Originally Posted by nemesys06
Having a glass back just means better chance of damaging the phone if dropped. Take the iPhone for instance. I love the build of the sgs3. Sure, it's got a plastic feel to it, but the device can take a lot more beating than most other phones on the market. It's lighter and more shock absorbent than glass.
I agree plastic will be more shock absorbant... and in terms of damaging yes plastic is better but in terms of aesthetics and feel in the hand, I prefer glass... or even a more solid feel like a rubberized/textured back