iPhone 5 cracked glass already

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  1. Yomama

    Yomama Well-Known Member

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    This freaken phone sucks !
    I've had it a week - didn't get a cover for it yet (apple store doesn't carry any yet) besides what's the point if having a beautifully designed phone if you're going to cover it up with some bulky case.

    Anyway, I dropped it and the whole front glass shattered !
    Apple genius were no help - they offered to replace it for $300. I've had if a week !!! Warranty doesn't cover water or broken glass.

    Thank god I paid with amex - buyer protection plan - they offered a full refund

    Can anyone recommend the best iPhone 5 case - not too bulky but will protect from breaking once dropped

    Thanks
     
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    Otterbox, if they have it for the 5.
     
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    Galaxy SIII
     
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    my buddy dropped his in the street the first day he got it but it only dinged up the side a bit.

    Nice deal with the Amex though

    also does your phone have a little rattle near the volume controls when you shake it? 2 people I know have this issue with the 5
     
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    :up:
    i have the 4s and I am glad I got an otterbox. I have forgotten what the actual phone looks like. :facepalm:
     
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    The phone sucks because you dropped it and the glass broke? Why do you expect Apple to provide a replacement because you have butterfingers? You'd expect your car dealer to cover a car you bought, drove off the lot and wrecked. Take some personal responsibility and have a realistic expectation of warranty coverage.
     
  7. Snotty

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    Really want to get pissed? Saw a shit load of I-5 covers last night at Wally World.....That's Wal-Mart for you not in the know.....
     
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    Get a refund and buy this...


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    I got the Samsung Galaxy s3 about a week ago and it absolutely blows away the iphone 5.
     
  9. R.P. McMurphy

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    ...that glass is corning gorilla glass, its not supposed to break so easily. the phone should survive a drop to the ground.
     
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    :lol:
     
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    I've had both......I-phone isn't nearly as aggravating as the galaxy.......
     
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    I'm thinking its breath related........
     
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    If it is glass it will break. My 4s has been dropped a few times and come out unscathed......I'm sure if it landed differently it would have broke as well. Point is that things happen beyond the control or responsibility of the manufacturer.
     
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    I recommend the Razr Maxx or the Galaxy S3. thank you. :hat:
     
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    Give me break - a phone is supposed to survive a drop from 4 feet off the ground - Apple needs to make a much more durable product. What's the point of putting metal on the back but having the glass front extend to the edges so that any friction on a hard surface will shatter it.

    Besides I'm sure apple had to sacrifice something to make the phone thinner - possibly using less resistant/ thinner glass

    It's bullshit

    The first iPhone has a metal back that went around to the front of the phone covering the edges - it was like a built in bumper. That was the safest design .

    Apple needs to make a product that is not just beautiful but it must be durable if its going to cost $600.
    These are MOBILE phones - they are meant to be used on the go - who the hell in their right mind makes it out of cheap ass glass !
     
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    This
     
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    Exactly!

    I know I'm clumsy. I need an otter box. I have dropped my 3GS so many times and it is still not broken
     
  19. Yomama

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    Thanks guys - ill go on line & get an otter box (I just hate the idea of covering up the beatiful phone)
     
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    Nice maps LOL. Apple blows SIII all the way!!!