Asus ROG Telephone 5 failed JerryRigEverything’s widespread sturdiness take a look at miserably in a video on YouTube. For the Rs. 50,000 beginning worth Asus asks for the cellphone, the ROG Telephone 5 scratches at quantity 6 on Mohs scale and shatters and breaks when utilized strain with the hand. Whereas the packaging is extraordinarily fancy, the cellphone is revealed to be not as sturdy as one would anticipate it to be. The ROG Telephone 5’s straightforward bendability places questions on whether or not it is secure to place within the pocket, and patrons are suggested to take excessive care whereas dealing with the cellphone.
JerryRigEverything’s Zack Nelson has published the sturdiness take a look at of the Asus ROG Phone 5 on his YouTube channel. The cellphone is bundled with a removable fan for intense gaming classes and in its scratch take a look at, it begins to indicate marks at degree 6. Moreover, there are rubber stoppers put in place for the charging port which, Nelson says, could not final for greater than every week. The perimeters scratch simply as they’re fabricated from steel and the SIM tray additionally lacks rubber lining for fundamental water safety.
The fingerprint scanner additionally refuses to work after the scratch take a look at and Nelson wasn’t in a position to register his thumb after a number of makes an attempt. The Asus ROG Telephone 5 did survive the flame take a look at with the pixels turning white after 30 seconds however recovering quickly after.
Nonetheless, every part goes majorly downhill after Nelson begins the bend take a look at, with the primary bend exhibiting main cracking alongside the antenna strains. It additionally impacts the inner vibrator which then begins to make hissing noises. Consecutive bends render the show unusable and break the cellphone fully from the edges. When bent from the opposite facet, the Asus ROG Telephone 5 again panel shatters fully. Overwhelming majority of telephones survive this fundamental bend take a look at, nonetheless the Asus ROG Telephone 5 with its Rs. 49,999 asking starting price, breaks simply underneath strain.