The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip precipitated a worldwide sensation when it was launched at the annual Unpacked event.
The Galaxy Fold heir is said to have been improved throughout. For example, Samsung claims to have used foldable glass, so-called Ultra-Thin Glass (UTG). The advantage in comparison with a plastic panel is that it ought to be much more sturdy and resistant to scratches and small dust particles.
To check, numerous YouTubers have already tried to test this with their Galaxy Z Flip. Signs of the susceptibility of smartphone displays to scratches is provided, for instance, by Zac from JerryRigEverything.
For years, new smartphones have been undergoing destructive testing ideas. Along with fire, sand, and a knife, he also makes use of pointed objects and tests their susceptibility to damage with scratch pins of various degrees of hardness.
For context: current top smartphones such as Huawei P30 Pro show the first scratches when scratching pen six or seven times – which is deemed solid.
As Samsung has installed flexible glass in the Galaxy Z, the scratch test must also show positive results, and the display ought to be capable of withstanding pointed objects.
However, the endurance test confirmed the screen on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is as prone to scratches as any other plastic screen.
The YouTuber reveals in the video that even a soft scratching pin can damage the show enormously.