Durability is of course a point of attention with foldable smartphones. Fortunately, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 comes out of a well-known torture test quite decently. Although the screen is easily damaged, the device does not break.
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Stress test does not get Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 small
JerryRigEverything is the terror of every smartphone manufacturer. The YouTuber does not test smartphones for performance, appearance or update policy, but for durability. The latest victim of its infamous “torture test” is the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5.
This test is extra tough for foldable smartphones. Because the screen must be able to bend, it is made of plastic. As a result, we quickly see scratches on the Flip 5. You can even damage the display on the inside with your fingernail. In addition, the screen is not very resistant to heat. With his lighter, the YouTuber knows how to burn the top layer after about ten seconds.
So much for the bad news. The new hinge of the Flip 5 does a lot better than that of the Flip 4 last year. Less dirt remains between the screen halves. Moreover, JerryRigEverything manages not to break the mechanism when he puts a lot of pressure on the housing. You can therefore assume that you will not simply damage the Z Flip 5 during normal use.
More about the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5
The biggest innovation of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 is, in addition to the firmer hinge, the second screen on the outside. That now measures 3.4 inches, while its predecessor stuck at 1.9 inches. This makes it easier to read notifications and you can also run some apps on it. The device also runs on a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip, which ensures excellent performance.
In the review of the Galaxy Z Flip 5 read what we think of the device. Below is part of the conclusion.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 often offers refinement compared to previous smartphones. We can now say that the Flip has matured and that is a great compliment to Samsung – which has been working for years when it comes to foldables.
The folding phone offers excellent performance, a good set of cameras and beautiful screens, even if the external display is not equally usable for everyone. It is a pity that Samsung continues to hold on to the busy Android shell and we would have preferred to see a lower price.