Xiaomi Mi 5 Pro's ceramic back gets scratched, drilled, and filed on video, fares better than expected

Xiaomi Mi 5 Pro's ceramic back gets scratched, drilled, and filed on video, fares better than expected
Okay, we admit - we like to watch the latest and greatest devices get tortured, smashed, totaled, wrecked, and we just can't help it! Earlier today, we got to see a Galaxy S7 edge literally burst in fumes and flames after an unfortunate rendezvous with a hydraulic press, but sadly, this did not sate our hunger for destruction!

Fortunately, we stumbled upon a brand new torture test of the Xiaomi Mi 5 Pro. "What a perfect timing," we thought, "this might keep us satisfied for a while". Unfortunately, it didn't - it turns out the Mi 5 Pro is a bit more resilient than we imagined.

Part of this is due to its ceramic back, which proves to be quite sturdy as it survives scratching, filing, and even drilling by a sadistic gentleman. Well, at least it seems that the phone handles these treatments well - the video is not exactly what we'd call a high-res one, so any small scratches or damage certainly can't be spotted. 

Watch it out below and judge yourselves.


source: MIUI ROM via GSMArena

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9 Comments

2. Arschsalat

Posts: 158; Member since: Feb 29, 2016

Beaker ? is it you ?

3. Landon

Posts: 1245; Member since: May 07, 2015

Déjà vu? Employees at PA...do you even talk to each other?

10. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Doubt they even read the articles of one another...

4. Gadgetex

Posts: 199; Member since: Nov 10, 2013

Chinese are getting better everyday that goes by.

5. avinash22i

Posts: 72; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

This article has already been in PA right!!! or am I imagining things.

7. kumarabhishek591

Posts: 152; Member since: Feb 22, 2014

Cooool

8. Mube007

Posts: 260; Member since: Sep 24, 2013

when phonearena review mi5?

11. Konkit

Posts: 19; Member since: Mar 23, 2016

as soon as they find enough flaw to fill "cons" part and they'll give it 6/10

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