World's thinnest smartphone doubles as a hammer
2012 equivalent of swallowing goldfish or seeing how many kids can fit into a payphone booth. We've seen the Nokia Lumia 900 and the HTC One X used as a hammer, although in the case of the latter, it wasn't a perfect replacement. Which brings up a point. Just because you see someone using their brand new handset as a hammer doesn't mean you should try it at home. Some of these tests are conducted by insurance companies or repair shops so the risk is limited. You wouldn't use your new Stanley hammer as a cellphone (if you do hear voices using it, call 911 immediately) so don't use your Oppo Finder or any mobile device as a hammer.
In the video, you'll see the Oppo Finder hammer some nails into a 2 x 4. Available in China at the dollar equivalent price of $393, this just might be the first smartphone whose first name you can write backward and forward and get the name correct. Meanwhile, the device has a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus display. Under the hood is a dual-core 1.5GHz processor with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of native storage. On the back is an 8MP camera and Android 4.0 is installed. It all makes a wonderful addition to your tool chest portfolio of gadgets.
source: YouTube via Phandroid
3. bayusuputra (Posts: 961; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)
not really sure about that one, it's basically using the same SuperAmoled+ as the SGS2, and if that 1.5GHz dual core is the S4, then it could have relatively better battery life..
2. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3072; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)
The glass and screen remained just fine and to me, that's the most important thing. Nice job!
4. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)
Man, what a s**tty idea using your smartphone as a hammer, those dude need to get treated
12. BiN4RY (Posts: 83; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)
They're most likely sale representatives and are simply demonstrating how tough their phones are. You're the one who needs to get treated.
5. Stuntman (Posts: 828; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)
I'm waiting for them to make phones so thin, you can use them as a flat head screwdriver.
6. wendygarett (unregistered)
Chinese has a good skill to hammer the phone :)
9. JcHnd (Posts: 81; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)
What's the point with phones being so thin? make them comfortable to hold not just thinner!
11. djbuan (Posts: 5; Member since: 29 Jun 2012)
i don't get the sense out of this kind of videos... seriously?