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See how the screen breaks in FlexPai, the first folding smartphone on the market

YouTuber Jerry, who runs the popular JerryRigEverything channel on this site, decided to order the first foldable smartphone on the market with a flexible screen and check if it survives its murderous test.

It turns out that a fairly cheesy looking smartphone from the Chinese company Royole is not such a weak player at all. During the test, he underwent drawing, tanning and bending more or less as much as the top smartphones of large corporations. Interestingly, after the hinges were broken, the screen could be folded in both directions, and yet the device was still functional. This shows that this innovative smartphone has been designed and made in a thoughtful way.

It must be emphasized here that the device has been on sale for several months, and the folding smartphone from Samsung has been struggling with huge problems during this time. Apparently, the Koreans flew with a hoe on the Sun. Meanwhile, a firemobile from China, powered by the creative thought of engineers from the Silicon Valley, set a simple goal and quickly achieved it.

We remind you that the device is equipped with the latest premium chip from Qualcomm, i.e. Snapdragon 8150 (it is the first smartphone on the market with this system), 6 or 8 GB of RAM, 128, 256 or 512 GB of internal memory with the possibility of expanding using microSD cards, battery with a capacity of 3800 mAh with the option of super-fast charging Ro-Charge, USB port type C and operating system Android 9 Pie with a Water OS overlay.

As for the panel itself, it is a 7.8-inch AMOLED with a resolution of 1920×1440 pixels, which we can fold to a size of 4 inches, and the manufacturer ensures that the hinge used will allow over 200,000 assemblies of equipment. In the distributed form, we have a practically tablet with a thickness of 7.6 mm, and in the other a small smartphone, which unfortunately is not completely flat, because the mechanism does not allow it and we have to reconcile with a thickness of 15 mm.

After folding, we can choose the half we want to use, and the user interface overlay will switch to it, and the other will display the wallpaper. One of them offers a slightly larger screen, which will be more convenient, among others for browsing the internet, and the other a dual 16 MP + 20 MP camera, thanks to which we will make a selfie or make a video call.