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Irrelevant things such as shiny form over function looks perhaps? Sturdiness is not irrelevant. Case closed.
That is a incredibly stupid argument if you gave any thought to it.

I'm holding a bottle of wine in my hand, would I drop it know it will break and create a mess? I'm holding a porcelain cup in my hand would I drop it know it will shatter? I'm holding a baby in my hand would I drop it knowing it will die?

Case closed.

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Their next video should include dropping a glass cup and a plastic cup from 5ft above the ground and see what happens.

Seriously though, it's like people were surprised with the results. You make a phone with a glass front and back, of course it's might shatter when you drop it .
Exactly, people seem to type faster than they think nowadays. rep+
 
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Exactly, people seem to type faster than they think nowadays. rep+
Gah, you quoted my post before I fixed the word "it's."

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Gah, you quoted my post before I fixed the word "it's."

Doesn't matter, anyone with a average level of intelligence would know it was a typo and fill in the blanks. Glad to see there is some form of logical intelligence on this thread.
 
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did you both miss the part where the phones were dropped face down?
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post #85 of 155
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That is a incredibly stupid argument if you gave any thought to it.

I'm holding a bottle of wine in my hand, would I drop it know it will break and create a mess? I'm holding a porcelain cup in my hand would I drop it know it will shatter? I'm holding a baby in my hand would I drop it knowing it will die?

Case closed.



Exactly, people seem to type faster than they think nowadays. rep+
Both Displays are made of Glass, I'm not sure what point you're trying to make. Or are you just trying to justify why the iPhone fails so bad in a drop test?
From what I can interpret from the drop tests we have to do in work the iPhone would still pass as it still manages to contain all it's internals when it breaks. It's not exactly good for consumers though who have to have their phone repaired or replaced.
I dropped my Satio plenty of times from a similar height onto concrete and after 18mths or so it finally had an effect on the touchscreen (kept ghost pressing in the middle of the screen, highly anoying).
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Both Displays are made of Glass, I'm not sure what point you're trying to make. Or are you just trying to justify why the iPhone fails so bad in a drop test?
I haven't held a SGSII in my hands yet, but it looks like it has a plastic "edge" around the phone that sticks up beyond the glass. Whereas the iPhone 4 just has a straight sheet a glass spanning the entire front side of the phone. Speaking of the glass, the SGSII has gorilla glass too - something the iPhone doesn't have.

We all know that the iPhone 4 has design flaws, yet a website still felt the need to make a video to prove a point that we already knew. :\\
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I hope iPhone 5 will adopt Asahi glass:


Scratch proof hammer proof, that'll give gorilla glass a run for it's money.
 
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Originally Posted by kikkO View Post
I hope iPhone 5 will adopt Asahi glass:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpbOoQpwAFs

Scratch proof hammer proof, that'll give gorilla glass a run for it's money.
I thought it didn't matter?

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That is a incredibly stupid argument if you gave any thought to it.

I'm holding a bottle of wine in my hand, would I drop it know it will break and create a mess? I'm holding a porcelain cup in my hand would I drop it know it will shatter? I'm holding a baby in my hand would I drop it knowing it will die?

Case closed.
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Why the hell would they improve the durability? Apple doesn't believe in customer satisfaction. Improving it would mean they are being innovative, and innovation is un-American.
What are you blathering on about?

Apple is rated one of the best customer service companies out there.

http://www.macworld.com/article/1332.../consumer.html

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/0...vice-rankings/

http://www.macrumors.com/2010/02/22/...vice-rankings/
    
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