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Now you know how the iphone people feel.

And why I have a cheap (relatively) plastic phone. I dropped mine out of an extended skyjack (shirt pocket FTL), it landed on the steel base. All that happened was the back cover popped off, and I had to ask a nearby sparky to pick it up before I lowered the lift. Not a scratch on it. Had it been glass, I'm 100% certain it would've shattered.
 
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Dads galaxy s2 fell out of his pocket and got STEPPED ON screen up... not even a scratch, I promise it's not horse crap lol
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post #13 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by Darkapoc View Post

Dads galaxy s2 fell out of his pocket and got STEPPED ON screen up... not even a scratch, I promise it's not horse crap lol


My N8 fell from two meters on tiles and nothing happened to it. It was also partly that I am using a Noreve case for it biggrin.gif. Gorilla glass has its perks but many think it is like superman.
 
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Too bad sapphire crystal screens aren't readily available...
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post #15 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by firestorm1 View Post

gorilla glass is scratch resistant, not drop resistant. what did you expect.
post #16 of 45
PLASTIC SCREENS ftw!!!
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post #17 of 45
I dropped my HTC Sensation from chest height onto the street and all that happened was a few scratches on the metal frame.

It uses some weird slightly curved in glass/plastic stuff. I kinda' like it. No scratches, doesn't break easily etc.

Nevermind, confirmed that it is actually Gorilla Glass. Curved Gorilla Glass.
Edited by Simca - 12/4/11 at 5:54pm
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post #18 of 45
Trust me you rather have Gorrila Glass then not. If you didn't like my LG Dare didn't it gets scratched to hell
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post #19 of 45
Thread Starter 
I had a screen protector on as well but that didn't do crap either. I realize Gorilla Glass isn't shock resistant but it's nothing special. Any normal glass screen protectorate is scratch resistant too. Christ, my two year old Blackberry Storm has been submerged in water, thrown at walls, dropped countless times, and works to this day with the screen and phone intact. If Gorilla Glass is included on my next phone, fine, but I will NEVER pay extra for this cheap garbage. Now I have a cracked screen that renders my phone obsolete.
Edited by USNA2016 - 12/4/11 at 2:41pm
post #20 of 45
I have a droid 3 which also comes with gorilla glass. I was tailgating at a football game one day and might have had one too many, dropped my phone on its face, and it slid about 10 feet down the hill on pavement. Not a scratch on the screen.

Sorry to hear about your phone, but i know that if i had a phone with the average glass, i wouldnt have a phone anymore.
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