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Old May 8th, 2013, 02:29 PM   #290 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by PilotBob View Post
So, I really hate cases... but for the price this phone costs I do want to protect it. I was thinking a Zagg invisishield full body.... but there are others too, iSkin and Ghost Skin... Also, otter box makes one (yet I saw a youtube video where someone punched a pen right through it).

How touch is the case? Does it scratch easily? How about the gorilla glass, is it as tough as corning would tell us?

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As for the toughness of GORILLA GLASS,I'd say yes,it's tough/durable & highly scratch resistant.My previous 2 phones + this ONE w/GORILLA GLASS have held up well w/o a flaw to be found.W/that said,it's not bullet-proof,w/dirt & grit being the most likely of culprits to cause scratching over a period of time.

Shatter-proof,definitely not.Shatter resistant,yes,however,YMMV as no two user experiences are replicable in this scenario.

If you're prone to dropping your phone or exposure to grit/dirt is the status quo,at minimum get a screen protector & a TPU case,which there are plenty to choose from,right here in this very thread,or,venture to AMAZON or e-Bay for an even larger selection.

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Zagg screen protector is the way to go. Sprint threw in a pack of Fellow's screen protectors with my purchase. There were 3 in the pack, and I've already gone through 2 of them. I had a Zagg on my EVO and it works as good if not better than you'd want.

IMO, I would just get the screen protector though. The full-body shield isn't going to do anything against drops. No case really will outside of an otterbox.
Of course a skin won't provide the protection that an OTTERBOX provides,however,a body skin will/should at minimum protect against surface marring & provide a minimal amount of shock absorption.It also provides for a firmer grip,which may prevent such drops from occurring.
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