Microsoft’s dual-screen Surface Duo is strong and sturdy


While the Surface Duo’s software program is presently buggy, Microsoft has targeted fairly a bit on guaranteeing the mechanics of the 360-degree hinge could be sturdy and unbreakable for folding and unfolding the 2 screens.

According to YouTuber JerryRigEverything, Surface Duo’s two exterior screens are about as scratch resistant as any typical AMOLED panel, however Microsoft’s hinge mechanism is powerful and the cellphone gained’t bend when it’s closed.

In his video embedded beneath, Jerry famous that the Surface Duo is smaller and thinner than the Be aware10 Plus. The system can also be extremely skinny when folded and it feels extra like an e-book reader once you open it with two screens on the entrance.

Jerry additionally discovered that the body and buttons are constituted of plastic. In reality, there may be plastic alongside the highest and in addition to alongside the underside subsequent to the USB-C charging port.

Surface Duo bend test

The hinge mechanism is seemingly constituted of metallic together with the “two rods running down its spine”. Thanks to the metallic hinge, it’s virtually inconceivable to bend the Surface Duo in half. If the robust metallic hinge was not there, the cellphone would positively break.

“The metal is enough to keep the phone and Surface Duo, which is not super fragile,  passes my durability test,” Jerry stated in his video.

Surface Duo repairability

The of us over at iFixit have additionally carried out their typical teardown of the Surface Duo to disclose how onerous it’s to restore damaged dual-screen {hardware}.

In their assessments, Surface Duo has obtained a repairability rating of 2 out of 10, which isn’t a terrific rating, however it’s not shocking.

Surface Duo repair test
Image Courtesy: iFixit

In any case, the teardown additionally confirmed that the hinge mechanism for folding and unfolding the Surface Duo is extremely sturdy and easy. It’s additionally effectively designed to deal with the unfoldings with out difficulty.

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