Evan Rodgers, reporting for Enter: When Samsung launched the Galaxy Z Flip, its latest folding telephone, at midnight this previous Friday, I used to be one among many who wasn’t in a position to snag one attributable to low inventory right here in New York Metropolis. So right here I’m, refreshing my order web page whereas I watch the fortunate few who did handle to get one put them by means of their paces on-line. Although most YouTubers and reviewers appear to be having fun with the telephone, sturdiness is a query, and at $1,380 right here within the U.S., it is a good one. At Unpacked, the place Samsung introduced the Z Flip, the corporate made a giant deal concerning the “Extremely Skinny Glass” that covers the show. One could possibly be forgiven, then, for assuming that the show has all of the scratch-resistant properties of glass, however in a sturdiness take a look at by JerryRigEverything on YouTube, that does not appear to be the case. Within the video you possibly can see Zack’s (the YouTuber) instruments and even fingernails leaving everlasting scratches on the show.
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