Many are no doubt wondering about the durability of the Samsung Galaxy Fold. This is because foldable phones are a unique piece of technology and repeated foldings of a handset’s display sounds like it could eventually lead to breakage. Plus there have been reports of the Samsung Galaxy Fold’s display running into issues in as little time as two days.
That being said, it seems that in a bid to find out how durable the Galaxy Fold’s display is, the folks at Unbox Therapy have taken it upon themselves to open and close the phone’s display a whopping 1,000 times over the course of around 20 minutes to see how long it would take until the phone breaks.
The good news for those who are planning to get the phone, it seems that after 20 minutes of repeated non-stop folding, the handset is holding up pretty well on its own and it does not appear to be damaged in any way. According to Samsung, they had previously rated the phone for about 200,000 folds, so clearly 1,000 folds is a drop in the ocean.
According to Unbox Therapy, based on Samsung’s estimates, that’s about 100 folds per day for the next five years. By unfolding the display 1,000 times, they are simulating what it might be like to fold and unfold the display over the course of 10 days.
- 362 PPI
- f/1.5 Aperture
- Wireless Charging
- Snapdragon 855