Any Scratch Tests Yet?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by neumannator, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. neumannator

    neumannator Well-Known Member
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    just wondering if the screen is scratch resistant like an iphone. any help would be great. i hate putting those screens on the phone :/ i have looked everywhere trying to find something about it but nothing yet.
     

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  2. Karganeth

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    Good luck trying to find someone who's willing to scratch their droid for you :eek:
     
  3. Polymira

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    but a reviewer would.
     
  4. neumannator

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    thats what im hoping to find. :thinking:
     
  5. GrandMasterB

    GrandMasterB Go Go Gadget Flow!
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    Yewwtah!
    Maybe thats your calling in life?? ;)
     
  6. neumannator

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    umm i think ill wait and keep my day job ;) lol

    love the phone so far tho. maybe one thing they could do is update firmware soon to increase battery life
     
  7. QrafTee

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    ... Upgrade the firmware (software) to increase battery life (hardware)...
     
  8. bthoward

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    Software can drastically effect battery life!
     
  9. Karganeth

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    Here's a clue: ITS NOT GONNA HAPPEN.
     
  10. GrandMasterB

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    Go check YouTube , they have got scratch tests for every other popular phone out there. Just give it time...
     
  11. ChrisK15

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    I actually scraped it with my keys to show my friend that glass is harder than metal. It didn't leave a mark.
     
  12. GrandMasterB

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    Well I am happy for your friend but what about us?? ;)
     
  13. neumannator

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    toss a video up on youtube :) use another droid to record it bahahaha battery life updates come out all the time dude idk what your talking about
     
  14. blank

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    pretty sure the screen is glass. glass doesnt really scratch unless you have diamonds, sand, or something else thats crazy in your pocket.
     
  15. shoresidejake

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    I dropped mine on the pavement yesterday... I know... dumb. I got out of my car and forgot it was on my lap. I was afraid to pick it up... as I cringed and lifted it up, turned it over to the screen (it slid like 2 feet on the cement) I was expecting to see it all scratched to hell... it was actually okay... not a scratch on it - AT ALL. I'm actually surprised - I think I was just lucky - I won't be trying that again ;)
     
  16. Jacqueline

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    That's one heck of a scratch test! I'm glad it came out well. :D
     
  17. neumannator

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    omg i would have cried lol well maybe not but i would have been pissed at myself lol:eek: glad someone found out tho on your behalf lol
     
  18. Graz

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    Oh boy, that is a fear of mine... I have done this so many times with my previous phones. I'm glad it came up ok. People joking about crying?? Oh I would have cried, one day after getting the phone and that happening????

    Again, glad it's ok. Now that we have this great test, who's taking off their 7/8 covering VZW protector????
     
  19. neumannator

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    this is why ive never bought one i was sure it would be fine without one. :D
     
  20. CatsTide

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    your avatar disturbs me
     
  21. gotwillk

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    ok i just did a test. i was dying to know and i couldnt wait for someone else to try it so i tested on a lil corner at the top. i tried it with a lead pencil tip first some light taps, scraped it a lil back and forth. no scratches. so i took a scissor and did the same thing on the same spot. still no scratches. so next i took an exacto knife and did the same thing. this time even harder taps and scrapes. still nothing. so i dragged it across the screen and did some more harder pokes and still no scratches. i didn't dare do it too hard though but it seems like its at least resistant to light and medium scratches. seems like google put some heavy thought into this phone afterall. wonder if its made of tempered glass...
     
  22. rsbenedict

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    Boy you are crazy to try that!
     
  23. neumannator

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    WOW thanks :D:D:D
    you are the best
     
  24. dutchgirl2001

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    That's crazy! Thanks for the good news though. :eek:
     
  25. Teibidh

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    Screen protectors... Whether you get them from Verizon Wireless or not ($12.99 for a 3 pack that are fitted to the phone...) are a cheap way to avoid caring whether the screen is scratch resistant or not. I would stick with the thin clear laminate ones, though, some folks have said they had issues with the thicker privacy protectors.
     

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