Talking about ruggedness, then contact Nokia. The latest
phone to pass through the regular scratch, burn, and bend testing executed by
Zack from YouTube channel JerryRigEverything is the Nokia 5. A phone that stood
between a low-end and a mid-ranger in Android smartphone collections.
build. It can also be had in the fascinating Copper colour variant, which is
the one that proves its rockiness in the video embedded below.
impressive grade, which means Nokia’s well known legacy for producing solid
devices is still intact even after the brand is being taken over by HMD Global.
snapper and the fingerprint sensor all sit behind glass which indicates that
you’re not likely to get them scratched easily, while the plastic bits on the
top and bottom sides serve two duties: making sure cell signals pass through
and possibly helping when the phone is dropped, because the corners are usually
the most fragile in such a situation. And since plastic is more forgiving than
metal in that case, hopefully the Nokia 5 won’t be all bent out of shape when
it hits the pavement.
that at all in this test – not when pushed from the front, not when pushed from
the back. As for the burn test, it does exactly as good as any other phone with
an LCD screen – the pixels the flame is reaching will only turn black after
around ten seconds. The front of the phone only scratches at level six on the Mohs
scale, which is a norm for devices adorned with Gorilla Glass.