This 1000 degree battery bake off is terrifying to watch!


It’s not advisable to point a flame thrower at your phones battery to see what happens, but this is exactly what Oukitel have done to the 6000mAh cell from their K6000 phone to show just how safe it is.

Now and then horror stories of exploding batteries hit the headlines. Sometimes the phone is sitting in someones back pocket when the battery erupts, other times on a bedside table, and even while on charge.

This last point is especially of concern since most recent Chinese device come with some sort of fast charging technology which can seriously increase the heat of a cell while topping up. But not to worry, at least if you opt for an Oukitel phone at least!

oukitel battery test

If you didn’t watch the video above I suggest you do as it shows a 6000mAh Li-Polymer battery being baked on a metal plate via a flame thrower. After 27 seconds the battery splits, but fails to catch flame or explode. On the other hand a Li-ion battery (of a much smaller size) is subjected to the same test and turns in to a fiery fireball after only 18 seconds!

It is a seriously dangerous test to try and perform yourself so don’t be silly and try this yourself!

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4 Comments

  1. rimakus
    October 15, 2015

    Who knows what battery did he put on there. Better test would be to show video with normal speed then show working phone with that battery then take the battery out and put it on a hot tray while battery always visible to the camera. Here he puts different battery, not the one that is in the phone. It even looks a little bit different.

  2. hmck
    October 15, 2015

    i can prove it is fake;at the beginning of video you can not see the number like HD55…. middle of the battery beceause it has wiped,but after melt down the battery they show you a battery which has a number HD5576….it is little chinese trick,

  3. Vondark Ingress Darkness
    October 15, 2015

    Pretty nice to see that the battery of the oukitel is safer then any other phones.

  4. shadowsniper
    October 16, 2015

    Correct me if im wrong, Explosion of the li-on batt is depend on how much energy store in the battery. If the battery have low energy store. For sure it wont explode so much.