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Originally Posted by quentin View Post

The 4s has GG too.

Actually it doesn't. The iPhone 4 and 4S have aluminosilicate glass. They haven't used Gorilla Glass for a while now, and thats why you see 100 times as many shattered iPhone as you do Androids.
    
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post #32 of 52
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Originally Posted by quentin View Post

The 4s has GG too.
Although because the entire thing is made out of glass, it is notorious for cracking when dropped. And because the glass protrudes beyond the aluminum frame, when you lay it down on another glass surface, it creates a power suction (so if there's hair or dust between the glass surfaces, scratches are imminent).

The iPhone hasn't used Gorilla Glass since iPhone 3GS. They began using Lens Technology International instead. http://www.lenstech.com/

Misinformed iPhone user, what a surprise tongue.gif

I kid I kid.
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post #33 of 52
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The iPhone hasn't used Gorilla Glass since iPhone 3GS. They began using Lens Technology International instead. http://www.lenstech.com/
Misinformed iPhone user, what a surprise tongue.gif
I kid I kid.

Are there any advantages to this kind of glass, just out of curiosity? Does is make the colors look better?
    
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Originally Posted by nathris View Post

Actually it doesn't. The iPhone 4 and 4S have aluminosilicate glass. They haven't used Gorilla Glass for a while now, and thats why you see 100 times as many shattered iPhone as you do Androids.
Quote:
Originally Posted by dmasteR View Post

The iPhone hasn't used Gorilla Glass since iPhone 3GS. They began using Lens Technology International instead. http://www.lenstech.com/
Misinformed iPhone user, what a surprise tongue.gif
I kid I kid.

I guess there's been a long debate about this subject, as a simple google search brings up macrumors forums with fanboys arguing among themselves.

I personally don't care one way or another, we all have seen shattered iphones, so it doesn't matter if it has "GG" on it or not. Neither company has confirmed or dis-confirmed what what I can see (could be wrong). And the reason we see more shattered iphone is because the entire thing is made out of glass, combined with the fact that they're the world's most famous smartphone...you do the math.

What is GG made out of anyway, and how much different is it from what the 4/4s uses?
post #35 of 52
I've dropped my D1 with gorilla glass out of my SUV onto my concrete garage floor, face down. Not a problem. Tough stuff.
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post #36 of 52
Using my iPhone 4 with a case but no screen protector. I dont see a need personally. After 1 year of usage is cant tell any scratches in the screen other then micro ones.
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post #37 of 52
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That extra 0.001" of plastic is enough to protect the product if you were to do something that would normally damage the product naked rolleyessmileyanim.gif

Have You heard of ZAGG?

I bought an iPhone 3g when it barely came out. as soon as i got it out of the box i applied an Invisi-screen. It went through scratches and all sort of drops, and i even stepped on it while facing down once.

when i got the iPhone 4, I gave the 3G to my mom as an iPod and the screen looked butt ugly! I ordered a replacement (only paid shipping) and when I took the invisi-screen.. it looked brand new.

I'm willing to post pics to disprove that.

but I do agree on how easy they are to crack without a screen protector. I have fixed 3 iPhone 3Gs' one 3G and two iPhone 4's (wow i know the most careless people huh)
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post #38 of 52
I dont believe the hype of Gorilla Glass. I have seen an SGS2 Shatter right in front of my face. My wife had hers for 10 days, it slipped out of her hand in the kitchen while she was playing angry birds right next to me. It fell face down on our tile and the glass completely shattered. Shes only 5'4 and dropped it from about 4 feet. I had to dish out 100 for another phone after just having it for 10 days, i was not happy. One of the reason i got her the phone was because of the Gorilla Glass, she drops all of her phones.
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Um the Galaxy S 2 doesn't use Gorilla Glass..... At least that's what Android Central says.
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post #40 of 52
I have never broken the glass on any of my phones. I must be lucky.

Dropped my iPhone 3GS from a 50ft boom truck. It was in a Rebel Serpent case, but I was still amazed.

I drop my 4S all the time cause I am ruff with phones. I probably jinxed my self now. wink.gif

Take it back, I did break the screen on my old flip phone back in 2005.
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