OnePlus 5 faces the dreaded scratch and bend tests

At 7.25mm, the OnePlus 5 is the company’s thinnest flagship. Its battery capacity didn’t suffer, but what about the phone’s rigidity? Also, the screen protection was upgraded to Gorilla Glass 5 (up from GG4 on the 3/3T), did that improve scratch resistance? As usual, digital drill sergeant JerryRigEverything is ready to put the new flagship through its paces.

In terms of the Mohs scale, there is no improvements in scratch resistance – both glasses slightly scratch at a hardness of 6 and more noticeably at 7. The ceramic Home button (and fingerprint reader) proved tougher and did not…