See how Oppo brutally tortures its smartphones before shipping them to the masses

See how Oppo brutally tortures its smartphones before shipping them to the masses
Enjoying yourselves with those Samsung Galaxy S6 edge hack and smash videos? Sure you do! Here's one from Chinese smartphone innovator Oppo. Now, unlike the raw, exploitative footage of the Galaxy S6 edge getting smacked around, what we're seeing here is fully controlled smartphone destruction in a laboratory setting. The official video by Oppo shows how the manufacturers tests its devices as per standard procedure that's part of the production process. 

For starters, Oppo puts its smartphones against 55 pounds (25 kilos) of pressure, then drops them onto marble from about 40 inches height and at all their sides. We've given the company props for making some wonderfully sturdy devices before, so it's no surprise that the smartphones in the video take it all like champs. Oppo definitely has the quality control part down cold. Now, it's just a matter of improving its phones in terms of color calibration, camera performance, and some other quirks of its products, and the company is ready for prime time!

via Android Community



1. _moboy

Posts: 62; Member since: Feb 09, 2015

Putting all the effort into creating super sturdy phones, by the time they finish and realize they haven't STILL caught up with technological advances, I'm pretty certain sure other companies would have achieved their level of quality control.

2. NexusKoolaid

Posts: 493; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

3. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Machine drop tests are so lame. First, the surface the phone is falling on is not the same as dropping it on concrete. Also, I'd question the rate of speed on the drop. The machine is trying to similate free fall speed. Hwoever, the machine is holding the device until it hits the bottom, which forces th phone to hit the surface a certain way. This is not what happens when you drop a phone in real life. If you look at Samsung's drop tests, they place the phone in a bend and that bend flips over and the phone drops. The phone never drops the exact same way each time. Which si exactly how it is in real life. Even if you drop a phone from the same high 10 times in a row, all 19 times the phone will hit differently. if you control the fall, then it defeats the purpose. This drop test and the ones performed by Apple for example, are not even remotely close to real life.

4. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Look at Samsung's drop tests -

5. penguinbelly

Posts: 162; Member since: Dec 27, 2014

Is it me or the phone looks slightly bent after the first test? They quickly cut the scene off but I saw the glimpse of bending.

6. techspace

Posts: 1037; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

It does look slightly bent at 0:22 - 0:23

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