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post #11 of 155
I'm impressed that the SII didn't shatter at the shoulder height drop at all.

I work as a repair tech for Sprint and fix smashed digitizers all the time. I have yet to see an SII come in, I get EVO's all the time so I imagine they wouldn't have done very well in this test at all.
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As if we needed more reasons for why the SII is superior to an iphone.
post #13 of 155
Quote:
Originally Posted by pepejovi View Post
Dear god...

I could throw my phone across my room, about 3 meters fairly hard and the back probably wouldn't come off...
Do you have a Nokia 3210 or a HTC Legend
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I've always been impressed with Samsung durability. I've had my Galaxy S since launch day and couldn't tell you how many hard falls it has had (without a case) but barely has a scratch on it. It recently went for a 30 minute swim and still works like new. Samsung FTW
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Gorilla Glass, baby... Samsung's secret weapon.
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post #16 of 155
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pao View Post
The video said "the results may surprise you"

What is surprising about dropping glass on concrete and it shattering?
That the SGII didn't.
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That the SGII didn't.
Gorilla Glass and durable plastic construction goes a long way.
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post #18 of 155
Quote:
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Gorilla Glass, baby... Samsung's secret weapon.
all Androids and iphones 3+ have this right?
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post #19 of 155
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Originally Posted by Remonster View Post
I had my iPhone 4 for about a year without a case and dropped it many times, not a single crack, but I know others who dropped theirs once and shattered the entire screen so I guess it's really picky on how it likes to be dropped.

I'm waiting for an actual, comprehensive comparison of these two phones. Just out of curiosity, I already bought a 4s and think it's perfect for me.
They were dropping it wrong?

Looking forward to the Galaxy Nexus.

After watching this, I could never get an iPhone 4S, I've dropped my phones soooo many times. If I drop it once on its face it's going to look like this? DAMMMMN.



Yikes!


Edited by 2010rig - 10/20/11 at 11:49am
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post #20 of 155
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chris13002 View Post
all Androids and iphones 3+ have this right?
no

I do love gorilla glass though. My Galaxy S is still in great shape after almost a year and at least a half dozen drops. Never had a case or screen protectors. The casing/back is a bit scratched but the screen is still flawless
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