Remember the Asus ROG Phone 5 and how it snapped in half when subjected to the standard bend test? Possibly you had greater expect Lenovo’s just announced Legion Duel 2. Will this one be the 2021 video gaming phone that’s not just very gaming-y, but can likewise endure a severe bend?
Sorry, but no. The Legion Duel 2 regrettably is comparable to the ROG Phone 5 because it can’t take a bend. YouTuber Zack from JerryRigEverything shows it in the video below.
And then … it just snaps in 2 when bent, far more easily than the ROG Phone 5. The antenna lines on the sides are the vulnerable points, and they’re symmetrically positioned on either side, that makes the tearing quite easy. There are more antenna lines on the other side of the center cam hump, and sure enough, it’s easy to snap there too. In the end, the phone is minimized to three parts. The front glass is still undamaged, though.
Everything begins off as you ‘d expect, the screen glass is nothing uncommon, scratching at level 6 on the Mohs solidity scale, with deeper grooves at level 7. The sides of the phone are made from metal, the pop-up selfie video camera has glass protection on it, as do the rear snappers.
If you use your phone in your back jeans pocket a lot and have a tendency to forget it’s there and rest on it by mishap, possibly you ought to prevent these two gaming phones.
The screen survives an open flame for about 33 seconds up until pixels begin to get damaged, and then never completely recuperate. That’s also not unprecedented.
The Legion Duel 2 unfortunately is similar to the ROG Phone 5 in that it can’t take a bend. Everything starts off as you ‘d expect, the screen glass is nothing out of the normal, scratching at level 6 on the Mohs firmness scale, with deeper grooves at level 7. And then … it simply snaps in 2 when bent, much more easily than the ROG Phone 5.