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  1. idkwhoiam322
    Nougat Jan 12, 2018

    idkwhoiam322 , Jan 12, 2018 :
    Yea my comment was specifically about the metal phones on cases. I agree metals do dissipate heat better, but using a case traps it in anyways, causing then to retain the heat, which they are also better at! Perhaps some kind of liquid cooling could work like on PCs, don't know if it's possible yet( Samsung did something similar since the S6 I think).
     

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  2. idkwhoiam322
    Nougat Jan 12, 2018

    idkwhoiam322 , Jan 12, 2018 :
    While I agree that metal does dissipate heat better, it works in reverse while putting a case one, doesn't it? They also absorb the heat better and retain it.
     

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  3. Marc0.C0sta
    Cupcake Jan 12, 2018

    Marc0.C0sta , Jan 12, 2018 :
    Sandstone its my favorite on opo.
    o buy the 5t e love the metal but for protect i buy Sandstone protector
     

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    aris likes this.
  4. dsmonteiro
    Community Consultant Community Expert Jan 12, 2018

    dsmonteiro , Jan 12, 2018 :
    The limiting factor should always be the case, regardless of the material the phone is made of. The case will be an insulator and its heat conductivity will be the determining factor on whether the phone heats up or not.

    If the case is a perfect insulator, the heat would become trapped until the phone melted. :D
     

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  5. smartbuddy
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jan 12, 2018

    smartbuddy , Jan 12, 2018 :
    we thought OnePlus only makes Smartphones, seems they are planning on creating a "Mental" phone as well !!!! LoL
     

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  6. G_plusone
    Marshmallow Jan 12, 2018


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  7. Martinspire
    Donut Jan 12, 2018

    Martinspire , Jan 12, 2018 :
    I don't care as long as it looks good and allows me to get Wireless Charging again. I often sit on the couch or at the desk for my PC and thus charging times don't really make a big difference in how I like my phones. I do however like the portability Wireless Charging gives me. Just leave it to charge and pick it up whenever I get something to drink, go have some toilet time or whatever and then sit back again with my phone on the charger. Nobody picks wireless charging for the speeds, they do it for the effortless and portability that it gives the user. And new tech seems to indicate that the new standards should be much faster too
     

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  8. aris
    Jelly Bean Jan 12, 2018

    aris , Jan 12, 2018 :
    That would be an interesting option. :D
     

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  9. eye842
    Lollipop Jan 12, 2018


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  10. mojoyoyo77
    Lollipop Senior Moderator Jan 12, 2018

    mojoyoyo77 , Jan 12, 2018 :
    Metal / wood combination, wood is very nice.
    Ceramic is very beautiful and resistant, but it should be given some texture, it is extremely slippery
     

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  11. Wahoux
    Lollipop Jan 12, 2018


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  12. Karl_Wardin
    Gingerbread Jan 12, 2018


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  13. camohan
    Marshmallow Moderator Jan 12, 2018

    camohan , Jan 12, 2018 :
    Whatever material is used, ensure that it is gripy. If it is not and you are going to slap a case on it, it wont make any sense at the end.
     

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  14. meatandy
    Oreo Jan 12, 2018

    meatandy , Jan 12, 2018 :
    *Mental
     

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  15. camohan
    Marshmallow Moderator Jan 12, 2018


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  16. kaihp
    Jelly Bean Jan 12, 2018

    kaihp , Jan 12, 2018 :
    I prefer me(n)tal or 'engineering plastic' for the back. Glass is too fragile and slippery. What I've heard from others is that a (high gloss) carbon or ceramic back tends to be very slippery as well.
     

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  17. Alvie
    The Lab - OnePlus 5T Reviewer Jan 12, 2018


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  18. Antarqui
    Donut Jan 12, 2018

    Antarqui , Jan 12, 2018 :
    I own a OPx and a Op5 and feel so comfort with both textures.
    That's what getting a OP brings with, the chance to try materials that other factories don't use.
    Satisfied with glass and aluminum too.
    Would like to try carbon. Maybe my next device.

    But now my favorite is aluminum.
     

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  19. jlasensiofi
    KitKat Jan 13, 2018


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  20. Gerda113
    Gingerbread Jan 13, 2018


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