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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by oceanlight, Dec 22, 2009.

  1. oceanlight

    oceanlight Android Enthusiast
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  2. vincentp

    vincentp Android Expert

    Cool :) Thanks for the link, reading it now.
     
  3. DarthMuffin

    DarthMuffin Newbie

    So, it's basically transparent aluminum? Cool! :)
     
  4. snapcase

    snapcase Android Enthusiast

    Remarkably durable, but not scratch proof. Got micro scratches on my first Droid from simply being in my jeans pocket with nothing else in the pocket to scratch it.
     
  5. GDroid

    GDroid Android Enthusiast

    I bet if you gave me that dude's Droid after he scratched it up with car keys, I'd find microfiber scratches somewhere on the screen.
     
  6. Droidood

    Droidood Well-Known Member

    As has been posted many times in other threads, sand will easily put a hurtin' on your Droid's screen in zero seconds flat...
     
  7. oceanlight

    oceanlight Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    well sure, it's possible to scratch. it's not made out of diamond. :) but it's cool that they put in the extra effort to make it more difficult to damage.

    edit: i've had my screen unprotected since launch day. i carry it in my pocket, and not a single scratch yet. i don't keep it in the same pocket as my keys though.


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  8. reggie16

    reggie16 Member

    sick thanks! is till dont know if im gonna get a screen protector or not
     
  9. dave412_4

    dave412_4 Member

    i went ahead i got some it doesn't hurt.
     
  10. phwaap

    phwaap Member

    Gorilla glass is great. I've been impressed since getting the Cowon S9 over the summer. It's seen a lot of abuse and not a single scratch.
     
  11. dave412_4

    dave412_4 Member

    I wonder what kind of glass the iphone uses. Because the Droid Does.lol
     
  12. oceanlight

    oceanlight Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Gorilla Glass Demonstration on Vimeo

    http://gizmodo.com/5443146/gorilla-glass-hands-on-unbreakable

     
  13. jennyloca715

    jennyloca715 Newbie

    with $5 dollars you can get up to 3 screen protectors on ebay.com why risk your screen? :thinking:
     
  14. oceanlight

    oceanlight Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    ^
    gorilla glass is not indestructible after all. because your pic totally melted my screen.



    and the peanut gallery groans...
     
  15. DavidC

    DavidC Newbie

    my screen has 5 cracks in it.
    1 happened 15 hrs after a drop. i woke up to it.
    4 more a week later for no reason. i was holding it. looked at it. looked away. a minute later i saw the cracks.

    ughhhhhhhhh
     
  16. crankerchick

    crankerchick Android Enthusiast

    ur face

    sorry, had to do it
     
  17. urboyissues

    urboyissues Newbie

    The whole sand will hurt your phone thing isn't. Really all that true with the droid. I live
    In the desert and I know my old phones will be all scrached up after a few days. Its been a couple
    Weeks now and the screen still looks great. I think the screen protector I used to have on
    It showed more wear and tear the the screen does..
     
  18. PowerTools

    PowerTools Newbie

    My Droid and the car mount fell off the windshield (twice, actually) and picked up a nice scratch on the screen. Apparently a single piece of sand will scratch it.
     
  19. PetiePal

    PetiePal Android Expert

    Transparent aluminum that's like Star Trek VII the Voyage Home lol Transparent Steel!
     
  20. zandroid

    zandroid Android Enthusiast

    My droid fell off the top of my Corolla last night, face down, onto concrete and nothing happened to the screen. However, I did get some nice scratches to the side of the phone. :(
     
  21. eL777

    eL777 Member

    Haha, I bet you wouldn't....
     
  22. Arsonman

    Arsonman Well-Known Member

    Was it because your accelerator stuck. :p Sorry could not resist
     
  23. sukanas

    sukanas Member

    that gorilla video is overrated.. it doesnt look like an 'informational video' rather a video for promotional purposes

    there are plenty of people who have cracked their droid's screen
     

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