HTC U Ultra ‘flexes like a soggy twinkie’ in a bend test

JerryRigEverything’s durability tests on YouTube have become the defacto benchmark for smartphone bending resistance. As long as Zack doesn’t compromise them by introducing major changes in his forearm strength, they make for nice comparisons.

The latest to suffer in his hands is the HTC U Ultra. The Gorilla Glass 5 front panel scratches at the expected 6 Mohs hardness level, but the front camera is well protected against razor blade attacks by that same glass. The fingerprint reader is powerless against it, though. On the plus side, the earpiece cover, made of a textile fabric, isn’t as…

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