A few days ago, we published the resistance test video of Asus’s flagship phone, the ROG Phone 6 Pro, by JerryRigEverything’s YouTube page. Unfortunately, this phone failed to pass Zack Nelson’s resistance test and split in half. Zack now Autopsy of ROG Phone 6 Pro He went to closely examine the cause of its halving.
The interesting thing is that the exact same thing happened last year and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate couldn’t get out of Zack’s hands alive. In fact, ROG Phone series phones have suffered from severe structural weakness in recent years and are highly vulnerable. This issue is clearly visible in the autopsy of the ASUS ROG Phone 6 Pro:
ROG Phone 6 Pro dissection video
The most important thing about the ROG Phone 6 Pro’s internals is the presence of a strange hole in the middle – a hole that acts as a direct channel from the phone’s vapor chamber, which is located below the display, to the back of the phone. The only thing that comes to our mind is that this hole is installed to dissipate the heat of the vapor chamber through the glass frame behind the phone and no other function can be imagined for it. Unfortunately, the existence of such a hole greatly affects the physical resistance of the phone in the middle part. It may be interesting to you that the silicone paste used in this phone is blue and its battery is also in two pieces.
As it was clear in the phone resistance test video, the most resistant part of this phone is the protective cover of the screen – Gorilla Glass Victus is no joke. Asus ROG Phone 6 Pro has provided users with a useful feature in ROG Phone 6 Pro, which is a USB-C port on the side of the phone to connect a charger or accessory. This USB-C port and the power button of the phone are located exactly in the middle of the frame and have greatly reduced the resistance of the frame. In fact, the frame of this phone is split in half right where the USB-C port and the power button were located.
If you own an ASUS ROG Phone 6 Pro device, we strongly recommend getting a hard protective case for it. The frame of this $1300 phone is very weak and very vulnerable.
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