At 7.25mm, the OnePlus 5 is the companys thinnest flagship. Its battery capacity didnt suffer, but what about the phones 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 scratch. The anodized aluminum back is ready for some roughhousing with keys and coins, which failed to leave a permanent mark.
Does the OnePlus 5 pass the bend test? No spoilers here, just hit play.