glass performed as well as the “ordinary” Gorilla Glass Victus, and its resistance corresponds to Grade 6 on the Mohs scale, when the first visible scratches appeared. The manufacturer’s warning about the option to leave the internal display persists visible traces even with the nail itself and the durability at the level of the 2nd degree of the Mohs scale only proves it.

Samsung Z Fold 4 Durability Test! – Samsung says its ‘Unbreakable’?!

Let’s leave tests such as burning with a lighter or scratching with a knife for now and move on to a much more interesting finding, namely the resistance of the hinge to the ingress of dust. The YouTuber repeatedly exposed the hinges themselves directly to dust and dirt, but they managed his attempts and resisted the ingress of dust and damage. Samsung certainly deserves credit for that, and it just goes to show that you’re a phone it definitely deserves the IPX8 certification. Another pleasant surprise came with the “bending test”. When and the hinges of the open smartphone Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 resisted attempts to break. On the one hand, it is not so surprising, because the previous model performed similarly, on the other hand, the manufacturer definitely deserves praise. Now to work on the scratch resistance of the internal display…

Do you trust flexible smartphones when it comes to durability?

Source: GSMArena.com, YouTube.com


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