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post #21 of 155
Basically the only recent Android phones without Gorilla glass have been the Incredible (notorious for screen breaking) and Evo. ALL Motorola phones have. Even my D1.

I've dropped my D1 many times...got scuffs on the corners but thats about it...
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post #22 of 155
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Originally Posted by trulsrohk View Post
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
Thanks, thought apple had it for some reason, I know it's heavier which caused it to crack as anything isn't un-breakable...
http://www.corninggorillaglass.com/p...-products-list
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post #23 of 155
Durable plastic>fragile glass
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post #24 of 155
As a phone technician, I see so many completely obliterated iphone digitizers, from the 1st gen up. Seems the slightest drop results in heartbreak.

As for a good number of top end android phones, I see a lot with single hairline cracks as opposed to most every phone becoming completely shattered.
post #25 of 155
The gorilla glass on motorolla and samsung phones trumps all. It is very tough and durable.

As for apple, that's pathetic. If you trip once and your iphone goes flying, even 3 feet, and lands on the screen, it's toast. What's worse is that since there is physical damage to the device, the warranty is voided.

I'm starting to really love my Droid X2 now.
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post #26 of 155
who carries their phone around nowadays anyway without some sort of case? protect your technology people, it will only help it to keep working longer and keep its value if you just buy a $5-10 dollar case/screen protector for it
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post #27 of 155
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A case/protectors should not be a requirement imho.

And obviously for many owners they are not.
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post #28 of 155
Quote:
Originally Posted by FsX2 View Post
who carries their phone around nowadays anyway without some sort of case? protect your technology people, it will only help it to keep working longer and keep its value if you just buy a $5-10 dollar case/screen protector for it
Because for me the way the phone feels in my hand is the second reason for its choice. I find the majority of cheap cases I have tried to use just feel terrible. So I don't use one. And even if it hits wrong a case may not save it.
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Gorilla glass on the S2 vs w/e they used for the iphone
 
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post #30 of 155

My SGS1 has survived at least a dozen drops. The nicest one being while me riding my bicycle and talking on it, crashing into an old man, the phone flying out of its case at least 3 meters ahead. Single unnoticable scratch in the back.
Edit: Can't say the same for the old man.

Anyone remember this?


Edited by MadCatMk2 - 10/20/11 at 12:54pm
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