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Look at iPhone 5. Much different. With iPhone 4/4S glass was exposed. The moment it touched the hard surface its cracks.

What? What is your point? The iphone 5 has issues. Please read through the thread before joining the discuission
    
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Apple quality......made in China. biggrin.gif
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I refuse to believe that's anodized according to the picture. Anodizing is a chemical process that adds to super hard micro layer to the surface of the metal being anodized. It doesn't simply chip without serious effort. If it is anodized it is a pathetic attempt at it by a armature in their basement. 

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I like my stuff to have a battered and bruised appearance.
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I refuse to believe that's anodized according to the picture. Anodizing is a chemical process that adds to super hard micro layer to the surface of the metal being anodized. It doesn't simply chip without serious effort. If it is anodized it is a pathetic attempt at it by a armature in their basement. 

There's no way it is. I have an anodized zippo and i've kicked the crap out of it, dropped it and it has no such scratches where I can see the underlying metal.
    
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I refuse to believe that's anodized according to the picture. Anodizing is a chemical process that adds to super hard micro layer to the surface of the metal being anodized. It doesn't simply chip without serious effort. If it is anodized it is a pathetic attempt at it by a armature in their basement. 
It really depends on the quality of the job and also the thickness of the coating.

With just a normal anodized 6061 T6 aluminum the coating will scratch of "fairly" easy with any type of metal object.
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Did you just ignore my video about Gorilla glass on page 12 (and quoted on page 13)

no, but my evo 3d is scratched. so obviously it isn't perfect
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I own the Galaxy S and GS2 and have never felt the need to put a case on it. Not one scratch on the screen and it's still as sexy as the day I got them. Soon to pick up the GS3. I waited for the iPhone 5 just to see if it would be worth getting over the GS3...... GS3 here I come!

After 10 months my HTC Rezound has one single short, thin, shallow, barely noticeable at full brightness scratch on the screen. Needless to say I'm happy; neither my iPod touch nor my iPhone 4 held up as well despite being shinier and thinner and lighter and whatever.
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lol, all i heard was "raw, no protection." i do the same, but well maybe apple uses better protective glass or something. i scratched my htc evo 3d pretty decently with my keys, which is why i stopped putting them in my pocket with my phone.
either way i prefer the new look, looks more masculine, more reserved (at least the black one.) and probably less likely to shatter when dropped

Haha yea buddy. Yeah, the Gorilla glass has always impressed me.

NO doubt about it, the phone looks nice. As for it's durability when dropped... Well... watch this...


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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.

a point is a zero length line! oh wait...
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http://www.techradar.com/us/news/phone-and-communications/mobile-phones/reported-design-flaws-hit-htc-one-s-and-one-x-handsets-1075640

Reported design flaws hit HTC One S and One X handsets
Complaints of bendy screen and chipping paint job mar Android handset launches

Where's our massive thread ripping htc a new one for this one?
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It really depends on the quality of the job and also the thickness of the coating.
With just a normal anodized 6061 T6 aluminum the coating will scratch of "fairly" easy with any type of metal object.

 

True but Scratches and chips are two different things. I would call those chips not scratches.

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