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      06-24-2010, 05:21 AM   #1
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Iphone 4 drop test

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      06-24-2010, 08:22 AM   #2
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Just like any expensive phone - gotta get a case for it. This isn't a surprise at all. Apple isn't known to have durable hand-held products. Their laptops, on the other hand, are pretty darn solid.
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      06-24-2010, 12:18 PM   #3
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I'm waiting for that guy to ask the question that is on everybody's mind......




Will it blend?

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      06-24-2010, 12:26 PM   #4
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damn i can't tell you how many times i dropped my droid on my drive way and its still running like a champ
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      06-24-2010, 12:59 PM   #5
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      06-24-2010, 01:26 PM   #6
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damn i can't tell you how many times i dropped my droid on my drive way and its still running like a champ
I think it just matters how it hits the floor, I dropped my 3gs sooo many times nothing happen, my friend dropped his twice and it was shatterd worse than that iPhone 4.
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      06-24-2010, 01:29 PM   #7
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I think it just matters how it hits the floor, I dropped my 3gs sooo many times nothing happen, my friend dropped his twice and it was shatterd worse than that iPhone 4.
mine has hit screen first and didn't crack....
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      06-24-2010, 01:39 PM   #8
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^ lol you should be careful, you never know which fall is going to be the last. I left my frist iPhone on the roof of my car and drove off. I took a turn and it went flying, i pulled over found the phone saw it wasn't broken, as i was walking up to it a car ran over it and competely destroyed it. Screen still turned on, touch screen didnt work.
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      06-24-2010, 01:57 PM   #9
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great another iphone thread
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great another iphone thread
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I guess all the strength improvements they've been striving for haven't been completely realized, obviously nothing will be break-proof but only 4 drops? I've dropped my 3GS more than that, but do have a pretty heavy duty screen protector
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      06-24-2010, 03:01 PM   #11
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My roommate just got his yesterday. He's been going on about how the glass was used for helicopters. I just said, yep, uh huh, okay. lol

I had to send this to him.
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      06-24-2010, 03:15 PM   #12
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My roommate just got his yesterday. He's been going on about how the glass was used for helicopters. I just said, yep, uh huh, okay. lol

I had to send this to him.
Does Apple make helicoptors? I thought the glass compound was propriatary to them. Hmm.
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      06-24-2010, 03:54 PM   #13
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^ lol you should be careful, you never know which fall is going to be the last. I left my frist iPhone on the roof of my car and drove off. I took a turn and it went flying, i pulled over found the phone saw it wasn't broken, as i was walking up to it a car ran over it and competely destroyed it. Screen still turned on, touch screen didnt work.
yeah i should be more careful lol but i tend not to care about my phones since i always get full insurance so if it breaks i just a new one....and it always helps having your buddy be the manager at a verizon store
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      06-24-2010, 05:03 PM   #14
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ive dropped my first gen itouch so many times. Still works, no cracks. This iphone is just weak.
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and it always helps having your buddy be the manager at a verizon store
not if you have an iPhone
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My roommate just got his yesterday. He's been going on about how the glass was used for helicopters. I just said, yep, uh huh, okay. lol

I had to send this to him.
It is. The glass screen on the phone is still pretty thin and flimsy so of course it will still break.

I used to make speakers out of lexan, which was used in astronauts' helmets and the windscreen for the space shuttle, it makes no difference. You had bet your ass if you dropped one, that shit gonna crack. It's physics.
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Well, apple now includes a rubber case apparently with the new I4. Anyone seen the reception issues it has?
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It is. The glass screen on the phone is still pretty thin and flimsy so of course it will still break.

I used to make speakers out of lexan, which was used in astronauts' helmets and the windscreen for the space shuttle, it makes no difference. You had bet your ass if you dropped one, that shit gonna crack. It's physics.
I'm aware.

I just acknowledged b/c he was acting like it would be indestructible.
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I've droppped first gen iphone too many times at various heights over course of almost 3 years now i believe? and it's still running like a day one.
Strongest phone ever.
All the phones I had started not working after year and a half or two, but this one never has a problem.
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Well, apple now includes a rubber case apparently with the new I4. Anyone seen the reception issues it has?
They do
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Bwahahahahaha!!!! At 1:50 when he says "don't taze me bro!" I was cracking up.

And the ending with the "iBlend" was hilarious!
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