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FacepalmVideo explains everything about The screens...
To save you some time.
Skip to 08:45

Lol the drop tests are painful
    
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It's "scuffing" not "chipping". And the iPhone is very durable: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1449079

 

Oh dear, scuffing...scruby scrub scrub....ooh dear this don't sound good.  tongue.gif

 

 

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=OSFKVq36Hgc

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It's "scuffing" not "chipping". And the iPhone is very durable: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1449079

Lol that response is almost as good as Apples "a tap is just a zero length swipe" remark they made in a court case once....

You can sugar coat those sour apples as much as you want but it is still a flawed design and a fail in the durability department.
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I was super into that video until she was like this is my daughter... awww. nawww... dangit
    
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It's "scuffing" not "chipping". And the iPhone is very durable: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1449079

Oh dear, scuffing...scruby scrub scrub....ooh dear this don't sound good.  tongue.gif




http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=OSFKVq36Hgc

AHHHHH, my ears.... that sounds....is that blood...GAHHHHHH

The ring simulates the most realistic use on it though.. and that was just...horrible.
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post #126 of 237
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Basically what you said. Kind of sucks they used bad quality stuff on a high price tag phone but if your spending this much on a phone you best have a case otherwise you should expect marks to appear after heavy use, this goes with any phone even the beloved s3.

Unfortunately I don't think the phone has been out long enough to have "heavy use" as a possible excuse =P



Also am I the only one who feels like it's kind of silly to buy a $700 product to have to buy a $10 product to prevent it falling apart...?
Edited by OwnedINC - 9/23/12 at 5:33pm
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The reason Samsung phones will shatter is because the plastic is not very strong. The plastic deflects giving the impact to the screen.
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They'll fix that issue with the iPhone 5S model in January, duh!
    
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I'm not an apple lover but I do have a Macbook Pro and Apple stated they use the SAME aluminum. I think is is false. I've had mine for 2yrs and is doesnt have a single scratch or dent. Maybe i'm just a better owner?
    
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As I stated in the other thread: Wait for the return numbers before tooting your horn. I'm pretty sure this issue is way overblown, as are most things on the internet, but the return stats will surely clear up any doubt on this matter. One of the parties in this thread will have egg on their face afterwards...
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