OnePlus shows us how it's testing the durability of its One smartphone (no bend test here)

OnePlus shows us how it's testing the durability of its One smartphone (no bend test here)
Not long after Samsung released a video showcasing how it’s testing the brand new Galaxy Note 4 to make sure the device is durable and doesn’t bend when it shouldn’t, now OnePlus posted a video that walks us through a series of quality control tests performed on its One smartphone.

As you’ll see in the video, the OnePlus One doesn’t go through any proper bend tests, though there’s a “sit test” which simulates 55 pounds (25 kg) being pressed against the device 1,000 times. There’s also an impact test (drops from 4 feet - that's 1.2 m), a tumble test, and even a USB stress test. Moreover, the handset is being exposed to light “rain” for 10 minutes, as well as to 130 ºF (55 degrees Celsius) for 4 hours. Naturally, OnePlus claims that these tests don’t alter the handset's functionality.

While at the moment you still need an invite to get your hands on a OnePlus One, it looks like the smartphone will be available to buy directly starting later this month. Next year, OnePlus may launch a new handset - possibly called OnePlus Two - which could have a smaller display than the One (as you may know, this sports a 5.5-inch screen).

Related phones

  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3100 mAh



1. XperiaFanZone

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8. fireblade

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2. GreekGeek

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4. ErenJaeger

Posts: 119; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

True that.

3. c.sonnen

Posts: 38; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

apple needs to learn from them..

5. ianneo

Posts: 42; Member since: Dec 15, 2013

Well, all of that testing has payed off. Very durable and rigid (yes, I have one) and I use mine without the case and no damage has been inflicted.

6. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2264; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

thats durable apple should buy those testing

7. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

If OnePlus spent even 10% of the effort they spend on marketing on actually making phones, they'd be off to a far better start. At least the news on their fake company makes me laugh.

9. lallolu

Posts: 732; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

The company seems unserious if one looks critically at it. However, I think they have VERY limited money which is why they cannot even do the easiest thing to make money. I am referring to making the hone in abundance. If they were capable of maing many of the phones, they would have sold more than a million, I believe and they would have been better known by now. However, they will probably succeed. By the way, I have the phone and I think they did well for being a first phone.

10. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

If they made it smaller I would have bought it for fun at $299.

11. luvshiv

Posts: 15; Member since: Oct 18, 2014

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