Watch as a young kid performs a durability test on a cardboard Pixel he created

You don't wake up one morning totally obsessed with mobile devices to the point that you want to write or talk about them for a living. Nope. It takes years of training and if you're lucky, you will be accepted into a top school like Harvard where you will take classes like Introduction to Notches and learn about the Great War between iOS and Android. Along the way, you'll be taught about all Antennagate, Bendgate, and Batterygate. If you're an exceptional student, you might even get to learn about nearly extinct phone manufacturers that used to roam the planet like Palm, BlackBerry, and HTC.

And that brings us to a young YouTube content creator with the handle of Little Tesla (real name is Jamie). Spotted by Android Police, this young man created a video showing his durability test on the OG Google Pixel. Well, it's not a real Pixel, but one that Jamie created out of cardboard. The kid performs various tests right out of a JerryRigEverything video as he tries to scratch, burn and bend the, uh, device. He even points out that his cardboard Pixel still has a headphone jack (although it looks suspiciously like a punch-hole).

In a second video, Jamie performs a battery replacement. A delicate and highly technical operation is conducted to make sure that the new battery fits the cardboard unit. Check out both videos. Even if you're having a bad day they will put a smile on your face.

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  • Camera 12.3 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2770 mAh(26h talk time)



1. oldskool50 unregistered

Jerryrig everything!!!! You go kid. Even made from cardboard, it's more durable than some phones ;-)

2. Ichimoku

Posts: 178; Member since: Nov 18, 2018

JerryRigEverything? Nah. JamieRigEverything? Yas!

3. JamesSv

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 14, 2018

Useless article

4. danny_a2005

Posts: 365; Member since: Oct 06, 2011

I was thinking the same, zzzz

6. baldilocks

Posts: 1545; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

The only thing useless was your post.

5. lyndon420

Posts: 6876; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

That's awesome!! Takes me back to my childhood and the land of make believe... Lego... playgrounds... drawing my own comics... good stuff lol.

7. baldilocks

Posts: 1545; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

Some of the commenters here weren’t loved as children. Way to go, kid!

9. Vancetastic

Posts: 1753; Member since: May 17, 2017

I’d say most of them still are children.

8. DigitalBoy05

Posts: 279; Member since: Jun 04, 2011

Still better than Twilight

10. Vancetastic

Posts: 1753; Member since: May 17, 2017

I hope my son does stuff like this!

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